Afternoon tea is a minefield for those trying to ditch the dairy and go vegan. From traditional tea rooms offering a plant-based twist to vegan vanguards heeding the cry for high tea, these are the best places to find vegan afternoon teas in London. The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon at the world famous, Royal Warrant-stamped grocery store offers a vegan afternoon tea, as well as gluten- and dairy-free options too.
It's no secret that "vegan" doesn't always have to mean "healthy". While once plant-based diets were synonymous with wellness and detoxing, they can be just as gloriously calorific and indulgent as any other — especially when it comes to fast food. From artisan restaurants to quirky street food vendors, London is full of fantastic meat and dairy-free junk food options — but if you’re out with friends, in a rush, or looking for somewhere to go in the early hours of the morning, these aren’t always an option.
As meat-free options advance beyond stuffed peppers and halloumi cheeseskewers, vegetarians and vegans will be thrilled to hear that McDonald's islaunching vegan 'McNuggets'
Weekday jeans and Allbirds trainers are among the most wanted ethical fashion products this year, according to a new report. Global fashion search platform Lyst's latest report, Searching for Sustainability, has investigated how the growing popularity of veganism and increasing concerns over plastic pollution leading people to invest in eco-friendly alternative materials is affecting consumer's search for more sustainable wardrobes. According to the findings, the company saw a 66 per cent increase in searches for the term “sustainable fashion” from February 2018 to February 2019, which included sustainable keywords such as “ethic brands” and "econyl" - a form of nylon that is made entirely from waste products.
"We want to challenge you as we challenge ourselves to move towards a more plant-based lifestyle."
"How has Marks and Spencer managed not only to mess up the spelling but make a biryani without rice and meat?"
High street bakery Greggs is throwing itself into Veganuary with the launch of a vegan 'sausage' roll. Available alongside the regular roll, Greggs' bestselling product, the new offering will be free of animal products, replacing the sausage filling with Quorn, and wrapping it in 96 layers of puff pastry. The decision has come after a petition by animal welfare organisation PETA was launched last year calling on Greggs to product a vegan version of the product, of which 1.5 million are sold every week.
Christmas lunch isn’t all about roast turkey and pigs in blankets with all the trimmings, there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan-friendly recipes to make a festive, belly-busting feast.
From Veja trainers to Stella McCartney lingerie, these are the sustainable pressies we hope to find under the Christmas tree this year.