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What's a vegetarian substitute for Parmesan?

Below is a list of places where vegetarian Parmesan-like hard Italian-style cheeses can be found: Twineham Grange Vegetarian Pasta cheese from Bookhams is lovely and can be bought online and from ...
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Why is vegan cheese nicknamed Gary?

This started as a reaction to a rant from one dairy lover who was offended by vegan cheese being called cheese. Excerpt from the rant suggesting the vegan cheese being called Gary: "Call it Gary or ...
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Are there any vegan chocolate spreads which taste like Nutella available in the UK?

click the pictures to go to a UK-based online supplier. Mr Organic Free From Chocolate Hazelnut Spread (cheapest & most like Nutella) Ingredients: Cane sugar, sunflower oil, Cocoa (16%), Hazelnut ...
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What's a vegetarian substitute for Parmesan?

You don't have to go to specialist stores; you can get vegetarian Parmesan in at least three of the major UK supermarkets! It seems to usually be under each supermarket's "budget" branding. I believe ...
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Cheapest vegan protein options

Actually I disagree with you that protein is a major obstacle to going vegan. It's everywhere! Grains and pulses are probably the cheapest protein-rich foods. Protein content in beans, peas and ...
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Is Marmite (UK) vegan?

Yes, Marmite is vegan. Yeast is a type of microfungi and as such is not considered non-vegan or an animal product, just like any other kind of mushroom. Regarding yeast and veganism, there are ...
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What's a vegetarian substitute for Parmesan?

There is vegetable rennet. You can get parmesan-style cheese with vegetable rennet. Here's a few: Organic Valley uses vegetable rennet in their shredded parmesan as well as their grated variety. ...
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What's a vegetarian substitute for Parmesan?

Here's a widely available vegan option: Violife Prosociano. It's sold in health-food shops and Tesco, and online for example at The Vegan Kind For those who prefer not to use processed foods, I find ...
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Why is nutritional yeast nicknamed Nooch?

The term nooch as a nickname for nutritional yeast seems to have originated at the Post Punk Kitchen forum way back. I say seems because I was not able to find any absolutely trustworthy source for ...
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Is Marmite (UK) vegan?

Marmite is vegan. However, if you are vegan because of the animal rights side of things, you should take into consideration that it is made by Unilever and they are heavily involved in animal testing. ...
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Cheapest vegan protein options

Here is a list of foods ranked by grams protein per British pound, which may vary in the US, but not likely by that much (note its a bit of a random selection). The third column is protein per unit of ...
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Database of vegan products in the UK

I'm going to assume by online you're more interested in websites than mobile apps and I think there's a lack of a really good one-stop resource, however a lot of supermarkets do have vegan lists to be ...
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Vegan bread in UK supermarkets

I can't name every bread of course but yes, the Tesco bakery usually has a book, you can ask them about allergens etc because there's rarely labels on the fresh bread, as you've probably noticed. I ...
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Why is Co-op Fairtrade Dark Chocolate not vegan?

I am fairly certain this is merely a labelling oversight. I would consider it vegan and buy it (in fact I do buy the bar I think you are describing from time to time). Many UK retailers do not bother ...
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What were the original aims of The Vegan Society (UK)?

As you said, the original society still exists as The Vegan Society, and they were formed by strict vegetarians that went on to exclude all animal products. According to their origin story the group ...
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Why is nutritional yeast nicknamed Nooch?

So I wandered into this discussion randomly, but I can actually answer this question because my one and only claim to fame is naming "nooch" and mentioning it in the PPK forums c. 2005-2006. ...
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What's a vegetarian substitute for Parmesan?

Yes there are vegetarian versions available, but what you have to bear in mind is that there is a European scheme which protects the origin and quality of traditionally made foodstuffs such that it is ...
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Are there any vegan gummy sweets in brick and mortar shops in the UK?

Marks and Spencer seem to have a few options, I found a list here of their vegan foods (confectionery starts on page 4), this link is dated 10th Feb 2017, but includes an email contact to get an up-to-...
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Are there any vegan chocolate spreads which taste like Nutella available in the UK?

Solkiki (in Dorset) is owned and operated by Iris and Bob, both vegans. Everything they make is vegan. It's also ethically sourced and award-winning. They are a real treasure. They make a Hazelnut ...
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Are there any vegan gummy sweets in brick and mortar shops in the UK?

I don't know if the German brand Haribo is available in the UK, they (and probably others) make a kind of vegan gummy. While they sell dozens of different shapes, this kind is called "gummi pasta" ...
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Are there any vegan gummy sweets in brick and mortar shops in the UK?

Jelly tots are vegan. Here is an official source, it's a list of vegan products by Nestlé.
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Why is Co-op Fairtrade Dark Chocolate not vegan?

It may also be a financial choice. In many countries, brands have to pay to be labeled as organic, vegetarian or vegan (at least to be labeled with official, internationally recognized labels). The ...
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Database of vegan products in the UK

This is not quite a database of all vegan products in the UK, but it does a good job with finding what will probably be easily accessible. You can filter by dietary requirements and by supermarket to ...
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Database of vegan products in the UK

Myvegansupermarket is another good website to use as well as vegan womble. Also you can now get a pdf of the vegan foods at your chosen supermarket. If you type in the supermarket name and vegan list, ...
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Cheapest vegan protein options

Peeled split mung beans are cheap and easy to find in Asian stores. I don't live in UK, but in NZ I get 1kg for equivalent 4 GBP. That is 10 serves, each containing 29g protein. That's 72g protein ...
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What's a vegetarian substitute for Parmesan?

Vegan substitute. (No one will mistake this for parmesan cheese, but it's great on pasta/pizza where you would normally use a grated parmesan.) In a food processor mix bread crumbs and walnuts with ...
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