Category Archives: Food

Passionate About Paris: Vegetarian? C’est pas grave!

Vegetarian?  Heading to Paris? C’est pas grave, as they say: it doesn’t matter.

Let’s face it, in the past our Gallic neighbours’ predilection for eating alleged delicacies such as duck’s gizzard has rendered them pretty impermeable to any understanding of the concept of vegetarianism.

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“But You Look So Well!”

“But you look so well!  How long? Well I’d never have guessed”.   These comments have been made more times than I can count over the last 21 years.

Doubtless kindly meant, I still feel dismay that my admission should produce such incredulous responses.   Have I undergone some unfortunate illness?  Major surgery perhaps or a life-changing crisis?  No, I’m a vegetarian.

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Vegetarians – know your place (it’s on the outside)

 When will the majority of eating establishments realise that with rising numbers of the population becoming vegetarian – and even omnivores enjoying a flesh- free meal now and again – that the token one vegetarian offering on the menu simply isn’t acceptable. Continue reading