Vegilicious is becoming ProVeg

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In June 2018 we will officially join ProVeg International and become ProVeg South Africa. ProVeg, which was born out of VEBU (Vegetarierbund Deutschland), has almost 150 years of experience in the vegan food awareness and advocacy space, and is expanding globally with chapters in Germany, the UK, Spain, Poland and the Netherlands, and more to expansions underway. The ProVeg vision …

Say cheese!

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A festive celebration to kick off our annual Cape Town Vegan Challenge, with over a dozen different vegan cheeses and a selection of top local wines. This past Saturday afternoon saw about 100 people attend our third annual Vegan Cheese & Wine event, where it has now become tradition to launch the Cape Town Vegan Challenge. Participants from in and …

Recipe: Seitan

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Your meat-loving friends will not believe you when you bring this to the next dinner party – slice it up like you would a roast, and watch their faces… This recipe is based on the ancient Buddhist culinary tradition of creating “wheat meat” using wheat flour to create a chewy, high-protein food rich in umami, to satisfy appetites without sacrificing …

Free Range Eggs: Are they all they’re cracked up to be?

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At Vegilicious, we try to keep our activism positive, food-focused and practical. However, there is a dark side to the food industry that we cannot simply ignore. This blog post investigates the egg industry in South Africa, and the results are not pretty. What we learnt in this investigation changed our minds about “free range”, “back-yard”, “happy” hens. Maybe it …