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Hi, I am Sofia and I am new on this forum. I have been a vegetarian for many years and a year ago I decided to go full on vegan :)

I also love to cook, and I love to share some of my tasty recipes for you to try!

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Hi Sofia,

Welcome to the community: I could definitely use some cooking tips as I eat mainly frozen/microwaved food ;)

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Thank you, Zucchini Fries definitely promising. I am going to try it at the weekend (only time I have for cooking).

I have a slow cooker too :cool:
 
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Yep. Some days are like that. It'll just be a relief to have common ground beforehand.

I'm hoping this forum will be a bit like going into a vegan café and not having to ask the usual menu questions first: " - and ... relax."
 

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My first totally vegan café experience was 'Out to Munch' in Hockley, Nottingham. Couldn't believe that they didn't even offer cow's milk. What was yours, Rab?
 

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'is this made with milk or eggs ?'
'please could you not add butter on this jacket potato and beans ?'
'can I have a veggie deluxe without any sauce on the burger ?'

That sort ? You are safe here :innocent:
 

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'is this made with milk or eggs ?'
'please could you not add butter on this jacket potato and beans ?'
'can I have a veggie deluxe without any sauce on the burger ?'

That sort ? You are safe here :innocent:
Ha! Phew.
 
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My first (good) experience was when I was a lacto vegetarian and I went to Vantra Vitao in central London. Super trendy for the time - 2011 - and still super trendy today.

http://www.vantra.co.uk/#welcome-1
 
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My first experience was when I was transitioning from vegetarian to vegan and went to a fast food restaurant with my friends. I asked if they could make me a veggie sandwich without the sauce and the girl that was working there looked at me as if I was crazy! She asked me 3 times if I was sure that I didn't want the mayo sauce :joy:
 

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Hehe Sofia, I experienced the dreaded blank stare as a reply to 'do you have something vegan on the menu ?' also the repeated 'are you sure you do not want this non-vegan sauce on your burger ?'.

It seemed like hard work when I transitioned, but now it is normal, part of vegan life. And the questions like 'where do you get your protein from ?'. Are you getting those ?
 
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Oh I get the "Where do you get your protein" question all the time! Matter fact, I have this picture in my phone and I send it to people all the time
Top-Sources-of-Plant-Based-Protein.jpg
 

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That is a cool representation ! Give me potatoes and flaxseed (which I sprinkle over my morning cereals) :)
 

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Haha yes, a sprinkling of potatoes. What can I say ... I'm a trendsetter !
 
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