BUTTERNUT APRICOT CURRY

BUTTERNUT APRICOT CURRY

Ever since I enjoyed an amazing butternut curry in South Africa, I have been a fan of that squash and it made me very happy when they started showing up on our veggie shelves here in Germany.  In the university cafeteria there was once an apricot curry I liked a lot, so I ended up…

TOO FACED MAKE-UP

TOO FACED MAKE-UP

(I chose and bought these products myself, this is not a sponsored post) When I walked into Sephora in Montreal a while ago, Too Faced was just celebrating it’s 20th birthdays as a girlish, fun and innovative cruelty-free luxury brand, and as I have been happily using the Lip Injection Plumping Lip Gloss (see end…

KAT VON D MAKE-UP

KAT VON D MAKE-UP

(I have chosen and bought these products myself, this is not a sponsored post or paid advertisement) Tattoo Artist Kat von D launched her Make-up line in 2008, it is cruelty-free and will always be, she promises. Meanwhile all the product formulas are vegan, and so are the brushes. Peta2 declared her brand the best…

WHERE I ATE IN MONTREAL AS A VEGAN

WHERE I ATE IN MONTREAL AS A VEGAN

(I chose all these places in Montreal myself and paid for the food, this is not a sponsored post) I really enjoy my stay in Montreal every time. Maybe a little more when it’s not minus 40 C°, but even then parts of the city are built under ground, so you don’t have to be…

MY VEGAN QUEEN EQUIPMENT BY BRIGHT ZINE

MY VEGAN QUEEN EQUIPMENT BY BRIGHT ZINE

(I picked and bought these things from Bright Zine myself, this is not a sponsored post) I used to be happy with my Starbucks tumblers that I brought from Tokio and Seoul, und generally a fan of that coffee chain. I could get a decent soy latte everywhere in the world and an easy internet…

AIRLINE CREW SHOE ANNA H55 VEGAN

AIRLINE CREW SHOE ANNA H55 VEGAN

(I picked and bought the Anna H55 vegan shoes myself, this is not a sponsored post) As a flight attendant I need shoes that are comfortable to wear for many hours of working, but also need to fit in with the airline’s uniform policy, which is in my case a classic smooth leather heel in…

HOW TO MAKE AMAZING INDIAN FOOD WITH VEGAN RICHA

HOW TO MAKE AMAZING INDIAN FOOD WITH VEGAN RICHA

(no paid advertisement) About twenty years ago, I gave a friend an evening of her choice as a birthday present. She wanted to go swimming and later have Indian food. I had never had Indian food before and the evening turned into a revelation. It was so good! We had bhatura (fried bread), Saag Aloo…

VEGAN WATCHES BY AUBRY

VEGAN WATCHES BY AUBRY

(NO PAID ADVERTISEMENT)  For almost 10 years, I was pretty happy with a cute watch that I had bought on sale at a supermarket in Tokio, but recently the markers had started to fall off and stop the hands. I was constantly paying to get it fixed and meanwhile the glass was so scratched that…

BEST VEGAN CHOCOLATE CAKE BY VEGANSFIRST

BEST VEGAN CHOCOLATE CAKE BY VEGANSFIRST

Tully Zander’s blog vegansfirst.com is mainly about the “why” and “how” of being vegan: why vegan food, vegan milk alternatives, vegan shoes, vegan cosmetics etc., and what options there are instead of animal products. Also the social aspect is a big subject here. Her articles are especially useful and informative for new vegans and those…