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People Food Music – Permaculture in rural India using community, food and music

LEARN AND CONTRIBUTE HERE I spent time at Solitude Farm in Auroville, Tamil Nadu (India) a couple of years ago.  I was writing Peace & Parsnips at the time, something I did in six different countries whilst travelling around the world.  In a strange way, the more I travelled and spent time with local, proactive farmers, the more I realised my […]

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Chai! Spiced and Warming Indian Tea (plus some travel snaps of India)

“Chaichaichaichaichaichai!”  A cry you will hear quite often when wandering around India.  In the streets, in the middle of the night on a train, it’s a bit of a theme tune to your day.  Jane has several versions recorded which we like to play and bring a little bit of India into the Beach House (along […]

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Lets Eat India! – Northern Episode

More action from ‘The Jalebi Express’ as Dad and I attempt to eat the Northern part of India.  One Thali at a time…. Lets Eat India! – Northern Episode.

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Israeli Salad (The Indian Traveler Classic) and Tribal Vegans

  B.H.K. IN JODPHUR, INDIA I actually had our homestay’s version of this for breakfast today, sitting on a roof terrace feeling inspired, taking in the massive Mehangarh fort and early morning city skyline with black kites hovering overhead.  The perfect breakfast setting!  I had forgotten about this traveler classic salad.  I enjoyed it so […]

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We’re Back! and India Holiday Snaps

We’re back!  In two pieces;  older, wiser and hairier! North Wales is shining; bee buzzing, flowers swaying, sheep baaaaaa-ing. This is definitetly the home of the B.H.K. Writing the blog from distant shores just seems a little strange, the creative culinary juices just aren’t flowing as deeply as when we’re hanging out up here with […]

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North Indian Feast – Baingan Bhantha and Gobi Tikka

Our first cooked meal in what seems like and age, for no other reason than Ravi Shankar and memories of warm chapattis in Varanasi. Thats all we need and we’re back in the land of spice and wonder. Mother India, her food tantalises our palates and senses. I was spending some time with brother Justin […]

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Vibrant Vegan! Healthy Global Cooking Workshops, 3rd & 4th February ’18 Hackney, London

We’re VERY excited to announce our latest BHK vegan cooking event down in London! Are you looking for new plant-based cooking inspiration for the new year?  Lee invites you to get healthy and happy in the kitchen, and celebrate the diversity of vegan food whilst learning new skills and techniques.   These comprehensive, hands-on, workshops […]

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Simple Black Bean & Pumpkin Curry

    We had this for breakfast! Might not be everyones bowl of morning happiness but Jane and I love curry for brekkie, a pleasant habit we picked up at train stations and little bus stops in India. We wanted the all-time classic ‘Chana Masala’, but we didn’t have chickpeas!? What’s going on there?!! I […]

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Top 10 tips for new vegans

Travelling around, meeting and cooking for new vegans and the vegan-curious, reminds me how tough it can be at first.  Many people ask me for some tips to get started, so here’s my top ten. Changing the way we live and have eaten is not something that happens overnight for most of us.  There are […]

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One World Vegan Cooking Retreat – Photos, Memories and Thanks

I think pictures sometimes tell a better story than words.  We had an amazing time at our vegan cooking retreat last week at Trigonos. Jane and I would like to thank all who attended and the Trigonos team for making it such a special and memorable time. We were lucky with the weather as the […]

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One World Vegan Cooking Retreat – 29/8-2/9/17, North Wales

COME AND COOK WITH US!! I’ve just put the finishing touches to the new menus for the ‘One World Vegan’ Cooking Retreat at Trigonos, North Wales.  I’m really excited about them, the food is looking great and we have a diverse range of dishes to learn how to cook and most importantly, taste!  No one […]

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I Ate Lebanon! – My experience of vegan Lebanese cuisine

I am very lucky to travel so much in my life.  It’s basically called ‘not having kids’ according to many of my friends.  The freedom to jump around the world and feast like a happy herbivore. I’d always wanted to eat my way around Lebanon and learn more about this incredible country.  I took the […]

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articles & travel

Top 10 tips for new vegans New Articles ’17  Seeking falafel perfection in Lebanon and making the dream falafel wrap Our Discovering Vegan Cooking Event in Newcastle – Big thanks and some pics!! I Ate Lebanon! – My experience of vegan Lebanese cuisine   Articles  Everyone’s Loving Jack! – Ten interesting facts about jackfruit Lee’s Interview with Steve […]

recipes

Welcome to a selection of the Beach House Kitchen’s recipes! We had some problems with our storage a few years ago and wiped a load of our earlier photos.  Apologies if there are no pics for some of the recipes. If you try out one of our recipes, please let us know how it goes, […]

Summer Veg & Almond Cous Cous with Tahini Sauce

Just landed back in the UK and am chuffed to be back in the kitchen playing with pots, pans and potatoes.  I love travelling but finding a good kitchen to cook in can be a challenge.  It’s probably the only thing I really miss.  I’ve been munching my way around the world for a while […]

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Everyone’s Lovin’ Jack! Ten interesting facts about jackfruit

Everyone is loving Jackfruit at the minute, all those pulled jack fruit sandwiches and have you tried jackfruit ice cream? It’s incredible! But how much do we know about this strange fruit? Don’t let the spikes put you off, this is a super fruit in every way!!  I’m lucky on my global wanders to have […]

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Mango & Ginger Lassi – Goodbye to Goa

Mangoes, mangoes, everywhere and I can eat them all! I have tried this though and can’t recommend it! Mangoes are literally falling from the trees across the state which is actually hazardous. Some are quite hefty and unripe. Every time I step outside my little place there’s a new pile greeting me which is the […]

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events

Vegan cookery events, retreats and demonstrations.

Hot off the press! Announcing our next two vegan cooking retreats

  We’re very excited to announce our next two vegan cooking retreats at the wonderful Trigonos. One World Vegan – 4 day healthy cooking retreat 29 August – 2 September 2017 Home Cooked Happiness – 4 day simple vegan cooking retreat 16 – 20 September 2017 Full details are below. Both courses will be packed […]

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Jungle Kopi Culture – Sampling Indonesia’s coffee revolution

There are so many striking things about Indonesia; the people are so friendly, warm and welcoming, the incredibly diverse cultures are ancient and fascinating, the landscape varied, and jaw dropping and somewhere steaming away in this heady mix is the coffee, something of a superstar in the waiting. Of all the coffee giants in the […]

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