recent press & contact us

We'll try and get back to you soon........

We’ll try and get back to you soon……..

 

WHAT WE’RE UP TO IN 2016

We are off to the States for the summer where we plan on eating vast amounts of gorgeous vegan food and driving all over the country, we are then heading down to Latin America; Columbia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.   After that………………..we’ll let you know!!!

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‘Discovering Vegan Cookery’ Workshop and Retreat – March 1st – 4th ’16

The pleasures and benefits of a ‪#‎vegan‬ diet are available to all. This workshop will show you how.

Join Jane and I for a rejuvenating and instructive ‪#‎healthy‬ vegan cooking adventure in a wonderful lakeside retreat centre in Snowdonia.

As well as hands-on cooking workshops there will be optional yoga and meditation sessions as well as a music workshop and much more…….

The ideal Spring pick me up!

Discovering Vegan Cooking Retreat at Trigonos - March '16

Discovering Vegan Cooking Retreat at Trigonos – March ’16

(More dates to follow later in the year)

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**Find us on Facebook HERE and Twitter HERE**

We did loads of cooking demo’s and talks in 2015 at:

London Vegfest

Ludlow Food Festival

Newcastle Vegfest

Beaumaris Food Festival 

Mold Food Festival

Conwy Feast Food Festival

Nevfest

Winter Fest

We hit the road and cooked the food festivals in 2015....

We hit the road and cooked the food festivals in 2015….

And book signings here:

Penarth Book Festival, October 2015

Dimensions Health Food Shop, Bangor October 2015

Chepstow Bookshop, May 2015

Flat White, Durham, June 2015

Blue Sky Cafe, Bangor, July 2015

Browsers Bookshop, Porthmadog, Nov 2015

Palas Print, Caernarfon, November 2015

....and ate loads of pizza!

….and ate loads of pizza!

With loads more supper clubs, vegan retreats, cooking demonstrations and other stuff to come in 2016!  Watch this space;)

 

Recent Press

“Vibrant , nutritious, and delicious vegan food that…..will blow your mind!” PETA (UK)

Named ‘Couple of the Year 2015’ – Network News

Vegan Living Magazine review of Peace and Parsnips:

“This wonderful vegan cookbook…….is packed full of recipes, inspiration and stunning photography……. It might be the best looking vegan cookbook we’ve seen.” 

Lee’s Interview with Steve Wright on BBC Radio 2

Great Interview with Eleri Sion on BBC Wales (starts after 2:10)

Featured in Hello! Magazine with Beyonce

Recommended by BBC Good Food Magazine November ’15

Recipes featured in The Vegan Magazine Autumn ’15

Featured on the Veganuary website ’16

‘Peace and Parsnips’ on Youtube.

Interview with the Happy Foodie

Peace and Parsnips in Vogue’s ‘Top Ten Healthy Living Books’ Summer 2015

Aviyal (Keralan Coconut Curry Recipe) featured in Reveal Magazine

Article written about cooking in the Himalayas ‘The Random Schoolgirl Invasion’

The Happy Foodie’s ‘Top 5 Cookbooks 2015’

Recipe featured in ‘Top 5 Veggie BBQ Ideas 2015’

Recipe featured in ‘Top 5 Vegetarian Recipes 2015’

BBC Radio Wales Interview – ‘Foodie Friday’ 1st April 2016

Competition with Peta UK

‘Portobello and Pecan Burger with Roasted Pumpkin Wedges’ Recipe

‘Beetroot and Cumin Fritters with Horseradish Yoghurt’ Recipe

‘Braised Cauliflower and Puy Lentil Tabouleh’ Recipe

The Kitchen Witch reviews Peace & Parsnips

Review in Vegan Life Magazine

Recipes recently featured in: Daily Mirror Magazine, Reveal Magazine, Waitrose Weekend Magazine.

Healthy picnic recipes in Your Healthy Living Magazine 

Interview with Female First Magazine

Choice Magazine review:

“Very vegan…..This vibrant book is great if you’d like to have a go at vegan cooking.  The recipes are tempting and aren’t in the slightest bit daunting, and author Lee Watson is charming and funny – ‘not preachy’ – in his approach in spreading the word of veganism.”

You can read loads of reviews about Peace and Parsnips here to see what all the fuss is about;)

Cooking demonstration at the Mold Food Festival 2015

Cooking demonstration at the Mold Food Festival 2015

Contact

We’d love to hear from you, get in touch via the contacts below or leave us a message beneath any of the posts.

If you are a company who would like us to test your products, drop us a line and if we really like them, we may write about them on the B.H.K.

If you are trying to contact Lee about book or TV stuff, please use the email address provided.

If you’d like us to pop around and cook you dinner, we’ll do our best!

 

 

 

17 Comments

17 thoughts on “recent press & contact us

  1. ben

    Well done chaps! Great to see some like-minded folks in Wales! ben@theparsnipship.co.uk

  2. Hello Lee. Thanks for the tweet. Very much enjoyed the interview on the radio yesterday. Sound great what you’re doing. As well as Hannah James, whom I do sound/production for, I also work for the Do Lectures in Wales. I really think this event will also interest you. I’ve been doing it for 4x years now, it’s amazing and very inspiring! Have a look at http://www.dolectures.com we should get you along some time to do a talk! Cheers!! Christian

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  4. Madelaine

    Are you actually a cafe / restaurant, and where are you? I can’t find an address anywhere on your website…. which seems odd!

  5. fiona

    Hello Lee and Jane, I must say I just love your blog and your wonderful recipes and all the wonderful things you share!! Thankyou 🙂 I’ve been a vegan for 5 years and really love it as my health has improved in so many ways and I also love the challenge and variety of cooking different foods….

    I wanted to ask you though, have you ever heard of a recipe which involves mashing chick peas into olive oil suffused with many spices including cayenne pepper and then mashing soya milk into this mixture ( this makes it oddly rather fluffy and light) and then cooking it either on a vegan pastry base with brocolli, onions or tomatoes ( or whatever you like!) OR just cooking it alone and using this yummy mixture as a topping for veggies or stews or treat to eat alone ?

    I ask because I know the recipe in part but Im not actually sure of it…. thought you might like to play around with it and improve it hopefully..? Its actually really delicious and serious meat eaters love the vegan quiche ( we brought it to my church once and didn’t mention that it was vegan and it was a favourite!!) and I am hoping maybe you can perfect it…. that would be great !!

    Anyway that’s all for now. Also, for any new readers not sure about the ‘why’ of veganism, might I suggest watching Gary Yourofsky’s Best Ever Speech – its a little over an hour but a serious insight as to why we should!!

    Thank you for your inspiring work !! God bless, Fiona x🙂

    • Thanks Fiona, Gary is a very powerful speaker. This recipe does sound like a classic style vegan quiche. Sounds absolutely lovely and would be something we’d love to have a play with. The only thing I can think is to search chickpea quiche on line and a recipe may come up. We also love the challenge or creating new vegan dishes and are chuffed that you are around to share in it. Take wonderful care, lee

  6. fiona

    uh, I didnt click quickly enough onto ”notify me” so I would like to do that- and be notified, if I may! thankyou !

    • You’ll find a little follow us button in the left hand side bar. Click on that and it will ask for your email address. Then you should get regular updates whenever we make a post. Just check, they sometimes end up in the ‘spam’ file. Keep us posted about that quiche recipe! Have a great time, lee

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  8. Hi Lee. Just received your fabulous book, Peace and Parsnips, as a birthday gift – I’ve been a Vegan for just 7 weeks now, and I can’t wait to get stuck into your recipes. One thing I am struggling with on my vegan journey, is knowing which tofu really is firm? And tempeh? Would you be willing to share the brands or sources of the tofu and tempeh that you use in your recipes? Thanks!

    • Great news Iris! Good tofu is making its way into supermarkets across the UK. Firm silken tofu is not firm tofu. The texture is different. We use Clearspring firm tofu and Taifun also do some interesting flavoured tofus, their smoked tofu is very nice indeed. In the book there is advice on how to press tofu, making it even firmer and easier to cook with. You can buy tempeh in most health food shops and many ‘Asian’ shops/ markets will have tempeh hidden in their freezers somewhere. This is a great idea, as unlike tofu, it freezes well. If you need anything else at all, please let us know. Happy cooking!!!!

  9. Erin Baker

    Hi lee, my mum bought me your book for Christmas as I am veggi and thinking about becoming a vegan. I am expecting a baby in September and I am looking to make some healthy meals now to freeze and have handy for when we are too shattered to cook. I was wondering if you could advise 5 of your receipts from your book that are sutuble for freezing, as the only one that says it’s ok to freeze is the millet sausages. Thank you very much
    Erin Baker

    • Hey Erin! Great to hear from you and congrats on taking the vegan plunge!! No probs at all for a veggie, there is information on the blog for pregnant vegan Mum’s, loads of places to get sparkling nutrition. The vegan society have some great info on this. All the curries and stews will freeze, as well as the soups. Just be aware that some veggies like aubergine and mushrooms do not agree with the freezer. Just omit them from the recipes. Any of the burgers and bangers will be fine, the beetroot burgers especially are great out of the freezer. Freeze in small batches, kids love em:) There are also loads of recipes on the blog that will helpful also. Many are simple to prepare. Smoothies are a great idea, a few handfuls of green leaves tossed in. Also raw soups (basically smoothies made with veggies) are perfect for summer and Mums in a hurry. There are plenty of ideas in P&P. If you enjoy the recipes/ book, please share on social media, amazon etc. Happy cooking and good luck with all!! Lee

  10. Hello Lee, when will you be running another workshop and retreat?
    Thank you, Sharon

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