An interview with Julian Hoffman on 'Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places'

This month at E.C.O. we shining a spotlight on eco Film and Literature and are lucky enough to have interviewed a dear friend and author, Julian Hoffman. Two years after I met Julian in Indonesia, Julian, my boyfriend and I met in London in an old bank which has now been converted into a pub. After an amazing few hours of drink, food and environmental chit chat we had put the world to rights (we are awaiting our Nobel Peace Prize), and he kindly offered to spare his time for an interview via Skype which we are extremely grateful for! Continue reading An interview with Julian Hoffman on 'Irreplaceable: The Fight to Save Our Wild Places'

Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

Your weekly roundup of the top eco stories from the last 7 days. This week the Earth’s largest iceberg is headed for the open ocean, the EU are pressured to introduce a meat tax, vegan guidelines are confirmed for UK fashion industry, children are taking climate action into their own hands at school and A-list celebrities back Cara Delevigne’s climate initiative. Continue reading Weekly E.C.O. news roundup

Quick vegan: 5 Minute Fresh Pesto

This recipe is perfect for any occasion and is so versatile. It can be added to salads, pizzas, sandwiches, pastas, burgers, tarts… pretty much anything! We prefer making our own pesto for two reasons. A lot of fresh pestos we have found come in plastic tubs, use an old glass jar to store this in your fridge for up to two weeks. Traditional pesto is made with Parmesan which is made with Rennit, a set of enzymes produced in the stomachs of mammals, usually cows. So, we prefer to reduce our plastic usage and lessen the demand for products with rennit. This recipe does both and is delicious! Continue reading Quick vegan: 5 Minute Fresh Pesto

BOSH! – the ultimate vegan cookbook

Changing your diet to cut down or cut out meat doesn’t have to mean sacrificing on taste and flavour. BOSH! has the most flavoursome vegan options out there and this article features our favourite recipes including the ultimate chilli, cauliflower buffalo wings, sticky toffee pudding, bangers in blankets and curry house jalfrezi. Continue reading BOSH! – the ultimate vegan cookbook

Easy everyday vegan substitutes

With Veganuary ending today we just want to say a massive congratulations to everyone who took part. Whether you’ve cut all meat and dairy out of your diet or just cut down, your actions are making a difference to the planet and to animals. While January might be over, there are some easy substitutes that you might want to take forward for the rest of 2020. It … Continue reading Easy everyday vegan substitutes

Recipe: DIY Vegan Granola

This vegan recipe is a crowd pleaser. Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day, so make it exciting! Granola goes perfectly with dairy-free yoghurt and a whole load of fruit dumped on top. But granola can become expensive, especially when exciting flavours are introduced. What people don’t know is that it’s really easy to make and it can save you money making it at home. Plus, you get to choose your own flavour combinations each time you make it! This takes a little while to cook but it is really easy to prep and is a great one to make with the family. Continue reading Recipe: DIY Vegan Granola