January Vegan Supper Clubs

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I hope 2016 brings you lots of joy and lots of good food! I recently resigned from my head chef position to focus primarily on supper clubs and cooking classes. I hope you can experience these yourselves this year!

Here are all the events happening in January, with special meals and prices. There will be no supper clubs in February, as I will be in Asia doing more culinary training.

Gluten-Free Vegan Japanese Dinner
£24

The most popular multi-course night made gluten-free. Expect some new dishes like kabocha korroke curry rice and some from the Japanese cookbook I’m working on.

Sun 10 Jan: Book here.

Macaroni Monday
£11

Start the week out right with a bowl of comforting creamy macaroni. Why not top it with a selection of toppings like homemade kimchi or spicy broccoli? A relaxed evening with good company.

Mon 11 Jan: Book here
Mon 25 Jan: Book here (Burn’s Night Special)

Bibimbap & Board Games
£15

A supper club tester that is booking up quickly! Enjoy bibimbap, a Korean rice dish with oodles of toppings (along with nibbles and dessert), while our Games Master teaches you some amazing new board games. We are lucky to be living in the “Golden Age of board games”, where you are involved at every moment and friendships aren’t compromised.

Wed 13 Jan: Book here
Wed 20 Jan: Book here
Sun 31 Jan: Book here

Vegan 4-course Japanese Dinner
£24

There are two more dates for the amazing 4-course Japanese Night (not gluten-free). Try dishes you can’t find in restaurants like sesame “tofu” and konnyaku takoyaki. Bring a friend and come hungry!

Tue 19 Jan: Book here
Sat 23 Jan: Book here

I use Social Belly, a London-based start up, for bookings.They are focused on making new friends over the food. How great is that? You can also find some listings on EatWith.

 

Hope to see you there!

 

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Upcoming dates April & May

You can now book (& support local) through London upstart Social Belly

April 15: 5 course Japanese Night (with dumpling making) 

 April 23: St George’s Vegan Fish & Chip night 

 May 5: Vegano Cinco de Mayo 

 May 18: Macaroni Monday 

 more to come!

Macaroni Monday Aug 18

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Still some seats left! Book here for a delicious relaxed night of ridiculously good vegan mac & cheeze! See you there!

Aug 18, 2014
19:00-21:00
£11

Appetiser, Big bowl of mac with lots of toppings to choose from, and a dessert!
Fresh seitan will be there too!

Japanese Night 9

It’s that time again! It’s being organized through global site EatWith.com so you can see all the extra stuff there!

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So what’s on the menu this time? Why, it’s a 5 course meal!
As always, I try to make true Japanese dishes that you cannot find in restaurants. I will also be making some dishes from my upcoming Japanese cookbook.

THIS IS NOT THE COMPLETE MENU! This is because I am getting a fabulous Japanese veg box from NamaYasai delivered before the dinner. As it is seasonal, we will just have to wait and see what goodies arrive to make into extra dishes.

  • Gomadofu: savoury sesame squares with wasabi
  • Edamame, hijiki & potato salad
  • Sesame mizuna greens
  • Stewed soy baby aubergine
  • Spicy lotus root
  • Steamed daikon
  • Tsukemono: mixed handmade pickles
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  • Japanese curry rice
  • Takoyaki: “octopus” balls
  • Traditional miso soup
  • Japanese-style hand made dessert TBA; such as: ohagi, green tea cake, sesame gelato, etc
  • Various Japanese teas to try: sencha, genmaicha, mugicha, etc
  • Free Japanese apertif

When: Saturday, 28 June 2014, 6-9pm

Where: Finchley Central, North London, address given after donation is given

How much: £35 pre-pay donation through EatWith, a reliable way to safely book your meal.

Who: Anyone!

Drinks? A Japanese apertif is included as a free taster; but please BYOB for yourself or to share.

*No donation refunds. I don’t really make anything off of this, but the money goes to planning the food, drinks, and good times! If you cannot make it, please give your spot to a friend (let me know, it’s no problem!). I hope you understand!

Macaroni Mondays

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Now presenting Macaroni Mondays! Book here!

Get your week started right with an inexpensive relaxed evening with my favorite comfort food. All the creamy gooey-ness is all vegan of course. Plus nibbles and dessert!

Example:
Cheezy popcorn
Big bowl of macaroni cheeze
4 Home-made toppings may include: seitan bacon bits, kimchi, sauerkraut, bread crumbs, caramelized onions, crispy leeks, salsa, spicy peas, ranch dressing, etc.
Black and white cupcakes
Tea

Get all the details here or by clicking the Macaroni Mondays link above the post.

5-course Vegan Japanese Night: February

New night; New menu!!
Grab a friend and have some great food.bowls

Menu:

  • Mixed little plates: hijiki salad, yuzu spinach, grilled daikon, kabocha, gomadofu, cabbage salad
  • Somen course
  • Hand-made gyoza course
  • Traditional meal ender of miso soup, rice and home-made tsukemono
  • Japanese-style hand made dessert: Green tea cake with sesame brittle
  • Various Japanese teas to try (sencha, genmaicha, mugicha, etc)

When: Tuesday, 25 February 7-10 pm

Where: Finchley Central, North London, address given after donation is given

How much: £28 pre-pay donation through EatWith

Who: Anyone!

Drinks? A Japanese apertif is included as a free taster; but please BYOB for yourself or to share.

*No donation refunds. I don’t really make anything off of this, but the money goes to planning the food, drinks, and good times! If you cannot make it, please give your spot to a friend (let me know, it’s no problem!). I hope you understand!

Around The World Dinner: Shojin Ryori

I’ve teamed up with the London Vegan God himself, Fat Gay Vegan, to indulge in the Around the World Supper Clubs he is hosting.

Of course my menu is my speciality: Japanese! But not just any old Japanese- oh no! It’s shojin ryori! The traditional Buddhist meal in strict temples that is naturally vegan and usually extremely expensive (go ahead and look it up, I’ll wait). Delicious looking right?! But now you don’t have to buy a plane ticket to go all the way to Kyoto.

The menu has been especially designed to reflect the seasons changing from Winter to Spring following shojin ryori’s special cooking “rules” involving colors and cooking methods.

Menu:

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