Finally! A blog that appeals to meat-lovers and vegans alike. Now, I’m not here to slam anyone on their dietary choices. Nor am I going to pontificate to you about how gratifying my lifestyle is. I just want to share with you, good food that happens to be meat-free.
I am currently transitioning from a vegetarian diet to a vegan one. I hope that you will join me on my journey from a diet that is totally free of animal products!
I have been a vegetarian for nearly a decade now, and working in food service for just as long. Longer in fact, it wasn’t until I decided to omit meat from my diet that I discovered my passion for cooking.
I have worked in kitchens all around the U.S. as well as the world. Recently I have returned back to the states after a year of traveling and working around Australia! (Crikey! 😉 I have worked with many Chefs, in various venues. I have worked for a multitude of catering companies, event centers, and restaurants; finally achieving Michelin level work (la-dee-da) before deciding commercial work just wasn’t for me, and branched off on my own as a Personal Chef.
Many of my friends and associates ask me if I ever “miss” meat. And the answer is always no. Because I prefer to create food that is hearty, filling, and flavorful; leaving nothing to be desired. These same people inform me that they would “go vegan” but they’d miss eating meat too much. Well, now my aim is to create dishes that eminate the flavors and textures found in meat-based dishes; but without the addition of an actual decomposing corpse (whoops! Sorry I promised :P)