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Why we are a vegetarian office

Have you ever thought what impact your diet has on climate change? You might think that fossil fuels have a bigger impact on the environment than any other industry. Right? Wrong! Industrial meat farming is contributing more towards greenhouse gasses than some oil and fossil fuel companies combined according to recent reports [1,2,3].

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Recipes from YEE office

Quick and rich spinach stir-fry

This healthy and easy vegetable stir-fry gives comfort in rainy autumn days. The zucchini gives it a nice bite, and the combination of spinach, soy sauce, ginger and sesame make it a flavourful savoury and healthy dish. Served with perfectly cooked rice.

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Foraging: An alternative food source

Foraging for food is another way that you can save money, get outside and enjoy nature. Humans have been using the skill of foraging for centuries, but in the modern world of convenience we have detached ourselves from this skill. In recent years foraging has seen a resurgence and this past time is currently on an upward trend [1,2].

Recipes from YEE office, Summer recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Tkemali sauce from Georgia, something you should try whilst you are still alive

We are saying goodbye to June and welcoming July! Summer always brings a lot of interesting fruits and vegetables. People do have different taste, but most Georgians agree that they can not imagine their lives without this sauce! A special thing is that you can use a bottling method that allows the Tkemali to be… Continue reading Tkemali sauce from Georgia, something you should try whilst you are still alive

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Vegetarian/vegan, what is the difference?

Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Budapest… European capitals are getting filled with vegetarian and vegan restaurants that offer veggie burgers, soy meat and cheese analogues. All these products are usually noticeable thanks to this emblematic green leaf that the vegetarians and vegans’ eyes are well trained to spot. But what does all this mean exactly? Unless you… Continue reading Vegetarian/vegan, what is the difference?

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And you, how much carbon do you “eat”?

Food production is a major pollutant for our planet: soil impoverishment, desertification, deforestation… It is also a big source of greenhouse gases (GHG). Today, agricultural sector is the second largest emitter of the world, after the energy sector.[1] Changing our consumption is a way to act pragmatically against climate change, and turning to vegetarian and… Continue reading And you, how much carbon do you “eat”?