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My name is Nicole, I’m an American expat based in Berlin, Germany. Join my vegan travel adventures around the world with my (super thorough) vegan city guides, recipes and vegan travel tips. You can see some of my top posts below.

Vegan Travel Guides

Planning a trip? Check out my vegan city guides, including vegan accommodation recommendations, plus info about what to do, how to meet liked-minded people, and of course…where to eat!

You can browse all my vegan travel posts by location here.

Recipes

Did you know this page started out as a vegan food blog? Here’s some of my vegan recipe posts. You can check out my Vegan Recipe Index, or my Readers’ Favorites too.

Caramel Apple Spice Cake with Caramel Penuche Frosting

I made this awhile ago, for my Mom's late birthday present dinner thing (her real birthday was November 15th), but I'm really proud of how it came out so I wanted to post it up here. I haven't updated for over a week (sorry!), but finals were eating me alive and I was...

Brownie Cheesecake With Coffee Frosting

Vegan MoFo Day #15! It was my friend and former flatmate from Prague Andrea's birthday today and her and her boyfriend Vojtech were visiting us in Berlin for a long weekend. Yesterday Vojtech and I schemed a secret birthday cake plan every time Andrea went to the...

Sourdough Bagels

Okay, so this recipe isn't really my own making as I followed this one over at the Fresh Loaf exactly, but as a pretty amateur bread-baker a lot of the stuff on that post is over my head, so I thought I'd summarize it here with my pictures. For more details, you...

Cold Brewed Coffee

Following the thought of "Things That Are Painfully Obvious", a friend sent along a link to me a week or two ago about cold brewed coffee. Now, I had heard of this before, but always assumed it was tedious or complicated and involved fancy equipment. Nope! Previously...

Mock Chickpea Tuna Salad

I had a bunch of celery to use up tonight and was too lazy for anything extravagant. An attempt at vegan mock tuna salad it was! I had made two previous attempts at this dish, one leading to this recipe and the other resulting in a big fail. The latter I blame on my...

Steel Cut Oats Pancakes & Documenting a Pancake Adventure

For those who don't know, I spent most of my year abroad. In fact, these travels have continued now that I'm back in the US, which is what led to this pancake feast in Mystic, CT with a friend who was working there. You can't have brunch without pancakes and there are...

Yummy Apple Tartlets

We just picked 1/2 bushel of apples, so there are a lot around to use up! I really wanted apple pie tonight, but I knew if I made a whole one I'd eat it all, so I improvised these little wonders in some cupcake tins. They came out surprisingly well given I pulled the...

Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cookies

  I made a second attempt at these peanut butter filled chocolate cookies from the Mac & Cheese blog a few days ago and they came out really well. The first time I tried to make them, I didn't have peanut butter so in a fit of cooking-craving mania I tried to make my...

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

The same day of pumpkin everything,  I was craving candy. Saying as it was the day after Halloween, I was feeling a bit left out compared to everyone that could go door-to-door filling bags with pure sugar. I wanted to gorge myself on candy too, dammit! Why are all...

How to Turn Bread Flour Into Meat: Seitan, the Old-Fashioned Way (A Visual Adventure)

Vegan MoFo Day #12! So these picture may be from back in February, but no matter! My friend Gulliver from Herbivorus Rex visited me awhile back, and he is my kitchen soul-mate and much braver than I, as he managed to turn flour into veggie meat, while I always cheat...

Vegan Cappuccino Muffins

Vegan MoFo Day #4! It took two tries to perfect this recipe, but holycrap are they delicious. The first time they came out tasting good, but didn't rise at all, which I attribute to a wet:dry ratio with too much, well...wet. Oops! I didn't account for the fact that...

A Good Cuppa Chai

Vegan MoFo Day #16! I had the best chai ever yesterday morning. Previously I'd just throw a chai tea bag in some hot water with milk and call it done, but taking the extra few minutes to simmer it really makes it amazing! I'd love to mix my own chai, but I'm not that...

Recent Posts

Have a browse of my most recent vegan food and travel posts

Vegan Nom Noms Does America: Brooklyn and NYC

Okay okay, everyone and their mother writes about all the vegan food in the NYC area, so sue me. It was still effing delicious. There are a lot of photos and food here, including the Dr. Cow all-vegan cheese shop, so get ready. I am still full. As soon as I arrived,...

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Vegan Nom Noms Does America: Long Island, NY

Let's take a step back. I hopped a plane from Berlin, Germany, to JFK on July 3rd. In America for three months doing a cross-country roadtrip to LA and back. After my HORRIBLE experience with American Airlines my last trip, I decided to take AirBerlin this time....

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