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A moveable feast

“New vegetarianism” is an opportunity, not a sacrifice

By William Skidelsky   May 2012

Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s depiction of Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1590. Modern cuisine is also recognising the potential of vegetables

About a year and a half ago, I joined the ranks of the those eating less meat. I didn’t do this primarily out of ecological concern, or from a desire to be healthier, but because I moved in with my girlfriend (now wife), a strict vegetarian. As I do almost all the cooking in our household, I realised that a major shift in my culinary approach was required. I now cook vegetarian most of the time, and save meat and fish…

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