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Easy Vegan Breakfast and Building My Plant Based Foundations

“Non refert quam multos sed quam bonos habeas.” It is quality rather than quantity that matters. – Seneca, Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, XLV: On Sophistical Argumentation Choosing not to conform to an omnivorous diet is not something to take easily. I’d go as far as saying that it is one of the most radical and profound reformations of the self that can be made. After all, we are made of what we eat. By changing what we eat we are in a way changing who we are as well. According to where we have lived and grown up in the world, over the decades we’ve moulded into set socio-cultural constructs that dictate the way we view, consume and understand food. Country specific traditions, alongside the development of social practices and living circumstances, play the most important roles in the development of food culture. Many coastal regions for example, where fishing culture is strong and fisheries are common, will feature predominantly fish-based culinary traditions. What we call ‘traditional’ cuisine is a collection of culinary practices developed by sedentary populations over time, to make the most of local resources in absence of imported goods, …