That is so sad. I don't drink much milk but I am thankful I know exactly where it comes from.
I've stopped for exactly the same reasons, luckily we still have one local farm which produces milk relatively decently, but even so hearing the calves cry when separated from their mothers finished me off.
Just found your new blog and back read from the beginning. I was bought up in a pescatarian house as my parents went pescatarian in about 1972. A lot harder then as not much produced products. Us kids still ate meat but had a lot of vegetarian food as well. I could not be vegetarian but living in NZ a lot of our farming is much friendlier than that in Europe. However I digress the reason I am commenting is to give you this mayonnaise recipe. Its the only one I use now and so easy.Prep time:2 mins Makes:just over 1 1/4 cups3 tbsp of brine from a can of chickpeas2 tbsp white wine vinegar2 tsp dijon mustard¾ tsp salt¼ tsp fine white pepper1 cup neutral oilCombine all ingredients in a tall jug, sink a hand wand blender to the bottom of the mixture and whizz until thick and creamy (about 10 seconds!). Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.VARIATIONTo make Aquafabulous Aioli (pictured), add 3 cloves crushed garlic, 2 tbsp tarragon leaves and 1 tbsp lemon juice to the mayonnaise and whizz to combine. Season to taste and store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Also have a look at this website for other ideas http://aquafaba.com/
Hi again, just discovered your new gem of a blog today (was an avid reader of your other ones). Good to see you back. I made a pledge about a year ago to only buy organic milk - maybe I was sucked in by the hype!! We recently discovered raw milk on sale at our local farm shop - which we've been using. It's from a very local herd. Nevertheless it's still dairy farming. I've been vegetarian on and off for a while. The more I read and hear about the cruelty in the meat and dairy industry, the more I want to go all the way to being vegan.
P.s. the video is horrendous. I'm ashamed to say that for most of my adult like I've buried my head in the sand and carried on regardless:(
Shocking isnt it. Makes me want to cry.
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