Phoebe Hurst

MUNCHIES UK Editor 

veganism

The Unexpected Rise of the Vegan Lad

We meet Henry Firth and Ian Theasby of food brand BOSH!, and step into their gently blokey influencer world for the day.
Phoebe Hurst
5 days ago
wellness

Anti-Diet Books Are the New Diet Books

Intuitive eating promises to free its followers from food rules and calorie counting, but is it just another diet trend?
Phoebe Hurst
5.10.19
Morocco

This Egg and Aubergine Brunch Dish Will Make You Feel Like You're Poolside in Marrakesh

Josh Katz of London’s Berber & Q shows us how to make his grilled courgette, pickled aubergine, and yogurt breakfast dish—topped with chili breadcrumbs.
Phoebe Hurst
3.18.19
Cheese

The UK’s First Vegan Cheese Shop Isn’t Afraid of Controversy

Sisters Rachel and Charlotte Stevens opened La Fauxmagerie in South London earlier this month, and some areas of the British dairy industry are already riled.
Phoebe Hurst
2.20.19
chocolate

This Vegan Chocolate Bar Comes with a Proud Ghanaian Legacy

South London entrepreneur Raphael Dapaah’s grandparents owned cocoa plantations in Ghana. Now, he and his siblings run a chocolate business committed to paying cocoa farmers a fair wage.
Phoebe Hurst
2.11.19
Design

The Rise of the Non-Sucky Restaurant Website

Arty logos, high-end photography, and so much pastel—restaurant websites have really glowed up lately.
Phoebe Hurst
2.5.19
vegetarianism

How Linda McCartney's Legacy Lives on in the Modern Vegan Movement

As veganism grows increasingly mainstream, we speak to Mary McCartney about continuing her mother’s pioneering meat-free brand.
Phoebe Hurst
1.9.19
environment

Depressing New Study Shows Christmas Chocolate Boxes Are More Wrapping Than Chocolate

Consumer charity Which? finds that in the UK’s best-selling boxes, packaging often makes up almost half of the product’s total weight.
Phoebe Hurst
12.12.18
Cannabis

Why Has the Food Industry Become So Obsessed with CBD?

This year has seen an explosion in food products made with CBD oil, a non-psychoactive derivative of the cannabis plant. Advocates say it can remedy everything from pain relief to insomnia, but science isn't so sure.
Phoebe Hurst
12.3.18
health-goth

These Sichuan-Inspired Wontons Are Filled with Joy (and Sweet Potato)

Chef Ellen Parr of London Chinese restaurant Lucky & Joy switches out the prawn in this veggie version of the classic dumpling dish.
Phoebe Hurst
11.12.18
Restaurants

Why London's Restaurants Are Failing

UK restaurant closures increased by 20 percent last year. We spoke to some of the owners forced to close their businesses.
Phoebe Hurst
11.1.18
environment

'Plastic-Free' Might Be the Ultimate Form of Clean Eating

Is plastic food packaging the next thing millennials are going to kill?
Phoebe Hurst
8.30.18
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