The V Spot

A vegan general store

For a kinder, greener world

Vegan Pancake Recipe 22nd February 2022

Vegan pancakes are easy to make and there’s a massive choice of toppings for them.

Ingredients

Method

  1. If you are making a batch of pancakes, put the oven on low so that you can keep the first ones warm while making the rest.
  2. Put the flour into a large bowl.
  3. Mix the egg replacer with 2 tablespoons of water
  4. Make a well in the middle of the flour and add the egg replacer and a little of the milk.
  5. Beat the mixture with an electric handheld mixer or a balloon whisk while slowly adding the milk. Keep beating until there are no lumps
  6. Allow the batter to stand for 15 minutes
  7. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a flat, non-stick frying pan. It needs to be hot enough that a drop of batter sizzles as soon as it touches the pan.
  8. Beat the batter again. Pour a little of the batter onto the pan and swirl it around to make a thin disc. Use a spatula to work at the edges to stop it sticking and get the pancake moving around the pan. Keep cooking until the underside is light brown in colour.
  9. Flip the pancake and cook the other side
  10. Slide the pancake onto a plate or put it in the oven to keep it warm until needed.
  11. Scrape any batter crumbs out of the pan, add more oil, beat the batter mixture again and make the next pancake.

Here are some recommendations for pancake toppings

The ingredients in this recipe are available from The V Spot.

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Christmas Clearance 26th December 2021

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Gifts 26th October 2021

Some gift-giving ideas from our wide range of stock/

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Hallowe’en

Hallowe’en sweets and treats!

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Advent Calendars 25th October 2021

We have dairy-free, vegan advent calendars for children and adults.

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Christmas Wrapping Paper and Bags 26th September 2021

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Christmas Opening Hours

Here are our opening hours over the 2021 Christmas season:

 

Thursday 16th to Thursday 23rd Open every day 9am – 7pm. LATE OPENING
Christmas Eve (Friday 24th) Open 8am – 5pm. EARLY OPENING
Christmas Day to Tuesday 28th December CLOSED
Wednesday 29th & Thursday 30th December Open as usual 9am – 6pm
Friday 31st December Open 9am – 5pm
New Year’s Day (Saturday) Open 12pm-4pm
Sunday 2nd January onwards Normal opening times

Home delivery

We will be going home deliveries before Christmas as normal until 21st December. There are no home deliveries from 22nd December to 29th December. Please note that there are a limited number of home delivery slots in the week before Christmas. Please order early to ensure you are not inconvenienced.

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OMG WTF BBQ! 27th June 2021

It’s barbecue season (intermittently, between showers) so we have put together a list of some of our best products that can be enjoyed whilst shivering and huddling under an umbrella. There’s plenty more in our store and if you need any help deciding, our staff are happy to give advice.

Meaty stuff

Sauces

Cheese slices

Nibbles

Drinks

Ice Cream

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Vegan badges, cards, & stickers 5th April 2021

The V Spot sells a lot of food — but not only! We also have a range of cute, eco-friendly, and of course vegan badges, stickers, and cards:

Badges

These badges are made with a wooden backing, and plastic-free mylar coating made of corn-starch — meaning the badges are compostable and can go in the recycling if you ever want to dispose of it. The badges are manufactured using solar energy.

See also: our very own ‘I found the V Spot’ badge!

 

Greetings cards

We stock a range of greetings cards, with adorable illustrations, from vegan company Plant Based Cards:

 

Stickers

Also from Plant Based Cards are these waterproof, vinyl stickers, complete with Dan from Plant Based Card’s illustrations and some ‘punny’ (and important) messages! Use these on your laptop, fridge, car, diary, phone, window, water bottle, or wherever else you might want.

 

 

Colouring books & games

Great for both kids and adults, this plant based colouring book would also make a great addition to home school educating children about the benefits of food health:

We also stock this vegan Snaps card game!

 

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Mother’s Day – 14th March 4th March 2021

Since our move to larger premises, we’ve been able to stock many more products, from bath & beauty products, bags & accessories, gift sets, and more.

Here are 12 gift ideas to show your mum some love this Mother’s Day, Sunday 14th March!

  1. You’re the Berry Best

    Let your mum know she’s the best with this sweet (and environmentally friendly sourced and printed) greetings card, blank inside for your own message:

  2. Kombucha Making Kit

    If your mum is looking for a springtime, at-home project, our Mad Millie Kombucha Kit is ideal! This kit lets you ferment your own fizzy, probiotic drink at home:

  3. Bath salts

    Want to pamper your mum? We stock a range of indulgent bath & body products, like a range of Agnes + Cat bath salts, with a range of scents from Rose Petal & Ylang Oil, Lavender, and Dead Sea:

  4. Bath Fizzers

    If you want to go all-out with relaxing, indulgent bath time gifts, we also stock Agnes + Cat bath Fizzers and Fairy dust. These come in beautifully minimal, eco-friendly packaging:

  5. LoofCo Heart Shaped Bath-Time Loofah

    To complement these bath & body products, we also stock this sweet heart-shaped loofah!

  6. Perfumes

    We also stock a variety of Flaya Organic Perfumes in a range of scents and sizes:

    https://v-spot.co.uk/product-category/bodycare/perfume/

  7. Nail polishes

    We sell glam nail polishes, from Vegan-friendly brands BWC Attitude and NATorigin, in a variety of colours:

    Our favourite is the delicate ‘Carnation’ colour!

  8. Lipsticks

    Another option for a glam mum is our range of lip glosses and lipsticks:

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  9. Body & beauty gift set

    Can’t choose between perfume, body care or lipstick? You can gift them all with the Pacifica Hawaiian Ruby Guava Gift Set:

  10. Tea Gift Set

    Our YogiTea gift sets come with a beautiful mug and two boxes of organic Turmeric Tea and White Tea:

    And if your mum likes to enjoy a springtime cup of tea in the garden, this YogiTea set comes with a Bee Hotel!

  11. Vegan Mia Tui Handbag

    The elegant Mia Tui handbags come in two dainty clutch sizes, in the colours Blush & Plum, as well as the larger ‘Matilda’ set in Almond:

  12. Booja Booja Truffle Box

    And lastly, you can never go wrong with a box of the most indulgent chocolates around: the Booja Booja truffle selection box.

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