A. Gulden

As you may have noticed, I enjoy food immensely. I believe strongly that just because you choose not to eat meat does not mean that you cannot be a "foodie" and have a much wider and varied repertoire than just pasta or salad.

My journey started many years ago in Turkey (my home country) while I was running with my own restaurant. After a downward health spiral based on a meat-centric diet aligned with food we were serving, I started my journey into vegetarianism. Within a very short space of time I found my health vastly improved and learning just how dangerous our consumption of meat can be.

While I was still studying nutrition in Australia, my food and nutrition related articles have been published back in Turkey in an agricultural magazine called Agroskop.

This year, I finished my nutrition related studies. I am now certified in many areas such as Clinical Nutrition, Advanced Ayurveda, Vegetarian and Vegan Nutrition, Food and Environmental Allergies and am also a Master Therapist of Natural Therapies.

At the moment, I live in Sydney with my husband and an Australian silky terrier.

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  • Restaurant Review: Meyhanee, Balmain – Sydney

    1st May 2018

    Yes! Finally, we have a meze place in Sydney. And a good one, too. I am so happy to have discovered this place called Meyhanee. One of our dear friends, Hürol, was talking about a meze place in Balmain for some time. When it was time to catch up with Hürol and Chris again, we… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Meyhanee, Balmain – Sydney The post Restaurant Review: Meyhanee, Balmain – Sydney appeared first on VegFusion.

  • Corn Fritters with Avocado Cream Topping

    13th April 2018

    Corn Fritters are an excellent addition to any party buffet, and very simple to make. I remember making these delicious fritters at the time we had Berfu staying with us. It was an instant hit with her. At the time, I served them with Avocado Cream Topping, however, they are nice with Tartare sauce, too.… Continue reading Corn Fritters with Avocado Cream Topping The post Corn Fritters with Avocado Cream Topping appeared first on VegFusion.

  • Book Review: But You Kill Ants by John Waddell

    3rd April 2018

    My husband bought this book called But You Kill Ants by John Waddell from Vegan Society NSW stand at one of those Cruelty Free Festivals while I was renewing my membership. It’s an excellent guide to answer all those questions vegetarians and vegans face every step of their journey. We’ve all been there. I mean,… Continue reading Book Review: But You Kill Ants by John Waddell The post Book Review: But You Kill Ants by John Waddell appeared first on VegFusion.

  • Turkish Tabbouleh Salad or Anne Kısırı

    23rd March 2018

    Kısır is Turkish version of Tabbouleh. I guess there are two types of Kısır in Turkish cuisine. One with tomato paste –or hot pepper paste- and one without. The one with any kind of paste is the sticky one and that’s what you get from most Turkish döner kebab places. My mum’s version, on the… Continue reading Turkish Tabbouleh Salad or Anne Kısırı The post Turkish Tabbouleh Salad or Anne Kısırı appeared first on VegFusion.

  • Product Review: Massel Gravy Mix Supreme

    14th March 2018

    I have been using Massel Gravy Mix Supreme for a long time now. I tried other brands including some vegan ones directly imported from the UK. At the end of the day, Massel Gravy Mix Supreme is the one I can easily get from our local supermarket. And is delicious, too! Apparently, Massel gravy comes… Continue reading Product Review: Massel Gravy Mix Supreme The post Product Review: Massel Gravy Mix Supreme appeared first on VegFusion.