How many times have you had Chinese and ordered something veggie? Ok, if you’re vegetarian, how often do you choose Chinese over another wold cuisine? For me. I’d never ordered a veggie option, I usually love to choose something different to the many meat dishes I eat when with Alex. But it’s always been a  matter of limited options. Looking at a standard Chinese menu, there’s a vegetable chow mein, mixed veggie curry, veggie sweet and sour, or just something plain, like mushrooms. Where’s the variety? Well that was until recently. Zing Zing has just launched a new vegetarian and vegan offering, the ZZGREEN menu. With over 20 options, with everything from Szechuan Aubergine to Sweet Potato Rendang, there really is plenty to choose from.…

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Do brands with a social conscience make you want to buy their products more? For me, those who look after their suppliers or give back to charity almost have me on board from the get go. Forget what they’re selling, I’m in. I love knowing that when I buy something, either  someone didn’t slave away for hours on minimum or less than minimum wage to produce my goods, or that for the food I buy, a certain percentage is going to charity to help those less fortunate than myself. It makes me feel like I’m doing something good, and for not much effort – there’s just not always the time to volunteer or do something extra myself and all these little things add up right?…

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