View Full Version : Vegan Delight, Benjamin Zephaniah

31-01--2006, 02:34 PM
Really sorry if this should be in the poetry forum, I was thinking about it, but still think it's pretty on-topic and.. Just nice... :o

Vegan Delight

Ackees, chapatis
Dumplins an nan,
Channa an rotis
Onion uttapam,
Masala dosa
Green callaloo
Bhel an samosa,
Corn an aloo.
Yam an cassava
Pepperpot stew,
Rotlo an guava
Rice an tofu,
Puri, paratha
Sesame casserole,
Brown eggless pasta
An brown bread rolls.

Soya milked muesli
Soya bean curd,
Soya sweet sweeties
Soya's de word,
Soya bean margarine
Soya bean sauce,
What can mek medicine?
Soya of course.

Soya meks yoghurt
Soya ice-cream
Or soya sorbet
Soya reigns supreme,
Soya sticks liquoriced
Soya salads
Try any soya dish
Soya is bad.

Plantain an tabouli
Cornmeal pudding
Onion bhajee
Wild plenty cumin,
Breadfruit an coconuts
Molasses tea
Dairy-free omelettes
Very chilli.
Ginger bread, nut roast
Sorrel, paw paw,
Cocoa an rye toast
I tek dem on tour,
Drinking cool maubi
Meks me feel sweet,
What was dat question now?
What do we eat?

31-01--2006, 06:10 PM
Heheheh, nice. I thought he was just really hungry when he wrote that until I way the last couple of lines....

31-01--2006, 06:22 PM
Hehe, hungry or not, he made me feel hungry!

31-01--2006, 06:29 PM
He's a top bloke, innee!

What's a dairy-free omelette?

31-01--2006, 07:05 PM
What's a dairy-free omelette?It's an omelette without eggs :harhar:

31-01--2006, 09:14 PM
:heart: I love that man..thanks earth whirler...when i was in my teens he used to walk past a stall i worked on in Dalston & smile at me.....:) his a nice smile...

31-01--2006, 09:34 PM
..thanks earth whirler...Erm, you're welcome! But why are you thanking me?!? :eek:

01-02--2006, 01:30 AM
It's an omelette without eggs :harhar:
Or milk or cheese, yeah, OK. That leaves...........?

I wish hadn't bothered!

01-02--2006, 07:04 PM
Or milk or cheese, yeah, OK. That leaves...........?

I wish hadn't bothered!LOL!!! I didn't think about the cheese :damn: But I don't use milk in mine!!!!! But I have seen vegan recipes that use tofu instead, just like scrambled tofu as a replacement for scrambeld egg, I don't know how good it would be though........