V for Life

Virtual Lunch Club – Tuesday 28 June

Posted by ellie@vegetarianforlife.org.uk on 06/06/22 in Articles, Life After Retirement, VfL News and Events

Join us via Zoom, for V for Life's next virtual lunch club, Tuesday 28 June at 1pm. We'll be bringing you a taste of Italy with a mushroom linguine and a quick and easy Tiramisu.

Check out the recipes below, buy your ingredients and cook the dishes on the day ready for the lunch club at 1pm.

Mushroom Linguine Carbonara

Vegan Tiramisu

You'll need to buy or find the following ingredients in your cupboards:


  • 100g Quorn ham slices
  • 100g mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 400ml soy milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 5g flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 300g linguine
  • Extra flat leaf parsley to garnish


  • 3 vegan biscuits (digestive or rich tea)
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder

For the coffee:

  • 80ml of strong coffee
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • (optional) coffee liquor
  • vegan cream
  • 150g silken tofu
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 drops of vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

Talk cookery, recipes and more, and meet likeminded people from across the UK.

As always no need to cook all the recipes, just pick your favourite. Or if you'll struggle to cook on the day, feel free to join with a cup of tea or whatever you're having for lunch that day.

Open to vegetarians, vegans and meat reducers aged 65 and over.

Email ellie@vegetarianforlife.org.uk to find out more, or to book your place and get the Zoom link and password. Or call the VfL office on 0161 257 0887.

If you're on Facebook don't forget to join the virtual lunch club group here.

If technology and Zoom in particular are new to you, and you need technical advice visit https://www.abilitynet.org.uk/ call 0800 048 7642. (Please note that this number is in no way related to V for Life, and AbilityNet will have no knowledge of the lunch club). You could also email enquiries@abilitynet.org.uk for help.

If you're already tech savvy, all you'll need to do is open the Zoom link in your internet browser and join the meeting. Make sure that your audio and video are switched on. We'll be happy to talk you through all of this on the day or in advance. 


Lorraine Christison
09 June, 2022

Would love the zoom link for this please. I wont be able to cook along but Id love to observe.  Is it ok to keep camera off and Mic

Becky Mitchell
09 June, 2022

Can I get the zoon link please for the lunch club - Thank you

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