March 2013 INVSOC Potluck

Our March potluck had 14 people attend, our largest potluck to date and almost as large as our World Vegan Day 2012 celebrations :-)

Jordan, Jen, Katharine, Kerri, Steve, Jess, Steph, Dan, George, Sharron, Lena, Steve, Amber and Caitlin :-)

Getting INVSOC HQ ready for a potluck :-)

We advertised the event in The Invercargill Eye community newspaper :-)  Good to get the Vegan word out there :-)

Reading material, “Vegetarian Era” and the “Vegan” magazine published by the New Zealand Vegan Society

 Our friend Ben James was interviewed, a chef who decided to try being Vegan :-)

“Chefs Go Vegan For A Month”

“Vegan Experiment Continues”

In his interview with Vegan, Ben mentioned his interview with the Invercargill Vegan Society’s “Coexisting With Nonhuman Animals” show :-)

With Marmites return to New Zealand shelves, we had to offer Marmite on toast at our potluck :-)

Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

People start to arrive!  We had two different versions of Macaroni and Cheese :-)


Macaroni and Cheese (x2), Salad, Falafel, Marmite on Toast :-)

INVSOC Potluck mascots “Peace Hen” and “Love Pig”

Roasted Chickpeas

Wonderful summer salad


Marmite on toast, Falafel, Chickpeas, Macaroni and Cheese, Salad



Katharine’s Macaroni and Cheese, with special cheesy sauce (vegan)!



 Dessert time!

Chocolate cupcakes, Fudge, Fruit Crumble, Muffins, Raspberry Passionfruit cheesecake.

 Vanilla Icecream (vegan) with sticky wafer toppers

Muffins, Ice cream, topper wafers and Fruit Crumble

Raspberry Passionfruit Cheesecake.  A recipe from our Adventist friends, we’ve added it to the “Recipes” page so you can try it too!

Chocolate Muffins

Peanut butter Dark Chocolate fudge


And the dishes afterwards :-)  Believe it or not, its always fun to clean up after having a lovely Invercargill Vegan Society potluck with friends :-)




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