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Invite the Dark Lords into your Vegetables - Quick Fire Questions with the Vegan Black Metal Chef

Meet Brian. Brian is a sound engineer. Brian likes Death Metal. Brian is Vegan. Brian is the Vegan Black Metal Chef - musician, YouTube cooking sensation and author.

Dungeons, dark, dark music and dill

Dungeons, dark, dark music and dill

Brian Manowitz has done more for the street cred of veganism since Ellen came out (to veganism) and Blowfish boots and shoes forever banished the specter of pleather.

What do you get when you cross a melon and broccoli? A melon-coli snack!

What do you get when you cross a melon and broccoli? A melon-coli snack!

He took time out to answer some quick-fire questions for me in celebration of the release of his new cookbook, The Seitanic Spellbook. But first, let's watch him at work in the first ever episode of his cookery show from 2011.

On Music

 

Favourite bit of outboard gear?

Both my axe FX and Kemper.

 

Does the death growl hurt?

Only the first time.

 

Favourite band?

No such thing. I guess Dimmu Borgir is a huge influence.

An Ode to the Humble Spud

An Ode to the Humble Spud

On Munchies

 

Best binding agent when not using egg?

EnerG brand egg replacer.

 

Non-dairy cheese?

Miyoko's Kitchen.

 

And chocolate?

Vantastic in France. Enjoy Life in the States.

 

Favourite recipe?

No such thing. That means most of what you eat sucks.

An essential piece of kitchenware is a decent knife

An essential piece of kitchenware is a decent knife

Mayhem

 

Favourite immersive creative pursuit?

Making music.

 

Cats, dogs, both?

Goats.

 

What’s up next?

Just moved to L.A. Gonna set up a set here. Book tour, get my music project up and running.

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