I've just been at the Allergy and Free From Show and there, among the other stands, was something that got my vegan friends really excited... marshmallows! (Yeah, I wondered about the rabbits too... it's nothing to do with carrots, they are happy bunnies, apparently). Naturally, I felt compelled to try some as my duty to you all. As an inital report I can tell you they are vanilla flavoured, soft, chewy, bouncy, fluffy and generally very yummy. They are also kosher, halal and have the Vegetarian Society logo. New flavours are coming soon, apparently.
Ah, but I'm hearing your thoughts... "Yes, yes, yes that's all very well", you're all thinking, "BUT CAN YOU TOAST THEM?" Do not worry, because that is exactly the thought that occurred to me too. I duly skewered a few of them and gave them a roasting over a candle.
The answer is YES! Toasty, gooey and with a crispy blackened skin. The campfire is calling, guys...
(oh, and no you're asking "where can I get them?" Try here... they are about £2.50 for a 75g bag).