Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Nostralis Wholemeal Vegetarian PIzza, Eclipse, Protest,

Warning: photos are pretty blurry

Kristy and I love Pizza. We normally get our pizzas from Plush, Eat Pizza and Stefan's. On her Goodbye Gluten Tour, we went to Nostralis Wholemeal Vegetarian Pizza, as recommended by our friends Bec and Craig.

This joint is purely vegetarian and caters for vegans and silly-yaks, I mean coeliacs. They also use wholemeal flour, (mostly) organic fresh vegetables and beans. The price of their pizzas and the Cheezly surcharge is much cheaper than other vegan friendly pizza joints in Melbourne.

Craig and Bec raved about the Garlic Pizza. It was simple, greasy and sinfully yummy. I haven't seen that much cheezly on one single pizza (slightly more than Eat Pizza).

Garlic: Cheezly + Garlic overloaded!

We also ordered a Eggplant Pizza (minus egg) and a Chickpea Pizza. The eggplant Pizza was pretty nice but the bean shoots on the Chickpea Pizza made it taste very salad-ish.

Eggplant: not bad

Chickpeas: meh

I tried a piece of the Vindaloo Pizza (Tomato, Cheese, Banglore Beans, Peppers, Sultanas, Hot Spices, Banana, Onions & Vindaloo Curry Paste). It wasn't spicy at all and full of flavour.

We will go there again to have Garlic Pizza and Vindaloo Pizza, on their gluten-free base.

Nostralis Wholemeal Vegetarian Pizza
55 Hawthorn Rd Caulfield North 3161
Phone 9528-49-61

In other news, there is a new (ish) cafe opened near Satay Bar called Eclipse Specialty Coffee. The coffee is pretty awesome. Worth checking out if you are near by.

Also, there will be a very special rally to support live music venues in Australia on Tuesday, 3 Feb 2010. It will start around 4pm in front of State Library. You can also sign the petition here.

Sarah D, a music loving vegan made this tee:

Photo: Sarah D


  1. Oh, that's such a shame about the chickpea pizza fail. I would have ordered that one for sure, too! Bean sprouts can be rather overpowering for such an unassuming vegetable...


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  3. hehe, i wrote something rude about what bean sprouts on pizza tastes like (think boy juices) but then got really embarrassed and had to delete it. then thought it was funny so wrote it again, only in a less offensive way...

  4. That garlic&cheezly pizza looks so great! The others look like they had potential...

  5. Hannah, I don't think the Chickpea Pizza will taste nice even without the Ben Sprouts.

    OMG, Pip! Hahahahahaha. I like Bean Sprouts if they are in the stir-fried wide rice noddle with faux beef.

    Theresa, the eggplant one is not bad but not as orsum as the vindaloo pizza.