There aren't many vegan chefs who can boast over a quarter of a million followers on Instagram, but one man who can is Gaz Oakley – better known by his online moniker: Avant-Garde Vegan. Although still only 25, Gaz, who hails from Cardiff, has worked in some of the most renowned restaurants in Wales. Alongside bringing a range of tasty and attractive dishes to the Instagram crowd, he also holds an exciting position as executive chef at Vurger Co in London. We managed to speak to him ahead of the release of his latest book, Vegan Christmas. He chats about his inspiration and tips for festive cooking.