It wasn’t that long ago that vegetarian food was fairly uninspiring. Veggie options at restaurants were often predictable and uninteresting, consistently failing to make the heart sing; the taste buds tingle. Now, things are very different. As it’s National Vegetarian Week, we thought we’d give seven delicious reasons why.
Vegetarians are used to seeing their ‘shrooms stuffed or sautéed, but Grain Store’s approach is way more daring. It may be a hearty dish, even on the eyes, but that’s not all there is to it – the spiciness in the sauce and the richness in the mushrooms lends an otherwise simple mushroom dish a depth you didn’t know it could have.
Vegetarians are rarely well catered for at tapas joints, but New Moon Café is a welcome exception. Dishes, like their croquettes (with a melted brie centre and mango jalapeno salsa, it’s worth noting), tend to be either grilled, sautéed or deep fried – a refreshingly unctuous approach to traditional vegetarian dining.Continue Reading