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Leaving Nemo Out of Sushi – The New Indian Express

… in Delhi,” says Vaibhav Bhargava, executive Sous Chef at WelcomHotel Sheraton in Saket. Chefs in India are exploring newer options to cater to the vegetarian customers by replacing the fish in sushi. “For the vegetarians, we have the cucumber roll, the asparagus tempura roll and the Takuwan roll which is made using pickled radish,” says Bhargava, adding, “We use spicy mayonnaise so that it doesn’t taste bland to first-time sushi eaters. We do our best to make this Japanese delicacy …

Burger King keen to replicate its Indian veg menu globally | Business Standard News

… options going forward to other vegetarian-friendly markets like the UK,” Raj Varman, chief executive officer of Burger King India told PTI. Private equity firm Everstone Capital, which is the master franchisee for Burger King here, has been given full control over the menu, and built a product line to suit the Indian market that was different from the standard menu, Varman said. “In India, we locally developed vegetarian offerings to suit the market,” he said. The fast-food …

Mock meats a new food trend

… as a substitute but rather a healthy alternative to meats as these products have almost similar nutritional value in terms of protein intake etc,” says Anurag Mathur, executive Chef, Jaypee Vasant Continental. Simple plant-based products are used to substitute meat in popular dishes and make them fit for even the strictest vegetarians. “For people who are turning vegetarian after years of gorging on meat, for people who don’t eat meat due to ethical reasons but don’t want …

Packaged foods go vegetarian

… increase in demand for healthy, plant-based packaged foods and meals in restaurants.” An expected rise in the number of people seeking to eat less animal-based food on health or sustainability grounds can also be regarded as an opportunity for manufacturers of vegetarian packaged foods, Hu said. The DGAC report was welcome news for Nancy Chapman, registered dietitian and executive director of the Soyfoods Assoc. of North America. “The report offered suggestions on increasing …

IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online

… balls will be rolled out this month, created from a secret recipe of chickpeas, peas, carrots, peppers, corn, kale and seasoning. Ikea is as famous for its meatballs as its cheap self-assembly furniture and UK customers often spend entire days inside its large warehouses eating and shopping. The company now sells a staggering one billion of its regular meatballs every year. In an interview with the Daily Mail, IKEA chief executive, Peter Agnefjall, said: ‘We are launching a vegetarian …

‘Test Kitchen’: How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami | 88.9 KETR

… fish — and it’s recognized as one of the five tastes, along with sweet, salty, sour and bitter. Umami “incites our taste receptors on our tongue to kind of pick up that savory note from foods,” Lancaster, the executive food editor of the Test Kitchen, tells Fresh Air’s Terry Gross. And umami isn’t limited to meat. Mushrooms, tomatoes and soy sauce are foods that are high in glutamates, which are the natural compounds that stimulate our umami receptors. “As a …

Vegetarian diet cuts risk of cancers but eating fish gives extra protection | Executive Living | The Australian

… in the blood, which has been linked to elevated risk for colorectal cancers. The benefits of eating fish are more difficult to interpret, since the pescovegetarians ate about as much fish as did the nonvegetarians, Dr Orlich says. Pescovegetarians’ extra protection against cancer may not be only from the fish itself, but perhaps from a combination of fish and increased consumption of plants, he says. via Vegetarian diet cuts risk of cancers but eating fish gives extra protection | executive …

Record sales for vegetarian food company Quorn | BreakingNews.ie

… and South Africa and plans to expand in to at least one new international market this year. Last month the business reported record full-year sales up 7% to £150m as it attracted 1.9 million new customers over the period. The firm today cited a recent YouGov poll which reported that 74% of people said that fad diets are not the solution to health and wellbeing. It added that 37% of those surveyed found that cutting out meat made them healthier. Quorn Foods chief executive Kevin Brennan said: …

Meals on Wheels adds vegetarian options to menu

Meals on Wheels People will launch a daily vegetarian meal option for homebound clients beginning Monday, Jan. 19. Vegetarian meals have been available at the organization’s 34 neighborhood dining centers for several years, but not in the packaged meals delivered each day to senior citizens and others. “We are receiving more requests for a vegetable-based diet from our homebound clients,” said Suzanne Washington, Meals on Wheels People executive director. “We deliver nearly 3,000 meals …

Burger King bigwig goes for veggie startup

Sweet Earth Natural Foods touts its natural ingredients, like nourishing grains, plant-based proteins and vegetables. From the looks of its products, which include seitan, veggie burritos, and quinoa and lentil burgers, it would be hard to guess that its founder was once a board chairman of Burger King  and a top executive at PepsiCo . That’s exactly what founder Brian Swette was, until he was introduced to the movement in sustainable foods. “I was kind of on the dark side of …

Hilton Chennai culinary express ‘pantry car’ offers Goan delicacies

… Pal, executive chef at the Hilton Chennai, told IANS, offering the welcome drink made with Goan Kokum syrup. While the waiters at the Ayna restaurant sport colourful Goan attire with hats, soft Goan music wafts within the four walls. “Peter had brought some music CDs as were not able to find Goan music here,” Pal remarked. Meanwhile taster portions of appetiser platter arrived at the table with the dark reddish fish recheado (pan grilled fish with red chilli paste and Goan spices) …

Meatless Monday to help the Earth | Care2 Healthy Living

It’s never too late to join the Meatless Monday movement! Meatless Monday was started in 2003 by former advertising executive Sid Lerner. He decided to partner with Johns Hopkins University to revive the former war rationing effort in the name of public health. At the time, the goal was to combat heart disease and other diet-related illnesses by helping Americans reduce their intakes of saturated fat and cholesterol from meat by about 15 percent. In the decade since, however, we’ve learned …

National Vegetarian Week: Time to stop and think about food choices

… More and more people are moving towards a meat free diet and Lynne Elliot, chief executive of the Vegetarian Society reckons “it’s never been easier”. National Vegetarian Week 2014, will take place from today (Monday May 19) until Sunday (May 25) and will see businesses all over the UK sharing and promoting their delicious vegetarian produce to everyone. Vist the site by clicking on this link: http://www.thejournal.co.uk/ …

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