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American Vegetarianism Has a Religious Past | Smart News | Smithsonian

By Danny Lewis | August 20, 2015 Thank the creators of corn flakes and graham crackers for veggie burgers and not-dogs Vegetarian meat substitutes weren’t always as easy to find in restaurants and supermarkets as they are today. But here’s a fun fact you might not know: the religious men who invented the graham cracker and corn flakes also popularized veggie burgers in the United States, Ernie Smith writes for Atlas Obscura. Sylvester Graham and John Harvey Kellogg are often considered …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

… preparation is surprisingly simple. Even a novice cook can pull it off. It may take a trip to an Asian grocery to obtain the few required ingredients, but some supermarkets can provide them, too. Fermented black beans are necessary, but just a tablespoon. The spicy red fermented broad bean paste from Sichuan province called doubanjiang is the other key ingredient. (A small jar of each will keep indefinitely in the fridge.) Spring for Sichuan peppercorns, too; their tingly bite complements the …

Mapo Tofu Goes Vegetarian – NYTimes.com

… is complex in flavor, the preparation is surprisingly simple. And even a novice cook can pull it off. It may take a trip to an Asian grocery to obtain the few required ingredients, but some supermarkets can provide them, too. Fermented black beans are necessary, but just a tablespoon. The spicy red fermented broad bean paste from Sichuan Province called doubanjiang is the other key ingredient. (A small jar of each will keep indefinitely in the fridge.) Spring for Sichuan peppercorns, too; their …

A journey for curd – The Hindu

… supermarkets – most of them had many brands of yogurt but no curd. The sole supermarket that had curd had it in an enormous bowl, which was too much for just the two of us. As a last resort, I even visited an army camp canteen… only to be turned away there too. And then, I decided to take matters into my own hands. I ditched the driver-guide, and decided to check out the smallest shop in a village we were passing by. “Thayir irukka,” I asked, in proper Chennai Tamil. The girl at the shop …

Be a vegetarian to stop cruelty (From Worcester News)

… have numerous campaigns against fish cruelty. We are trying to persuade supermarkets not to sell prawns that have suffered eyestalk ablation. Of course the only way to stop food animals suffering is to go vegan. When a living creature becomes a commodity it can never end well. By the way a vegetarian that eats fish is NOT a vegetarian. via Be a vegetarian to stop cruelty (From Worcester News). …

A vegetarian in France | LearnEnglishTeens

… problem that I have encountered so far is that many traditional French dishes are meat-based – and I am a vegetarian. From foie gras to duck to steak tartare, the French love meat. This makes it very difficult to order in restaurants, be a guest at a dinner party or even find interesting things to buy in the supermarkets! Because not many people here are vegetarian, meat replacements like Quorn and tofu are hard to find, and very expensive. Luckily, my Irish housemate is also vegetarian, so …

Vegetarianism on the rise in Spain

… vegetarian-friendly options. Spanish supermarkets and markets also offer some of the cheapest and most flavoursome fruit and vegetables in Europe. While Barcelona and Madrid are slowly building a good veggie reputation, vegetarian options are more sparse in Andalucia, but there is usually at least one health food store per town that caters for vegans. via Vegetarianism on the rise in Spain. …

National Vegetarian Week: Supermarkets are super for veggies

 It’s now easier to be a vegetarian or vegan, as this article points out. Ami provides a fairly comprehensive list of the vegetarian fare you are likely to find at some supermarkets. And some reasons to consider moving away from a meat-based diet. Click on the link below to read it in full.   Lifelong vegan Ami Tadaa is continuing her search around the North East for yummy veggie and vegan food. But today, she turns her attention to the best places to go and stock up your larder …

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