The Vegan 100

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I’ve got no food to show you today so I will take my turn with this list!  This is a pretty US-centric list so I will post comments along with my replies!

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1. Molasses

2. Cactus/Nopales – not something you see over here

3. Scrambled Tofu

4. Grilled Portobella Caps

5. Fresh Ground Horseradish

6. Sweet Potato Biscuits – haven’t tried this yet but it sounds nice

7. Arepas – don’t know what this is!

8. Vegan Coleslaw

9. Ginger Carrot Soup

10. Fiddlehead Ferns

11. Roasted Elephant Garlic

12. Umeboshi – I have paste in my fridge and it’s pretty nice.

13. Almond Butter Toast – Almond Butter costs an arm and a leg over here so I’ve not tried it.  I do like Sunflower Butter though.

14. Aloe Vera

15. H and H Bagel NYC – I’ve not been to NYC since I was 9 so no…

16. Slow Roasted Butternut Squash

17. White truffle

18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes

19. Freshly ground wasabi

20. Coconut Milk Ice Cream – I’ve never seen this over here and I don’t have an icecream maker yet.

21. Heirloom Tomtoes

22. Orchard fresh-pressed apple cider – cider over here is alcoholic and I can never figure out the difference between apple juice and apple cider in US terms.

23. Organic California Mango – I wouldn’t buy a mango that had travelled all the way from California!

24. Quinoa

25. Papaya Smoothie

26. Raw Scotch Bonnet or Habanero Pepper – I know I would hate that amount of heat so I doubt I ever will!

27. Goji Berry Tea

28. Fennel – I am not a fan of the fennel seed flavour so I won’t eat the vegetable.

29. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

30. Radishes and Vegan Buttery Spread – I’ve never been a fan of radishes.

31. Starfruit

32. Oven fresh Sourdough bread

33. Sangria made with premium fruit and juices

34. Sauerkraut – I really want to try this sometime but I never remember to look for it in the shops!

35. Acai Smoothie

36. Blue Foot Mushrooms

37. Vegan Cupcake from Babycakes NYC – it would be a rather long journey for a cupcake…  The cookbook is on my wishlist though.

38. Sweet Potatoes and Tempeh combo – I’m not a tempeh fan so I won’t be ruining my sweet potatoes with it.

39. Falafel – store bought and home made, I love falafel!

40. Spelt Crust Pizza – I bought some crusts made of spelt and made my own pizzas.

41. Salt and Pepper Oyster Mushrooms

42. Jicama Slaw – I have never seen a Jicama, I don’t know anywhere in the UK that stocks them.

43. Pumpkin Edamame Ginger Dumplings

44. Hemp Milk

45. Rose Champagne – I don’t like champagne, it’s too dry for me.

46. Fuyu (aka persimmons)

47. Raw Avocado-Coconut Soup – I have to say that doesn’t sound very nice…

48. Tofu Pesto Sandwich

49. Apple-Lemon-Ginger-Cayenne fresh-pressed juice – I don’t like the type of heat cayenne adds to things so I won’t be trying this.

50. Grilled Seitan – I’ve stewed it, fried it, battered it and several other ways but I’ve yet to grill it.

51. Prickly pear – when I was a kid living in CA, it was really nice!

52. Fresh Pressed Almond Milk – I’ve had shop bought stuff.

53. Concord Grapes off the vine

54. Ramps – don’t know what a ramp is…

55. Coconut Water fresh from a young coconut – I’ve had it store bought, another thing I’ve never seen over here.

56. Organic Arugula – I grew some one year, it was nice.

57. Vidalia Onion- we have red onions or white onions over here, beyond that and shallots you don’t see varieties posted very often…

58. Sampler of organic produce from Diamond Organics – I’ve never heard of Diamond Organics.

59. Honeycrisp Apple – This isn’t a variety I’ve ever seen, I’m thinking it would have to be imported from the States which would mean I’d not buy it.

60. Poi – never heard of this…

61. Vegan Campfire-toasted S’mores

62. Grape seed Oil – I usually have some in my cupboard.

63. Farm Fresh Peach – peaches don’t grow in the UK.

64. Freshly-made pita bread with freshly-made hummus

65. Chestnut Snack Packs

66. Fresh Guava

67. Mint Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies – that sounds like an odd combination.

68. Raw Mallomar from One Lucky Duck, NYC – again, too far too travel

69. Fried Plantains

70. Mache – what’s mache?

71. Golden Beets

72. Barrel-Fresh Pickles

73. Liquid Smoke – I have 2 bottles in the cupboard.

74. Meyer Lemon – I’ve never seen one for sale, I’m thinking again they’d have to be imported from the States and I try not to buy things that have travelled that far.

75. Veggie Paella – I have a couple of recipes but I’ve yet to try to make it.

76. Vegan Lasagna

77. Kombucha – is this a type of squash?  I have odd sqash in my fridge that I don’t know the name of so I may have eaten this and just not known it!

78. Homemade Soy Milk

79. Lapsang souchong – not a fan

80. Lychee Bellini – not a fan of lychees

81. Tempeh Bacon – it was ok but as I said, I’m not a tempeh fan.

82. Sprouted Grain Bread -again not something you see over here

83. Lemon Pepper Tempeh

84. Vanilla Bean – although not too often as they’re expensive.  I have one in a jar of sugar to use for baking.

85. Watercress – don’t like it

86. Carrot you pulled out of the ground yourself – I could never get carrots to grow!

87. Vegan In-Season Fruit Pie

88. Flowers

89. Corn Chowder

90. High Quality Vegan Raw Chocolate

91. Yellow fuzz-free Kiwi – I’ve never seen one of these

92. White Flesh Grapefruit – again, never seen one

93. Harissa – there’s a jar in my fridge

94. Coconut Oil – very expensive for organic so I don’t buy very much of it

95. Jackfruit – never seen one

96. Homemade Risotto

97. Spirulina – I keep looking for it but the organic stuff is mega expensive

98. Seedless ‘Pixie’ Tangerine – never seen one

99. Gourmet Sorbet

100. Fresh Plucked English Peas – we got these in our organic box during the summer.

I think this is an odd list of things really, I don’t know if a lot of non-vegans would have eaten a whole bunch of the stuff on this list and I don’t think it represents the variety of the vegan diet, it just looks like all we eat is strange stuff.  Anyway, there it is, my list.  See you tomorrow!

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