In an association with Veganuary and Vegan Days, Dubai Expo 2020 is currently hosting the Middle East’s maiden Vegan Food fest. This is not only a treat to vegans but also meat lovers, who can try flavours from around the globe. The vegan food festival was kicked off on January 14 and will continue till January 30.
During the 2021 campaign, more than half a million people pledged to try a vegan diet, with about 825 new vegan products and menu options launched around the world. Consequently, this vegan festival is planned to summon the vegan community in Dubai. Many restaurants on the Expo 2020 site are participating in this. To tell you, Veganuary is a non-profit organisation that promotes veganism and encourage people to adopt a vegan diet during January.
About Vegan festival:
Three weekends long food fest is going on and will continue till January 30 at Expo 2020’s Festival Garden. This festival has become a conglomerate of vegan food from the middle east and around the world. Here you can relish plant-based food while enjoying the rich music offered by world-famous DJs.
Global Food and Beverages houses are offering some delicious vegan bites. Brands like Chuck Chick, Papa Burty’s, Veg’d by Matthew Kenney etc are welcoming here the vegan community. Besides, the celebrity Chef Matthew Kenney will also be serving vegan-friendly drinks and meals on the go throughout the festival.
What you must try?
Evergreen Organics’ jungle avocado roll
Offered by Qatar’s first 100 percent vegan café, this vegan delicacy will increase your fondness for vegan items. It is a mouth-watering combination of kale, mango, quinoa, cucumber, cheese, beetroot and cashew.
Chuck Chick’s smoke house burger:
This Vegan whopper made of 100 percent plant-based ingredients includes deep-fried onion rings dipped in cheddar, clubbed with tomatoes, lettuce, red onion, maple hickory barbecue sauce and garlic mayonnaise.
Erpingham House’s Kale Caesar:
From the kitchen of a renowned British vegan restaurant, this is not the conventional Caesar salad. Dipped in Caesar dressing and filled with crunchy croutons, this plant-based salad includes almond parmesan, tomatoes, apple matchsticks and shredded radish.
Vegan Dough Co.’s Margherita:
Presented by London-based pizza makers, this is a vegan version of your all-time favourite mozzarella Margherita pizza. For toppings, you can have tomatoes along with cultured cashew, baby spinach and pesto.
Holy Carrot’s Crispy maki :
These maki rolls are not only a treat to your mouth but also your eyes. Present by a UK-based restaurant, this dish consist of multicolour organic quinoa, exotic vegetables and crispy vegan tempura immersed in spicy mayo.