Today (May 10th ) marks the start of National Vegetarian Week! This year is pinned by the ‘Veggie 123 Challenge’, encouraging everyone to nominate two people to embrace vegetarianism for 7 days. According to BritishCouncil.org, 5.7% of the British population is vegetarian, that’s three million vegetarians across the UK. This figure continues to grow year on year, demonstrating the importance of having plant-based offerings on your menu.
Here at Essential Cuisine, we are proud to share both products and recipes that support your working kitchens quest to deliver great tasting dishes that everyone can enjoy. From gravy to jus, sauce bases to seasonings, we have a selection of vegetarian suitable products here.
In hope of inspiring your plant-based menu options, our team of development chefs have chosen their favourite vegetarian dishes below:
Sweet and Sour Aubergine - view the full recipe here
Jackfruit Burger - view the full recipe here
Tofu Poke Bowl - view the full recipe here
Beetroot and Halloumi Sliders - view the full recipe here
Caramelised Miso Aubergine - view the full recipe here
Roasted Sweet Potato and Lentil Salad - view the full recipe here
Basil Cauliflower Steaks - view the full recipe here
Goats Cheese and Beetroot Tart - view the full recipe here
We would love to know what vegetarian friendly dishes you have on your menu. Share snaps of them to our Twitter or Instagram.
Have you seen our latest product launch? Our new Vegan Stock Mix range is a prime example of how we continue to innovate in the ever-evolving foodservice industry. Read more about our latest launch here.