Vegan Menu at City Spice, Brick Lane
After embarking on a Vegetarian month at the start of the year, 2018 has been the year of discovery in terms of new dishes and foods that don't include meat. But could I go as far as to enjoy a Vegan diet? I sampled the exclusive Vegan menu at City Spice, on Brick Lane, to find out. The transition from a vegetarian diet to a vegan one is a big choice for me, primarily because of my love for cheese! However, eating vegetarian food alone has led me to discover how flavourful an entirely vegetable-based meal can be – so I was excited to see what an Indian restaurant could do with vegan ingredients. Whilst Indian food is often quite heavily vegetarian orientated, the use of ghee and butters means that it's not suitable for a vegan diet. Because of this City Spice had to do a lot of research, and face a lot of trial and error, to get their menu just right. Travelling to Sri Lanka for 2 weeks, with a Michelin Star chef in tow, they worked to develop a menu (the first Vegan menu to hit Brick
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