Wednesday, October 4

15 vegan restaurants where you won’t remember meat

Every day there are more restaurants that open their doors betting on a food free of animal cruelty and faithful to the well-being of the environment. But the real challenge is managing to leave aside meat and animal proteins to still create tasty and quality cuisine.

For this reason, we have compiled several vegan restaurants that have more than succeeded: some they fuse international food with localmost opt ​​for organic and km0 products and all of them will ensure that you do not realize that meat, fish or milk or egg derivatives are missing when you take a bite of any of their dishes.

In Madrid

La Modernista, La Tía Carlota and Distrito Vegano merged three months ago under Greenhouse Vegan Districtthe example that 100% vegan cuisine is possible in street food such as the sweet potato and leek ‘braviolis’, or in haute cuisine such as the Basque-style scrambled eggs with mozzarella, asparagus and mushrooms. And if you prefer, you can have a la carte breakfast or go to their brunch from 10 to 12. Calle del Conde de Romanones, 10.

Hakuna Matata embodies the recipes of different nationalities and autonomies: a Moroccan pastry made with heura and almonds, grilled black pudding from burgos with melted sauce of cider-based Cabrales or an Asturian cachopo of vegetable meat “L’Otra” based on peas, wheat and beetroot and stuffed with Sinjamón. Galileo Street, 12.

The first European stop of the concept plant-based by American chef Matthew Kenney is mudra. Under light colors and geometric shapes as decoration, you will only find dishes made with alternative proteins, such as sushi mango and cashew cream with sweet chilli or any of its six types of Pizzalike the pepperoni with homemade sausage. Recoletos Street, 13.

In Barcelona

Chez Kessler: In this creative restaurant with a terrace in the Eixample, you have to try their very successful cheeses and sausages. But they get over carpaccio salmon in peanut sauce and shrimp ceviche. They are very top the fresh avocado and mango tartar, the shiitake to Pedro Ximénez with potato cream and truffled cheese or sensational desserts such as lemon cake and chocolate coulant with papaya ice cream. Valencia Street, 201.

Nepalese and Mediterranean culture are the inspiration for Veggie Garden, home of textures and new flavors in soups, sandwiches or any of its specials such as the grilled momo: dumplings stuffed with vegetables and spices with Kathmandu sauce and the chef’s raw salad. Gran Vía de les Corts Catalanes, 602.

cacti cat offers Catalan cuisine with international touches. His most requested dish: lasagna with pasta sheets, textured soy, tomato and cheese. Followed by the fideuá with seven types of mushrooms and avocado alioli or the quinoa croquettes. Valldonzella Street, 52.

in Tarragona

In The Orchard they have all the vegan foods you can imagine: chorizo, mushroom croquettes, Risotto of green asparagus and artichokes and a cupcake of chocolate stuffed with toffee covered with more chocolate to satisfy your sweet craving every day, except Tuesday and Wednesday when their stoves rest. Main Street, 13.

CREATE has no doubt that the varied and innovative cuisine is a plus, which is why he creates delicacies such as cauliflower tabouleh accompanied by pakora sweet potato and red lentil with coconut yogurt sauce. Not to mention the soy drumsticks, which literally look like meat even without having a thousandth of animal protein among its ingredients. Via del Imperio de Roma, 13.

In Zaragoza

The unstoppable stoves of Baobab make him one of the kings of the city. It is mainly vegetarian, but it has so many vegan options that you will not be able to resist: assortment of pumpkin croquettes tandoori and soy and curry or tea tiramisu cream cheese matcha to finish high. Archbishop Apaolaza, 10.

There is practically nothing that is not homemade in The Piparra, even the torrijas, which do not contain eggs or milk and are just as tasty. The freshest option is a buddha bowl with tofu marinated in five spices, noodles rice and seaweed salad with orange and mustard vinaigrette. Preachers Street, 39.

In Malaga

Overlooking Los Álamos beach, The Wala Room Treat foods as little as possible so that they preserve the essence of their nutrients. Fresh and unprocessed products are what give life to some of its star recipes, such as nachos with baked potato cheese au gratin with vegetables and jalapeños. La Toja street, 1, Torremolinos.

In Valencia

In Veganum bring vegan food to a wider audience through the fast food American. The original thing is that they use breads, cheeses and vegetable burgers like the Portobello, all of their own creation. Oh, and it’s 100% suitable for coeliacs. Carrer, from Sueca, 52.

In The Living House They serve you breakfast from Monday to Thursday and lunch and dinner every day. They have five types of lasagna and a menu that does not leave you indifferent, such as its vegetal decoration with antique furniture and a terrace flooded with Mediterranean plants. Calle de Cadis, 76.

In Galicia

A Green Factory creates bio and ecological dishes with two interests: to satisfy the most exquisite palates and to demonstrate that the vegan diet can be as attractive as any other. This is confirmed by its textured soybean raxo or its cashew cheese, available in its store. Wenceslao Fernandez Florez Street, 3, A Coruna.

In TS Home the aromas, colors and flavors of a Galician and Brazilian fusion cuisine prevail. It is the perfect bar to have a cocktail, accompanied by a good snack with vegan options that change frequently. Now you can enjoy your vegetable croquettes or nachos with soy meat. Rua de San Pedro, 113, Santiago de Compostela.

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