Media release

For feta or worse…

Something old, something new, something veggie, sumptuous food!

 

16 May 2018

 

All weddings are special occasions, but royal weddings are a celebration for the whole nation. Harry and Meghan will tie the knot on Saturday 19 May, which is during this year's National Vegetarian Week.

When Prince Harry marries Meghan Markle, who has said she tries to eat vegan five days a week, their wedding breakfast will surely be a feast fit for a (future but, let's be honest, probably never going to be) king!

So what could they serve up if they wanted to celebrate their big day in a veggie way? The Vegetarian Society has scoured the lengths and breadths of the foodie world to create a tantalising modern veggie wedding breakfast to wow the guests!

Canape

Watercress and Goat’s Cheese Crostini with Asparagus

A few canapés when guests arrive are always welcome and these crostini from Amuse Your Bouche are delightful bitesize tasters.

 

Cocktail

Barbecued Pineapple Mojito Royale Cocktail

From the first sip this zingy cocktail will put everyone at ease – a great mix by Delicious From Scratch. It even has a suitably regal name!

 

 

 

Starter

Halloumi and Watermelon Salad

This refreshing starter created by Delicious From Scratch will wake-up your tastebuds.

 

 

Main course

Beer Battered Tofu Tacos

A transatlantic taste sensation - what’s not to love with this recipe from Oh My Veggies.

 

 

Dessert

Rhubarb Eton Mess

This delicate pud is packed with summer flavour, a great addition from The Flexitarian.

 

Cake

Vegan Vanilla Cake with Coconut Cream

A wedding has to have cake and this simple-yet-stylish cake from Super Golden Bakes has all the boxes ticked.

 

Evening

Korean Barbecue Jackfruit Sandwiches

Later on in the evening this super supper sandwich from Oh My Veggies will go down a treat.

 

National Vegetarian Week 2018 (14-20 May) is all about eating delicious and exciting veggie food. If you are looking for a tasty way to join in, head to the website for loads of mouth‑watering recipes. Visit www.nationalvegetarianweek.org to sign up for newsletters, which are jam-packed with fantastic foodie delights, helpful information and competitions during the week!

This year sees a first for the Vegetarian Society: the launch of a London Underground poster campaign. The campaign is running until 20 May and showcases meat-free products and brands to millions of people all over the capital.

Ends

Notes to editors

  • For more info or images for National Vegetarian Week 14-20 May  please email su@vegsoc.org
  • To use the recipes and images in the release please contact the bloggers concerned.
  • Recipe links

 https://www.amuse-your-bouche.com/watercress-goats-cheese-crostini/

http://www.deliciousfromscratch.com/barbecued-pineapple-mojito-royale-recipe/

http://www.deliciousfromscratch.com/halloumi-watermelon-salad-recipe/

https://ohmyveggies.com/beer-battered-tofu-tacos/

https://theflexitarian.co.uk/recipe-items/rhubarb-eton-mess-vegan-gluten-free/

https://www.supergoldenbakes.com/2017/04/vegan-vanilla-cake-coconut-cream.html

https://ohmyveggies.com/korean-barbecue-jackfruit-sandwiches/

 

 

 

 

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