The following is a guest post by Kristin Ryals - founder of Taste Insight.
Barbecue is unquestionably a famous recipe all around the world that has been revised and modified in many, many ways. No doubt it is a favourite classic dish.
No matter what type of cuisine you prefer, and regardless of any food restrictions you may have, there is always a way to make barbecue. Steak is one option, but that doesn’t mean vegans cannot enjoy a barbecue.
Barbecue: The Origins
The term barbecue first referred to a cooking apparatus. The term barbecuing means slowly smoking and cooking the meat to achieve a tender and flavorful barbecued meat. But today, the word barbecue can refer to a recipe, actually, to a number of recipes.
Barbecue can also refer to an event. The barbecue apparatus used to be a large cooking equipment that required long hours of cooking. They are usually served at family gatherings where people can cooperatively prepare the barbecue and eat straight out of the barbecue apparatus.
Since barbecue has garnered huge fame and popularity, many variations have emerged and shortened the period of cooking.
Good news! Vegans can still participate in this delicious event...
Nutrition Packed Loaf
This is just like a meatloaf, without the meat. Instead, lentil is the main ingredient. Lentil loaf is a good way to fulfil your meat cravings. When properly cooked to a perfect consistency, you may even mistake it as meat!
A lentil loaf can be an awesome food for vegans, or even for those who are trying to lessen meat consumption. They are neutrally flavoured and can easily adapt to your recipe. Why not make one now?