Even in this day and age, it can sometimes be difficult to find a vegetarian option on a restaurant menu. Coupled with being in a new city for the first time, it can be stressful to find a suitable place to dine if not a meat eater. Luckily, Travel Supermarket has put together an easy to follow infographic listing the 10 best vegetarian–friendly cities, compiled from hundreds of customer reviews, based on the number and the quality of vegetarian-friendly restaurants.
Did you know the world's first vegetarian society was formed in England in 1847, or that Ghent (where restaurants must have at least one vegetarian option on the menu as stipulated by local government) in Belgium has a weekly 'veggie day'? Portland has the highest nimber of vegetarian eateries per capita, while Chang Mai's are the best reviewed.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.