We know the future is plant-based when it comes to food, but the tendency to name anything with a slightly meaty texture as ‘steak’ just doesn’t sit too well. Now a recipe that likens bread to, erm, ‘steak’ could be taking things a little too far.
Ok, we can allow the occasional ‘cauliflower steak’ or ‘eggplant steak’. But this recipe from food website Basically has plated up a slice of sourdough toast with parmesan cheese, and labelled it ‘bread steak’.
The Instagram post explained: “When @davidtamarkin stopped eating steak, he still craved a slab of something lavish at the center of his plate—and a cauliflower 'steak' just wasn’t going to cut it. Enter: The Bread Steak.”
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Tourtière has not usually been seen as a perfect vehicle for vegetarian, let alone vegan, substitutes. That said, vegan chefs have consistently proven themselves to be creative and vegan interpretations of this Québécois speciality are certainly no exception. Here are six great vegan tourtière recipes to give you some fresh ideas.