The new vegan
Many of us are hardwired to associate celebrations with omnivorous eating, whether that be a steak, a seafood platter or a cream cake. I only realised this recently, when a vegan friend asked me what to cook for a special occasion. For me, the answer is simple: a celebratory dish involves layers of flavour, multiple textures and a little more effort than usual. It’s something that might be attempted only at the weekend – something along the lines of Thai clay pot noodles.