This month has been all about vegetarian eats not far from the city. Working in town is a great reason to try the local joints and check out what veg options they’re offering.
I’d been wanting to visit vegan store Maker in Petersham for a while, and cake is an excellent excuse. The epic vegan cakes that My Little Panda Kitchen whips up are not only pretty, they’re also creamy and full of flavour. My favourite was a generous slice of this lush layered peanut butter and caramel cake.
Next time I’m hosting a party, this is an impressive dessert I’d like to serve!
In May I was invited to dine at Masala Theory in Surry Hills. It’s an Indian restaurant with bright and colourful murals on the wall that provides a contagiously happy atmosphere. And they have loads of moreish vegetarian dishes. Some of the highlights were the beetroot poriyal, Effie’s vegetable curry, light and crispy naan and for dessert, the deconstructed motichoor laddoo.
It turned out to be the perfect place for Mother’s Day lunch and excellent inspiration for my trip to India later in the year. If the food is like that over there, I may never want to return!
I ain’t religious but if I was, the only lord I’d worship would be that of vegetarian fast food joint, Lord of the Fries. The Sydney store is a handy spot to grab a comfort food feast. I’m a big fan of the veg schnitzel burger and a nuggets munch box with a little spicy Vietnamese sauce on the side. Who said indulgent take away had to be meaty!
I’m actually a little bit in love with this place. Lotus Dining in Sydney is an amazing spot for fantastic Asian food in a great atmosphere, with friendly service. The cocktails are bang on and the food is light and beautiful. The crispy eggplant was super crunchy, and the yuzu cheesecake was one of the best desserts I’ve had in a long time. Next time I’ll have to check out their new restaurant on the water at Barangaroo.
Friends, did you have any memorable eats in May? Hit me up in the comments with your favourites.
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