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Belgium in Brief: How Do You Eat Your Vegetables?

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Do you eat vegetables? 

I’ll assume that’s a yes. Good job.

Ok, but do you eat meat? 

 

More than likely, some of you just said no.

This seems like a big shift that kind of snuck up. When I was young I knew one vegetarian. Today, plant-based diets are so commonplace that it seems strange to look back on times before that was the case.

Even when I take a step back and look at my own diet, I realise days can go by where I don’t eat meat. This isn’t a conscious choice, it’s just that the variety of alternatives on offer frequently tempt my fancy.

The days of the vegetarian option being an afterthought (half an iceberg lettuce, maybe a mushroom?) are long gone, and the news that Belgium is home to some of the best-ranked restaurants that put vegetables in the spotlight has me thinking I need to know more. 

So, vegetarians (or not) of the world. What’s your secret recipe?

Let @johnstonjules know (or email me j.johnston@brusselstimes.com

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