We’ve been hanging out at the 2012 Epcot Food and Wine Festival so we can bring you updated pictures of all the terrific dishes that are available this year!
Today, let’s review one of the “brand new for 2012” booths — Terra Vegan Marketplace!
All new for 2012, the Terra Marketplace offers an oasis for those with a vegan diet! The dishes here feature Gardein products — vegetable protein foods that provide an alternative to traditional meats.
Trick’n Chick’n Curry with Basmati Rice featuring Gardein Chick’n Breast
I was first struck by how good this smelled when it was on the grill/griddle at the back of the Terra booth! A very impressive start!
When I got my portion, it looked tasty — and it was. The flavors in the chick’n and in the curry sauce were impressive.
Since I’m a meat-eater, I did notice a difference in taste and texture from a regular chicken breast; this reminds me of the frozen chicken nuggets you find in the refrigerated aisle of your grocery store.
Overall — I wouldn’t choose to put this on my dinner table every night, but if you’re unable to (or choose not to) eat meat, this is a good substitute.
Chili Colorado with House made Chips & Cashew Cheese
Also at the Terra booth, the Chili Colorado is another dish that smells great while being made! This one doesn’t taste as much like beef as [Read more…]