Eating Pets, Butchering Pigs and Vegan Absolutism — Part 1: Spiking Vegetarians

A Story About Meat

Gavin Wren
Jun 17, 2018 · 5 min read
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Spiking Vegetarians

Nonetheless, I held onto the idea that teetotal vegetarians were weak yoghurt knitters who lacked the macho virility and strength of my beer-drinking, steak-eating manliness.

Instead, I gripped my beer, took a swig and consoled myself in the fact that it was all her fault for being one of those silly vegetarians.

Ottolenghi’s food felt like the rebirth of cuisine, it demonstrated that plant-based food could be clever, bright, sexy, ridiculously tasty and infinitesimally more exciting than a grilled pork chop.

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