OH CRAP I AM VEGAN IN VIETNAM!

Available in : Vietnamese

 

 

January 4.2021

 

 

 

 

 

Want to go vegan in Vietnam? Get ready!

 

Giving up meat is harder than it seems

Yes, the transition to a vegan lifestyle can be daunting sometimes, but it’s also also quite easy in Vietnam as vegan food here is delicious and widely available. Forget pork belly, brisket of beef, delicious barbecue ribs and go for tofu-flavored crab, soy milk, and leafy greens. There are any number of vegan interpretations of delicious dishes here.

 

No matter how much you try not to make it a big deal, it’s gonna be a big deal

Are you ready to convince everybody why you don’t drink cow milk and answer questions such as, “Is smoking vegan”? or “What about those leather shoes?…”

 

 

 

Vegan Stereotypes – Erik Shaw

More videos about Erik Shaw HERE!

 

 

Forget your chicken in your backyard and create your organic garden

You don’t know where to start? Try to remember your grandparent’s advice.

 

Filling your FB page with upsetting images of animals being slaughtered

It’s a must!

 

 

 

 

 

Being vegan doesn’t have to be more expensive, but it will be

In Vietnam, as everywhere else, buying all organic food tends to add up.

 

Most of your meals will be one-dish wonders

Without meat or dairy products, forget about the recipes that make you scream with unbridled pleasure and get ready to lose your interest in cooking. Vital wheat gluten flour, cereals and Tofu will be your best friends for life.

 

Sometimes it feels lonely… but non only

Everywhere else your social life will decrease by 50% because people most of the time will not dare to prepare a special meal for you. At the opposite get ready for: You’re vegan? Great! I’ll make fish. In Vietnam, your social life will increase of 50%, because there’s a thriving vegan scene.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Be ready to Learn some local words in Vietnamese or to be surprise

Learn to say  – butter, Sữa– milk, trứng – eggs , phô mai – cheese. It’s a start, and at least this way you’ll be able to avoid non-vegan surprises.

 

Understanding the lunar calendar is a must

For official purposes, Vietnam follows the Gregorian (Western or solar) calendar but Buddhists follow the lunar calendar to prepare vegan dishes.

 

You don’t have to get weirder when you go vegan, but you will

Are you ditching your microwave and putting broccoli in your smoothies? Well, you do you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available in : Vietnamese

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