According to a recent study* by Ipsos, approximately 46% of Brits aged 16-75 are considering reducing their intake of animal products in the future, with 58% now using plant-based meat alternatives in their diet.
Despite this, a survey** conducted by Bryant Research has revealed that 66% of people feel that plant-based alternatives do not match the taste of conventional meat, with a further 51% stating that taste and texture were the biggest reasons that they decided to reduce their use of meat alternatives.
A healthy diet might meet all our nutritional requirements – but it’s also important for consumers to enjoy what they eat. Foods should be tasty and have a good texture, particularly when they are made from plant-based alternatives to meat.
In the guest post below, Kristina vervoorst shares her thoughts on how to improve the taste and texture of a plant-based meal.
Seasonings can unlock the flavour potential of your food
The right herbs and spices are often overlooked as a way to enhance vegan dishes. Fresh herbs such as basil, thyme and parsley can give your dish a lighter, vibrant flavour.
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