7 Vegan French Recipes To Celebrate Bastille Day (Mais Oui!)
While a French vegan isn't necessary a rarity, the traditional cuisine seems like the exact opposite of vegan — with its rich cream sauces, butter-filled pastries and meat-centric mains.
And while there's more to the French diet than what they actually eat, we thought we'd share some classic French dishes made the vegan way — so everyone can join in on celebrating and savoring Bastille Day.
A tartine is basically a fancy-sounding open-faced sandwich. It's the perfect opportunity to take avocado toast to new heights.
Photo by Julien West, courtesy of The Simple Veganista
Move over, beef. Mushrooms are stepping up as the star of this wine-braised stew. While a stew might not seem apropos of mid-July, the plant-based version is light enough to enjoy outside and hearty enough for a filling dinner.
A rich and show-stopping dessert that's also vegan and easy to make? Vive la France!