Tofu turkey with all the trimmings? Britain carves out a meat-free Christmas


Supermarkets are changing the menu this festive season

Forget about the Christmas nut roast – those who don’t eat meat are going to be spoilt for choice on 25 December as Britain’s supermarkets roll out their biggest range of festive vegan and vegetarian food to date.

Treats on offer include the first mince pies to be given the Vegan Society seal of approval, a vegan version of the Christmas classic Baileys, turmeric-spiced cauliflower wellington and mountains of new dairy-free cheeses.

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These are changing times and vegetable dishes have become centrepiece heroes in their own right on dinner tables

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