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3 Sep 2008

The Vegan's Hundred

The Vegan's 100 list was compiled by Hannah of Bittersweet . I found out about it from Bazu of Where's the Revolution a favorite Vegan blog I love to visit.

Hannah states " News travels pretty fast in the blogosphere, and the latest craze that’s been showing up on food blogs far and wide has been The Omnivore’s Hundred, a list of 100 foods that all omnivores should eat at some point in their lives. Well, I like the idea, but obviously that sort of thing just doesn’t fly with me. Instead, I present to you my revised list, The Vegan’s Hundred instead! Everything here is either naturally free of animal products or can be veganized, and just like the original, these foods vary from the every day to extraordinary, delectable and disgusting. They’re simply all of the things that, in my opinion, any vegan foodie should definitely sink their teeth into at least once."

Your mission, should you choose to accept it:

1) Copy this list into your own blog, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten. (I have put mine in green)
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Post a comment at Bittersweet once you’ve finished and link your post back to it.
5) Pass it on!


1. Natto
2. Green Smoothie
3. Tofu Scramble
4. Haggis
5. Mangosteen
6. Creme brulee
7. Fondue
8. Marmite/Vegemite
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Nachos
12. Authentic soba noodles
13. Peanut butter & jelly sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Taco from a street cart
16. Boba Tea
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Gyoza
20. Vanilla ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Ceviche
24. Rice and beans
25. Knish
26. Raw scotch bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Caviar
29. Baklava
30. Pate
31. Wasabi peas
32. Chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Mango lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Mulled cider
37. Scones with buttery spread and jam
38. Vodka jelly
39. Gumbo
40. Fast food french fries
41. Raw Brownies
42. Fresh Garbanzo Beans
43. Dahl
44. Homemade Soymilk
45. Wine from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Stroopwafle
47. Samosas
48. Vegetable Sushi
49. Glazed doughnut
50. Seaweed
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Tofurkey
54. Sheese
55. Cotton candy
56. Gnocchi
57. PiƱa colada
58. Birch beer
59. Scrapple
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Soy curls
63. Chickpea cutlets
64. Curry
65. Durian
66. Homemade Sausages
67. Churros, elephant ears, or funnel cake
68. Smoked tofu
69. Fried plantain
70. Mochi
71. Gazpacho
72. Warm chocolate chip cookies
73. Absinthe
74. Corn on the cob
75. Whipped cream, straight from the can
76. Pomegranate
77. Fauxstess Cupcake
78. Mashed potatoes with gravy
79. Jerky
80. Croissants
81. French onion soup
82. Savory crepes
83. Tings
84. A meal at Candle 79
85. Moussaka
86. Sprouted grains or seeds
87. Macaroni and “cheese”
88. Flowers
89. Matzoh ball soup
90. White chocolate
91. Seitan
92. Kimchi
93. Butterscotch chips
94. Yellow watermelon
95. Chili with chocolate
96. Bagel and Tofutti
97. Potato milk
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Raw cookie dough

Appears there are many types of food for me to try. Many are not available in South Africa at this time but who knows what will arrive in the future?

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14 comments:

Urban Vegan said...

You are pretty darn cultured when it comes to cuisine!

Waterrose said...

Ok, I'm in...I love number 100!

Rural Vegan said...

This is such a fun list, I've never even heard of some of them - like potato milk!

earthmother said...

Vegan Haggis??? Is that even possible? My toes curl just thinking of this stuff.

You must try yellow watermelon.. So sweet and delicious!

Marion said...

Potato Milk? I've got to look that one up!

Jackie said...

Thanks for commenting everyone :)

godairyfree.org has a potato milk recipe, under milk substitutes, plus names of commercial brands. Very useful site and blog for dairy alternative recipes.

Yes there is Vegan haggis and it doesn't appeal to me anymore than the meat one did in my meat eating days long ago....I think you must be Scottish to appreciate it LOL. Bryanna a favorite Vegan chef, has a recipe, visit her blog for it veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.com/ .

Wish we did have yellow watermelons.

LOL urban vegan, think inquisitive rather than cultured. I try anything once, vegan of course, then decide whether to ever eat it again. Doubt I will ever try tofurky though as it would make me cry thinking of the real magnificent , intelligent bird and the cruel way it meets it's fate.

Fruity said...

Your country produces quite a fair bit of fruits. I'm sure you will be able to find some of those too
Fruity

HEALTH NUT WANNABEE MOM said...

This is making me very aware that I have a long way to go. Great list!

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ChocolateCoveredVegan said...

Wow, you've tried a lot. I'm impressed. Ooh, but do get around to trying boba tea. I love those little tapioca pearls :o).

dreamy said...

Many are not available in my place too :)

Natural Health said...

You've got to try Mangosteen and Durian. Both are my favorite!

Vegan Eating Out said...

Oh wow it's surprising how much I haven't yet experienced!

Case Study No.1 said...

Hi, i'm an expat living in Johannesburg for 4 years now and still can't find any store selling tempeh. if anyone knows where i can buy them from, please, please, please let me know!