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What kinds of vegetarian meal options are available on airlines?

Airlines provide a wide range of meals for people with different dietary restrictions. They have a common set of meal codes that they use so if you've wondered what the strange 4 letter code is on ...
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Vegetarian foods in Japanese culture?

I wasn't in Japan but in nearby countries The hardest ingredient to avoid was fish-sauce, followed by shrimp-paste. It feels like they use it everywhere (but that's not true). As a substitute I ...
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Vegan survival food

Most complete food products are vegan. "Complete" refers to the nutrients: these products are nutritionally-complete, i.e., they contain all nutrients humans need (based on recommendations from ...
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I'm traveling to another country. Are there any simple resources to explain veganism to my waiter at a resturant (that transcends language)?

This is difficult because: If you say you're vegetarian, you may get served fish because many people don't realize it's not vegetarian If you say you're vegan, lots of people won't understand and ...
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What common and/or traditional Turkish dishes are vegan?

There's a dish called Yelanchi, which is stuffed grape leaves. I was told Yelanchi comes from Turkish word meaning liar, since ordinarily the (dolma) stuffing would contain meat. However, this ...
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What kinds of vegetarian meal options are available on airlines?

This doesn't exactly answer "are there airlines that don't serve vegetarian meals", however you are likely to find more vegetarian options on Asian airlines. Given the number of Hindus and Buddhists ...
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Vegetarian foods in Japanese culture?

One of the biggest traps in japanese cusine is dashi, a stock used in many preparations, and traditionally made from steeping kombu (vegan), grated dried fish (not vegan), and sometimes mushrooms (...
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Durable Trekking Boots (vegan)

Quality Material Matters There are many vegan shoes on the market that use a goodyear welt, but wheather or not they are durable is dubious. As it was mentioned on /r/goodyearwelt, a GYW design only ...
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Vegan substitute for down sleeping bags?

There are higher end synthetics available that are much better than the regular poly fill stuff you see in average bags. The two main companies for better performing synthetic insulation are ...
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Vegan substitute for down sleeping bags?

To help you find a perfect match a somewhat more specific set of requirements would be needed, but these should be okay for even low temperatures and should be pretty down like. Heavier ones (5-6 lbs;...
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Vegan survival food

Couscous and peanut butter are the most energy-dense vegan foods by both weight & volume that don't require cooking (excepting sugar, which is more energy dense but doesn't satisfy hunger). ...
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Most suitable international cuisines or destinations for a vegetarian

You can try visiting Gujrat. It's a state in western india where most of the people are vegetarians. They have a long list of vegetarian main course and sweet dishes. In a single meal they tend to ...
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What kinds of vegetarian meal options are available on airlines?

Generally, yes, you can get a vegan meal on your flight. It very much depends on the airline you're flying, but make sure you order a vegan meal before you board the plane. You can usually choose a &...
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What kinds of vegetarian meal options are available on airlines?

On long flights I always request the Hindu option (if possible). But I would highly recommend just bringing your own food if the Hindu is not available. The food is not great tasting, and is often ...
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