World Vegan Day is here, and what better way to celebrate than to indulge in the most creative vegan fare from around the globe? Veganism is exploding in popularity in countries from Hungary to Vietnam to France. So this World Vegan Day, we’re taking you on a tour around the planet, with cruelty-free foods from all of the corners of the Earth that you can cook up in your very own kitchen.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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1. Norway
Start your trip around the world with these Norway-inspired Butternut-Potato Cakes, served with a lemon-dill yogurt sauce from Norwegian food blogger Sunny Gandara.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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2. Thailand
A nice big bowl of Pad Thai not only spices up an otherwise quiet evening at home, but also serves as the perfect comfort food on chilly autumn evenings.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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3. France
Healthy French Wife offers delicate Plant-based Crepes with a touch of orange zest, proving once and for all that French food can be as vegan-friendly as any other cuisine.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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4. Spain
Meatless Makeovers gives the traditionally Spanish dish Paella an Asian twist with banana blossoms.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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5. Vietnam
If you’ve got a hankering for banh mi sandwiches, these Vegan Lemongrass Beef Banh Mi offerings from The Viet Vegan will satisfy your every desire.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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6. Germany
No need to travel across the ocean for a vegan bratwurst; just hop on over to your favorite grocery store and pick up a package of Beyond Sausage Brat.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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7. India
For a savory Indian dish featuring cauliflower, chickpeas, and potatoes in a spicy coconut sauce, check out this recipe by Vegan Richa.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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8. United States of America
During difficult times, you can always put your faith in a big bowl of vegan Mac and Cheese.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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9. Hungary
As the temperature drops, sit down to a big warm bowl of this hearty Hungarian Goulash from the Simple Vegan Blog.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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10. Italy
This plant-based gluten-free Lasagna from The Geneus Life offers a creative twist on the traditional dish.



Maya Gottfried is the Digital Editor for VegNews and author of the books Vegan Love: Dating and Partnering for the Cruelty-Free Gal and Our Farm: By the Animals of Farm Sanctuary.

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