London has some of the finest restaurants in the world and if you’re looking for vegan inspiration right now there is plenty to choose from. Lockdown might be keeping us all out of our favourite dining spots but that doesn’t mean you can’t still indulge in some of the most mouthwatering and innovative meat-free and plant-based dishes. Meal kits give you everything you need to put together a restaurant quality meal in the comfort of your own home - these are our top 5 vegan meal kits that are perfect for Veganuary.
- The Cinnamon Club. If you’ve been craving the taste of Indian food then a feast kit from the Cinnamon Club is the ideal indulgence. These cook at home dishes will set your tastebuds dancing with grilled aubergine and sesame crumble, vegan chola dal, spiced lentil, tomato and pepper soup and Bhel Papdi chaat with puffed rice, crisped wheat tamarind, chill, green tomato and garlic chutneys. The feast kit costs £100 for two and can be delivered nationwide.
- Rudy’s Vegan Diner. Choose from vegan versions of the classic reuben sandwich, broccoli mac n cheese, dirty wings or the burger DIY box. There are four meal kit boxes to choose from so that you can indulge in these vegan upgrades of some of the most satisfying diner junk food. These kits are only available to certain London postcodes, Thursday to Sunday.
- Dirty Vegan. From one of London’s vegan institutions comes the The Ultimate Vegan Comfort Kit, everything you could possibly need to create a comfort food feast without even a sniff of meat or dairy. The kit includes vegan chilli cheeseburgers with all the toppings, from extra vegan cheese to gherkins, as well as skinny fries, drinks and some vegan cookies that you can bake for afters. The comfort food extravaganza costs £42 and can be delivered nationwide.
- Apres Food Co. If you’re looking for health-driven meal kits and you’re keen to eat positively then Apres Food Co has you catered for. Their meal kits have been created with a specific health purpose in mind, such as immune function support, better sleep or a clearer mind. Their meal kits come as an option for three (£45), five (£72) or seven (£100) days containing dishes such as a delicately spiced Thai vegetable curry, beetroot and apple fritters with a mint chutney and roasted butternut squash, tomato and mozzarella crumble.
- Pasta Evangelists. January is the month for comfort food but given that this is Veganuary it doesn’t have to mean that you lose sight of your vegan goals. Pasta is probably the ultimate comfort meal and Pasta Evangelists have developed a range of vegan sauces to go with their fresh hand-rolled egg-free pasta. Think pumpkin and sage triangoli with a wild rocket sauce, spaghetti arrabiata and beetroot and chickpea tortellini. Each one is £6.50 with a minimum of two per order.
For Londoners January doesn’t have to be a dull food month and you don’t have to give up on all the delights that Veganuary can bring this year - these meal kits can give you access to restaurant standards treats at home.