A vegetarian tasting sampling dishes from Viet Nam and abroad will be held at the Green cafe in Hoi An city's Cam Chau Ward this Saturday.
Entitled "Vegetarianism: Vietnamese and Foreign", the event will host speakers Catherine Besch, co-founder of the Viet Nam Animal Welfare Organisation, Japan's Reiko Usuda and Mai Huy Cuong, owner of the vegetarian restaurant ‘Dam'.
Speakers will examine trends in vegetarianism as well as environmental protection efforts on the banks of the Hoai River bank in Cam Chau Village.
Organisers of the event will offer participants western dishes including bean salad and sauteed tofu, and Ganmodoki; a Japanese dish of fried tofu fritters with vegetables. Vietnamese knotgrass (Polygonum aviculare) salad will also be available for participants.
Admission fee is VND50,000 and includes tastings for three vegetarian dishes. — VNS