Plant alternatives? Yummy!
Plant-based alternatives to foie gras
Commercialised plant-based foie gras
There are many alternatives to foie gras. All of them do not seek to truly resemble foie gras but to provide the feeling of pleasure of a chic, refined tasting dish, to be taken out for special occasions.
To sum up, we have :
Those who want to look like foie gras
The Faux Gras, from Gaia
It is the oldest and most famous fake fat. It is made by Tartex, but the product was developed with the help of the Belgian animalist association Gaïa.
We make you taste this fake fat on our stands. According to many people who have tasted it, it is very close to the taste of foie gras.
Le Joie Gras, from Jay & Joy
The Veg’gras, from Senfas
La Bonne Foi, by Marie Sophie L
La Bonne Foi available at the Crémerie Végane in Geneva!
Le Fwag’, by Betty Nu Food
Sans Foie ni l’oie, from La Petite Frawmagerie Végétale
Vegetable pâtés that do the trick
The Terrine Forestière, from Bjorg
The terrine de champignons shiitake, from Tartex
Ibi gourmet, from Produits de la Vie
Local specialities: Geneva, Lausanne and Thonon
The Fôlie Geneva's home-made and 100% organic vegetable foie gras, Slup restaurant
L’Abeille dorée, caterer on the side of Tuna, making fake fat in returnable jars
The faux gras of the café Mutin in Geneva
The Bonne foie 100% vegan catering house Aux deux portes in Geneva
The faux gras of the Lausanne Palace
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MU-Food's Joie Gras with truffles
If you want to rely on the opinion of a pro, you can watch this video of Sébastien Kardinal testing different fake fats.
There are certainly many other vegetable alternatives to foie gras. If you discover others, or if you have experienced one of those we have presented to you, don't hesitate to leave us a small comment here. It will be our pleasure :)
Enjoy the tasting!