Experiencing EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival With Dietary Restrictions

EPCOT Global Meals & Wine Festival has arrived. This is my to start with Foods & Wine Festival with my new dietary restriction. A rapid recap: again in April, it was officially verified that I am allergic to dairy. On prime of this, I never consume meat except for fish. That helps make me a pescatarian that simply cannot have dairy. I have examine each menu for this festival and made a record of what I can eat. Amazingly, there are additional than 3 points on my checklist. Head you, some booths don’t open right up until August 11th, so these booths will not be included in this, but never fret when they open up, I will investigate.

Earth Eats Booth

In this article is the record

  • Grilled Sweet-and-Spicy Bush Berry Shrimp with pineapple, pepper, onion, and snap peas (Gluten/ Wheat Helpful) 
  • Difficult Burger Slider with wasabi cream and spicy slaw on a sesame seed bun (Plant-primarily based) 
  • Impossible Meatball with herbed polenta, rustic puttanesca sauce, and basil pesto (New) (Plant-primarily based) 
  • Spicy Githeri with white beans, pigeon peas, Ben’s Original Quinoa & Historic Grains Medley, and kachumbari slaw (Plant-based mostly)
  • Guava Mousse on a sugar cookie with coconut-lime whipped cream (New) (Plant-primarily based)
  • Fried Falafel Pita with tahini sauce (Plant-dependent)
  • Potato and Pea Samosa with coriander-lime cream (New) (Plant-based mostly)
  • Adobo Yuca Fries with garlic-cilantro aïoli (New) (Gluten/ Wheat Welcoming) (Plant-based)

There are 8 things on my list, and I couldn’t be happier. Now I won’t be able to take in every thing on the list, reminder I’m the woman that eats off the kid’s menu. I did get to try three items today, and a person of all those was the mousse because I necessary to close my working day with a thing sweet.

Unattainable Burger Slider and Impossible Meatball

Earth Eats was my very first end. Currently is day one particular of the competition, so just about every booth has lines, but this one particular moved quickly. I obtained each foods objects from this booth the slider and the meatballs. These meals goods have a kick to them, so for anybody sensitive to spice, this is not for you. Surprisingly the meatballs are spicer than the slider, which has a wasabi sauce. The only damaging detail I have to say about my practical experience at this booth is that it is just way too hot in July to be taking in this foodstuff. This foods is served hot and sits major in the belly. I will get these things once again this 12 months, but not right up until Oct. The slider was $6.00, and the Meatballs were $5.75, and I assume both products are truly worth the selling price.

Shimmering Sips

Right after eating that incredibly hot and significant meal, I required a refreshing dairy-free of charge dessert. Lucky me, the booth subsequent door, Shimmering Sips, experienced accurately what I desired. The plant-primarily based Guava Mousse. This dessert is a ten out of 10. That could be due to the fact there is no other dessert I can consume at the pageant, but I thought it was good both way. It wasn’t overly sweet in my impression, I sense like it had a awesome harmony of tart and sweet. To appreciate this dessert, you have to like the guava. The sugar cookie at the base provides the great total of crunch. I will be obtaining this meals item yet again. The Guava Mousse was $4.75, which is a reasonable value for this product.

Indeed, it’s scorching and uncomfortable to eat all these heat food items, but the shiny side is that this pageant lasts until finally November 19th, so there is lots of time for the weather to improve. There is also a good deal of time to appear again and consider much more food stuff! I just cannot wait for the other booths that open up on August 11th so I can see the other plant-based selections that will be readily available. Do not you worry I will be back again to test the other plant-based mostly alternatives that are now out there just before these other booths open with new selections.

What booth are you most energized for? Allow us know in the remarks!