Bangkok Post reviews
Vegetarian food delights at annual festival
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: October 3, 2013 at 8:19 am
‘Vegetarian Food Festival with Nuduan’ will take place on the walkway of National Stadium BTS station from tomorrow until Sunday from 10am.
The walkway of National Stadium BTS station is once again the venue for the "Vegetarian Food Festival with Nuduan" which will feature many kinds of healthy vegetarian food, assorted desserts, seasonal fruits, and beverages from tomorrow until Sunday, starting at 10am.
Held for the seventh year by BTS Group Holdings in cooperation with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration and the National Scout Organisation of Thailand, the festival aims to commemorate HM the Queen's 81st birthday.
The three-day event is set to serve around 4,000 visitors more than 10 dishes on a daily basis, free of charge. They include stir-fried Chinese noodles with vegetables, stir-fried mixed vegetables in Hainan style, artificial pork and curry paste, fried pickles with artificial pork, longevity noodles, massaman curry with artificial chicken, stir-fried five fruits, and kale and mushrooms in oyster sauce. Among the favourite desserts are tapioca and job's tears in coconut milk and coconut-milk-stewed taro.
The opening ceremony will take place tomorrow at 10.30am, followed by a Chinese opera performance and Chinese classical dance.
Most Thais of Chinese descent celebrate the vegetarian food festival annually. According to the Chinese calendar, this year's festival runs from Saturday to Oct 13. It is a traditional practice during which people abstain from eating all meat products, adopt a more moral and compromising approach to others, and make merit for their ancestors. It's regarded as a time to free oneself from sensual motivations.
Call 02-617-6000 for details.