What I ate in Istanbul, Turkey (Vegan)

Falafel Zone
Falafel & mushroom menu

There were falafel, mushroom sauté, french fries, tahini sauce, hummus, oranges, and bread.
Falafel was like eating fluffy bread. It was my first time eating this kind of falafel.
French fries were really crispy and moist.
Mushroom sauté had a lot of garlic and green hot pepper in it. Fortunately, it wasn’t spicy, and it was very soft.
Tahini sauce was really sour. And hummus was not good. The texture wasn’t smooth, and it smells weird, but I don’t know what it is.

Falafel Zone
Salad

I got a salad by the time I almost finished. I think the waiter forgot my salad. It was a tomato, cucumber, and lettuce salad.

Falafel Zone
Homemade lemonade

It was really sweet lemonade.

Community Kitchen
Cold hibiscus tea

I’ve never seen such a dark hibiscus tea before. And it was really sweet and sour. It was fantastic.

Community Kitchen
Vegan döner + potatoes + stuffed aubergine

There were cherry tomato, cucumber, and lettuce salad.
There was also a chewy veggie ball behind the stuffed zucchini. Stuffed zucchini and stuffed aubergine were full of rice, and it tasted great.
The chewy seitan and the potato roasted with red pepper oil were also delicious.

Muhtelif Mekân
The muhtelif plate

There were dried eggplant & pepper dolma, garlicky bulgur buttons, kibbeh, salad (lettuce, red cabbage, carrot, basil, sweet vinaigrette dressing) and cashew yogurt.
Bulgur buttons, kibbeh was really good. It was even better because it’s not easy to find. I’m really happy to eat exotic food.

Muhtelif Mekân
Hangover cure

It was made of mint, green apple, cucumber, lemon, ginger, and mineral water. It was a smoothie that good for my health.

Muhtelif Mekân
Egyptian pudding

There was pastry on top of pudding made of soy milk and coconut milk. It was like eating moist coconut cream. It was really sweet and delicious.

Veganarsist
Ayran

It was a cold savory yogurt-based beverage with cashew yogurt and dry mint. It’s not bad, but I don’t like salt, so I won’t drink it again.

Veganarsist
Arwen kokoretsi

There were arwen vegan kokoretsi made with oyster mushroom, lettuce, tomato, jalapeno, red cabbage pickle, shredded carrot, and incredibly salty gherkin pickle.
The shredded oyster mushroom was cooked with chili peppers. It wasn’t my style because it had a lot of spices, but it was good because I could eat Turkish food.

Veganarsist
Cacao pudding, Orange juice

There was a cacao pudding on top of the carrot cinnamon cake made of graham cracker. It wasn’t bad. And orange juice was good.

Bi Nevi Deli
Kombucha

It was like drinking beer. The alcohol was strong. My head hurts.

Bi Nevi Deli
Yuba noodles

The texture of yuba (tofu skin) and mushrooms were fantastic. Cream sauce was good, too. It was a perfect meal for me, who likes cream pasta and tofu.

Bi Nevi Deli
Bounty bar

The crispy chocolate was full of caramel and coconut filling. It was fine.

Bi Nevi Deli
Tahini & coconut caramel cheesecake

It was like mousse cake. It was so soft and great. Cookie crust was good, too.

Café 26A
Vegan breakfast

First of all, there was a lot of food. There were chai tea, olive oil with thyme and red chili peppers, berry Jam, tahini molasses, salad (tomato, cucumber, pepper, lettuce, spinach), hazelnut and walnut, green olives & black olives, moist and crispy 3 pisi (fried dough food), and soft bread. It was all delicious. It was good for dinner, too.

What I ate in Athens, Greece (Vegan)

Bamboo Vegan
Vanilla custard pastry

It was a warm pastry. Custard wasn’t a creamy custard. But it was good.

Bamboo Vegan
Potato pie

Inside the crispy pie, there were smashed potato with spices and three slices of olive. It wasn’t salty, so I liked it.

Bamboo Vegan
Isola bio rice milk, Bertrams guava juice

This rice milk was the worst rice milk I’ve ever had. It wasn’t smooth, it was grainy.
Guava juice was nice, but it was too sweet because it contained a lot of sugar.

Mystic Vegan
Starter

It was herb hummus and oven-baked spiced herb tortilla chip. Herb hummus tasted good.

Mystic Vegan
Ginger juice

It was juice with orange, green apple, baby spinch and ginger. It was really delicious because there were a lot of orange juice. I also tried ginger garnish, the texture was pretty good. And I like the paper straw.

Mystic Vegan
Mystic avocado

Pizza had cheese, mushroom, tomato, onion, avocado, rocket, baby spinach and spring onion. There was a lemon, it was really good to eat it with lemon juice. The crispy crust was also good. There was a lot of cheese on it, so it was greasy and salty. But it was really delicious pizza.

Mystic Vegan
Avocado musse

It was a simple dessert with avocado, banana and cacao. It was decorated with cashews. I was so full that I couldn’t enjoy it. It was good though.

Healthy Bites
La via lattea almond and vanilla ice cream

It was an ice cream with vanilla, almond paste. It was creamy and flavorful ice cream.

Healthy Bites
Mushroom dinky pie, Coconut-Mango juice, Rice pudding

The pie contained mushroom, quinoa, cranberry, goji berry, sundry tomato, vegetable, and herb. It was like eating crunchy dumpling full of stuff.
The coconut mango juice tasted like mango juice with a splash of coconut oil. The floating coconut oil didn’t look good, but it was fine.
Rice pudding is not like pudding. I expected thick pudding. It was cinnamon coconut milk with cooked rice.

Vegan Beat
Burger beetroot chickpeas

The burger contained pink sauce, lettuce, cabbage, onion, tomato, beetroot chickpeas patty, vegan cheese. And there was cabbage, carrot and lettuce salad with mango dressing. The salad and the burger were delicious. But the sauce in the burger was very thin. But it was good anyway. Especially Patty was really smooth.

Vegan Beat
Kombucha

It was a beautiful color and delicious kombucha.

Vegan Beat
Cheesecake strawberry cookies

Strawberry jam and digestive biscuit were good. The problem is that cheese. It’s good to put coconut cheese in a burger or pizza. But it doesn’t taste good when you put it in a dessert cheesecake.

Avocado
Go green!

It was juice made with lettuce, spinach, parsley, apple, lemon, ginger. It was sour and spicy because it contains a lot of lemon and ginger. It was my favorite style.

Avocado
Mother earth

Spinach tart with Florina’s peppers, leek, dill and garlic, topped with walnuts & almond shavings on organic oat, amaranth & flaxseed crust
Nuts were crispy, spinach was really soft, and the flavor was fantastic. But I didn’t like the tough and hard tart crust.

Avocado
Atma harı noodles

A jubilant mix of long beans, peppers, carrots, fresh onion, baby corn, celery, ginger, water chestnuts, bamboo, roasted almonds and peanuts sauce, organic black rice noodles
Rice noodle was sticky and the sauce was thick, so the food was really dry. But I liked it because it has baby corn and bamboo that I like. And I love the texture of water chestnuts.

Healthy Bites
Sojade so soya mango peach, VeganICE biscuit ice cream, Coconut cupcake

Sojade yogurt never let me down since Ireland. I like mango peach flavor next to lemon flavor.
There aren’t as many chances to eat an ice cream sandwich as I thought. So I bought it. The biscuit made of wheat flour was soft and moist. Of course, almond ice cream was really good, too.
The cupcake was decorated with coconut oil frosting and coconut flakes. It was okay.

Up-Kittariki Threpsi
Cereal Pudding

It was a pudding made of oatmeal, cocoa, hazelnut and banana. The pudding was decorated with chocolate chips, hazelnut, and walnut. The pudding was very dense and delicious.

Up-Kittariki Threpsi
Green power

Spinach, celery, parsley, kale, green apple are in this juice. There were a lot of parsley in it, but it was good.

Grēgórēs
Spinach pie

It was an incredibly crispy pastry pie, and the spinach was perfect. It was the best spinach pie I’ve ever had.

What I ate in Tirana, Albania (Vegan)

Çoko Bistro & Bar
Sunrise

It was juice with orange, carrot and beet. This juice can’t be bad.

Çoko Bistro & Bar
Vegan salad

There were white cabbage, red cabbage, carrot, orange, roasted almond, orange vinaigrette, and olive oil. It was really good.

Çoko Bistro & Bar
Vegan burger

There were chickpea patty, pickle, tomato, lettuce, mustard in the burger. The bread and crispy patty were really delicious. But I didn’t like mustard sauce. Since it’s not a vegan restaurant, I can’t expect vegan mayonnaise.

Biofood pharmacy (Toptani Shopping Center)
Bio vegando lenticchie rosse, Bio organic rice drink almond

The cracker on the left is made of red lentil flour, whole millet flakes, and olive oil. The taste was good, but it was too salty. I tried to eat it, but I had to threw it away.
Rice milk is always delicious. I don’t care which company rice milk is from. They all taste the same.

Conad (Toptani Shopping Center)
Verso natura conad Frutta e cereali, mandarine, cherry

It was a yogurt with fruits and oats. It was really good!
The mandarin was so sweet. It’s annoying to peel, but it’s delicious, so it doesn’t matter.
It wasn’t a delicious cherry. I prefer yellowish cherry.

Salt Tirana
Avocado tartare

From the bottom, There were avocados, quinoas, basil marinated tomatoes, and lemon marinated mushrooms. It was really refreshing and delicious.
By the way bread and sauce behind the tartare were not vegan.

Salt Tirana
Vegetable king roll

There were mango, carrot, cucumber, asparagus, and avocado inside the roll. There were a lot of avocados on the roll, too. So it was really good. The avocado was really ripe. It was creamy.

Panevino
Green Harmony

It was a smoothie with green apple, pineapple, mint, cucumber, and lime. The pineapple tasted the strongest. The pineapple was very ripe. So it was very sweet.

Conad (Toptani Shopping Center)
Verso natura conad Mirtillo, Ciabatta

Blueberry yogurt was good, too. I knew it! I think I could drink it instead of water.
Bread was hard, salty, and tasteless.

Panevino
Orange juice

I think I drink more orange juice than lemonade these days. I even ate an orange garnish.

Panevino
Salad

I asked for a vegan salad. There were boiled beet, blanched broccoli, blanched brussels sprouts, tomato, sweet corn, radicchio, lettuce, olive oil, and salt. It was good because it had a lot of corn and beet that I like. The texture of the blanched vegetables was perfect, too.

Panevino
Bread

It was warm, but it wasn’t good. I like softer bread. It was hard to tear this bread with my hands.

Panevino
Pasta

At first, I almost ate only salad, but I said I wanted to eat pasta.
Pasta had tomato, carrot, broccoli, asparagus, zucchini, and orecchiette. It was oily, but it was very soft and delicious.

Conad (Toptani Shopping Center)
Valsoia il gelato 4 coni

It was a light, delicious ice cream with coconut scent. I liked the crispy cone covered with chocolate. I gave the 3 ice creams to 3 students who tried to sit next to me. They laughed a lot. I hope they liked it.

Cherry

I don’t know the name of the store. I bought it at a fruit shop on ‘rruga sami frashëri’ street. There were lots of rotten cherries and they weren’t fresh. But it’s definitely sweeter than a red cherry.

ejona
Bread

It was really moist. It had sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, flax seeds, and oats on it. It was really nice to eat with olive oil.

ejona
Green apple juice

It tasted good. But the color changed and I had to drink it quickly.

ejona
Vegan burrito

There were bulgur, cherry tomato, avocado, broccoli, lettuce, and pumpkin. Everything was good except for unripe avocado and large salt particles. And I don’t know why the name is burrito.

What I ate in Skopje, North Macedonia (Vegan)

Restaurant Dion
Risotto funghi

It was salty, but it was a delicious risotto. The texture of the rice was perfect. Mushrooms were really delicious, too.

Vegan365Kitchen
Veggie burger

It was a burger with chickpea and beetroot patty, sunflower mayo, cashew sour cream, tahini sauce, tomato, pickles, chard. There were too many pickles in the burger, the burnt patty tasted bitter, but it was okay.

Vegan365Kitchen
Orange juice

Fresh orange juice is the best.

Vegan365Kitchen
Tiramisu, Cheesecake

In Tiramisu, there were yogurt like cream and cookie soaked in coffee. It was delicious.
The cheesecake had strawberry jam, thin cashew cream, nuts and dates crust. It was okay.

Restaurant Harmony
Vegetable frittata

There were sesame seeds, flax seeds, onion, mushroom, zucchini, and rosemary. It’s delicious, but it was salty.

Restaurant Harmony

It had chewy breaded seitan, stuffed mushroom, bulgur salad, fried vegetable ball, chard & potato, lentil curry, and steamed vegetables. I asked her to put a little bit of every food there. It was all delicious except that salty stuffed mushroom.

Restaurant Harmony
Cake

It was a cake with coconut flakes, berry jelly, dried figs, chocolate, raisins, dates, dried cranberries. It was moist cake, and it had a variety of texture.

Bistraw Zdravo Zivo
Starter

Cracker and savory cashew sauce came out as a starter. I felt good because I got a starter that I didn’t expect.

Bistraw Zdravo Zivo
violet smoothie

It was a smoothie with beets, aronia, blackberry, blueberry, chia seeds. It wasn’t a thick, cold smoothie. It was good though.

Bistraw Zdravo Zivo
Stuffed mashrooms

There were various fillings on the raw portobello mushrooms. The shape was really cute. There were cashew sauce on the top left, salty olive filling on the top right, spice-nut-seed filling in the middle, basil pesto on the bottom left, sun dry tomato filling on the bottom right. It was fun to taste a variety of fillings.

Bistraw Zdravo Zivo
Cream soup

It was savory cream soup with avocado. It was thin soup. It was more delicious to eat with lemon juice.

Bistraw Zdravo Zivo
Cranberry chocolate cake

The chocolate was really good. It melted out of my mouth. The crust contained hazelnut, raisin, and cacao powder. It was delicious.

Vega Fresh Bar
Chia pudding

There were cashew milk, chia seeds, agave, raisin, raspberry, banana, and blackberry. I liked moist chia pudding. And it had lots of fruits, especially bananas.

Vega Fresh Bar
Tornado

It was green apple, pineapple, spinach juice. It was really delicious juice for me, who likes green apple.

What I ate in Budva, Montenegro (Vegan)

PARADISE FOOD
Broccoli quiche, Lemonade

It was a quiche with a lot of cashew cream. The broccoli was soft and delicious. But the food was really salty.
Lemonade was fine.

Spaghetti Restaurant
Vegetable pizza

I ordered it without cheese. There were black olive, eggplant, mushroom, bell pepper, and zucchini on the pizza. The dough was thin and really crispy. It was the best vegetable pizza I’ve ever had. It was really crispy to the end.

PARADISE FOOD

There were mayonnaise, green olives, tomato, mushrooms, onions, and chili sauce on the pizza. It was nice.
The sushi had lettuce, cucumber, red paprika, tofu and mayonnaise. It tasted good, but I felt like I was eating undercooked rice.
The wrap contained sausages, red cabbage, mayonnaise, cucumber, spinach, and paprika. I liked it because it wasn’t just a regular tortilla. It was very soft. I enjoyed it.
On the right, it was grilled tofu wrapped in nori. It was salty but not bad.

PARADISE FOOD
Smoothie

It was a smoothie with arugula, banana, water, and ginger. Good!

PARADISE FOOD
Chocolate cake

I can’t predict this place. I knew this place uses a lot of salt. But the cake was too salty. Honestly, it was shocking. The cook must have made a mistake.

Zelena Pijaca market
Cherry

I bought 1 kilogram of cherries. It wasn’t fresh, but it was really sweet.

Opium Snack Bar
Vegetable sandwich

I ordered without cheese. The sandwich contained lettuce, tomato, carrot, zucchini, bell pepper, and cucumber. It was a panini sandwich. The bread was really hot and crispy. The vegetables were really hot, too. The sandwich was not bad, but the french fries smelled like dirty sea.

PARADISE FOOD
Smoothie

It was a smoothie with almond milk, frozen banana, cranberry, and vanilla. It was a thick smoothie. It was really good.

PARADISE FOOD
Blueberry cashew cake (still frozen)

There were dried cranberries and sugared pineapples on top. And it was three layers, so it looked pretty. The cashew wasn’t a smooth texture.
The crust contained a lot of coconut sugar. The texture of the sugar was interesting.

Shanghai
Ruski mix

It’s grapefruit, apple, orange, and carrot juice. The juice contained lemon and orange slices, and the juice was quite delicious. But I think that’s grenadine syrup…

Shanghai
Spring rolls with vegetables

Spring rolls contained onion, carrot, zucchini, paprika, and cabbage. There was arugula underneath, and peanuts above. The vegetables were too large, and the vegetables were not cooked. And it’s incredibly greasy.

Shanghai
Veggie roll

The roll contained avocado, carrot, paprika and cucumber. There was a smell of old rice. Except that was fine.

Delicatesa

It was lemon, mango, strawberry gelato. The texture was really chewy.

MB Ice Club
Very berry

It’s raspberry, blackberry, blueberry, apple juice. It was good because it was a fresh fruit. It would have been better if it was cold, but it was still delicious.

What I ate in Dubrovnik, Croatia (Vegan)

Nishta
Lemonade with ginger & turmeric

It was lemonade that tasted ginger. The lemonade was decoated with cucumber. I had to smell the cucumber every time I drank.

Nishta
Chili con tempeh (Monday menu)

On top of chili were millet, guacamole, cashew nut sour cream, sweet potato chips, nacho, coriander, red chili pepper, black sesame.
Chili had tempeh, corn, green bean, and onion. Especially there was a lot of corn. Overall, it was really delicious.

Nishta
Vanilla jasmin tea

Jasmine tea with vanilla was really great!

Nishta
Buddha bowl (Tuesday menu)

There were quinoa and buckwheat at the bottom. In the middle, there were bell pepper, carrot, and zucchini. At the top, there were scallion, cabbage, baked chickpeas, celery, spinach, eggplant, and broccoli. It was sprinkled with thin mustard sauce and chopped coriander.
I had to be careful when I ate baked chickpeas, because it was hard. But the vegetables were really soft and delicious.

Nishta
Salad bar (Daily fresh salad choice on the buffet)

The salad bar had cooked baby carrot, chilie con tempeh, quinoa, pumpkin, millet, cooked zucchini, green pea and rice, cooked eggplant, shredded zucchini, pickled red cabbage, lettuce, tomato, pickled cabbage, cooked beet, shredded carrot, cucumber.
And there were balsamic vinegar, oils, flaxseed, sunflower seed, cashew nut, and flexseed cracker on the second shelf.
On the third shelf, there were baked tofu, vegetable ball, zucchini bread, salt, and pepper.

Nishta
Salad bar

I put all the food in my bowl. Everything was fine except the zucchini bread. It was salty.

Nishta
Strawberry cheesecake

It was a cashew cheesecake. Crust was made from nuts and dried fruit. I even had an orange.

Gastro shop Pomalo
Gelati d’Oro Hazelnut

It wasn’t soft and creamy ice cream, but it was delicious.

Mex Cantina Bona Fide
Burrito vegetarian

I ordered without cheese and sour cream. Inside tortilla, there were bell pepper, been, chili sauce, rice, and corn. It was a little spicy for me. Fortunately, there were a lot of lettuce and cabbage. Chili salsa sauce was delicious, too.

Mex Cantina Bona Fide
Tortilla chips con guacamole

It tasted like ordinary nachos and guacamole. It was delicious, but there were lots of small pieces.

Cogito Coffee Shop / Dubrovnik
Earl grey dark chocolate.

I really liked the scent of earl grey. It would have been boring if there were only earl grey. It was really good because there was dark chocolate.

Restaurant Marco Polo
Tofu steak

There were sesame tofu steak and fried rice noodles on top. Spinach and rice noodle with miso paste sauce were under it. It was just plain taste.

Restaurant Marco Polo
Bread

It was really crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. I was glad to have bread, or I would have been really hungry.

Cogito Coffee Shop / Dubrovnik
Caramel almond cacao nibs

This ice cream is really good. The crunchy texture of almonds and cacao nibs was good, especially the caramel ice cream itself was really fantastic.

Restaurant Lanii
Bread

It wasn’t a warm bread, but it was good.

Restaurant Lanii
Spring roll

The spring roll was really crispy. It would have been better without soy sauce. Because it was salty and damp.
There was arugula under the spring roll, and there was sweet chili sauce.
There were carrots, glass noodles, and scallions in the spring roll. I’m not sure if there was a cabbage. Actually, the spring roll was very small, and the amount of vegetables was small.

Restaurant Lanii
Pad Thai

The pad thai was decorated with blanched almonds and sprouts. Inside the pad thai, there were zucchini, carrot, and onion. But the pad thai cooked with sweet chili sauce. It was super sweet and sticky that it didn’t taste good.

Cogito Coffee Shop / Dubrovnik
Coffee oatmeal cookie

There was oatmeal cookie in the coffee ice cream. It was fine.

Cogito Coffee Shop / Dubrovnik
Hazelnut

I like hazelnut ice cream, but it wasn’t that good. I liked caramel ice cream the best.