Are you ready to enter the world of seitan? If you have no idea what it is then please read further for a quick education in this wonderful plant-based food.
In brief: seitan is an ancient food that was primarily eaten by Buddhist monks who follow a meat-free diet. Seitan mainly comprises of vital wheat gluten which is the protein from the wheat grain – in fact, seitan is very high in protein. But it’s high protein content is not it’s main attraction, when blended with other ingredients (such as in this recipe) and cooked, it forms an incredible meat-like consistency that’s chewy and very savoury.
This fantastic recipe turns simple ingredients into something similar to roast ‘beef’ with a lovely mustard glaze. The cooking process is easy, but may be unfamiliar. Stick with it because this will be a recipe that you make again & again.