Just like the real thing: Impossible Foods' plant-based meat

The Impossible Wellington from Bread Street Kitchen at Marina Bay Sands tasted excellent, said Straits Times food editor Tan Hsueh Yun.
The Impossible Wellington from Bread Street Kitchen at Marina Bay Sands tasted excellent, said Straits Times food editor Tan Hsueh Yun.PHOTO: MARINA BAY SANDS

The chatter about plant-based this and plant-based that usually bores me. It is the surfeit of earnestness, the evangelical gleam in the eyes of the converted that put me off. I love meat. You know, the real kind.

But when I got word that Impossible Foods was launching its product here, I was intrigued. This is not just any meat substitute made entirely from plants. Well it is, but it also bleeds like meat.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2019, with the headline 'Just like the real thing'. Print Edition | Subscribe