Sriracha Tempeh with Stir Fryless Rice

I told you it was going to be a spicy weekend to start off VeganMofo! So after making your delicious Sriracha Tofu yesterday, I bet you have some marinade leftover, don’t you? No? Well, better make some more! Sriracha Tempeh Ingredients: Tempeh, cut into slices Sriracha marinade (recipe) Marinade the tempeh slices in the srirachaContinue reading “Sriracha Tempeh with Stir Fryless Rice”

Vegan Empanadas

Empanada: a stuffed bread or pastry. South American empanadas are normally small and semi-circular. Thanks Wiki! This recipe is from Vegetarian Times: March 2009, pg 85. I followed the recipe in general, I will put my comments and ideas in regular (parentheses) but everything else in italics is 100% VT. Photos are mine of course.Continue reading “Vegan Empanadas”

Vegetarian Chinese Chicken

I randomly stumbled across this recipe and it sounded interesting. It certainly didn’t taste like chicken, but maybe Chinese chicken is just a fun thing to call it. It was tasty at any rate! It was chewy with a nice bite of soy sauce and can be eaten burrito style if you wish! Thanks JenYu‘sContinue reading “Vegetarian Chinese Chicken”

Sticky Toffee Pudding

I never had sticky toffee pudding in the UK. Mama Ronin did however, and was absolutely ga-ga over the stuff.. and after making this, you will be too! This vegan version will rival any traditional sticky toffee pudding recipe. Hands down. Seriously worth the effort. Possible confusion note: STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING IS NOT ACTUALLY PUDDING!Continue reading “Sticky Toffee Pudding”

Traditional Lasagna with Béchamel Sauce

I’ve been making and eating this so much in the past weeks no wonder I couldn’t update! AND IT TOTALLY FOOLS OMNIS! Our European brothers and sisters make lasagna a little differently than we do in North America. They use a white (Béchamel) sauce, where as we just tend to pile on mountains of cheeseContinue reading “Traditional Lasagna with Béchamel Sauce”

Haggis & Mashed Root Vegetables

When I went to Scotland, I fell in love with veggie haggis. I’ve had canned veggie haggis since, and it’s just not the same. So this satisfies those cravings! And any recipe that encourages whiskey is ok with me! Notes:*Veggie haggis is spicy, and this is no exception. If you’re not a spicy fan, cutContinue reading “Haggis & Mashed Root Vegetables”

Ghanaian One Pot Curry

or stew. I will already tell you this “recipe” is a gem; quick, healthy, and you would have to try real hard to screw up. I came across this while researching a couple from BBC America’s Last Restaurant Standing (it broadcasted last year as The Restaurant on regular BBC) who cook Ghanaian food. I stumbledContinue reading “Ghanaian One Pot Curry”

Vegan Tofu Takoyaki

Takoyaki is a Japanese dish that translates to “fried octopus balls.” And that’s “balls” as in the shape of dish! It is a piece of octopus covered in batter and cooked in special takoyaki-iron that produces the ball shape. Osaka is very famous for its takoyaki. I decided to translate & alter an authentic JapaneseContinue reading “Vegan Tofu Takoyaki”

The Ronin Returns

Loyal fans! I have survived the cloudy depths of the UK and emerged bearing incredible gifts for your taste buds future glee! First of all, I possibly bought one of the most awesome cookbooks: Vegan: Over 90 Mouthwatering Recipes for All Occasions Made in association with The Vegan Society, this British food themed book isContinue reading “The Ronin Returns”