Previously, I have made Tofu Takoyaki. Very delicious, but not authentic. Well that’s going to change! If you want to get super technical, this is called “Konnyakuyaki”. This is a very specific recipe, needing out-of-the-ordinary equipment and ingredients. I have tried to offer replacements where possible. Hardware: Takoyaki pan (Get one here) toothpick or skewerContinue reading “Vegan Takoyaki”
My first real taste of Korean food, from a Korean restaurant.I had Bibimbap, minus egg and meat.It comes out super hot, and you have to stir all the stuff around in the bowl before the rice sticks to the sides. So the rice gets kinda crunchy and good with all this other stuff mixed in.Continue reading “Bibimbap”
I’ll (try to) spare the talk and get on with the pretty pictures! Mr. Young MenKyoto (Teramachi & Shijo)Okonomiyaki Tofu Okonomiyaki(shown with miso soup with fried tofu) Osaka is the famous place to get this cuisine, but Mr Young Men is accomidating and has a ton of options. Just ask for no eggs, mayo, orContinue reading “Vegan Japan”
(Recipe coming soon) This is a Japanese tofu burger (ganmodoki) which is vegan, and it is moist as well! It has tofu, oil, carrots, potatoes, burdock (a root), and Jews ear are the basic things in it. It was made for Buddhist vegan cuisine, although recipes I have seen online all contain egg =/ Ps-JewsContinue reading “Japanese Tofu Burgers”
These are sweets from Japan called mizu-yokan. They are made from sweet beans, but agar agar is used to give it a slightly jiggly gelatin texture. Most are just reddish, these a fancy pants ones!The one on the left is coffee flavored, and the other one just tasted like sweet beans. I only bought itContinue reading “MizuYokan”
While I didn’t go to the cafe (because the wait was too long and I was starving), I went to their deli right beside it. It was amazing. It’s macrobiotic, although most of it is vegan. They know all their farmers and get food fresh.I will be coming back here every time I’m in Tokyo.Continue reading “Brown Rice Cafe in Tokyo”
I am going to visit the motherland for a week, so I will leave you with this! I got a new lunch box and containers only because I could not resist the cute. Inside is a PBJ, carrots and pretzels and 2 lil carmalized biscuits. PS- Guac and pretzels are the wave of the future!
I did not make any of this but wanted to share the food that I had at my work party (called an enkai). The layouts Carrot, bamboo, fried tofu, green things. And I think the pink thing is made out of fish, I don’t know why it was there. I didn’t eat it. Green konyakku,Continue reading “Japanese Enkai food”