Vegan food in China: the photos; VeganMofo5

Here is what you have been waiting for! I worked in Beijing for a month this summer, and here are the photos of a bunch of stuff I ate. I will have another post about the food in general and stories about being vegan in China. It’s easier for me to put these in categoriesContinue reading “Vegan food in China: the photos; VeganMofo5”

Yudofu: A super quick Japanese lunch

So, your hungry RIGHT NOW, don’t have time to mess about! Well you’re in luck with a quick recipe for a super fast lunch with Japanese elegance. May I present yudofu 湯豆腐. Literally, hot water tofu- with all the fixin’s! See cheat sheet at the end to eat this in under 10 minutes. -and don’tContinue reading “Yudofu: A super quick Japanese lunch”

Crunchy Ice Cream

When I was little, we used to go to the only Tex-Mex restaurant around and I was allowed to have the magical “crunchy ice cream” for dessert. I sometimes say this to people and they exclaim, “Oh! I love fried ice cream!”  This isn’t fried ice cream my friends, and apparently, it is little known.Continue reading “Crunchy Ice Cream”

Korean Fried Cauliflower

Your weekend feast is sorted!   Over on Serious Eats there is J. Kenji López-Alt (@TheFoodLab), a fellow food blogger and recipe developer. He is not vegan, but for the past two Feburarys, he has went 100% vegan with The Vegan Experience. And wow, the recipes coming out of there are phenomenal. I think because it’s mainly foodContinue reading “Korean Fried Cauliflower”

Lazy Kushari

*As seen on Fry’s Vegetarian‘s website!* Kushari is a popular veggie roadside dish in Egypt. It’s a mix of rice, pasta, lentils, tomato sauce and fried onions! A big bowl of comfort. You will need baharat seasoning (recipe) or “eyeball” it from that recipe. *These are presented in the order of layers, starting from theContinue reading “Lazy Kushari”

Sticky Spicy Sweet Korean Chilli Chicken

A lot of you probably know Fry’s. It’s a family owned, South African-based company that makes all sorts of frozen products that are all vegan! I’ve been having fun with their mock meats and making recipes with them. Since it’s Sunday, I figure it’s a good time for some finger foods… and you know IContinue reading “Sticky Spicy Sweet Korean Chilli Chicken”

Lentils & Beans & Grains & Peas

And that’s really all it is! One pot thick soup of joy.   Lentils, red (rinsed) couple handfuls Beans, mix of cannelini & black Grains, quinoa, small handful Green peas, frozen Broth (I added vegan ham seasoning) filled to about an inch over the ingredients. Bring to a boil, then turn to low and simmerContinue reading “Lentils & Beans & Grains & Peas”

Spicy Sweet Soy Soy-Fish & Edamame Salad

I’m lucky to be able to get vegan “fish” in London (previously having to drive over an hour to get to Tink Holl in Cleveland to find fun mock meats). Thankfully this sauce is really versatile and you can use it for a mess of things: tofu; mix veg for stir fry; even on steamedContinue reading “Spicy Sweet Soy Soy-Fish & Edamame Salad”