Tag Archives: plantbased

My first experience with vegan mozzarella was not great. It gave a coconut-like …

My first experience with vegan mozzarella was not great. It gave a coconut-like flavour to my pizza which I didn’t enjoy. That was about six months ago. I decided to give vegan mozzarella cheese (though a different kind) another chance. It paid off – simple but delicious homemade pizza topped with tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic,… Read More »

Vegan General Tso-inspired dish with rice, topped with green onions and sesame s…

Vegan General Tso-inspired dish with rice, topped with green onions and sesame seeds. I love this particular medley of vegetables but you can create it with some of your own favourites. 🌱 Ingredients: cremini mushrooms, red and green bell peppers, Chinese eggplant, carrot, green onion, tofu, garlic, brown sugar, tamari, sesame oil, vegetable broth, mirin… Read More »

(Part 2 of 2) Emerged from the labyrinth with this – Thai-inspired peanut, cabba…

(Part 2 of 2) Emerged from the labyrinth with this – Thai-inspired peanut, cabbage and quinoa salad with falafel. Ingredients for salad: quinoa, red cabbage, carrot, snap peas, cilantro, peanut butter, tamari, maple syrup, rice vinegar, sesame oil, ginger, lime juice, red pepper flakes, roasted salted peanuts Ingredients for falafel: chickpeas, onion, parsley, cilantro, cumin,… Read More »

Vegan Japchae on a bed of spinach – well worth all the matchstick size vegetable…

Vegan Japchae on a bed of spinach – well worth all the matchstick size vegetable chopping! Ingredients: sweet potato noodles (aka: “glass” noodles), carrots, zucchini, tofu, mushrooms, garlic, green onion, spinach, tamari, sesame oil, brown sugar, sesame seeds (topping).

Vegan peanut butter stew, inspired by Mafé, a dish made in several West African …

Vegan peanut butter stew, inspired by Mafé, a dish made in several West African countries (and known by several different names). Traditionally, this dish is made with meat. I’ve omitted the meat and made it with portabello mushrooms, drizzled with the delicious Mafé-inspired sauce, served with a side of rice, sautéed kale and garlic! 🧄… Read More »