Month: October 2011

Vegetarian Recipe: Crushed Bean Curd Topped with Salted Crisps

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Crushed Bean Curd Topped with Salted Crisps’: Ingredients 4 pieces of firm bean curd (crush) 12 salted dry tofu skin rolls/vegetarian salted fish Method Heat oil, pan-fry salted dry tofu skin rolls until fragrant, dish out, drain, slightly crush and set aside. Saute firm bean curd until fragrant. Dish out and top with salted dry tofu skin rolls....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Hakka Herbal Porridge

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Hakka Herbal Porridge’: Ingredients 3 cups of mint leaves 1 cup of basil leaves 2 cups of sweet wormwood leaves 1 cup of coriander 3 tablespoons of white sesame seeds (roast) 1 cup of peanuts (roast) 1 tablespoon of green tea powder 4 cups of puffed rice 1 liter of water Seasonings 1/2 tablespoon of salt Method Put mint leaves + basil leaves + sweet wormwood leaves + coriander + white sesame seeds + peanuts (1/2 cup) + green tea powder + water + salt in a blender and puree. Then, place the herbal puree...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Lotus Root Slices

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Fried Lotus Root Slices’: Ingredients 1 or 250 g of lotus root (peel, slice) 1/2 cup of rice flour 1/4 cup of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Combine rice flour + water + all seasonings. Heat oil. Dip the lotus root slices in the batter (one by one). Fry until golden brown....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Chapati with Vegetable Dal Curry

Happy Diwali! The vegetarian recipe for ‘Chapati with Vegetable Dal Curry’: Chapati Ingredients 3 cups of atta flour 1 cup of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Combine atta flour + water + salt. Cover with a piece of cloth and leave aside for 30 minutes. Knead the dough and divide into 20 portions. Spread some atta flour on a table and use a roller to flatten each small dough into a round shape. Heat the pan, put the chapati in and grill both sides. Serve with Vegetable Dal Curry. Vegetable Dal Curry Ingredients 1/2 cup of chana...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Watercress and Glace Dates Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Watercress and Glace Dates Soup’: Ingredients 1/2 kg of watercress 5 dried honey dates (蜜枣 mi zao) 12 wolfberries 10 cups of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Put the water into a pot and bring to a boil. Add watercress + glace dates + wolfberries and cook over low heat for 2 hours. Add salt and stir to combine....

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Inspirational Quote of The Week (Oct 24, 2011)

It’s Monday! A brand new start of the week. In the past two weeks, we have shared the inspirational quotes from Helen Keller and Albert Einstein respectively. When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us. – Helen Keller There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein This week, we would like to share a quote...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Eggless Sponge Cake

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Eggless Sponge Cake’: Ingredients 1 1/8 cup of wheat flour (sieve) 3 portions or 48 g of soft cheese  (mash) 2 tablespoons of yogurt 1 teaspoon of baking powder (sieve) 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda (sieve) 1/3 cup of fresh milk 1/3 cup of vegetable oil Seasonings 1/3 cup of sugar Method Firstly,  combine fresh milk + vegetable oil + sugar and whisk until smooth and glossy. Add soft cheese + yogurt and combine evenly. Add wheat flour + baking powder + baking soda, stir and whisk until smooth and creamy. Gently pour the batter...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Kelp and Black Pepper Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Kelp and Black Pepper Sauce’: Ingredients 1 kelp (soak in water until soft and cut into small pieces) 1 cup of water Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon of vegetarian oyster sauce Method Put kelp + water in a blender and puree. Heat oil, saute black pepper powder + salt + vegetarian oyster sauce until fragrant. Add kelp puree, mix evenly and bring to a boil....

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