Month: May 2012

How to Make Silken Tofu

Homemade/DIY Silken Tofu: servings – 6 Ingredients 1 cup soybeans (wash, soak in water overnight, drain and wash) 2 3/4 cups water 1 tsp gypsum powder – calcium sulfate/tofu coagulant Method Place soybeans and water (1 1/2 cups) in a blender and pulse until smooth. Lay a large piece of muslin or cheesecloth in a mixing bowl. Transfer the soy puree onto the cloth. Bring up the sides of the cloth, wrap, twist and squeeze to extract the soy milk. Return the soy pulp from the muslin cloth to the blender, add water (1 1/4 cups) and pulse until smooth....

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Vege Angel’s 300th Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Egg Fried Rice

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Vegan Egg Fried Rice’: servings – 2 Ingredients 175 g pumpkin (steam until tender, take the flesh and mash) 2 tbsp golden flax seeds (grind) 2 cups cooked rice 1 cup wheat four 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt ground black pepper to taste Method Combine pumpkin, ground flax seeds, wheat flour, salt and water in a mixing bowl. Then, heat oil in a non-stick pan, gently pour the above vegan egg mixture over and spread evenly. Pan-fry the vegan egg on both sides until golden brown and break into...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mango Lassi

The vegetarian recipe for Mango Lassi: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 cup mango chunks 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 tsp lemon juice 4 tbsp honey 1 cup ice cubes Topping 2 tbsp crushed pistachios Method Place all the ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour the puree into 2 serving glasses. Garnish with crushed pistachios before...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Pizza

The vegetarian recipe for Apple Cinnamon Pizza: servings – 1 pizza Ingredients and Seasonings TOPPINGS 2 apples (peel and dice) 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp cinnamon powder 100 g mozzarella cheese – suitable for vegetarians (cut into strips) DOUGH 5 cups wheat flour 1 tbsp instant dry yeast 4 tbsp vegetable oil 1 1/3 cup water 2 tsp sugar 2 tsp salt Method TOPPINGS Place apple, water, sugar and cinnamon powder in a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour the puree into a pot and simmer until fully absorbed. DOUGH Combine all the dough ingredients and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Coconut Buns

  The vegetarian recipe for Steamed Coconut Buns: servings – 14 buns Ingredients Filling 4 cups shredded coconut 1 cup sugar Dough 5 cups wheat flour 1/2 tbsp instant dry yeast 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/4 cup water Method Filling Place shredded coconut and sugar in a cooking pan and saute (without oil) until fragrant. Dish out, put in a big bowl and cool. Dough Combine wheat flour, instant dry yeast, sugar, vegetable oil and water. Knead the dough until smooth and fine. Let it ferment for 5 minutes. Roll the dough into a long loaf...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mashed Potato and Carrot Wrapped With Kai-Lan Salad

The vegetarian recipe for Mashed Potato and Carrot Wrapped With Kai-Lan Leaves: servings – 6 Ingredients 6 kai-lan leaves (blanch in boiling water and drain) 2 small-sized potatoes (peel and cut into chunks) 1 carrot (cut into chunks) Seasonings 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp ground black pepper 2 tbsp Ground Flax Seeds and Cheese Dressing Method Steam potatoes and carrot until tender; mash. Add salt, ground black pepper plus Ground Flax Seeds and Cheese Dressing; combine. Wrap the mashed potatoes and carrot in kai-lan leaves....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Butter Rice

  The vegetarian recipe for Butter Rice: servings – 18 rice balls Ingredients 1 cup rice 3 tbsp butter 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 4 slices ginger 1 tsp salt 2 cups water Method Heat butter and saute ginger until fragrant. Place the ginger plus butter, rice, water, nutritional yeast flakes and salt in a rice cooker. When the rice is ready, scoop out and let it cool down to warm. Form the rice into balls. May serve with Golden Spring...

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