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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Vegetarian Recipe: Baked Sweet Corns

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Baked Sweet Corns’: Ingredients 2 sweet corns 2 tablespoons of butter Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Gently open the husks of the sweet corns. Sprinkle salt over and spread butter on the sweet corns. Close the husks back and wrap each sweet corn in a sheet of aluminium foil. Put in the oven and bake at 170°c for about 20 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stuffed Tomatoes

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Stuffed Tomatoes’: Ingredients 4 tomatoes (cut in half, remove stem ends and cores) 2 shiitake mushroms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and dice) 6 soya nuggets/vegetarian roasted chicken 素食香酥鸡 su shi xiang su ji (dice) 2 tablespoons of self-rising flour Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of sat 1/4 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Combine shiitake mushrooms + soya nuggets + self-rising flour + salt + sugar + white pepper powder + some water. Stuff the filling into the tomatoes. Pan-fry, dish out, drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Buns

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Steamed Buns’: Ingredients 3 cups of wheat flour 1/2 tablespoon of dry yeast 1/2 cup of water 1 tablespoon of oil Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method In a large bowl, combine dry yeast + sugar + salt + water (1/4 cup) and leave aside to ferment for 5 minutes. Add wheat flour (1 1/2 cup), combine evenly and leave aside to ferment for 2 hours. Add wheat flour (1 1/2 cup) + water (1/4 cup) + oil, knead the dough and ferment for 20 minutes. Knead the dough until smooth...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Peppery Rice Vermicelli Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Peppery Rice Vermicelli Soup’: Ingredients 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu (slice and pan-fry) 2 pieces of salted vegetable (slice) 1 tomato (cut into fourths) 1/2 cup of evaporated milk 1/2 tablespoon of white pepper seeds (crush) 200 g of rice vermicelli (wash, blanch, drain and put into serving soup bowls) 9 cups of water Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Place water + crushed white pepper seeds + salted vegetable + tomato in a pot and cook for 15 minutes. Add vegetarian fish + evaporated milk...

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Vege Angel Home Page Has Been Upgraded!

We have upgraded our home page by adding another 6 exciting elements: Latest Vegetarian Recipes (a set of our latest vegetarian recipes are located below the slideshow) Bulletin Board (a glance at our latest updates or news) Site Search ( a search box for a recipe or other site content) Inspirational Quote (inspiring words of wisdom) Vegetarian News (latest vegetarian news on Google) Leisure Lounge (a collection of soothing music) Hope you will adore our brand new look and be inspired! Happy weekend to all Vege Angel fans! Follow us: Facebook...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spicy Peanut Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Spicy Peanut Sauce’: Ingredients 1 pumpkin (peel, remove the seeds and core, dice, steam for about 20 minutes) 2 torch ginger buds/bunga kantan (dice) 1 turmeric (peel, dice) 4 stalks of lemongrass (remove the sheath and dice) 3 tablespoons of peanut butter 3 limes (squeeze the juice) 4 cups of water 1/2 tablespoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water to form a thickening paste) Seasonings 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 4 tablespoons of sugar Method Place pumpkin + torch ginger buds + turmeric + lemongrass + peanut butter + lime juice + water in...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Winter Melon Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Winter Melon Soup’: Ingredients 1/2 or 500 g of winter melon (peel, remove the seeds and core, dice) 8 red dates 8 cups of water Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Place water + winter melon + red dates in a pot. Cook over low heat for 30 minutes. Add salt and stir to combine evenly....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Tom Yum Red Rice

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Tom Yum Red Rice’: Ingredients 1 cup of red rice 1/2 cucumber (cut into fine strips) 1 lettuce leaf (cut into fine strips) 3 tablespoons of oil 2 cups of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of vegetarian tom yum paste 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of sugar Method Place red rice + water in a rice cooker and cook. When the rice is ready, dish out and set aside. Heat oil, saute vegetarian tom yum paste until fragrant. Add red rice and briefly saute. Add salt + sugar and combine evenly. Dish out and serve...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Silver Ear Mushroom Simmered with Cheese and Tomato

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Silver Ear Mushroom Simmered with Cheese and Tomato’: Ingredients 2 silver ear mushrooms/snow fungus (soak in water until soft, wash, remove hard ends and tear into small pieces) 2 tomatoes (cut into small cubes) 2 portions/32 g of soft cheese Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt Method Heat oil, saute silver ear mushrooms + tomatoes + soft cheese + some water. Simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Add salt and combine evenly. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Hamburger Buns

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Hamburger Buns’: Ingredients 2 cups of wheat flour 2 teaspoons of dry yeast 1 tablespoon of butter 1/2 cup of white sesame seeds 1 cup of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar 1 teaspoon of salt Method Combine wheat flour + dry yeast + sugar + salt + butter. Add water, knead the dough and keep aside for 5 minutes. Then, knead the dough until smooth, divide into 4 portions and roll into balls. Spray some water onto each dough and coat with white sesame seeds. Slightly flatten the dough and let it ferment for...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Curry Tofu

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Curry Tofu’: Ingredients 2 pieces of bean curd/tofu (cut each into fourths) Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of curry powder 1/4 teaspoon of chili powder 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of soy sauce Method Heat oi, pan-fry bean curd, dish out and set aside. In some remaining oil, stir-fry curry powder + chili powder + sugar + salt + soy sauce + some water until fragrant. Lastly, add pan-fried bean curd and combine evenly. Dish out and...

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Vege Angel 100th Vegetarian Recipe: Golden Dumplings

What a milestone! This is Vege Angel’s 100th vegetarian recipe – ‘Golden Dumplings’: Ingredients 6 pieces of yam bean (dice) 4 pieces of carrot (dice) 2 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove hard ends and dice) 20 pieces of dumpling pastry/eggless wonton wrapper 无蛋云吞皮 wu dan yun tun pi 1/2 teaspoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water to form a thickening paste) 3 tablespoons of oil Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Heat oil, stir-fry shiitake mushroom + carrot + yam bean + some water over low heat....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Snow Pear Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Snow Pear Soup’: Ingredients 4 snow pears (peel, remove seeds and core, cut into small cubes and set aside) 8 cups of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar Method Place pears + water into a pot. Simmer over low heat for 30 minutes. Then, add sugar and stir well. Dish out and...

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Vege Angel has Exceeded 10,000 Pages Views!

Great news! Vege Angel has surpassed 10,000 page views in the first 2 months! Thank you all for your warm and lovely support! We have more exciting features coming up soon. Apart from our website, you may also get updated via our: Facebook Twitter Vegetarian fans rock! Thank...

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