Month: November 2011

Vegetarian Recipe: Baked Vegetable Buns

The vegetarian recipe for Baked Vegetable Buns: Ingredients and Seasonings FILLING 250 gm yam bean (peel and dice) 1/2 cup canned green peas 1/2 cup canned mushrooms (dice) 1 tsp tapioca starch (mix with some water) 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1/2 tsp five-spice powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1 tsp dark soy sauce PASTRY 3 cups wheat flour 125 gm or 1/2 butter 1/2 cup water 1 tbsp sugar some salt Method FILLING Heat oil, stir-fry yam bean + mushrooms + green peas + five-spice powder until fragrant. Add some water and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Cream of Pumpkin Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Cream of Pumpkin Soup: Ingredients 300 gm pumpkin (cut in half, deseed, steam until soft, take the flesh and cool) 1 cup milk 1 tbsp butter 3 slices ginger (cut into fine strips) 2 tbsp roasted cashew nuts 2 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 1 tsp salt Method Place pumpkin + milk + butter + salt in a blender, puree until smooth and set aside. Heat oil over low heat, saute ginger until light brown, dish out and set aside. Gently pour the pumpkin cream into the ginger oil and stir (for approximately 1/2 minute) until boiling....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Carrot and Kelp Bundles

The vegetarian recipe for Carrot and Kelp Bundles: Ingredients 1 kelp (soak in water until soft and cut into 2-inch lengths) 1 carrot (cut into rounds) Seasonings 1/2 cup sweet bean paste 甜酱 tian jiang (mix with 1/2 cup of water and bring to a boil) Method Thread kelp + carrot by alternating them onto the bamboo skewers (about six). Steam for about 15 minutes and serve with sweet bean...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Tomatoes in Spicy Tamarind Gravy

The vegetarian recipe for Tomatoes in Spicy Tamarind Gravy: Ingredients 3 tomatoes (one: to be blended; the other two: cut each into 6 wedges) 1 piece of ‘wheat cod fish’ 素麦鳕鱼 su mai xue yu/vegetarian fish 2 stalks lemongrass 3 cm length turmeric 3 fresh chilies Seasonings 2 tbsp tamarind paste (dissolve in 1 cup of water and take the liquid) 1 tbsp vegetarian belacan powder 1 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp soy sauce Method Place tomato (one) + lemongrass + fresh chilies + turmeric in a blender, puree and set aside. Heat oil, fry vegetarian fish until golden brown, dish...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Glutinous Rice with Shiitake Mushrooms

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Steamed Glutinous Rice with Shiitake Mushrooms’: Ingredients 1 1/2 cups glutinous rice (soak in water for 2 hours and drain) 2 sections vegetarian barbecued pork (defrost and cut into 8 slice) 8 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft) 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups water Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon five-spice powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce Method Heat oil, stir-fry vegetarian barbecued pork + shiitake mushrooms + soy sauce until fragrant. Dish out and set aside. In the remaining oil, stir-fry glutinous rice + five-spice...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Celery Leaves with Grape Seed Oil

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Celery Leaves with Grape Seed Oil’: Ingredients 5 stalks of celery leaves (wash and cut into small sections) 1 tbsp grape seed oil 1 slice lemon (squeeze the juice) Seasonings 1/8 tsp salt some black pepper powder Method Arrange celery leaves on a serving plate. Sprinkle over with grape seed oil + lemon juice + salt + black pepper powder....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Crunchy Baby Corns

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Crunchy Baby Corns’: Ingredients 12 baby corns 1 cup self-rising flour Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon white pepper powder Method Combine self-rising flour + salt + sugar + white pepper powder + some water to form a frying batter. Heat oil. Dip the baby corns in the batter (one by one). Fry until golden brown....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Carrot Puree with Lemon

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Carrot Puree with Lemon’: Ingredients 1 carrot (peel and dice) 1 lemon (remove the flesh from the skin and pits) 1/2 cup of water Seasonings 1 tablespoon of sugar Method Put carrot + lemon + water in a blender. Puree until smooth and fine. Then, place into a pot and bring to a boil. Add sugar and stir evenly before...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Penne Pasta with Tomato and Mushroom

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Penne Pasta with Tomato and Mushroom’: Ingredients 250 gm penne pasta (boil pasta in lightly salted water for 8-10 minutes until al dente, drain and set aside) 6 ripe red medium size tomatoes (diced) 250 gm button mushrooms (sliced) 10 baby corns (halved) 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 10 pitted green olives (halved) 10 pitted black olives (halved) 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½ tbsp salt 2 tbsp chopped parsley 50gm cheese Method Heat the olive oil in a pan, add the diced tomatoes and saute till soft. Add...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegetarian Stuffed Roast Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving to all! The vegetarian recipe for ‘Vegetarian Stuffed Roast Turkey’: Ingredients Mock Turkey 2 and 1/2 cups soy beans (wash, soak in water for 10 hours) 1 cup flax seeds (wash, soak in water for 10 hours) 4 cups pure gluten powder 3 cups oat meal 1 cup wheat flour ¾ cup cream cheese 2 tbsp butter 1 cup nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon powder ½ tsp white pepper Basting Broth ½ cup butter, melted ½ cup honey 2 tbsp lemon juice Stuffing 2 cups chestnuts 1 and ½ cups beetroot (1cm cubes)...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sauteed Sweet Potato Leaves with Vegetarian Belacan

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Sauteed Sweet Potato Leaves with Vegetarian Belacan’: Ingredients 1 bunch of sweet potato leaves (wash) adequeate vegetarian belacan powder some chili powder Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Heat oil, saute belacan powder + chili powder until fragrant. Add sweet potato leaves, briefly saute and cover the pan for a while. Lastly, add salt + vegetarian seasoning and stir evenly before...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Curry Noodle Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Curry Noodle Soup’: Ingredients 1 kg of fresh wheat noodles/生面 saang mein (blanch for 1 minute, dish out, drain and set aside) 200 g of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu  (defrost, slice, fry, dish out, drain and set aside) 3 tablespoons of peanut butter 5 stalks of lemon grass (crush) 10 cardamoms (crush) 2 potatoes (peel and cut into 1 cm cubes) 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil 10 bean curd puffs (cut in half) 3 cups of coconut milk 1/4 cup of curry leaves 3 liters of water Seasonings 3 tablespoons of curry powder 1 teaspoon of chili powder...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Yummy Seaweed Rolls

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Yummy Seaweed Rolls’: Ingredients 2 sheets of raw seaweed 1/2 loaf of vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu  (defrost and mince) 1 teaspoon of tapioca starch Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of curry powder 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar Method Heat oil, saute minced vegetarian fish + all seasonings until fragrant. Add some water and briefly simmer. Dish out and mix with tapioca starch. Scoop out half of the filling and lay on each seaweed sheet. Roll up and damp the edges to affix. Fry until golden brown, dish out, drain...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Taro and Vegetarian Ham in Barbecue Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Taro and Vegetarian Ham in Barbecue Sauce’: Ingredients 500 g of or 1 taro (peel, cut in half lengthwise and cut into half round slices) 1/2 loaf of vegetarian ham (defrost, cut in half lengthwise and cut into half round slices) 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil 3 cups of water 2 tablespoons of diced coriander 1/2 tablespoon of tapioca starch (mix with some water to form a thickening paste) Seasonings 2 tablespoons of vegetarian barbecue sauce 2 tablespoons of vegetarian oyster sauce 1 teaspoon of five-spice powder 1 teaspoon of peanut butter 1/2 tablespoon of...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet Potato and Sago Pearls Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Sweet Potato and Sago Pearls Soup’: Ingredients 500 g of or 1 sweet potato (peel, cut into small cubes, steam until soft and set aside) 1 cup of sago pearls (bring 6 cups of water to a boil, add sago pearls, cover the pot, simmer over low heat until transparent, dish out, rinse under cool water and set aside) 1/2 cup of coconut milk 8 cups of water adequate ice cubes Seasonings 4 tablespoons of sugar Method Put water + sweet potato + sugar into a pot and bring to a boil. Cool. For each...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sauteed Red Cabbage with Spicy Powder

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Sauteed Red Cabbage with Spicy Powder’: Ingredients 500 g of or 1/2 red cabbage (cut into strips) 1/2 cup of vegetable oil Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of chili powder 1/4 teaspoon of curry powder 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of soy sauce Method Heat oil, saute chili powder + curry powder + red cabbage until fragrant over low heat. Switch to high heat and stir-fry until fragrant. Add some water and cover the pan briefly. Add salt + sugar + soy sauce and stir evenly....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Crispy Five-Spice Tofu

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Crispy Five-Spice Tofu’: Ingredients 300 g of fresh layered bean curd skin/生豆包 sheng dou bao (defrost) Seasonings 1/4 cup of vegetarian oyster sauce 1/4 teaspoon of five-spice powder 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning 1/2 tablespoon of soy sauce 1/2 tablespoon of sugar 1/2 tablespoon of sesame oil Method Combine all seasonings. Unfold the layered bean curd skin. Spread the the seasoning paste over the inner and outer parts of the bean curd. Refold and keep in the refrigerator overnight. Fry until golden brown, drain, cool, slice and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Rice with Mixed Vegetables

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Fried Rice with Mixed Vegetables’: Ingredients 3 cups of cooked rice/leftover rice 1/2 cup of frozen mixed vegetables (defrost) Seasonings 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/4 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Heat oil, stir-fry mixed vegetables + rice + salt. Cover the pan briefly. Add white pepper power + some water and stir-fry until fragrant....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Eggless Brownies

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Eggless Brownies’: Ingredients 500 g of baking chocolate (steam until melted) 3 cups of wheat flour (sieve) 1 cup of fresh milk 1 cup of vegetable oil 1/2 cup of butter 1 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder (sieve) 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda (sieve) 5 portions or 80 g of soft cheese Seasonings 1/3 cup of sugar 1/4 teaspoon of salt Method Place all ingredients and seasonings into the mixer. Mix them until smooth and fine. Gently pour the batter into a greased cake pan. Then, put in a preheated oven and bake at 170°c for...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Peppermint and Kelp Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Peppermint and Kelp Soup’: Ingredients 300 g of peppermint (pluck the leaves) 100 g of kelp (soak in water until soft, slice) 3 tablespoons of roasted peanuts 1 liter of water Seasonings 1/2 tablespoon of salt Method Place water + kelp + peppermint leaves in a blender. Puree until smooth and fine. Slowly pour the puree into a pot. Add salt, simmer over low heat and bring to a boil. Serve with roasted...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mashed Potatoes with Baked Green Peas

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Mashed Potatoes with Baked Green Peas’: Ingredients 4 potatoes (peel, steam until soft, mash) 1 cup of green peas 2 portions or 32 g of soft cheese 1/2 tablespoon of vegetable oil Seasonings 1/4 teaspoon of salt Method Combine potatoes + soft cheese + salt and set aside. Place green peas into a baking tray and sprinkle over with vegetable oil. Bake at 160°c for about 10 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes, ‘Eggless Mayonnaise’, tomatoes and tomato...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Potato, Carrot and Tomato Soup

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Potato, Carrot and Tomato Soup’: Ingredients 1 carrot (dice) 2 potatoes (dice) 2 tomatoes (dice) 12 white pepper seeds (crush) 8 cups of water Seasonings 1 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of vegetarian seasoning Method Place all ingredients in a pot and simmer over low heat for 25 minutes. Add salt + vegetarian seasoning and stir to combine evenly....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Eggless Mayonnaise

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Eggless Mayonnaise’: Ingredients 1/2 cup of sweetened condensed milk/sweetened creamer 1 cup of vegetable oil 1/2 cup of fresh milk Method Place sweetened condensed milk + vegetable oil + fresh milk into the mixer. Mix them until smooth and creamy. May serve with ‘Easy Veggie Burger‘ and tomato...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet Potato Doughnuts

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Sweet Potato Doughnuts’: Ingredients 1 or 500 g of sweet potato (dice, stream until soft, mash) 2 1/3 cup of wheat flour Seasonings 1 1/4 cup of sugar Method Combine sweet potato + wheat flour. Knead the dough and form into thick rounds. Make a hole in the middle of each round. Heat oil, deep fry, dish out, drain and set aside. Put the sugar in a pan, let it dissolve over low heat, add some water, stir well and turn off the heat. Place the doughnuts in the pan, stir to coat with sugar...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Seasoned Soya Mince

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Seasoned Soya Mince’: Ingredients 2 cups of soya mince 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil Seasonings 3 tablespoons of vegetarian oyster sauce 2 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 teaspoon of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of white pepper powder Method Heat oil, stir-fry soya mince over low heat until fragrant. Sprinkle over with vegetarian oyster sauce + soy sauce + sugar + white pepper powder. Stir to combine evenly and briefly saute. Dish out and...

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