Month: February 2012

Vegetarian Recipe: Lettuce Rolls

  The vegetarian recipe for Lettuce Rolls: servings – 5 Ingredients 10 lettuce leaves (wash, blanch, drain and set aside) 1/2 loaf vegetarian roasted duck/素黄金鸭 su huang jin ya (dice) 5 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and cut into strips) 1 tbsp tapioca starch (mix with some water; serves as a thickener) Seasonings 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar 1 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce Method Heat oil, add shiitake mushrooms and vegetarian roasted duck; saute until fragrant. Add salt, sugar, vegetarian oyster sauce and tapioca paste; mix evenly, saute until fragrant, dish out and place...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Hash Browns

  The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Hash Browns: servings – 4 Ingredients 3 potatoes (steam, peel and mash) 1 tbsp self-rising flour 2 tbsp wheat flour 1/3 cup wheat germ Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt Method Combine mashed potatoes, self-rising flour, wheat flour and salt. Form into hash brown shapes and coat in wheat germ. Fry until golden brown. Dish out and drain. May serve with Vegan...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sesame Rice Balls

  The vegetarian recipe for Sesame Rice Balls: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 cup calrose rice/sushi rice 2 cups water 1/2 cup roasted white sesame seeds 2 tbsp butter Seasonings salt to taste Method Place calrose rice and water in the rice cooker and cook. When the rice is ready, dish out and place in a mixing bowl. Add butter and salt; mix evenly. Roll into balls and coat in white sesame seeds....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Ground Flax Seeds and Cheese Dressing

The vegetarian recipe for Ground Flax Seeds and Cheese Dressing: servings – 10 Ingredients 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (soak in water overnight and drain) 5 portions or 80 g soft cheese – suitable for vegetarians 1 1/2 cup water Seasonings salt to taste Method Place the golden flax seeds and water in the blender; pulse until fine. Gently pour the flax seed puree in a pan. Add soft cheese and salt. Stir evenly and bring to a boil....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Vegetable Buns

The vegetarian recipe for Steamed Vegetable Buns: servings – 14 buns Ingredients Filling 1 or 250 g yam bean (peel and shred) 6 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft, remove the stems and shred) 150 g cabbage (shred) 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp white pepper powder Pastry 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 Heat oil, add yam bean, shiitake mushrooms, cabbage, salt, sugar and white pepper powder; saute until fragrant. Switch to low heat, simmer until soft and fully...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Oatmeal and Green Pea Burger

The vegetarian recipe for Oatmeal and Green Pea Burger: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 1/2 cup self-rising flour 2 tbsp oatmeal 1/2 cup green peas 2 tbsp cornmeal 1 tbsp wheat germ 2 tbsp hot cereal 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup water Method Combine all the ingredients and form into rounds. Heat oil, fry the burgers until golden brown, dish out and drain. May serve with Sponge Bread and Assorted Vegetables Simmered With White Pepper...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Assorted Vegetables Simmered With White Pepper Seeds

The vegetarian recipe for Assorted Vegetables Simmered With White Pepper Seeds: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 carrot (dice) 4 potatoes (peel and dice) 2 tomatoes (dice) 2 tbsp butter or olive oil 2 cups water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp white pepper seeds (crush) Method Place butter in a pot and saute until fragrant. Add carrot, potato, tomato, crushed white pepper seeds, salt and water. Simmer over low heat for about 45 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Silken Tofu Topped With Seasoned Soy Mince

The vegetarian recipe for Steamed Silken Tofu Topped With Seasoned Soy Mince: servings – 8 Ingredients 4 blocks silken tofu 1 cup soya mince 1 chili (dice) 1 stalk coriander (dice) 1/2 cup vegetable oil Seasonings 1 tsp sesame oil 3 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp white pepper powder Method Heat oil, saute soya mince over low heat until fragrant. Add vegetarian oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar and white pepper powder. Stir-evenly, dish out and place in a bowl. Then, lay silken tofu on a steaming plate, sprinkle sesame oil over...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sauteed Bell Pepper With Vegetarian Oyster Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Sauteed Bell Pepper With Vegetarian Oyster Sauce: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 green bell pepper (remove the stem and seeds; cut into small pieces) Seasonings 1 tsp vegetarian oyster sauce salt to taste Method Heat oil, add green bell pepper, gently saute and cover the pan for a while. Add vegetarian oyster sauce, salt and some water. briefly saute, stir evenly, dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Potato Nuggets

  The vegetarian recipe for Potato Nuggets: servings – 3 Ingredients 3 potatoes (peel, steam until soft and mash) 1/2 carrot (steam until soft and mash) 2 tbsp wheat flour 1 tbsp self-rising flour 1/2 cup oatmeal 2 limes (squeeze the juice) Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt Method Combine mashed potato, wheat flour, self-rising flour and salt. Divide into 6 portions, form into rounds, lay 1/2 tbsp mashed carrot in the center, wrap up and form into nugget shapes. Heat oil, coat potato nuggets in oatmeal and fry until golden brown. Dish out, drain, sprinkle lime juice over and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spicy Seaweed Noodle Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Spicy Seaweed Noodle Soup: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 kg wheat noodles/生面 saang mein (blanch in boiling water and drain) 100 g pickled mustard tuber/zha cai (slice, soak in water for 15 minutes and drain) 20 g seaweed sheet 8 bean curd puffs (cut in half) 150 g oyster mushrooms 300 g water spinach (take the leaves, blanch in boiling water and drain) 300 g bean sprouts (blanch in boiling water and drain) 2.5 liter water 100 g vegetarian fish/素食乌柳宜 su shi wu liu yu (slice, pan-fry until fragrant and drain) 2 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 20 g vegetarian...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Mayonnaise

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Mayonnaise: servings – 10 Ingredients 3 tbsp golden flax seeds (soak in water overnight and drain) ½ cup roasted cashew nuts 3 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp honey ½ tsp mustard ½ tsp paprika 1 tsp salt 6 tbsp olive oil 3/4 cup water Method Place all the ingredients (except lemon juice and olive oil) in the blender and pulse until fine. Gently pour the mixture into a bowl and steam for 10 minutes. Cool and put it in the blender again. Add lemon juice and blend at low speed. Add olive oil gradually and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet Heart Candy

VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL The vegetarian recipe for Sweet Heart Candy: servings – 8 to 10 Ingredients 2 1/2 cups shredded coconut 1 cup evaporated milk 1/2 tsp liquid food color – pink 1 1/2 cups sugar Method Combine all the ingredients and place them in a non-stick pan. Gently stir the mixture over medium heat until fully absorbed. Transfer it into a tray and flatten with a spatula. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes, remove and cut out sweet heart candies with love-shape cutters (various sizes). May refrigerate for another 1 hour before...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Fried Egg

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Fried Egg: servings – 15 vegan fried eggs Ingredients 1 1/2 cups pumpkin flesh (steam till soft) 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash and soak in 3 1/2 cups water overnight) 1/2 cup soaked kombu/kelp (soak kombu in water for 1/2 hour) 3/4 cup roasted cashew nuts 3 tbsp coconut milk 1/2 cup potato starch 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Seasonings 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp salt Method Vegan Egg White Place golden fax seeds (with water), kombu and salt (1/2 tsp) in the blender; pulse until smooth. Gradually add in potato...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegetarian Fish Korma

The vegetarian recipe for Vegetarian Fish Korma: servings – 6 Ingredients 2 pieces ‘wheat cod fish’ 素麦鳕鱼 su mai xue yu/vegetarian fish 2 tomatoes (cut each into 6 wedges) 2 green chilies (cut each into 6 pieces) 1/2 cup cashew nuts (put in a blender, add 2 cups water and pulse until smooth) 4 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 1 tbsp salt 3 tbsp korma/kurma powder 2 tbsp fish curry powder 1 tbsp turmeric powder Method Heat oil, fry vegetarian fish on both sides for 30 seconds, dish out and cut into sections. In the remaining oil, add curry powder and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Tomato Sushi

The vegetarian recipe for Tomato Sushi: servings – 3 to 4 Ingredients 1 cup calrose rice/sushi rice 2 cups water 3 tomatoes (slice into rounds) Seasonings 2 tbsp vinegar 1 tbsp sugar Method Place calrose rice and water in the rice cooker and cook. When the rice is ready, dish out and cool. Add vinegar and sugar; mix evenly. Roll into thick rounds and lay tomato slices on top. Serve with soy sauce and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin and Mushroom Lasagna

The vegetarian recipe for Pumpkin and Mushroom Lasagna: servings – 4 Ingredients 4 mini lasagna sheets (place in boiling water, add 1tbsp salt, stir gently for 2 minutes till pliable and transfer to a pot of cold water) 400 g pumpkin (steam till soft and peel) 1 can button mushrooms (slice) 1 thumb size ginger (finely chop) 40 g hard cheese – suitable for vegetarians 30 g mozzarella cheese – mild and suitable for vegetarians 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tsp salt Method Filling Heat oil and saute ginger till golden. Add button mushrooms and stir-fry for 1/2 minute....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Paper-Wrapped Vegetarian Chicken

The vegetarian recipe for Paper-Wrapped Vegetarian Chicken: servings – 5 Ingredients 300 g vegetarian salted chicken/素醃鸡 su yan ji (cut into 10 pieces and slightly pat) 1 tbsp wheat flour (mix with some water to form a paste) Seasonings 2 tbsp ginger juice 2 tbsp maltose 2 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1/2 tsp five-spice powder 1/2 tsp white pepper powder 1 tsp sesame oil Method Mix vegetarian salted chicken with all seasonings. Marinate for 10 minutes and mix evenly again. Then, place each piece of marinated vegetarian salted chicken into a paper bag (made from baking paper) and seal...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Glutinous Rice Balls in Brown Sugar Dessert Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Glutinous Rice Balls in Brown Sugar Dessert Soup: servings – 60 rice balls Ingredients 1 packet or 500 g glutinous rice flour 1 cup peanut butter 6 pandan leaves (tie a knot) 1 small portion ginger (pat) 2 drops liquid food color – orange 2 drops liquid food color – green 14 cups water Seasonings 2 cups brown sugar Method Mix glutinous rice flour and water (2 cups), knead the dough and divide into three portions (combine orange food color with one portion, combine green food color with the other portion and leave the 3rd...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Honey and Sesame Coated Orange Cubes

Wishing all a happy Lantern Festival! The vegetarian recipe for Honey and Sesame Coated Orange Cubes: servings – 1 cup honey and sesame coated orange cubes Ingredients 1 Mandarin orange or orange (peel, dice and remove seeds) 1 tbsp honey 4 tbsp white sesame seeds (stir-fry without oil until fragrant) Method Pierce an orange cube with a toothpick; repeat. Coat in honey, then coat in white sesame seeds....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sticky Cake Lollipops

The vegetarian recipe for Sticky Cake Lollipops: servings – 10 sticky cake lollipops Ingredients 1 or 250 g sticky cake/Chinese New Year’s cake (steam until softened) 1 cup shredded coconut or roasted white sesame seeds Seasonings 1/8 tsp salt Method Mix shredded coconut and salt. Use small forks to gently pull and roll up the sticky cake. Coat in salted shredded coconut....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Snow Pear and Snow Mushroom Dessert Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Snow Pear and Snow Mushroom Dessert Soup: servings – 8 Ingredients 4 snow pears (peel, remove seeds and core and cut into small cubes) 1 snow mushroom/silver ear mushroom (soak in water until soft and tear into small pieces) 10 cups water Method Place water in a pot and bring to a boil. Add snow pears and snow mushroom. Simmer over low heat for about 1 hour. Dish out and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Chocolate Cake Candy

The vegetarian recipe for Chocolate Cake Candy – eggless: servings – 1 basket chocolate cake candy Ingredients 2 cups wheat flour (sieve) 1 cup chocolate powder 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1 tbsp baking powder 1/8 tsp baking soda 125 g or 1/2 package butter 1 cup fresh milk (warm up) Seasonings 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla flavor Method Combine fresh milk, baking powder and baking soda. Add butter, sugar, evaporated milk, chocolate powder, wheat flour and vanilla flavor. Whisk until smooth and fine. Gently pour the batter into one or two greased cake pans. Put in a preheated oven...

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