Month: February 2012

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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