Month: September 2012

Vegan Recipe: Vegan Five-Nut Mooncake

The vegan recipe for Vegan Five-Nut Mooncake: 10 X 100 g mooncake Nutty Stuffing 50 g walnuts (roast until fragrant and coarsely chop) 75 g almonds (roast until fragrant and coarsely chop) 75 g cashew nuts (roast until fragrant and coarsely chop) 50 g pine nuts (roast until fragrant) 50 g melon or pumpkin seed kernels (roast until fragrant) 75 g white sesame seeds (roast until fragrant) 75 g candied winter melon strips (coarsely chop) 35 g candied tangerines (coarsely chop) 125 g maltose 35 g sugar 60 g cooked vegetable oil ½ tsp salt 1 cup wheat flour (saute without oil until cooked/the...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mooncake with Lotus Seed Paste and Vegetarian Egg Yolk

The vetarian recipe for Mooncake with Lotus Seed Paste and Vegetarian Egg Yolk: 10 X 100 g mooncake Lotus Seed Paste 2 cups lotus seeds – with skin and core removed (soak overnight and drain) 1 cup sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 3 cups water Place lotus seeds and water in a pot, boil over medium heat until the lotus seeds are thoroughly softened, remove and let cool. Transfer the cooked lotus seeds to a blender, add some water and puree until a smooth paste is formed. Then, pour the lotus seed paste to a pot, add sugar, keep...

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake

The vegan recipe for Vegan Lotus Seed Paste Mooncake: 8 x 100 grams mooncake Lotus Seed Paste 2 cups lotus seeds – with skin and core removed (soak overnight and drain) 1 cup sugar 1 cup vegetable oil ¼ cup melon or pumpkin seed kernels 3 cups water Place lotus seeds and water in a pot, boil over medium heat until the lotus seeds are thoroughly softened, remove and let cool. Transfer the cooked lotus seeds to a blender, add some water and puree until a smooth paste is formed. Then, pour the lotus seed paste to a pot,...

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How to Make Fried Vegan Drumsticks

Homemade/DIY Fried Vegan Drumsticks 10 vegan drumsticks Ingredients Vegan Drumsticks 500 g fresh bean curd sheets 10 lemongrass stems Seasonings 4 tbsp wheat flour 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes ¼ tsp white pepper powder ½ tsp black pepper powder ½ tbsp sand ginger powder 1 ½ tsp salt Batter  ½ cup wheat flour 1 tbsp rice flour 1 tbsp wheat starch/gluten-free wheat flour ¼ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes ¼ tsp black pepper powder 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp salt ½ cup ice water Crunchy Coating 1 cup plain bread crumbs 1 tsp sand ginger...

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Vegan Recipe: Lemongrass and Tofu Soup

The vegan recipe for Lemongrass and Tofu Soup: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 stalk lemongrass (cut into 2 inch lengths and lightly pound) 1 tomato (cut into chunks) 1/2 packet tofu (cut into chunks) 1 tsp vegetable oil 3 cups water Seasonings 1 tsp salt Method Place vegetable oil and lemongrass in a pot; fry the lemongrass until fragrant. Add tomato, tofu and water; bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Add salt and stir well....

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Vegan Recipe: Natural Red Bean Snowy Mooncake

Happy Mooncake Festival! The vegan recipe for Natural Red Bean Snowy Mooncake: 4 mooncakes Flour Coating 1/4 cup glutinous rice flour Saute without oil until the flour becomes light, remove and cool. Glutinous Dough 1 cup glutinous rice flour (saute without oil until the flour becomes light, remove and cool) 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp sugar Place water and sugar in a pot, stir and cook until boiled. Pour the liquid to the cooked glutinous rice flour and use a bowl spatula to mix evenly. Add in vegetable oil, stir and mix until a smooth...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Black Sesame and Pumpkin Crystal Mooncake

Happy Mooncake Festival! The vegetarian recipe for Black Sesame and Pumpkin Crystal Mooncake: servings – 10 mooncakes Crystal Pastry 75 g glutinous rice flour 50 g rice flour 30 g gluten-free wheat flour 275 g fresh milk 75 g sugar 30 g vegetable oil 2 drops red liquid food color – optional 5 drops vanilla essence In a big mixing bowl, combine fresh milk, sugar and vegetable oil. Gradually add in gluten-free wheat flour, rice flour and glutinous rice flour; combine and set aside for 30 minutes. Add red liquid food color and vanilla essence; stir well and steam...

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Vegan Recipe: Stir-Fried Korean Sweet Potato Vermicelli

The vegan recipe for Stir-Fried Korean Sweet Potato Vermicelli: servings – 3 Ingredients 150 g Korean sweet potato vermicelli (soak in water for 2 hours and drain) 150 g napa cabbage (cut into strips) 1 bell pepper (cut into strips) 1 cup soaked kelp (*soak kelp in water for 1 hour and cut into strips) 1 cup soaked wood ear mushrooms (*soak wood ear mushrooms in water for 1 hour and cut into strips) 5 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water for 2 hours and cut into strips) 2 tbsp preserved black beans (finely chop) 1 stalk coriander (chop) 3 tbsp...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Abalone Mushrooms with Sesame Oil

The vegetarian recipe for Steamed Abalone Mushrooms with Sesame Oil: servings – 6 Ingredients 300 g abalone mushrooms 2 tbsp shredded ginger 4 tbsp vegetable oil 1 stalk coriander (dice) Seasonings 1 tsp sesame oil 3 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce Method Heat vegetable oil, saute ginger over low heat until golden brown, remove and keep aside. In the remaining oil, add vegetarian oyster sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil; stir evenly, remove and place in a bowl. Then, lay the abalone mushrooms on a steaming plate, pour the above sauce (Step 2) over and steam...

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Vegan Recipe: Carrot and Kelp Dipping Sauce

The vegan recipe for Carrot and Kelp Dipping Sauce: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 carrot (dice) 1 piece kelp (soak in water until tender and cut into strips) 1 cup water Seasonings 1 tbsp red yeast rice paste 1 tbsp sugar salt to taste Method Place all the ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. Transfer the puree to a pot and bring to a boil. Add all the seasonings and stir well. Remove and...

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Vegan Recipe: Pineapple Fried Rice

The vegan recipe for Pineapple Fried Rice: servings – 5 to 6 Ingredients 1/2 pineapple (peel, core and cut into 1 cm cubes) 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until tender, remove the stems and dice) 1/2 green bell pepper (cut into 1 cm cubes) 1/2 yellow bell pepper (cut into 1 cm cubes) 1/2 red bell pepper (cut into 1 cm cubes) 1 cup soya mince 1/2 cup roasted cashew nuts 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves 4 cups cooked rice 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 cup water Seasonings 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp salt 1 tsp...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Kimchi Pancake

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Kimchi Pancake: servings – 3 Ingredients 1 cup Vegan Kimchi (cut into small pieces) 1/2 cup wheat flour 1/2 cup water Method Combine vegan kimchi, wheat flour and water. Heat oil over medium heat. Using a ladle, scoop out the above mixture (step 1) into the heated pan, spread to form a circle and pan-fry both sides until golden brown; repeat until all the mixture is used up. Drain and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Young Mango Pickle

The Vegetarian Recipe for Young Mango Pickle: servings – 8 Ingredients 1 kg young mangoes (wash, cut into halves and remove the kernels) 1/2 cup rice vinegar 1/2 cup boiled water Seasonings 3/4 cup sugar 1 tbsp salt Method In a mixing bowl, mix the mangoes with salt; marinate for 10 minutes. Add sugar and mix well; marinate for another 10 minutes. Transfer to a jar. Combine boiled water and rice vinegar; pour the liquid into the jar (* if required: add more boiled water to ensure all the mangoes are submerged in the liquid). Keep in the refrigerator,...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Easy Tomato Pizza

The vegetarian recipe for Easy Tomato Pizza: servings – 1 pizza PIZZA 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 Combine all the ingredients and knead the dough until smooth. Roll the dough out into a circle. Grease a round baking tray, lay the pizza dough on it and prick the dough thoroughly with a fork. TOPPINGS 3 tomatoes (slice into rounds) 1/2 can tomato puree 1/2 cup tomato sauce 6 slices cheese – suitable for vegetarians (cut into wide strips) ground black...

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