Month: November 2012

Vegan Recipe: Tomato Sauce Fried Rice

The vegan recipe for Tomato Sauce Fried Rice: servings – 2 Ingredients 2 cups cooked rice 3 tbsp tomato sauce 1/2 cucumber (cut into strips) 1/2 cup cashew nuts 2 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 1 tsp salt Method Heat vegetable oil, saute cashew nuts and salt until fragrant. Add cooked rice and tomato sauce; stir until well combined plus fragrant. Add cucumber and stir evenly. Remove and...

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Vegan Recipe: Christmas Tree Oatmeal Crackers

Christmas Special The vegan recipe for Christmas Tree Oatmeal Crackers: servings – 40 crackers Ingredients 2 cups wheat flour 1 cup oatmeal 1/4 cup wheat germ 1/4 cup ground golden flax seeds 1 tbsp ground basil leaves 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup water Method Combine all the ingredients and knead into a smooth dough. Lightly flour the table and baking trays. Place the dough on the lightly floured table, roll out into a thin dough sheet and use a Christmas tree cookie cutter to cut out the Christmas tree shapes. Lay all the dough Christmas trees...

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Vegan Recipe: Apple and Steamed Potatoes Dressed with Flax Seed Oil

The vegan recipe for Apple and Steamed Potatoes Dressed with Flax Seed Oil: servings – 2 Ingredients 2 small potatoes (steam until soft, peel and cut into cubes) 1 red apple (cut into cubes) 1 tbsp ground golden flax seeds Seasonings 1/2 tbsp flax seed oil salt to taste Method Place potatoes and red apple in a salad bowl. Sprinkle flax seed oil, salt and ground golden flax seeds over. Mix well and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Crispy Gnocchi with Lemon Pepper Gravy

The vegetarian recipe for Crispy Gnocchi with Lemon Pepper Gravy: servings – 5 Crispy Gnocchi 750 g potatoes (boil till tender, peel and mash) 3 cups wheat flour 2 celery stalks (cut lengthwise into 1 cm thick sticks) 200 g vegetarian cheddar cheese (cut into sticks) 2 tbsp rice flour 2 tbsp wheat starch ½ tsp baking soda ½ cup basil leaves (chop) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tsp salt 1 cup ice water 3 cups bread crumbs While the mashed potato is still hot, combine immediately with wheat flour (2 cups) and knead to form a smooth dough....

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Vegan Recipe: Steamed Baby Cabbage with Sliced Mustard Tuber and Shiitake Mushrooms

The vegan recipe for Steamed Baby Cabbage with Sliced Mustard Tuber and Shiitake Mushrooms: servings – 4 Ingredients 4 heads baby Chinese Cabbage (cut in half lengthwise, blanch in boiling water until tender, remove and set aside) 5 shiitake mushrooms (soaked in water until soft, cut into strips and set aside) 100 g pickled mustard tuber (cut into strips, soaked in water for 10 minutes, remove and set aside) 1 tsp tapioca starch or wheat starch 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 ½ cup water Seasonings 1 tsp sesame oil 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp sugar Method Arrange baby Chinese cabbage on...

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Vegan Recipe: Lotus Root Vinegar Soup

The vegan recipe for Lotus Root Vinegar Soup: servings – 2 Ingredients 200 g lotus root (slice) 4 slices ginger (crush) 1/2 cup black vinegar or balsamic vinegar 2 cups water Seasonings 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp soy sauce Method Place lotus root, ginger, water and black vinegar in a pot. Cook over low heat for 20 minutes. Add brown sugar and soy sauce; stir well....

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Vegan Recipe: Nori Roll Crisps

The vegan recipe for Nori Roll Crisps: servings – 8 Ingredients 20 spring roll pastry sheets – large size 20 raw nori sheets – large size 3 tbsp wheat flour (mix with some water to form an adhesive paste) Seasonings 2 tsp salt 1 tsp white pepper powder 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes Method White pepper seasoned salt: combine all the seasonings and transfer to a pepper shaker. Lay 1 spring roll pastry sheet on the table, sprinkle white pepper seasoned salt over, top with 1 raw nori sheet, firmly roll up to form a stick, seal the edges...

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Happy Thanksgiving! The vegan recipe for Vegan Pumpkin Pie: servings – 1 pumpkin pie Pumpkin Filling 250 g pumpkin cubes (steam until soft) 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1/4 tsp nutmeg powder 1/4 tsp ginger powder 2 cloves (finely crush) 1/4 tsp salt 3 tbsp brown sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla flavor 1 tbsp coconut milk 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl. Mix evenly and set aside. Pie Dough 3 cups wheat flour 1 cup vegetable shortening 1/4 cup water 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar Combine all the ingredients and knead into a...

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How to Make Chinese Dough Fritters (You Tiao)

Homemade/DIY Chinese Dough Fritters (You Tiao): servings – 4 Ingredients 2 ½ cups wheat flour 1 tsp instant dry yeast ½ tsp baking soda 2 tbsp vegetable oil ¾ cup water Seasonings ½ tsp sugar 1 tsp salt Method Mix sugar with instant dry yeast and water (¼ cup); leave to ferment for 5 minutes. Sieve wheat flour into a mixing bowl, then add water (½ cup), salt and the above mixture; knead into a smooth dough and cover with a cloth for 15 minutes. Sprinkle baking soda over, knead the dough until well blended and allow to ferment...

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Vegeterian Recipe: Spicy Mung Bean and Amaranth Gravy

Happy Diwali! The vegetarian recipe for Spicy Mung Bean and Amaranth Gravy: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 cup mung beans (soak in water for 1 hours) 350 g amaranth greens (cut into small sections) 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 cup shredded coconut 3 dried chilies (cut in half) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 liters water Spices 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp fenugreek seeds 1/2 tbsp mustard seeds 1 tbsp fennel seeds Seasonings 1 tbsp salt Method Place mung beans and water in a pot; cook over low heat until mushy. Heat oil, saute dried chilies and spices until...

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Vegan Recipe: Fried Marinated Red Soy Meat

The vegan recipe for Fried Marinated Red Soy Meat: servings – 4 Ingredients 20 textured vegetable protein/TVP cubes (soak in water until soft, remove and set aside) 1 tbsp red yeast rice paste 3 tbsp wheat flour 1/2 tbsp sugar Method Mix TVP cubes with red yeast rice paste and sugar. Then marinate for 2 hours. Add wheat flour and mix well. Fry until crispy. Remove, drain and...

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Vege Angel 400th Vegetarian Recipe: Steamed Silken Tofu with Osmanthus Flowers

The vegan recipe for Steamed Silken Tofu with Osmanthus Flowers: servings – 4 Ingredients 4 blocks silken tofu 1 pickled mustard tuber (slice, soak in water for 10 minutes and dice) 1 chili (dice) 2 tbsp dried osmanthus flowers 3 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 1 tsp salt a little vegetarian seasoning powder Method Heat vegetable oil, saute diced mustard tuber over low heat until fragrant, remove, mix with vegetarian seasoning powder and set aside. Lay the silken tofu on a steaming plate, cut into squares and fill some dried osmanthus flowers in the gaps of the tofu squares. Sprinkle salt over...

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Vegan Recipe: Pure White Congee Served with Diced Turnip

The vegan recipe for Pure White Congee Served with Diced Turnip: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 cup rice 5 cups water 1 cup diced preserved turnip 8 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft and dice) Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar Method First, place rice and water in a pot; cook until the congee gets a creamy texture. Then, stir-fry diced preserved turnip and shiitake mushrooms until crispy and fragrant. Add sugar and salt; stir well. Dish out and serve with congee (Step 1)....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Frozen Yogurt Dots

The vegetarian recipe for Frozen Yogurt Dots: servings – 1 cup frozen yogurt dots Ingredients 1 cup strawberry (or your favorite flavor of) yogurt Method Lay a sheet of wax paper on a tray. Place the strawberry yogurt in a piping bag. Squeeze little dots on the wax paper. Freeze for about 2 hours. Remove and serve (or place in a container and store in the freezer for future serving)....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Baked Rigatoni with White Mushrooms and Fennel

The vegetarian recipe for Baked Rigatoni with Button Mushrooms and Fennel: servings – 5 to 6 Ingredients 2 cups rigatoni (cook in salted water until al dente and drain) 250 g pumpkin (steam until soft and peel) 1 can white mushrooms (dice) 2 cups cooked chickpeas 3 bell peppers – yellow, red and green (remove the stems, core and dice) 1 stalk fennel (bulb: trim and cut into fine strips; leaves: chop) 200 g mozzarella cheese – suitable for vegetarians (grate) 50 g soft cheese – suitable for vegetarians 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3 tbsp butter Seasonings...

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