Month: March 2013

Vegan Recipe: Cornmeal Nuggets

The vegan recipe for Cornmeal Nuggets: servings – 4 Ingredients 2 tbsp cornmeal 2 tbsp wheat germ 1/2 cup wheat flour 1/2 cup self-rising flour adequate water Seasonings 1 tsp salt black pepper powder to taste Method Combine all the ingredients and seasonings. Form the mixture into nugget shapes. Fry until golden brown, remove, drain and slice. May dress with soy sauce or balsamic vinegar....

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Vegan Recipe: Refreshing Fruit and Veggie Salad in Watermelon Basket

The vegan recipe for Refreshing Fruit and Veggie Salad in Watermelon Basket: servings – 8 Ingredients 2 kg watermelon (cut in half horizontally) 1 small bunch parsley (wash and take the leaves) 1 lemon (squeeze the juice) 50 g roasted and salted cashew nuts Method Using a melon baller, scoop out watermelon balls and place them in a large bowl. Scrape and clean the inside of the watermelon. Transfer the watermelon balls to the watermelon basket. Top with parsley leaves and roasted cashew nuts. Then, sprinkle the lemon juice over....

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Vegan Recipe: Fragrant and Crispy Rice Vermicelli in Shiitake Mushroom Gravy

The vegan recipe for Fragrant and Crispy Rice Vermicelli in Shiitake Mushroom Gravy: servings – 2 Ingredients 250 g rice vermicelli (soak in water until tender, drain and set aside) 8 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until tender, remove the stems, cut in half and set aside) 1/2 carrot (slice) 2 stalks choy sum 1 tbsp tapioca starch (mix with some water) 5 cups water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tbsp soy sauce Method In a non-stick pan, heat oil and pan-fry rice vermicelli on both sides (occasionally sprinkle some oil over the rice vermicelli...

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Tomato Omelette

Rushing for work? Try this vegan and gluten-free omelette, it’s super quick to prepare and delicious! The vegan recipe for Vegan Tomato Omelette: servings – 2 Ingredients 2 tomatoes (dice) 1 tbsp ground golden flax seeds 1/2 cup rice flour 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp water 1 tsp salt Method In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients. Ladle 1/2 batter into a non-stick pan, make a round shape, pan-fry both sides over low heat until golden brown, remove and set on a plate; repeat....

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Vegan Recipe: Osmanthus Flower and Snow Pear Dessert

Osmanthus flower is a herbal flower with charming golden yellowish petals; though it’s tiny, it possesses a strong and sweet heavenly scent which is so classical and uplifting! The vegan recipe for Osmanthus Flower and Snow Pear Dessert: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 tsp dried osmanthus flowers 2 snow pears (peel) 5 cups water 2 tbsp crystal sugar 冰糖 bing tang or sugar Method Place all the ingredients in a pot and cook for 30 minutes. Ladle the snow pears and soup into dessert bowls....

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Carrot Cupcakes

These cupcakes are specially designed for individuals who are fond of low fat, low sugar, gluten-free and healthy cupcakes. If you are viewing this recipe and celebrating your birthday today, Happy Birthday to you! The vegan recipe for Vegan Carrot Cupcakes: servings – 16 vegan cupcakes Ingredients 200 g carrot (dice) 2 1/2 cups rice flour 1 cup sweetened soy milk 1 tbsp ground golden flax seeds (mix with 3 tbsp hot water, stir well and soak for 15 minutes) 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 3 tbsp sugar Method Place carrot, golden flax seed paste, sweetened soy...

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How to Make Soy Milk

What is more fun than doing some cooking experiments during the weekends. Making your own soy milk may be a good start as many vegan recipes require soy milk as a base. Have fun! Homemade/DIY Soy Milk servings – 5 Ingredients 1 cup soybeans (wash, soak in water overnight and drain) 5 cups water Method Place soybeans and water (3 cups) in a blender; pulse until smooth. Transfer the soy puree to a large piece of muslin or cheesecloth which is laid in a mixing bowl; bring up the sides of the cloth, wrap, twist and squeeze to extract...

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Vegan Recipe: Steamed Wormwood Leaf Glutinous Rice Dumplings

Wormwood is an aromatic herb which tastes a little bitter. Nevertheless, blending it into a snack makes a surprising herbal snack! The vegan recipe for Steamed Wormwood Leaf Glutinous Rice Dumplings: 10 dumplings Glutinous Rice Dough 200 g fresh wormwood (pluck the leaves, wash and drain) 4 cups glutinous rice flour 2 cups water Place wormwood leaves and water to a pot; cook for 10 minutes. Remove the leaves from the water, let cool, puree and cook until it boils. In a big mixing bowl, combine glutinous rice flour with the hot wormwood puree; mix evenly to form a soft...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Easy Flax Seed Rice

Pamper yourself with the goodness of golden flax seeds and calrose rice. It’s chewy on the outside and soft on the inside! The vegetarian recipe for Easy Flax Seed Rice: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 cups calrose rice/sushi rice 2 cups water 50 g vegetarian soft cheese 1/2 cup ground golden flax seeds Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt Method Place calrose rice and water in a rice cooker; turn on to cook. When the rice is ready, transfer it to a mixing bowl. Add soft cheese and salt; stir to combine and let the rice cool down a little. Then,...

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