Month: October 2013

Vegan Recipe: Green Pea Samosas

The vegan recipe for Green Pea Samosas: servings – 8 samosas Filling 1 cup green peas 1/2 tsp black pepper powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup water Place green peas and water in the blender; pulse until smooth. Transfer the puree to a pan. Add vegetable oil, black pepper powder and salt. Stir and cook until fully absorbed. Remove and let cool. Pastry 3/4 cup wheat flour 1/4 cup oatmeal 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tsp sugar 1/4 cup water Combine wheat flour, oatmeal, sugar and vegetable oil. Add water and knead into a smooth...

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Vegan Recipe: Nutritional Choy Sum Soup

The vegan recipe for Nutritional Choy Sum Soup: servings – 1 to 2 Ingredients 4 Choy Sum leaves (wash and cut into small sections) 4 slices ginger (cut into thin slices) 2 cups water Seasonings 1 tsp nutritional yeast flakes 1/4 tsp salt Method Heat oil and saute ginger until fragrant. Add water and bring to a boil. Add Choy Sum, nutritional yeast flakes and salt. Stir well and briefly simmer. Ladle into soup bowls and serve....

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Vegan Recipe: Coconut Pancake Rolls

The vegan recipe for Coconut Pancake Rolls: Ingredients 2 cups fresh shredded coconut 1 cup wheat flour 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 3/4 cups water 10 pandan leaves (cut into small sections, blend with 1 cup water and filter to extract the juice) Seasonings 2 pieces coconut palm sugar (cut into small pieces) 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp salt Method Dissolve the coconut palm sugar over low heat. Add the fresh shredded coconut, stir well, remove and let cool. Mix wheat flour, sugar, salt, pandan extract and coconut milk with water; stir until a smooth batter is formed. Ladle 1/4...

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet and Sour Fried Rice Vermicelli

The vegan recipe for Sweet and Sour Fried Rice Vermicelli: servings – 2 to 4 Ingredients 250 g rice vermicelli (soak in water until tender, remove and drain) 1/2 cucumber (cut into fine strips) 1/2 carrot (cut into fine strips) 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup water Seasonings 4 tbsp tomato sauce 1 tbsp chili sauce 1/2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp salt 2 tsp sugar Method Heat vegetable oil. Add water and all the seasonings; stir well and briefly simmer. Add carrot and rice vermicelli; stir well and simmer until absorbed over medium heat. Add cucumber and...

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Vegan Recipe: Spicy Broccoli with Fenugreek Seeds

The vegan recipe for Spicy Broccoli with Fenugreek Seeds: servings – 2 to 4 Ingredients 400 g broccoli (cut into florets) 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds (soak in water for 6 hours and drain) 1 tbsp soy mince 4 tbsp vegetable oil 4 tbsp water Seasonings 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce 1/4 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp salt Method Heat vegetable oil. Add chili powder, fenugreek seeds and soy mince; saute until fragrant. Add broccoli and saute until fragrant. Add tomato sauce, water and salt; saute until almost completely absorbed. Remove and serve....

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Vegan Recipe: Basil Flatbread

The vegan recipe for Basil Flatbread: servings – 1 flatbread Ingredients 10 g basil leaves (cut into small sections) 2 1/2 cup wheat flour 1/2 tbsp instant dry yeast 2 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil 3/4 cup water Seasonings 1 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Method Combine wheat flour, instant dry yeast, salt and sugar. Add water and olive oil; mix well. Add basil leaves, combine and knead until the dough is smooth. Roll out into a round shape and place the dough round into a greased round baking pan. Press holes...

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Vegan Recipe: Stir-Fried Celery with Wood Ear Mushrooms

The vegan recipe for Stir-Fried Celery with Wood Ear Mushrooms: servings – 4 Ingredients 3 stalks celery (wash and slice) 3 wood ear mushrooms (soak in water until soft and cut into thin strips) Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp soy sauce Method Heat oil and stir-fry wood ear mushrooms until fragrant. Add celery and briefly stir. Add salt and soy sauce; stir several times. Remove and serve....

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Durian Cake

The vegan recipe for Vegan Durian Cake: servings – 12 vegan cupcakes Ingredients 2 cups durian flesh 1 1/2 cup wheat flour 1/3 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup water 2 tbsp sugar Method First, combine wheat flour and vegetable shortening. Then, add durian flesh and mix well. Add sugar, baking powder and water; mix until a smooth batter is formed. Place paper cupcake cases in the metal cupcake molds and evenly pour the batter into the cases. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C for about 40 minutes. Remove, let cool and serve....

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Vegan Recipe: Nutritional King Oyster Mushroom Congee

The vegan recipe for Nutritional King Oyster Mushroom Congee (aka Vegan Fish Congee): servings – 4 to 6 Ingredients 1 cup rice (wash, drain and set aside) 300 g king oyster mushrooms (cut into thin slices) 2 tbsp ginger strips 1 cup chopped coriander 2 tbsp vegetable oil 8 cups water Seasonings 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 3 tsp salt white pepper powder to taste Method Mix rice, salt (1 tsp), vegetable oil (1 tbsp) with water (1 cup); set aside for 1 hour, then pour the rice mixture into a pot. Add water (7 cups) and cook until the...

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Vegan Recipe: Gluten-Free Potato Doughnuts

The vegan recipe for Gluten-Free Potato Doughnuts: servings – 15 to 20 gluten-free doughnuts Ingredients 1 kg potatoes (steam or boil the potatoes until soft, peel and mash) 3/4 cup ground flax seeds 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp instant dry yeast Seasonings 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt Method In a big mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients and seasonings; mix well, knead the potato dough and let it rest for 5 minutes. Rub some oil on a clean workbench, knead the dough again and roll it out to 1 cm thickness. Use a doughnut cutter...

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How to Make Natural Tomato Sauce

Homemade/DIY Natural Tomato Sauce: servings – 600 ml sauce Ingredients 1 kg fresh and ripe tomatoes ½ lemon (squeeze the juice) 1 tbsp corn starch (mix with 1/4 cup water) Seasonings 1 tsp salt 3 tbsp sugar Method Boil 2 liters of water in a large stock pot over high heat. Place ice cubes and ice water in a big mixing bowl (to cool down the blanched tomatoes later). Slice a shallow “X” into the bottom of each tomato. Put the tomatoes in the boiling water and blanch until their skins start to wrinkle and split; then transfer them...

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Vegan Recipe: Sweet Corn and Peppercorn Soup with Fried Soy Cubes

The vegan recipe for Sweet Corn and Peppercorn Soup with Fried Soy Cubes: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 sweet corn (cut the corn kernels from the cob) 20 white peppercorns (crush) 15 textured vegetable protein/TVP cubes (soak in water until soft and squeeze the water out) 5 cups water Seasonings 1 tsp salt Method Heat oil and fry the TVP cubes until fragrant. Place the fried TVP cubes, sweet corn, peppercorns and water in a pot; bring to a boil and simmer for about 20 minutes. Add salt and stir well. Ladle into soup bowl and serve....

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