Month: January 2014

Vegan Recipe: Pineapple Nuggets

The vegan recipe for Pineapple Nuggets: servings – 4 to 6 Ingredients 400 g pineapple (peel, core and cut into small chunks) 1 tbsp ground golden flax seeds 1 cup wheat flour 1 /2 cup rice flour 1 cup water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt Method Combine ground golden flax seeds, wheat flour, rice flour, water and salt; stir until a smooth batter is formed. Heat oil over high heat. Coat the pineapple chunks in the batter and fry them in hot oil until golden brown. Remove, drain and serve....

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Vegan Recipe: Water-Boiled White Lotus Seed Dumplings

The vegan recipe for Water-Boiled White Lotus Seed Dumplings: servings – 25 vegan dumplings White Lotus Seed Filling 2 cups white lotus seeds (soak in water for 2 hours, cook in boiling water for 10 minutes, remove, let cool and discard the cores) 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups water 1 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp sugar 1 tsp white pepper powder Place white lotus seeds and water in the blender; pulse until a smooth paste is form. Heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add white lotus seed paste and stir well. Add...

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How to Make Chinese 5-Spice Powder

Homemade/DIY Chinese 5-Spice Powder servings – 75 g spice powder Ingredients 4 tbsp Sichuan Peppercorns 2 tbsp cloves 3 tbsp star anise 3 tbsp cumin seeds 15 g cinnamon Method Place all the ingredients into a grinder. Grind until a fine powder is formed. Keep the spice powder in an airtight container or small plastic sachets and store in the refrigerator for later...

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Vegan Recipe: Vanilla Bean Cookies

The vegan recipe for Vanilla Bean Cookies: servings – 50 vegan cookies Ingredients 3 vanilla beans (cut lengthwise into 2 halves, scrape and collect the seeds) 3 cups wheat flour 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar Method Combine wheat flour and vegetable shortening. Add water, baking powder and sugar; knead until a smooth dough is formed. Then, blend the dough with the vanilla seeds. Spread some wheat flour on a table, roll out the dough into a layer of 1/2 inch in height. Use a round (or your desired form) cookie...

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Vegan Recipe: Bean Curd Puff Sushi

The vegan recipe for Bean Curd Puff Sushi: servings – 30 pieces of vegan sushi Ingredients 1 cup calrose rice/sushi rice 15 bean curd puffs (blanch in boiling water, remove, let cool, squeeze the water out, cut in half, remove the inner layer and set aside) 30 green peas (blanch in boiling water, remove, drain and set aside) 1 tbsp roasted black sesame seeds 1 1/2 cup water Seasonings 2 tsp salt 2 tbsp rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar Method Place calrose rice and water in the rice cooker; turn on the rice cooker. When the rice is...

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