Author: Jeff

Vegan Recipe: Fried Pleurotus Eryngii Mushrooms with Lemongrass Dressing

The vegan recipe for Fried King Oyster Mushrooms with Lemongrass Dressing: servings – 4 Fried Pleurotus Eryngii Mushrooms 300 g Pleurotus eryngii mushrooms/king oyster mushrooms (slice) 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp basil power 1 cup roasted cashew nuts (coarsely grind) ½ tsp black pepper powder 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp wheat flour 3 tbsp rice flour Mix Pleurotus eryngii mushrooms with nutritional yeast flakes, salt, wheat flour and black pepper powder. Then, combine ground cashew nuts, rice flour and basil powder as a second layer crispy coating. Heat oil over medium heat. Coat Pleurotus eryngii mushrooms with...

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Vegan Recipe: Eryngii Mushroom and Cashew Nut Soup

The vegan recipe for Eryngii Mushroom and Cashew Nut Soup: servings – 4 Ingredients 200 g eryngii mushrooms/king oyster mushrooms (dice) 1/2 cup roasted cashew nuts 1/4 cup ground golden flax seeds 1 tsp dried oregano leaves 1 tbsp olive oil 3 cups water 200 g potatoes (peel, cut into small cube, fry till golden brown and set aside) Seasonings 2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Method Place eryngii mushrooms, cashew nuts, ground golden flax seeds and water in the blender; pulse until smooth. In a soup pot, heat olive oil over low flame; add dried oregano leaves...

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Vegan Recipe: Lotus Leaf Rice

The vegan recipe for Lotus Leaf Rice: servings – 5 Ingredients 1 lotus leaf (wash and soak in water for 2 hours) 4 cups cooked rice (* use slightly less water then usual for the rice-cooking) 1 cup shiitake mushroom cubes 1 cup dried chestnuts (soak overnight) 1 cup soy mince 1 cup carrot cubes ½ cup green peas 4 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup of water Seasonings 3 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tsp salt ½ tsp five-spice powder Method Heat vegetable oil and fry the soy mince until golden brown. Add shiitake mushroom cubes and fry until...

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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: Crunchy Mashed Potato Strips

The vegan recipe for Crunchy Mashed Potato Strips: Ingredients 2 cups mashed potatoes (* steam potatoes until soft, peel and mash) 1 cup rice flour (sieve) 1/2 cup chickpea flour (sieve) 3 tbsp roasted white sesame seeds (grind for 5 seconds) 3 tbsp vegetable shortening 1/3 cup water Seasonings            1/2 tbsp salt Method In a big mixing bowl, combine rice flour, chickpea flour and vegetable shortening. Add mashed potatoes, roasted white sesame seeds and salt; combine. Add water and knead the soft dough until smooth. Heat oil in a deep frying pan over medium heat. Fit a desired cookie...

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Vegan Recipe: Yacon and Snow Mushroom Dessert Soup

The vegan recipe for Yacon and Snow Mushroom Dessert Soup: servings – 5 Ingredients 300 g yacon root (peel and cut into 1 inch rhombus-shaped pieces) 1 snow mushroom/silver ear mushroom (soak in water until soft and tear into small pieces) 150 g candied winter melon strips 10 cups water Method Place water in a pot and bring to a boil. Add yacon, snow mushroom and candied winter melon strips. Simmer over low heat for about 1 hour. Ladle into dessert soup bowls and serve....

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Vege Angel’s 500th Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Chocolate and Coconut Shortbread

The vegan recipe for Vegan Chocolate and Coconut Shortbread: servings – 16 pieces Vegan Coconut Shortcake 1 cup wheat flour (sieve) 1/2 cup rice flour (sieve) 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup almond flour 2 tbsp ground flax seeds 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 100 ml coconut milk 1/2 cup sugar Place coconut milk and ground flax seeds into a blender; pulse until smooth. Add vegetable shortening, sugar, baking powder and baking soda; blend until well-mixed. Transfer the batter to a big mixing bowl. Add almond flour, oatmeal, wheat flour and rice flour; combine....

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Satay

The vegan recipe for Vegan Satay: servings – 35 to 40 bundles of vegan satay Ingredients Soy Meat 350 g textured vegetable protein/TVP cubes (soak in water until soft, remove, squeeze the water out and set aside) Marinade 50 g lemongrass (peel tough skin and slice) 30 g turmeric (peel and cut into small chunks) 30 g galangal (peel and cut into small chunks) 2 tbsp cumin seeds 3 tbsp coriander seeds 3 star anise 5 cardamoms 1 tbsp dried lavender flowers – herb 3 tbsp curry powder 1 turmeric leaf (finely slice and chop) 4 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes...

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Satay Sauce

The vegan recipe for Vegan Satay Sauce: servings – 4 cups sauce Ingredients Part 1 5 chilies (cut into sections) 50 g lemongrass (peel tough skin and slice) 30 g turmeric (peel and slice) 30 g galangal (peel and slice) Grind to a fine paste. Set aside. Part 2 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tbsp coriander seeds 1 star anise  2 cardamoms Finely grind. Set aside. Others 1 cup candlenuts (finely grind) 2 tbsp chili powder 1/3 cup kurma powder 3 tbsp curry powder 4 tbsp peanut butter 1 tbsp tahini/sesame paste 1 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/4 cup...

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Vegan Recipe: Hot Ginger Lemongrass Tea

The vegan recipe for Hot Ginger Lemongrass Tea: servings – 4 cups Ingredients 4 stalks lemongrass (wash and smash) 50 g fresh ginger (wash and smash) ½ cup dark brown sugar 6 cups water Method Place lemongrass, fresh ginger and water in a pot; bring to a boil and brew over low heat for 10 minutes. Add dark brown sugar and brew for another 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and serve hot....

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How to Make Vegan Traditional Korean Kimchi

Homemade/DIY Vegan Traditional Korean Kimchi: servings – 6 Salted Napa Cabbage 500 g napa cabbage ½ cup salt Wash cabbage, cut horizontally into 4 sections and spread salt onto each napa cabbage leaf. Restore the form of the napa cabbage and wrap it tightly in a plastic bag for 3 hours. Remove and rinse each leaf thoroughly under cold running water. Hang the napa cabbage upside-down until it’s drained. Marinade 1 cup cooked pumpkin flesh 1 cup soaked kombu 1 cup fresh basil leaves (chop) 2 sheets nori 3 tbsp glutinous rice flour ½ cup roasted white sesame seeds 1...

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How to Make Vegan Oyster Sauce

Homemade/DIY Vegan Oyster Sauce: servings – 5 cups sauce Ingredients 100 g dried shitake mushrooms (soak in water for 4 hours, clean, drain and cut into strips) 2 tbsp flax seeds (wash and soak in 1/2 cup water for 4 hours) 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp sesame oil 3 slices ginger (cut into thin strips) 4 cups water Seasonings 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tsp sugar 1 tbsp salt Method Heat vegetable oil over low heat and saute ginger until golden brown; remove the ginger. Add shiitake mushrooms and sesame oil; stir-fry over medium...

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Vegan Recipe: Fennel and Chilli Salsa

The vegan recipe for Fennel and Chili Salsa: servings – 6 to 8 Ingredients 1 cup fresh fennel leaves (chop) 2 cups fresh chilies (cut into small sections) 1 lemon (squeeze the juice) 1 tsp lemon zest 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt Method Place all the ingredients in a blender. Puree until smooth and fine. Remove and serve as a dipping sauce....

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Vegan Recipe: Lotus Root Stuffed with Sticky Millet

The vegan recipe for Lotus Root Stuffed with Sticky Millet: servings – 4 Stuffed Lotus Root 1 large lotus root – about 500 g (wash) 1 cup sticky millet (soak in water for 2 hours, drain and set aside) 1 tbsp white peppercorns (crush) ½ tbsp salt Mix sticky millet with crushed white peppercorns and salt. Cut off a 1 cm slice from one end of the lotus root. Stuff the millet mixture into the holes of the lotus root (by using a chopstick to push it into the holes until they are filled). Return the lotus root slice to...

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Vegan Recipe: Roselle Tea

The vegan recipe for Roselle Tea: servings – 5 Ingredients 20 fresh roselle calyxes (wash and remove the seeds) 150 g crystal sugar 冰糖 bing tang or sugar 10 cups water Method Place water in a pot and bring to a boil. Add roselle calyxes and crystal sugar. Simmer over low heat for about ½ hour. Can be served hot or...

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Vegan Recipe: Marinated Soy Meat Rice

The vegan recipe for Marinated Soy Meat Rice: servings – 5 Ingredients 3 cups textured vegetable protein/TVP cubes (soak in water until soft, squeeze the water out and set aside) 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup water 5 bowls cooked rice Seasonings 1/3 cup Aromatic Sichuan Pepper Spicy Sauce 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tsp sugar Coating Sauce 3 tbsp maltose syrup 2 tsp sand ginger powder 2 tbsp vegetable oil ½ cup ice water Method Place all the coating sauce ingredients into a blender, pulse until smooth and set aside. Heat...

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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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Vegan Recipe: Fried Sticky Rice Cake with Mashed Sweet Potatoes

There’re various methods to prepare a dish with the lovely Chinese New Year’s cake/sticky rice cake and this is a speedy yet presentable one! The vegan recipe for Fried Sticky Rich Cake with Mashed Sweet Potatoes: servings – 5 Ingredients 250 g sticky rice cake/nian gao 年糕 (dice) 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes (* steam sweet potatoes, peel and mash) 3 tbsp wheat starch Method Combine mashed sweet potatoes and wheat starch; divide into portions. Wrap the diced sticky rice cake in the above sweet potato pastry. Fry in hot oil over low heat until golden brown. Remove, drain...

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How to Make Vegan Char Siu (Chinese Barbecue Seitan)

Once the vegan Chinese barbecue sauce is prepared, you are halfway to success and if you prefer a stronger taste, you may dress the Vegan char siu with extra sauce. Enjoy! Homemade/DIY Vegan Char Siu (Chinese Barbecue Seitan): servings – 8 Ingredients 2 cups wheat gluten powder/seitan powder 1 cup wheat starch 5 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1/2 tbsp salt 1 3/4 cups water 1 cup Vegan Chinese Barbecue Sauce Method In a mixing bowl, combine wheat gluten powder, wheat starch, nutritional yeast flakes and salt. Add water (1 1/4 cups), mix well and knead the dough; 10 minutes later, knead...

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Chinese Barbecue Sauce

The main ingredients of this vegan Chinese barbecue sauce (vegan char siu sauce) are the aromatic 5-spice powder, black pepper powder and sand ginger powder. It’s appetizing and rich in flavor! The vegan recipe for Vegan Chinese Barbecue Sauce: 3 cups sauce Ingredients 1 tsp 5-spice powder 1 tsp black pepper powder 1 tbsp sand ginger powder 3 tbsp tomato puree 3 tbsp soy sauce 4 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tbsp peanut butter 1 tbsp sesame oil 3 tbsp maltose syrup 3 tbsp sugar ½ cup golden flax seed paste (* soak golden flax seeds and puree) 2 tbsp...

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Vegan Recipe: Tangerine Jelly

Coral grass is also known as sea bird’s nest. For a vegetarian or vegan, it’s an excellent alternative to gelatin. The vegan recipe for Tangerine Jelly: servings – 15 to 20 jellies Ingredients 3 cups soaked coral grass (*wash coral grass, soak in water overnight and drain) 1 candied tangerine (finely chop) 3/4 cup crystal sugar 冰糖 bing tang or sugar 2 tbsp corn starch 2 1/2 cups water Method Place all the ingredients in a blender (except candied tangerine); puree until smooth and jelly-like. Pour the puree into a pot, add candied tangerine, cook over low heat and keep stirring until the...

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Vegan Recipe: Aromatic Sichuan Pepper Spicy Sauce

Sichuan peppercorns are commonly used in Sichuan cuisine (one of the most famous Chinese cuisines). Not only does the pepper surprises all with it’s interesting numbing effect, it also brings extraordinary aroma and appetizing flavor to a dish! The vegan recipe for Aromatic Sichuan Pepper Spicy Sauce: servings – 1 cup sauce Spices and Herbs 1 tbsp Sichuan peppercorns 1 star anise ½ cinnamon stick ½ tbsp cumin seeds 5 cloves 2 licorice root slices 2 pieces dried tangerine peel 4 slices Chinese angelica/dong quai 1 tsp black peppercorns 1 tbsp sand ginger powder 1 tbsp dried lavender flowers – herb Seasonings...

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Vegan Recipe: Soy Beetroot Soup

How would you say ‘no’ to this lovely pink vegan soup. Try it out, give a dash of loveliness to your dinning table and it’s as simple as 1, 2, 3! The vegan recipe for Soy Beetroot Soup: servings – 4 Ingredients 350 g beetroot (peel, cut into chunks, steam for 20 minutes and set aside) 4 cups sweetened soy milk 2 tsp salt Method Place beetroot and sweetened soy milk in a blender; pulse until smooth. Transfer the beetroot puree to a pot and bring it to a boil over low heat. Add salt, stir evenly and briefly simmer....

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Vegan Recipe: Eight Treasure Soy Parcel

The vegan recipe for Eight Treasure Soy Parcel: servings – 6 Ingredients 2 dried bean curd sheets – approximately 40 x 40 cm 2 fresh bean curd parcels 生豆包 sheng dou bao  – approximately 500 g (unfold) 1 cup dried chestnuts (soak overnight) 1 cup cored dried lotus seeds (soak overnight) ½ cup dried lily bulbs 干百合 gan bai he (soak overnight) 20 ginkgo nuts 干百果 gan bai guo (remove the shell and skin) 1 cup diced shiitake mushrooms (*soak shiitake mushrooms in water until soft and dice) ½ cup carrot cubes ½ cup green peas 4 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup of water...

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Vegan Recipe: Cream of Potato and Mushroom Soup

The vegan recipe for Cream of Potato and Mushroom Soup: servings – 4 Ingredients 400 g  potatoes (peel, cut into chunks, steam for 20 minute and set aside) 1 can white button mushrooms (dice) 4 cups unsweetened soya milk ½ cup coriander leaves (chop) 1 cup soya mince 5 tbsp olive oil Seasonings 1 tsp crushed dried rosemary 1 tsp crushed dried basil leaves 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 2 tsp sea salt 3 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp soy sauce ½ tsp ground black pepper ½ tsp white pepper powder Method Heat olive oil (3 tbsp) in a sauce pan...

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Vegan Recipe: Pasta with Vegan Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

The vegan recipe for Pasta with Vegan Meatballs in Tomato Sauce: servings – 2 Ingredients 150g linguine pasta  (boil in salted water until al dente and drain) 12 vegan meatballs 1 can white asparagus stalks (drain and cut into sections) ½ cup pineapple cubes 1 cup diced bell pepper 1 cup tomato puree 1 lemon (squeeze the juice) 1 tsp lemon zest 1 tbsp corn starch 3 tbsp olive oil 1 cup water Seasonings 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp crushed dried rosemary 1 tsp crushed dried basil leaves ½ tsp black pepper powder 1 tsp soy sauce...

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How to Make Vegan Meatballs

Homemade/DIY Vegan Meatballs: 20 vegan meatballs Ingredients 200 g fresh king oyster mushrooms (cut into long and thin strips) 1/3 cup golden flax seeds (grind until fine and smooth) 1 cup soya mince 1/2 tbsp lemon zest 1 tbsp peanut butter 1/2 tbsp tahini 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 4 tbsp tapioca starch 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups water Herbs & Seasonings 1 tsp crushed dried oregano 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp soya sauce 1/2 tbsp sea salt 1 tsp sugar Method Mix king...

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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: 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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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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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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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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Vegan Recipe: Quick-Fried Edamame Beans with Smoked Tofu

The vegan recipe for Quick-Fried Edamame Beans with Smoked Tofu: servings – 3 Ingredients 200 g edamame beans (peel) 2 pieces lavender smoked tofu (cut into cubes) 5 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water for 2 hours and dice) 3 tbsp vegetable oil ½ cup water Seasonings 2 tbsp soy sauce a little black pepper powder Method Heat vegetable oil and stir-fry shiitake mushrooms until fragrant. Add lavender smoked tofu cubes and quick-fry. Add soy sauce and briefly stir. Add water and cook for 2 minutes. Add edamame beans and stir until all the gravy is absorbed. Dish out, sprinkle...

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Vegan Recipe: Misua Soup with Ginger and Seaweed Sprouts

The vegan recipe for Misua Soup with Ginger and Seaweed Sprouts: servings – 2 Ingredients 120 g salted Chinese noodles/misua 2 tbsp seaweed sprouts 50 g fresh oyster mushrooms (wash and split into 2 to 3 pieces) 1 thumb-size piece ginger (wash and cut into fine strips) 2 tbsp vegetable oil 5 cups water Seasonings 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes Method Heat vegetable oil over low flame and fry the ginger strips until golden brown; add water and boil over medium heat. Add seaweed sprouts and oyster mushrooms; cook for 5 minutes. Add salt, nutritional yeast...

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Vegan Recipe: Lavender Jelly

The vegan recipe for Lavender Jelly (no gelatin): servings – 15 to 20 jellies Ingredients 3 cups soaked coral grass (*wash coral grass, soak in water overnight and drain) 1 snow mushroom/silver ear mushroom (soak in water until soft and cut into small pieces) 1 tbsp dried lavender flowers – herb (place the herb and 1/2 cup water in a pot, boil until 1/4 cup liquid remains, strain and keep the liquid aside) 3/4 cup crystal sugar 冰糖 bing tang or sugar 2 tbsp corn starch 2 1/2 cups water Method Place all the ingredients in a blender (except snow mushroom) and puree...

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Vegan Recipe: Vegan Spicy Pickles

The vegan recipe for Vegan Spicy Pickles: servings – 6 to 8 Ingredients 600 g unripe mango (dice) 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 tbsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds Seasonings 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp salt Method Mix diced mango with salt and set aside to marinate for 10 minutes. Heat vegetable oil over low heat, fry mustard seeds and cumin seeds until they start to crack, remove and let cool. Add chili powder and turmeric powder to the salted diced mango (Step 1), mix well and set aside to marinate for another 15 minutes. Pour...

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Vegan Recipe: Clay Pot Taro Rice

The vegan recipe for Clay Pot Taro Rice: servings – 5 Ingredients 500 g taro (peel and dice) 2 cups white rice (wash and drain) 1 cup soya mince 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft and dice) ½ cup vegetable oil 3 ½ cup water Seasonings 2 tbsp soy sauce ½ tsp five-spice powder 1 tbsp salt Method Heat oil, fry soya mince until golden brown, remove and set aside. Fry taro over medium heat until it gets crispy on the outside, add five-spice powder, stir-fry for 10 seconds, remove and set aside. Fry shiitake mushrooms...

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Vegan Recipe: Steamed Rice Rolls with Sweet Sauce

The vegan recipe for Steamed Rice Rolls with Sweet Sauce: servings – 6 to 8 Ingredients 4 cups rice flour 4 tbsp tapioca flour 4 tbsp wheat starch – gluten-free wheat flour 2 tbsp vegetable oil 3 cups water 2 cups hot water Method In a mixing bowl, mix rice flour with water (2 cups) to form a smooth rice batter and set aside. In another mixing bowl, mix tapioca flour, wheat starch with water (1 cup), slowly pour hot water over, stir to combine and leave to cool. Add the rice batter (step 1) and vegetable oil; stir...

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Vegan Recipe: Fresh Herbal Chili Sauce

The vegan recipe for Fresh Herbal Chili Sauce: servings – 6 to 8 Ingredients 10 fresh chilies (cut into small sections) 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 cup fresh basil leaves 1 tbsp salt 2 tbsp sugar 8 small limes (squeeze the juice) Method Place all the ingredients in a blender. Puree until smooth and fine....

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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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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: 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: 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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Vege Angel’s 365th Vegetarian Recipe: Lavender Smoked Tofu!

Vege Angel’s 365th vegetarian recipe – Lavender Smoked Tofu: servings – 5 Ingredients 500 g hard tofu (cut lengthwise into ½ cm thick slices) Seasonings 1 tbsp salt 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp ground black pepper Smoke Ingredients 2 tbsp sugar 1 tbsp rice 1 tbsp dried lavender flowers – herb Method Combine the seasonings, sprinkle the mixture evenly over the tofu slices, lay the tofu on the oven’s grill grate, bake at 150°C for 20 minutes and remove. Lay a sheet of aluminum foil in the center of a wok, combine the smoke ingredients and spread...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Wax Apples in Sugary Soy Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Wax Apples in Sugary Soy Sauce: servings – 5 Ingredients 500 g small wax apples – jambu air (wash and cut into halves) 5 Thai chilies (chop) – optional Seasonings 3 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 5 tbsp sugar Method Combine all the seasonings with Thai chilies. Place the wax apples in a salad bowl, pour the above mixture over and combine. Mix every 5 minutes thrice....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Thosai/Dosa (Fermented Crepes)

The vegetarian recipe for Thosai/Dosa (Fermented Crepes): servings – 15 to 20 sheets Ingredients 3 cups rice 1 tbsp cooked rice 3/4 cup urad dal – white lentils (dehusked black gram) 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp salt 5 cups water Method Soak rice in water (3 cups water) for 4 hours; soak urad dal with fenugreek seeds in water (2 cups water) for 4 hours. Place the above soaked ingredients (rice, urad dal and fenugreek seeds), soaking water, cooked rice and salt in a blender, puree until a smooth batter is formed, set aside and let it ferment...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Creamy Mushroom Gnocchi

The vegetarian recipe for Creamy Mushroom Gnocchi: servings – 5 Ingredients 750 g potatoes (boil till tender, peel and mash) 2 cups wheat flour 2 cans button mushrooms (dice) 1 cup soya mince 1 bell pepper (dice) 200 g cherry tomatoes (cut in half) 2 stalks parsley (chop) 50 g cream cheese – suitable for vegetarians 50 g cheddar cheese – suitable for vegetarians 1 cup evaporated milk 3 tbsp butter 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup water Seasonings 1 pinch + 2 tsp salt 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1/2 tsp black pepper powder Method Gnocchi While the...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Kelp Fritters (Vegan Keropok Lekor)

The vegetarian recipe for Kelp Fritters (Vegan Keropok Lekor): Ingredients 2 cups soaked kelp/kombu (*soak kelp overnight, wash and chop) 6 cups tapioca starch 1/2 cup wheat flour 2 cups water Seasonings 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp white pepper powder 1 tsp vegetarian seasoning Method Place kelp and water in a blender, puree until smooth, transfer to a pot and bring to a boil over low heat. In a huge mixing bowl, combine tapioca starch with wheat flour, gently pour the boiled kelp puree over the flour and stir well with a wooden spatula. Add all the seasonings and knead...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Osmanthus Jelly

The vegetarian recipe for Osmanthus Jelly: servings – 15 to 20 jellies Ingredients 3 cups soaked coral grass (*wash coral grass, soak in water overnight and drain) 3/4 cup crystal sugar 冰糖 bing tang 2 tbsp corn starch 1 tbsp dried osmanthus flowers 2 1/2 cups water Method Place all the ingredients in a blender (except osmanthus flowers), puree until smooth and jelly-like. Pour the puree into a pot, add osmanthus flowers, heat over low flame and keep stirring until the first boil. Transfer the puree into jelly molds and refrigerate for about 2 hours....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Hot Dog Buns

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Hot Dog Buns: servings – 3 Vegan Hot Dog Buns 2 cups wheat flour 1 tsp instant dry yeast 1 tbsp vegetable shortening 2 tbsp white sesame seeds 3/4 cup water 1 tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt Combine water, sugar and instant dry yeast; leave aside to ferment for 5 minutes. Sieve wheat flour into a big bowl; add the above mixture, vegetable shortening and salt; combine and knead the dough. Cover the dough with a piece of cloth for 10 minutes, knead the dough and divide into 3 equal portions. Then, roll each...

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How to Make Natural Soy Pudding

Homemade/DIY Natural Soy Pudding: servings – 6 Natural Soy Puddings 1 1/2 cups soy beans (wash, soak overnight and drain) 3 cups soaked coral grass (*wash coral grass, soak overnight and drain) 10 cups water Place soy beans and water (5 cups) in a blender and pulse until a smooth soy puree is formed. Lay a large piece of muslin or cheesecloth in a mixing bowl. Transfer the soy puree onto the cloth, bring up the sides of the cloth, wrap, twist and squeeze to extract the soy milk. Return the soy pulp from the muslin cloth to the...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Spaghetti

The vegetarian recipe for Fried Spaghetti: servings – 4 Ingredients 250 g spaghetti (cook in boiling water until tender, remove, drain and set aside) 1 can button mushrooms (slice) 2 bell peppers (cut into strips) 1 cup TVP (textured vegetable protein) strips 1 cup tomato puree 3 tbsp vegetable oil 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp ginger shreds 1 cup water Seasonings 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp ground dried basil leaves 1 tbsp ground dried bay leaves ground black pepper to taste salt to taste Method Heat vegetable oil over low heat. Fry TVP strips until...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Rice Bowl Cakes

The vegetarian recipe for Rice Bowl Cakes: servings – 6 Rice Bowl Cakes 2 cups rice flour 2 tbsp tapioca starch 3 tbsp gluten-free wheat flour 1 ¼ cups water 3 ¼ cups hot water 2 tbsp vegetable oil In a mixing bowl, combine water, rice flour, tapioca starch and gluten-free wheat flour; stir well to form a smooth batter and keep aside for about 2 hours. Add vegetable oil and mix well. Gently pour the hot water into the batter and stir well. Ladle the batter into 6 rice bowls, steam over high heat for about 25 minutes,...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Cucumber With Fennel Appetizer

The vegetarian recipe for Cucumber With Fennel Appetizer: servings – 6 to 8 Ingredients 1 kg baby cucumbers (wash, cut into quarters lengthwise and remove the cores) 1/2 cup chopped fennel leaves 1/2 cup cool boiled water Seasonings 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup sugar 1 tbsp salt Method Mix cucumbers with salt and marinate for 10 minutes. Add sugar and marinate for another 10 minutes. Sprinkle fennel leaves on top, mix well and transfer to a glass jar. Combine balsamic vinegar and water and pour it into the jar. Keep in the refrigerator for 2 days before...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet Potato Leaf Curry

The vegetarian recipe for Sweet Potato Leaf Curry: servings – 5 Ingredients 500 g sweet potato leaves (wash and drain) 1 cup coconut milk 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup water Seasonings 2 tbsp curry powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp soy sauce Method Heat oil and saute curry powder over low heat until fragrant. Add sweet potato leaves and briefly saute over high heat. Cover the pan and simmer for 15 seconds. Add coconut milk, soy sauce, salt and water. Stir evenly and cook over medium heat for another 1 minute....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stir-Fried King Oyster Mushroom Strips with Sesame Oil

The vegetarian recipe for Stir-Fried King Oyster Mushrooms with Sesame Oil: servings – 4 Ingredients 400 g king oyster mushrooms (remove hard ends, wash and cut into thin strips) 5 slices ginger (cut into thin strips) 2 tbsp vegetable oil Seasonings 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes Method Heat oil, stir-fry ginger strips until golden brown, remove and keep aside. In the remaining frying oil, add sesame oil, king oyster mushrooms, salt and nutritional yeast flakes. Stir-fry over medium heat for about 3 minutes or until the mushrooms turn tender. Dish out, garnish...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Sweet and Sour Mango Pickle

The Vegetarian Recipe for Sweet and Sour Mango Pickle: servings – 8 to 10 Ingredients 1 kg firm unripe mangoes (wash and cut into strips) 1/2 cup rice vinegar 1/2 cup drinking water Seasonings 10 preserved sour plums (take the flesh) 1/2 cup sugar 1 tbsp salt Method Combine salt and mangoes; marinate for 10 minutes. Add sugar and mix well; marinate for another 10 minutes. Blend preserved sour plums, rice vinegar and water until smooth; pour over the mangoes and mix well. Transfer to a jar and keep in the refrigerator for 2 days before...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Palak Paneer (Spinach and Cottage Cheese Curry)

The vegetarian recipe for Palak Paneer (Spinach and Cottage Cheese Curry): servings –5 Ingredients 250 g fresh spinach leaves 100 g paneer/Indian fresh cheese (cut into 1 cm cubes) 1/2 cup roasted cashew nuts (grind) 1/4 cup roasted almonds (chop) 1/2 cup plain yogurt 2 tbsp cream cheese – suitable for vegetarians 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 dried chili (chop) 1 green chili (chop) 1/2 tsp salt 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup water Method Heat oil, saute dried chili, coriander seeds, mustard seeds and cumin seeds until fragrant. Add spinach, stir...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Cucumber, Bell Pepper and Fennel Salad

The vegetarian recipe for Cucumber, Bell Pepper and Fennel Salad: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 red bell pepper (dice) 1 yellow bell pepper (dice) 1 cucumber (core and dice) 1 cup cooked chickpeas 1/2 cup chopped fennel leaves Seasonings 1/2 cup yogurt 1/2 lemon (squeeze the juice) 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt Method Toss diced red & yellow bell peppers, cucumber and chickpeas together in a salad bowl. Vigorously whisk yogurt, lemon juice, olive oil and salt together to form a smooth dressing. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and chickpeas; toss to combine well. Sprinkle...

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How to Make Silken Tofu

Homemade/DIY Silken Tofu: servings – 6 Ingredients 1 cup soybeans (wash, soak in water overnight, drain and wash) 2 3/4 cups water 1 tsp gypsum powder – calcium sulfate/tofu coagulant Method Place soybeans and water (1 1/2 cups) in a blender and pulse until smooth. Lay a large piece of muslin or cheesecloth in a mixing bowl. Transfer the soy puree onto the cloth. Bring up the sides of the cloth, wrap, twist and squeeze to extract the soy milk. Return the soy pulp from the muslin cloth to the blender, add water (1 1/4 cups) and pulse until smooth....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mango Lassi

The vegetarian recipe for Mango Lassi: servings – 2 Ingredients 1 cup mango chunks 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 tsp lemon juice 4 tbsp honey 1 cup ice cubes Topping 2 tbsp crushed pistachios Method Place all the ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. Pour the puree into 2 serving glasses. Garnish with crushed pistachios before...

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How to Make Vegan Hot Dogs

《Homemade/DIY Vegan Hot Dogs》 20 vegan hot dogs Ingredients 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash, soak in water overnight and drain) 1 cup soy beans (wash, soak in water overnight and drain) 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in hot water for 1 hour and finely chop) 3 cups Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP)/Textured Soy Protein – minced 1/2 cup roasted cashew nuts 1/4 cup roasted almonds 1 tbsp peanut butter 1/4 cup vegetable shortening 3 tbsp virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup water Seasonings 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp crushed dried oregano 1 tsp crushed dried basil 1/2 tsp...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Mango Pie

The vegetarian recipe for Mango Pie: servings – 6 Ingredients Pastry 3 cups wheat flour 150 g butter (dice) 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup ice water Filling 3 medium-sized mangoes (peel, take the flesh and cut into 1 cm cubes) 1/3 cups sugar 1 tsp lemon zest 1 tsp cinnamon powder 3 tbsp wheat starch 1 tbsp wheat flour Method Pastry Sieve wheat flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Add butter and quickly combine. Gradually add ice water and stir to combine. Wrap the dough in PE food wrapping film and refrigerate it for about 30 minutes. Filling Spread...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Banana Chips

The vegetarian recipe for Banana Chips: 2 jars of chips Ingredients 6 large unripe bananas 2 tbsp salt Method Dissolve salt in a 200 cc water. Peel the bananas, soak in the salt water, drain and slice. Heat oil and fry the banana slices until slightly golden brown. Dish out, drain, and serve or store the chips in airtight...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Wheat Germ Crusted Mushroom Burgers

The vegetarian recipe for Wheat Germ Crusted Mushroom Burgers: 8 vegan burgers Ingredients 200 g white button mushrooms (wash and cut each into 6 halves) 2 cups textured vegetable protein (TVP) grains 1 cup mashed potatoes 1 cup roasted cashew nuts (coarsely grind) 1 cup wheat starch 1 cup raw wheat germ 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cup water Seasonings 1 tbsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 tsp crushed dried oregano 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes Method Heat oil and fry TVP till golden brown. Add button mushrooms, oregano and salt; combine and saute until the mushrooms turn...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Jelly

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Jelly: servings – 15 jellies Ingredients 3 cups soaked coral grass (*wash coral grass, soak in water overnight and drain) 3/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp corn starch 1 tsp vanilla flavour 2 1/2 cups water Food Colors 3 drops liquid food color – bright red 3 drops liquid food color – apple green 3 drops liquid food color – yellow Method Place all the ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth and jelly-like. Pour the puree into a pot, heat on low flame and keep stirring until first boil. Divide the puree into 3 equal portions. Mix...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Kaya (Eggless Coconut Jam)

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Kaya (Eggless Coconut Jam): 5 cups vegan kaya Ingredients 1 cup pumpkin flesh (steam until soft) 1 cup soaked coral grass (*wash coral grass, soak in water overnight and drain) 1 1/2 cup coconut milk 1 cup coconut palm sugar (crush) 4 pandan leaves (cut into thin strips, blend with 1 cup water and filter to extract the juice) Method Place pumpkin, coral grass and pandan juice in a blender; process until smooth and set aside. Dissolve coconut palm sugar over low heat. Add coconut milk and stir well until it boils. Add the...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Oyster Omelette

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Oyster Omelette: servings – 8 omelettes Ingredients 3/4 cup pumpkin flesh (steam till soft) 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash, soak in 3 1/2 cups water overnight and drain) 1/2 cup soaked kombu/kelp (*soak kombu in water for 1/2 hour and drain) 2 cans straw mushrooms (cut each mushroom into quarters, mix with 1/2 tsp salt and some vegetarian seasoning) 3/4 cup roasted cashew nuts 1/4 cup coconut milk 1 cup tapioca starch 4 tbsp wheat flour 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves 1/4 cup vegetable oil Seasonings 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp salt...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Penang Fruit Salad

The vegetarian recipe for Penang Fruit Salad (Penang Rojak): servings – 6 Ingredients 1/2 pineapple (peel and cut into bite-sized chunks) 1 cucumber (remove the core and cut into bite-sized chunks) 1/2 yam bean (peel and cut into bite-sized chunks) 1 half-ripe mango (peel, remove the seed and cut into bite-sized chunks) 2 wax apples – jambu air (remove the core and cut into bite-sized chunks) 2 red chilies (finely chop) 1/2 cup roasted peanuts (crush) 1/4 cup white sesame seeds (saute without oil until fragrant) Seasonings 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp Vegetarian Belacan Chili Paste 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tbsp soy...

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How to Make Vegan Fish

Homemade/DIY Vegan Fish: servings – 2 loaves of 400 g vegan fish Ingredients 1 cup golden flax seeds (soak in water overnight and drain) 1 cup soaked kombu/kelp (*soak kombu in water for 1/2 hour and drain) 2 cups soy beans (soak in water for 4 hours and drain) 1 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup carrot cubes 2 sheets dried seaweed Seasonings 1 tsp sesame oil 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp black pepper powder Method Soy Mixture Place soy beans, golden fax seeds, kombu and carrot in a food processor. Pulse until...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Yam Fries

The vegetarian recipe for Yam Fries: servings – 4 Ingredients 600 g yam (peel and cut into strips) Seasonings salt to taste Method Heat oil over medium heat. Fry yam strips until golden brown. Dish out, drain, set on a plate and combine with salt. May serve with Vegan Black Pepper...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegetarian Egg Tarts

The vegetarian recipe for Vegetarian Egg Tarts – eggless: servings – 20 tarts Ingredients Pastry 3 cups wheat flour 150 g butter (dice) 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup ice water Filling 1/4 cup cream style sweet corn 1/2 cups soaked coral grass (*soak coral grass in water for 4 hours and drain) 1/4 cup roasted cashew nuts 3 tbsp butter 3 tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 cup water Method Pastry Sieve wheat flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Add butter and quickly combine. Gradually add ice water and stir to combine. Wrap the dough in PE...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Black Pepper Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Black Pepper Sauce: servings – 5 cups sauce Ingredients 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash, soak in water overnight and drain) 1/2 cup soaked kombu/kelp (*soak kombu in water for 1 hour and drain) 1 cup mashed potatoes 3 tbsp wheat flour 2 tbsp peanut butter 1/4 cup ground black pepper 1/2 tbsp dried and crushed basil leaves 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 cups water Seasonings 2 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp sugar 1/2 tbsp salt Method Place golden fax seeds, kombu and salt in the blender; pulse until smooth and set aside....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Stewed Herbal Amaranth Soup

The vegetarian recipe for Stewed Herbal Amaranth Soup: servings – 4 to 6 Ingredients 300 g fresh amaranth greens 1 tbsp dried wolfberries/goji berries 3 dong quai slices 800 cc boiling water Seasonings 1 tsp salt a sprinkle of vegetarian seasoning Method Lay amaranth greens, wolfberries, dong quai slices, salt and vegetarian seasoning on a large piece of aluminium foil. Place in a large bowl. Gently pour the boiling water over and close up the foil. Steam over medium heat for 30 minutes....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Mango Pudding

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Mango Pudding: servings – 4 Ingredients 1 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash, soak in water overnight and drain) 2 medium size mangoes (peel, take the flesh, 1 1/2 mangoes for blending and cut 1/2 mango into cubes for garnishing) 1 cup roasted cashew nuts 6 tbsp sugar 1 lemon (cut in half and squeeze the juice) Method Place golden flax seeds in the blender and puree until smooth. Pour the flax seed puree into a small saucepan, heat on low flame and keep stirring until first boil. Turn off the heat and let the...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Mayonnaise

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Mayonnaise: servings – 10 Ingredients 3 tbsp golden flax seeds (soak in water overnight and drain) ½ cup roasted cashew nuts 3 tbsp lemon juice 2 tbsp honey ½ tsp mustard ½ tsp paprika 1 tsp salt 6 tbsp olive oil 3/4 cup water Method Place all the ingredients (except lemon juice and olive oil) in the blender and pulse until fine. Gently pour the mixture into a bowl and steam for 10 minutes. Cool and put it in the blender again. Add lemon juice and blend at low speed. Add olive oil gradually and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegan Fried Egg

The vegetarian recipe for Vegan Fried Egg: servings – 15 vegan fried eggs Ingredients 1 1/2 cups pumpkin flesh (steam till soft) 1/2 cup golden flax seeds (wash and soak in 3 1/2 cups water overnight) 1/2 cup soaked kombu/kelp (soak kombu in water for 1/2 hour) 3/4 cup roasted cashew nuts 3 tbsp coconut milk 1/2 cup potato starch 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Seasonings 1 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes 1 tsp salt Method Vegan Egg White Place golden fax seeds (with water), kombu and salt (1/2 tsp) in the blender; pulse until smooth. Gradually add in potato...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin and Mushroom Lasagna

The vegetarian recipe for Pumpkin and Mushroom Lasagna: servings – 4 Ingredients 4 mini lasagna sheets (place in boiling water, add 1tbsp salt, stir gently for 2 minutes till pliable and transfer to a pot of cold water) 400 g pumpkin (steam till soft and peel) 1 can button mushrooms (slice) 1 thumb size ginger (finely chop) 40 g hard cheese – suitable for vegetarians 30 g mozzarella cheese – mild and suitable for vegetarians 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 tsp salt Method Filling Heat oil and saute ginger till golden. Add button mushrooms and stir-fry for 1/2 minute....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Green Papaya Salad

The vegetarian recipe for Green Papaya Salad: servings – 4 Ingredients 1/2 kg green papaya (peel, remove seeds and shred) 3 tbsp white sesame seeds (saute without oil until fragrant) Seasonings 4 tbsp sugar 1 tsp salt 4 tbsp rice vinegar/apple cider vinegar Method Mix green papaya with sugar and salt; leave aside for 10 minutes. Add vinegar, combine and leave aside for 1 hour. Sprinkle white sesame seeds over and...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Pumpkin Dipping Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Pumpkin Dipping Sauce: servings – 6 Ingredients 250 g pumpkin (remove skin, cut into chunks, steam until soft and cool) 1/3 cup evaporated milk 1 cup water Seasonings 1/2 tsp salt Method Place pumpkin, evaporated milk and water in a blender. Puree until smooth and fine. Gently pour the puree into a pan. Add salt, cook over low heat and occasionally stir till boil....

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Vegetarian Recipe: Taro Abacus Beads

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Taro Abacus Beads’: servings – 8 to 10 Ingredients 600 g taro (peel, cut into chunks, steam till soft and mash) 1 cup + 1 tbsp tapioca starch 1 cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in hot water till soft and slice) 1 cup vegetarian barbecued meat (defrost and slice) 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves 3 cups water Seasonings 4 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 1/2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp sesame oil 1/2 tsp white pepper powder Method Taro Abacus Beads While the mashed taro is still hot, combine...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegetarian Taro Puffs

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Vegetarian Taro Puffs’: servings – 20 taro puffs Ingredients Filling ½ cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in hot water till soft and dice) ½ cup diced carrot 1 cup diced yam bean 1 cup vegetarian barbecued meat (dice) ½ cup green peas 4 tbsp vegetable oil 2 cups water 3 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp sesame oil ½ tsp white pepper powder ½ tbsp wheat flour 1 tbsp tapioca starch Taro Dough 600 g taro (peel, cut into chunks, steam till soft and mash) 1 ½ cup wheat...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Taro Basket with Mixed Vegetables

Wishing all a happy and prosperous Chinese New Year! The vegetarian recipe for Taro Basket with Mixed Vegetables: Serving: 2 taro baskets Ingredients Taro Basket 500g taro (peel, cut into large cubes, steam till soft and mash) ½ cup wheat starch ½ tsp five-spice powder 1 tsp salt ½ tbsp sugar ¾ cup vegetable oil 1/3 cup boiling water 30g glass noodles Filling ½ cup shiitake mushrooms (soak in hot water till soft and cut into 1cm cubes) 1 cup capsicum cubes (1.5cm cubes) ½ cup carrot slices (1.5cm thin slices) ½ cup canned button mushrooms (cut into quarters)...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Fried Kombu Rolls

The vegetarian recipe for Fried Kombu Rolls: servings – 20 rolls Ingredients 50 gm dried kombu/kelp (wash, soak in water for 1 hour and cut into 8cm X 12cm sheets) 1 cup dried lily buds (soak in water for 30 minutes, remove any hard stems and squeeze dry) 1 carrot (remove skin and cut into ½ cm X 8cm strips) 1 pickled mustard tuber (cut into ½ cm X 8cm strips, soak in water for 20 minutes and drain) 5 shiitake mushrooms (soak in water until soft and cut into ½ cm slices) 1 Chinese celery (wash and cut...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Spring Roll Dipping Sauce

The vegetarian recipe for Spring Roll Dipping Sauce: servings – 10 Ingredients 3 tbsp peanut butter ½ tsp five-spice powder 1 tsp ground black pepper 3 tbsp vegetarian oyster sauce 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp sesame oil 2 tbsp tapioca starch 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup water Garnishing 1 tbsp chopped parsley  Method Heat the oil on low heat. Add five-spice powder, ground black pepper and peanut butter. Stir-fry briefly until aromatic. Add the rest of the ingredients and keep stirring till boil. Remove and place in a bowl. Garnish with chopped...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Penne Pasta with Tomato and Mushroom

The vegetarian recipe for ‘Penne Pasta with Tomato and Mushroom’: Ingredients 250 gm penne pasta (boil pasta in lightly salted water for 8-10 minutes until al dente, drain and set aside) 6 ripe red medium size tomatoes (diced) 250 gm button mushrooms (sliced) 10 baby corns (halved) 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 10 pitted green olives (halved) 10 pitted black olives (halved) 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil ½ tbsp salt 2 tbsp chopped parsley 50gm cheese Method Heat the olive oil in a pan, add the diced tomatoes and saute till soft. Add...

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Vegetarian Recipe: Vegetarian Stuffed Roast Turkey

Happy Thanksgiving to all! The vegetarian recipe for ‘Vegetarian Stuffed Roast Turkey’: Ingredients Mock Turkey 2 and 1/2 cups soy beans (wash, soak in water for 10 hours) 1 cup flax seeds (wash, soak in water for 10 hours) 4 cups pure gluten powder 3 cups oat meal 1 cup wheat flour ¾ cup cream cheese 2 tbsp butter 1 cup nutritional yeast flakes 1 tbsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon powder ½ tsp white pepper Basting Broth ½ cup butter, melted ½ cup honey 2 tbsp lemon juice Stuffing 2 cups chestnuts 1 and ½ cups beetroot (1cm cubes)...

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