Wednesday, December 27, 2006

sweet potato sandwich

sweet potato slices marinated in soy sauce, rice wine, and ginger, then dusted with flour and baked
on homemade sunflower seed bread, with sprouts, red onions, and extra marinade sauce

Sunday, December 17, 2006

asparagus with pasta & mushrooms

sauteed asparagus with olive oil and lemon juice
pasta with mushrooms, garlic, and parsley
light, simple and easy

Friday, December 15, 2006

green lentils with roasted beets

french green lentils (or at least they were green at first), onion, carrot, and roasted beets, tossed with lemon vinaigrette, topped with grated beets and mint sprigs
from Deborah Madison's Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

chocolate chip waffles

basic waffles with chocolate chips, and maple syrup on top - all part of a healthy breakfast ;)

Sunday, December 10, 2006

buffalo seitan braided bread

seitan marinated in Frank's Red Hot sauce, onions, mushrooms in a tomato-herb dough with ranch dip

Wednesday, December 06, 2006


Homemade whole wheat calzones filled with broccoli and tofu ricotta, with marinara dipping sauce. (Calzone dough recipe from The Vegan Chef).

posted by Bazu

Tuesday, December 05, 2006

Sunday, December 03, 2006

tom yam soup

Thai hot and sour soup, with mushrooms, tofu, tomatoes, onion, garlic, lemongrass, galangal, lime leaves, chilies, vegetarian fish sauce, lime juice, and cilantro
adapted from The World of Street Food by Troth Wells (an excellent stocking-stuffer!)

Friday, December 01, 2006

sesame noodles

noodles with chili sauce, sesame oil, fresh basil, carrot, cucumber, scallions, and sesame seeds, served cold
from Suzie's Soba in Baltimore

Thursday, November 30, 2006

dutch apple pie with oatmeal streusel

pie recipe made with frozen store-bought vegan crust. pictured with Soyatoo Soy Whip. I also made a crustless apple crisp with this recipe and it was even better!

Sunday, November 26, 2006

roasted jerusalem artichokes with polenta & kale

jerusalem artichokes (aka sunchokes) roasted in garlic rosemary sauce
polenta cakes topped with kale, red onions, and parsley

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

sweet potato fries with carrot & onion sambal

baked sweet potato wedges (coated with some oil, salt, and pepper) and indonesian sambal dip (shredded carrots, onion, garlic, kecap manis and kecap sambal)

Friday, November 17, 2006

mint chocolate chip brownies

as requested, a non-gingerbread dessert... we made this for our recent chocolate party (mmm...)
see recipe

Friday, November 10, 2006

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

vegetable sushi

vegetarian sushi plate: tofu, cucumber, seaweed, avocado, pickled daikon, asparagus, carrot, and inari, with sweet potato and sesame rolls
from Sushi D in Brooklyn

Friday, November 03, 2006

Banh Hoi Cha Gio

Steamed angelhair rice noodles with lemongrass-grilled vegetables, scallions, fried shallots, roasted peanuts, mint, salad, pickled vegetables, peanut sauce, and nuoc cham sauce.
from L'Annam in New York

Wednesday, November 01, 2006

black eyed peas with mushrooms

black eyed-peas, mushrooms, cumin seeds, cinnamon, onions, garlic, tomatoes, coriander, cumin, tumeric, cayenne, and cilantro - absolutely heavenly!
basmati rice with onion and cumin seeds on the side
from Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cooking

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

caribbean beans & pumpkin spice rice

Caribbean beans (from Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home): onion, garlic, ginger root, thyme, allspice, black beans, and orange juice
Pumpkin spice rice (from Delicious Jamaica!): onion, chili pepper, pumpkin, curry powder, tumeric, bay leaves, and brown rice all cooked together, topped with fried onions and parsley

Thursday, October 19, 2006


Vegan Moussaka- eggplants, mushrooms, and tomatoes, layered with bechamel sauce and topped with breadcrumbs. Recipe on Where's the Revolution?

Posted by Bazu

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

stewed peas

from Delicious Jamaica!
red kidney beans stewed in coconut milk, bay leaves, allspice, garlic, hot pepper, onions, thyme, and scallions, served over rice

Saturday, October 14, 2006

apples 2 ways

brussels sprouts roasted with apples, garlic and bac'n
bazu/penguin chef's caramel apple upside down cake (mine was ugly but tasty)

Thursday, October 12, 2006

seitan stew, turnip greens, biscuits & gravy

on the comfort food note...
- seitan stew with potatoes, turnips, carrots, celery, etc.
- southern style turnip greens, cooked forever with onion, chili flakes, garlic, and margarine
- homemade biscuits with gravy

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Spaghetti and meatballs

Spaghetti and meatballs (meatballs from this recipe on with homemade tomato sauce. Cause sometimes you just feel like eating something straight outta childhood...

Posted by Bazu.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

thai soup & more

tofu, coconut, and lemongrass soup recipe
basil eggplant, chik'n with ginger and lemongrass, and rice noodles with veggies

Monday, October 09, 2006

Jerk Potatoes

We just got Delicious Jamaica! by Yvonne McCalla Sobers, so you can expect more Carribean food posts!

Friday, October 06, 2006

french dip

made with sauteed mushrooms and onions, Vegan Gourmet cheese, and onion soup broth

nepalese dumpling soup

Momochas (dumplings filled with crushed peanuts, chickpeas, and vegetables) in spicy vegetable soup, flavored with ginger, chili, lime, and cilantro.
From Himal Chuli, in Madison, Wisconsin

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Spinach potato pizza

Based on a hodge-podge of recipies. The crust, which was made in a bread machine, is covered with fresh pesto, fake cheese sauce, potatoes, spinach and artichokes.

Saturday, September 30, 2006

Mujaddara Platter

Mujaddara Platter at Jack's Corner. Lentils, rice, onions, tomato, cucumber, and mint salad with pita bread.

Wednesday, September 27, 2006

sesame pancake sandwich

sesame pancake stuffed with veggies and sauce, from Vanessa's Dumplings in New York - less than $3 and soooo good!

Saturday, September 23, 2006


fresh raspberries picked at Riley's Farm in Oak Glen, CA
they never made it into a recipe - and barely survived the car trip home

Monday, September 18, 2006

grilled portobello sandwich

Grilled portobello, carmelized onion, and sun dried tomato sandwich, with roasted potatoes and mesclun salad, from June in Brooklyn

Wednesday, September 13, 2006

taco potato skins

crispy potato skins topped with vegan cheese and "the BEST lentil tacos" filling

Monday, September 11, 2006

BBQ Seitan Sandwich, Collard Greens & Baked Yam

The BBQ seitan sandwich uses the Vegan With a Vengeance recipe for seitan, the BBQ sauce is modified Annie's Original Recipe--add chili oil, agave nectar, and some tamari. The Collard Greens are simmered in vegetable broth with liquid smoke, thyme and some onion, a little liquid smoke, red pepper flakes and salt & pepper.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

Some appetizers

Local upstate New York hard apple cider
"Black Beans Ful" Black beans, cumin, lemon juice, garlic, tomatoes served with whole grain crackers
"Spicy Peanut Soup" with carrot and ginger and scallions

At Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, NY

Posted by Bazu

Friday, September 08, 2006

"Buddha's Duck" and Potato, Roasted Corn, and Bean Salad

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"Mock Duck" made with yuba (Chinese or Japanese "beancurd skin").

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Potato, Roasted Corn, and Bean Salad, a colorful and low-fat main-dish salad.

Posted by Bryanna