Wednesday, January 31, 2007

irish nachos

potato skins lightly fried, topped with Vegan Gourmet cheddar and broiled until cheese melts , finished with scallions, bac' uns, and sour cream,

Monday, January 29, 2007

bean burgers with white asparagus

Bean burgers from (recipe here) with tomato and avocado with white asparagus and hollandaise sauce. And a little pickle! This is a flashback to last spring, I thought any fellow cold-weather inhabitants who are freezing would enjoy it!

Sunday, January 28, 2007

rava masala dosa & chili and onion uttapam

Cream of wheat dosa with potatoes, plus sambar and coconut chutney on the side.
Uttapam in the background.
From Udupi Bhavan, in Middletown, Connecticut

pani puri

pani puri: fried puri crisps filled with spiced potatoes, then filled to the brim with tamarind sauce and masala water (not pictured), and popped into the mouth whole for a huge flavor burst.
From Udupi Bhavan, in Middletown, Connecticut

Thursday, January 25, 2007

faux fish sticks with faux tartar sauce

Homemade tofu "fish" stick. Recipe from Shmooed Food. I didn't use the kelp granules, so they actually taste a lot like the Zoglo's cutlets. The tartar sauce is just nayonnaise with a wee bit of relish mixed in.

"Pantry" Stew

Stew with: potatoes, okra, coconut milk, tomatoes, mint, etc...

Saturday, January 20, 2007

breakfast banana split

breakfast banana split: oatmeal, bananas, raspberry freezer jam, slivered almonds and Soyatoo whipped cream

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

avocado and grapefruit tortillas

crisped tortillas topped with avocado mash, grapefruit, yellow pepper, and jalapeño pepper - a great mix of hot, sweet, savory, and sour
recipe from Martha, prepared by Catherine

Monday, January 15, 2007

stuffed tomatoes on sliced potatoes

Tomatoes stuffed with arborio rice, garlic, mint, basil, and parsley, then baked on top of a layer of sliced potatoes, seasoned with salt, pepper, and olive oil. The potatoes soak up the tomato juices, for an extra rich flavor.
From Verdura: Vegetables Italian Style.

Saturday, January 13, 2007

Cranberry-Orange Muffins

Cranberry-orange muffins with almonds and coconut. Recipe from Let's Get Sconed, modified slightly. (Sorry- I know the Halloween liners are horribly out-of-date!)

Friday, January 12, 2007

chocolate cupcake

Chocolate cupcake with creem cheeze frosting, made by a friend. Cupcake recipe from Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World, not sure where the frosting recipe came from.

cranberry apple muffin

The ginormous muffins at Urban Herbivore (Kensington Market, Toronto) hit the spot. Big enough to share and not overly sweet.

Thursday, January 11, 2007

Karin's Burger

Veggie burger with sauteed spinach, portabello mushrooms, non-dairy cheddar cheese & fakin' bacon, on toasted foccacia with a side o' fries
From the new Kate's Joint in Brooklyn

Sunday, January 07, 2007

chiocciole with cauliflower sauce

textured pasta shells with pureed cauliflower sauce (like a cream sauce, but with a rich cauliflower taste), breadcrumbs, and parsley
inspired by Dionysus' Kitchen

Thursday, January 04, 2007

mushroom nut bake

mushrooms sauteed with olive oil and thyme, sandwiched between layers of chopped cashews, onions, garlic, and breadcrumbs

Monday, January 01, 2007