Friday, June 26, 2009

khaman dhokla

Khaman Dhokla: Steamed savory chickpea flour cake, topped with fried onions, mustard seeds, chili, and coconut. The Khaman Dhokla cake was made from a mix purchased in Jackson Heights, New York - really easy and tasty! And a silly name too! (in English at least)

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

okra with spring garlic & saba

Catching up on some spring eats - in this case okra sauteed with spring garlic and tomatoes, and topped with saba.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

purple yam with ice cream

The dessert for our Filipino dinner: Sweet purple yam jam with vanilla So Delicious soy ice cream. So delicious indeed!!

mongo guisado, lumpia & banana sauce

A Filipino mini-feast, with veganized versions of:
- Mongo guisado: thick mung bean soup with homemade faux pork (marinated and crumbled tofu, broiled till chewy and almost crisp)

- Lumpia: Fried spring rolls stuffed with carrot, onion, faux pork, scallions, cabbage, pepper, soy sauce, garlic powder
- Banana Sauce, purchased in Jackson Heights, New York

Monday, June 15, 2009


Whole grain German bread, thinly sliced but ever so dense, with just as thin slices of herb tofu from Twin Oaks (a co-op!)
The bears stand guard diligently.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

watercress salad with mushrooms & walnuts

Watercress with lightly sauteed crimini mushrooms and shallots, walnuts, and vinaigrette.

Tuesday, June 02, 2009

Sweet n Sout Lappa

Sweet n Sout Lappa combo at King's Café! Burdock balls, purple rice, soy nuggets, spring roll, salad. Also came with a small bowl of wonton soup, not pictured. All for about $15!

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