Thursday, December 30, 2010
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Monday, December 20, 2010
Brunch: tempeh sausage crumble (recipe from Vegan with a Vengeance), white sweet potato hash, and strawberry ketchup (just mix ketchup and strawberry jam).
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Monday, November 29, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
Carrot ginger soup topped with roasted cubed potato (a great alternative to croutons) and parsley. All ingredients chopped by yours truly (and others) at a fabulous knife skills class at the National Gourmet Institute in New York. After slicing and chopping for hours, we enjoyed this (and other) fruits and vegetables of our labor.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
The vegan dishes of the day from New Asha Restaurant in Staten Island, NY. Coconut pumpkin curry, dal, fried sweet and sour eggplant, and chili-fried vegetables, with fresh roti on the side. Well worth the trip!
Monday, November 08, 2010
Six grains of cereal, with banana and soy milk. Raisin bran, rice krispies, cheerios, and Ancient Grains granola (courtesy of Nature's Path) = rice, oats, spelt, kamut wheat, quinoa, and amaranth. The granola was crisp and sweet, with a deep nutty flavor - a great topping for cereal.
Wednesday, November 03, 2010
Friday, October 29, 2010
Our potluck Canadian Thanksgiving feast. Clockwise from top: bok choy slaw, candied yams, roasted root veggies, tofurkey, apple cranberry stuffing, mushroom sausage stuffing, green beans with almonds, wild rice salad, veggie Italian sausage and peppers, mashed potatoes, Celebration Roast, and gravy! Not pictured: homemade pumpkin pie, apple crisp, and almond milk ice-cream.
Monday, October 18, 2010
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Thursday, October 07, 2010
From the Eat Your Greens series:
Tender broccoli greens with mustard seeds, Patak's curry paste, coconut, cashews, onions, and garlic, topped with masala roasted broccoli. Rice and tamarind chutney on the side.
Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Potato chips + salad? Why not?
Mesclun, daikon, carrot, and crispy potato with ginger dressing.
Wakame and green and red seaweeds. Vegetables in tofu sauce in the background.
From Hibino in Brooklyn.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Monstera deliciosa, a tropical mexican fruit that tastes like a cross between a pineapple and a banana. It ripens when the scales start to fall off, like in the picture. A bit high-maintenance, but absolutely worth it!
Monday, September 20, 2010
A mini-tiffin plate from the canteen at Ganesh Hindu Temple in Flushing, New York City. From top left: mini idli (steamed lentil cakes) in sambar soup, world's smallest dosa, cilantro chutney, curried lentil and veggies, vada (fried lentil donut), orange semolina dessert, and more sambar and coconut chutney. All for $6!
Idiappam: rice noodles fried with mustard seeds, curry leaves, nuts, and other spices, with coconut tomato sauce on the side. From the canteen of the Ganesh Hindu Temple in Flushing, New York City.
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
A cheap buffet platter from Woorjiip, in New York. Clockwise from top left: vegetable rice, glass noodles, vegetable and kim chi pancakes, inari sushi, fried nori roll, bok choy, shitakes, tofu, chili somen noodles.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Sunday, August 29, 2010
Thursday, August 26, 2010
Monday, August 23, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Marinara pizza and friarielli pizza (with broccoli rabe grown on the volcanic slopes of Mt. Vesuvius), from Pizzeria Castel Nuovo in Naples, birthplace of pizza. Both absolutely amazing... dough crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, with a sauce so perfect you don't want toppings.
Monday, August 16, 2010
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Sunday, August 01, 2010
Six kinds of complimentary kim chi from Sunrise House in Toronto (clockwise from left): bean sprouts, potatoes & carrots, seaweed, glass noodles, cucumber, cabbage.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Sunday, July 18, 2010
From the Eat Your Greens series...
Radish leaf soup: radish leaves, onions, broccoli stalks, white pepper, nutmeg, celery seed, and soy milk, pureed after cooking.
Carrot green quinoa (with lime juice, cumin, chili & garlic sauce, onion) with roasted broccoli.
Don't throw away your greens - they're tasty if used right!
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Sunday, July 04, 2010
Friday, May 28, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
BBQ tempeh, sweet potato, wilted kale and grilled red onion on toasted multi-grain bread, from Candle Cafe in New York. Served with a shallot sage aioli and a mesclun salad drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette.
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Saturday, May 08, 2010
Wednesday, May 05, 2010
Friday, April 23, 2010
Veggie Steak Sandwich, from Karyn's Cooked in Chicago.
Thinly sliced seitan steak grilled with onions and peppers, topped with romaine lettuce and chipotle sauce on a toasted whole wheat bun. With slaw and fries on the side.