Turns out vegos can enjoy sashimi too – beetroot sashimi. I am under no illusions that this is not sashimi and will in no way resemble the raw fish delicacy that many omnivores enjoy. Having said that, the recipe I stumbled across included cured beetroot, goats cheese and mint, it sounded delicious and I wanted to give it a go. (more…)
In case the name didn’t give it away, Yorkshire puddings are a British thing. Small muffin sized puddings, they are typically served as a side dish to roasts and are particularly good at mopping up gravy. They are quick, easy to make and delicious – they taste like savoury donuts. Yum!
My housemate Simone and friend Nat recently got together for an English feast. Having lived in England for ten years Nat was pretty excited about our dinner, especially because it gave her a great reason to make Yorkshire puddings. (more…)
Mushy peas are a northern English side dish and traditionally served with fish and chips. We served them with nut roast, gravy, roast potatoes and Yorkshire puddings. (more…)
Dumplings are delicious, but they are a pain to make. Homemade dumplings are so good they are completely worth making! My favourite dumplings are shitake mushroom and tofu.
Making vegetarian dumplings is a bit of work, you have to finely chop all the ingredients, fry them in a pan with ginger, spring onion, and various sauces and then assemble the dumplings. For this reason I tend to make a big batch so that I only have to do it every few months.
The first time I made dumplings I invited a couple of friends over and my housemate Amrita got in on the action too. I HIGHLY recommend doing this. The more people there are the less you have to do! (more…)
Green beans are not my favourite veggie. Being force to eat overcooked microwaved beans as a child was not a great start to the relationship.
Green beans with garlic and butter (or oil if vegan) on the other hand are delicious. But then again what isn’t better with butter and garlic? Icecream, and I’m glad I’ve never tried it! (more…)
When one accidently forgets the cauliflower in the fridge and buys another there are two options, 1 – roasted cauliflower with cumin and 2 – cauliflower bake. This time I opted to make cauliflower bake. (more…)
My housemate Amrita invited me to a winter solstice lecture and gallery showing at the National Library recently. The astronomy lecture was fascinating, the long exposure photographs amazing and the mini stuffed potatoes delectable. As this is a food blog, I will limit the post to the potatoes. (more…)