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Recipe: Tri-Dofu to Ninjin – Japanese Carrot, Tofu, Sesame Scramble/Salad

My sister-in-law from Japan likes to make us filthy vegan relations this very nommy-yet-simple dish when she visits Australia (along with natto sushi rolls – erk! But the kids – and my husband, har – love natto). She serves it … Continue reading

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Tempeh red curry

This is a tasty variation on a Thai-style dish with Indonesian tempeh. I quit making curries when I went veg, mainly because I had just started dating my partner, who has taken cooking classes in Thailand. He was the curry … Continue reading

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Fennel and Mustard Seed Pakoras

Ingredients 750g can of mixed beans (eg. small red kidney, baby lima, garbanzo, great northern) 1 – 2 tablespoons gluten-free self-raising flour (I use FG Roberts) 1 tablespoon dried fennel seeds 3 teaspoons dried yellow mustard seeds 1 teasp turmeric … Continue reading

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Burmese Potato & Chickpea Yellow Curry

Ingredients 1 large tablespoon vegan yellow Thai curry paste* 1 tablespoon curry powder 400mL can coconut cream 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 2 large potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped 200g cooked chickpeas fresh coriander, chopped, to serve … Continue reading

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Masoor Tamatar Dal

… aka red lentil and tomato dal. Serves about a million. Don’t worry – it freezes well! Ingredients: 3L vegetable stock 3 cups masoor dal (red lentils), rinsed/cleaned 1 large onion, chopped 800g chopped tomatoes (canned is fine) 3-4 cloves … Continue reading

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Middle Eastern Lentil Paprika Soup

Unusual, but very, very tasty, and easy to make. Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 2 onions, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 4 teasp sweet paprika 1 cup brown lentils, cleaned/rinsed 8 cups vegetable stock 2 bay leaves 4 … Continue reading

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Indonesian Tofu Rendang

This rendang has been approved by a friend who grew up in Indonesia, and was created by my partner who has travelled there. It’s fantastic. Ingredients 400mL can coconut cream 400mL can coconut milk 5 garlic cloves, crushed 2 large … Continue reading

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Faux Pho! (aka Vegan Vietnamese Pho Soup)

In Vietnam, people eat pho for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Personally I like to have it for breakfast on Sunday mornings! This is a version that best imitates the veg pho that I had when I was travelling in Vietnam … Continue reading

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