Author Archives: VeganUrbanite

Vietnamese Inspired Spicy Vegetables

Vietnamese Inspired Spicy Vegetables There was no time to waste. Having learnt to cook fragrant vegan Vietnamese cuisine in Hoi An, I was eager to recreate the flavors in my Korean apartment. Studying the scrappy piece of paper with notes … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Tofu Patties

Mushroom and Tofu Patties Premonitions about Vietnamese food had led me to believe that anything and everything that had a heartbeat would be listed on the menu. I didn’t believe the cuisine of Vietnam could be as succulent as its … Continue reading

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VU in Vietnam Part 2

VU in Vietnam Part 2 Traveling around Vietnam is all very well, but what’s a vegan to eat? Restaurants catering to tourists usually offer a separate section in their menu of exclusively vegetarian options, and even at local eateries there … Continue reading

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VU in Vietnam Part 1

VU in Vietnam Part 1 Vietnam has everything! Warm weather, captivating scenery, enchanting people and exquisite food.  It had been over a year since my last vacation, so when my girl-friend Esther Dalseno McCaustlin told me of her wedding in Vietnam I … Continue reading

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Sweet Dessert Balls

 For Christmas I made a batch of these sweet, slightly spiced dessert balls for each of my girlfriends. I dressed a mason jar with a red ribbon and a handwritten label, and filled it with these delicious balls for a … Continue reading

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Moist Chocolate Cupcakes

Moist Chocolate Cupcakes  The perfect chocolate cupcake, or muffin if your feeling tenacious. You can dress it up with frosting and sprinkles or even go nuts (literally) with gooey center. From Vegan Cupcakes Take Over The World ~ Here’s how … Continue reading

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Top 12 Recipes of 2012

We’re rounding out another year and as Christmas fast approaches, all I’m thinking about is presents and food (and morning whiskey-coffees if I’m honest). There’s no time to learn new recipes so let’s stick with our favourites from the year. … Continue reading

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Shopping {Vegan} in Busan – Alcohol

It’s the festive season and for many of us that means parties and alcohol. So to make it easier to live compassionately whilst enjoying yourself, I’ve collecting some tid-bits on vegan alcohol. Huh? Aren’t all alcohols vegan? It’s surprising right? … Continue reading

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Easy {Vegan} Quiche From Scratch

When you think of a quiche you probably imagine a dozen eggs and a ton of cholesterol. Think again. This vegan take on a classic is healthy, simple and versatile. It still contains all the vegetables you remember but in … Continue reading

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Chocolate Brownie Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie Brownie adapted from Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World Ingredients: For the chocolate brownie  4 ounces / 115 grams  of dark vegan chocolate, melted 1 cup canned or pureed pumpkin ( 1 regular can equals 2 cups) 3/4 cup … Continue reading

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