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Things I Like Thursday – Farmers Markets

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Things I love (and am thankful for) Thursday Farmers markets around the world differ in range, aesthetics and personality. Whenever I travel to a different country I make an effort to check out the local offerings and interact with locals. … Continue reading

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Hearty Bean and Vegetable stew

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Or as it’s called in our house, ‘Dave’s Legendary Stew’. Thick, hearty and wholesome bean and vegetable stew. To be honest, most stews follow a similar recipe. The twist to this one is the baked beans, which adds a saucy tomato flavor … Continue reading

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Herbed Scalloped Potatoes

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These warm potatoes cooked in a vegetable gravy, give a familiar homely flavor taking you back to childhood meals and Christmas roasts. A perfect comfort food, this dish does well at a dinner party or with roasted vegetables during a … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Dahl

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This recipe is low GI vegan with so much filling flavour, high in protein and very very low in fat. I love to take this one to potlucks as it’s fast and simple yet looks complex. Don’t be put off by … Continue reading

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Simple fried Tofu

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You can use this sumptuous fried tofu to give the texture of meat. It is particularly useful as a bit sized chicken alternative in curries, stir fries and stews; and great for entertaining sceptical omnivores. Tofu itself has a low amount of calories, a relatively … Continue reading

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Gim Bap

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The Japanese call it sushi, the tanned, a california roll, but in Korea it is the original fast food made by the thousands in orange restaurants every morning; Gimbap. Gimbap traditionally has animal meat, imitation shrimp and sometimes tuna and mayo. But if you’ve the … Continue reading

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Tofu Scramble

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This morning, sick of oatmeal and peanut butter on toast I turned to an old favourite – Tofu Scramble. Everyone has their own variations but the rule of thumb is to squeeze and crumble the tofu into large clumps because it will … Continue reading

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

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You’ll be making 20 delicious “share with your friends” cookies, or 12 WHOA momma all mine cookies Ingredients 1 1/3 cups Raw Sugar 2 cups white (organic non-bleached please) flour 1 1/4 cups whole grain oatmeal 2 tsp salt 1 … Continue reading

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Vegan Sour Cream

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Vegan Sour Cream It is truly a delight to the taste buds. You don’t have to miss out on a thing being vegan, just be a little adventurous. You will need: 1/4 cup cashews 1 cup cold water (For soaking) … Continue reading

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