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Super Pasta: A pasta recipe everyone loves (even the vegetarian)

By Amaka Inyese | July 3, 2015 Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets Feeding children is often a necessity that breeds culinary invention and preparing a quick and easy to have on hand meal is your best bets, this pasta recipe you will get the silky rich sauce resulting from generous use of bacon, egg and cheese and a whole lot of peas. [Peas are a great addition] you can modify quantities and …

Sweet Dream bagels and Good Food and Wine Show – The West Australian

… meals at the Good Food & Wine Show, including their bestselling sandwich bagels — avocado and fetta smash and kasundi haloumi, and the popular vegetarian breakfast bagel (eggs, “facon”, cheese and sauce). Bagel chips and the bakery’s distinctive yeast-free doughnuts — sour cream, and buttermilk and chocolate — are worth checking out too. Source: Sweet Dream bagels and Good Food and Wine Show – The West Australian …

The Lonesome Vegetarian: Tastes of Turkey and Ethiopia give meatless diners some global options | The Star Telegram The Star Telegram

… cooked in olive oil. There’s also the stew-like soslu patlijan, sauteed eggplant in a tomato-onion sauce, and a good version of the familiar baba ghanoush (eggplant pureed with tahini, garlic, etc., similar to hummus). The long list also includes red lentil soup with vegetables and herbs; zucchini pancakes made with carrot and parsley; a fried cigar-shaped pastry stuffed with salty white cheese and parsley; two yogurt dishes; and falafel, hummus, dolmas and tabbouleh. All these are available …

Linger’s Vegetarian Options Include a Delicious Masala Dosa | Westword

… crepe, is delicately cooked on a hot griddle and stuffed with potatoes, peas and spices. Tamarind date sauce and coconut mint chutney are served on the side to complement the traditional Indian flavors. First bites into the burrito-like crepe are warm and reminiscent of familiar flavors you might find in other masala dishes at your favorite Indian restaurant. The filling is soft and a perfect counter to the crispy crepe blanket. Alternating between the tamarind date and coconut mint chutney …

How to make cheese gougeres – recipe | Life and style | The Guardian

By Jane Hughes | June 2, 2015 Choux pastry, or pâte à choux, is a French favourite – classically, it is used to make sweet profiteroles, but it can be used in savoury dishes too. These buns should be crisp and golden on the outside and light and fluffy within. To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: How to make cheese gougeres – recipe | Life and style | The Guardian …

Wendy’s testing veggie burger, and people like it | Metro

From MetroNews.ca | May 6, 2015 Wendy’s has become the latest fast food chain to launch a vegetarian-friendly menu item. The burger chain has been spotted quietly testing out a meat-free burger made with black beans at select restaurants in the company’s birthplace of Columbus, Ohio, reported Columbus Biz Insider. The test product includes a black bean patty served on a multigrain bun with asiago ranch sauce, Colby-pepper jack cheese, tomato and spring mix. News of the vegetarian burger …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

Mapo tofu, that aromatic dish of braised tofu with minced pork (sometimes beef) in a deeply savoury sauce, is a wildly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants. I gladly order it whenever possible. Just a spoonful or two with steamed rice makes a pleasant beginning to a multicourse meal. At home, though, mapo tofu can be a light meal on its own. If you need dinner in a hurry, you’ll find it makes a rapid transition from wok to table. Though the dish is complex in flavour, the …

In search of Tokyo’s vegetarian bentōs | The Japan Times

… delivery and Takaban 2-21-10 for the eat-in restaurant; 03-5725-5535; www.m-delivery.jp). Its website lists at least seven glorious-looking vegetarian bentōs, starting around ¥1,000. I tried the sesame-fried soy-meat option and, while I’m not usually one for fake meats, it was absolutely delicious. I also recommend the tempeh and vegetables with mustard sauce. The unique soy-bean patties are hearty and like nothing I’d ever tasted, and the bentō also comes with succulent renkon. To finish …

Mapo Tofu Goes Vegetarian – NYTimes.com

  By David Tanis | April 17, 2015 Mapo tofu, that aromatic dish of braised tofu with minced pork (sometimes beef) in a deeply savory sauce, is a wildly popular menu item in many Chinese restaurants. I gladly order it whenever possible. Just a spoonful or two with steamed rice makes a pleasant beginning to a multicourse meal. At home, though, mapo tofu can be a light meal on its own. If you need dinner in a hurry, you’ll find it makes a rapid transition from wok to table. Though the dish …

A healthier (vegetarian) twist on sweet-and-sour chicken | The Chronicle Herald

By J.M. Hirsch, The Associated Press | April 3, 2015 There is just something disgustingly delicious about sweet-and-sour chicken, that deep-fried, sugar-slathered staple of Asian take-out. No matter how bad I know it is for me — and how badly executed the dish usually is — I still manage to crave it regularly. So I decided to see whether I could do better by creating a similar dish that would satisfy my sweet-and-sour urges without leaving me feeling guilty. The sauce was easy. Rather than …

Food for Thought: ‘Vegetarian’ shouldn’t scare you off

… without putting on the “vegetarian” label. I mean, when you think of Squash Ravioli with Sage and Hazelnut Browned Butter sauce, you don’t think, “I can’t eat that. There’s no meat.” Same thing when someone offers you Spinach with Garlic and Lemon, or Pan-Roasted Asparagus, or Pizza Bianca, or a Camembert, Sun-Dried Tomato, and Potato Tart. To continue reading this article, click on this link:  via Food for Thought: ‘Vegetarian’ shouldn’t scare you off. …

Health: Boost your metabolism with this buffalo wing alternative

Are you a vegetarian but still feel that big gulp of saliva fill your throat when someone beside you pulls out a buffalo wing? Well you’re in luck! Just in case you previously had a phobia for cauliflower, after tasting this creative recipe, you would be noticing patriotic instincts when it comes to this. Crispy on the outside yet soft on the inside, these cauliflower bites are the closest a vegetarian can get to a ‘real’ buffalo wing. Use your favorite hot sauce for a nice kick; it offers …

Vegetarian Lasagna Goes Green – NYTimes.com

… Chinatown solves the problem. A wide assortment of greens is always available there, beautifully trimmed and displayed. Some varieties have buds beginning to show delicious yellow flowers. For this vegetarian lasagna, I layer lemony ricotta with a creamy béchamel sauce and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano. I could have made tender fresh pasta but opted instead for dry lasagna noodles, trusting that the filling would provide the texture I was after. To get even more flavor from the greens, I use them …

Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – Food & dining – The Boston Globe

By Sally Pasley Vargas, GLOBE CORRESPONDENT  MARCH 10, 2015 Stuffed peppers. Sweet bell peppers and squash, punctuated by piquant olives and feta, come together in a riot of color in this vegetarian supper. While the stuffed peppers bake, toast some to sprinkle on top to add another layer of texture and flavor. The peppers meet again in a baked dish of “broken” lasagna noodles with tomato sauce. Regular ruffled lasagna noodles work well here (don’t bother boiling first). They’re layered …

‘Test Kitchen’: How To Make Vegetarian Dishes Pop With A Little Umami | 88.9 KETR

… fish — and it’s recognized as one of the five tastes, along with sweet, salty, sour and bitter. Umami “incites our taste receptors on our tongue to kind of pick up that savory note from foods,” Lancaster, the executive food editor of the Test Kitchen, tells Fresh Air’s Terry Gross. And umami isn’t limited to meat. Mushrooms, tomatoes and soy sauce are foods that are high in glutamates, which are the natural compounds that stimulate our umami receptors. “As a …

The world’s first vegan parmo comes to Stockton (From The Northern Echo)

by Chris Webber, Reporter (Stockton/Hartlepool) The Teesside dish of chicken breast in a bechamel cheese sauce might be considered a tough call to make for people who won’t eat meat or cheese. But cooks at the newly opened Labrynth Holistic Community Cafe on Skinner Street, which has opened as a not-for-profit organisation after members of the public raised £900 set it up, have achieved it. Deb Knibbs, one of the owners of the cafe and book and crystal store, explained they have yet to …

Recipe Swap: Peppers stuffed with couscous make a satisfying vegetarian meal – Winston-Salem Journal: Recipe Swap

By Michael Hastings/Winston-Salem Journal, Posted: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 This recipe for stuffed peppers makes for a nice vegetarian entrée. The filling offers interesting flavors with almonds, raisins and olives. And the pureed avocado makes a light but flavorful sauce for the peppers. This dish has only 365 calories in a serving of one whole stuffed pepper. To finish reading this article and to access the recipe, click on this link: via Recipe Swap: Peppers stuffed with couscous make a …

Why this Lower Parel restaurant will thrill vegetarians – Life and style

… Mustard sauce (`350) in the hot mezzo section. Despite being on a self-imposed ban from cottage cheese, we still found plenty of options in the Mediterranean mains, and ordered Brocolli and Creamy Rice (`450) and Potato Rosti Pizza (`475). Till the food arrived, we sipped on Kontiki (`250), a mocktail with pineapple juice, passion fruit syrup, coconut milk, chocolate sauce and cream. It was a tad sour for our liking. The Mediterranean Tart Platter comprised six thin, crispy canapé-like tarts, …

Serving Haute Vegetarian Platters – The New Indian Express

… and sauces’ sounds like a good header for the menu. We have decided to create bite-size starters and pasta rolls that could be picked up using barbecue skewers, and the guest could dip them in their choice of sauce. After trying various bowls and glasses to serve the sauce, we chose a cocktail glass with its stem and inverted cone-shaped bowl which can carry a plenty of sauce. The presentation is so dramatic that a person seeing a diner on the next table having a Baby Cannelloni, picking up …

Trying to Eat Less Meat? Ten Veggie Dishes for Carnivores | A Healthier Michigan

… to make this truly vegetarian. Black-eyed Pea Vegan Burgers Black-eyed peas and mushrooms provide just the right texture to make these meatless patties worth sinking your teeth into. Vietnamese Dan Dan Noodles This recipe is described as the “edgy cousin” to Asian noodles dressed with spicy peanut sauce. We’re in! Ground beef is replaced with tofu for a meatless delight. Three Cheese and Sage Ravioli A mixture of low-fat cheeses, fresh sage, shallots, and red Swiss chard all wrapped up in …

Eating vegetarian with gnocchi | witf.org

As the holidays were approaching I decided to look through my cookbooks to find a few recipes that might make festive dinners. I found a simple recipe that a friend had contributed to the collection of recipes given to us at our wedding: gnocchi.  I love gnocchi and have often eaten it at restaurants smothered in a creamy vodka sauce.  I had no idea it was so simple to make, and now we’ll probably be having it for dinner at least once a week. Click on the link below for the recipe of …

Helpful Tips for Vegetarians : NUTRITION&FOOD : Youth Health Magzine

… soymilk(soy beverage), tofu made with calcium sulfate, calcium-fortified breakfast cereals and orange juice, and some dark-green leafy vegetables (collard, turnip, and mustard greens; and bok choy). Make simple changes. Many popular main dishes are or can be vegetarian-such as pasta primavera, pasta with marinara or pesto sauce, veggie pizza, vegetable lasagna, tofu-vegetable stir-fry, and bean burritos. Enjoy a cookout. For barbecues, try veggie or soy burgers, soy hot dogs, marinated tofu or …

Harley’s is a coffee house with heart – Falkirk Herald

… meat-eating friend and son to Harley’s to see what the fuss was about and were impressed at the friendly atmosphere, fantastic prices and delicious food. While Harrison tucked into his pork sausages, I opted for the Vegetarian Flying Scotsman – veggie haggis with a creamy sauce and cheese served in a panini while Jacqui had a pulled pork and barbeque sauce panini. Both were served with coleslaw and salad; at £4.50 each the price is akin to fast food joints but the quality is far superior. …

Chatting with Karen Page, Author of The Vegetarian Flavor Bible: Food Network | Healthy Eats – Food Network Healthy Living Blog

… history of vegetarianism, you can find an A-Z guide to herbs, spices and other seasonings, learn which techniques work best for which veggies and a stock list of flavor affinities for each ingredient. For instance, soba noodles have 16 suggested combinations like marrying them with greens, lime, sesame oil, soy sauce and tofu. Sound good? We think so. Not so much a cookbook as it is a culinary guide, the Bible is an indispensable manual for anyone looking to eat a varied, vegetable-driven diet. …

Weeknight Vegetarian: A new technique for defusing those soy-sauce sodium bombs – The Washington Post

… through the nutritional analysis program The Post uses, because they’re usually sodium bombs. I don’t worry about that much when it comes to my personal cooking and eating, because I don’t have high blood pressure (or the genes for it), but I know that some readers — including some particularly vocal ones — do. They’re trying to lower their sodium intake, and I can’t blame them for that. via Weeknight Vegetarian: A new technique for defusing those soy-sauce sodium bombs – The …

The humble ‘char bee hoon’ | Eat/Drink | The Malay Mail Online

… from a roadside hawker for less than RM2 for a fast and easy meal. There are several versions of this simple meal; a plain vegetarian version of just vermicelli and some greens or those with added garnishings of crunchy anchovies or a Malay-style version, with a dash of tomato sauce, chicken bits and shredded fried egg. Whatever the version, the prerequisite ingredients for a satisfying plate of char bee hoon must include rice vermicelli and vegetables such as white cabbage,  Chinese cabbage …

10 Best Thai Vegetarian Recipes – NDTVCooks.com

… kaffir lime, to galangal, coconut milk, fish sauce and a host of local condiments that cook up a traditional Thai delicacy. One of the best things about Thai cuisine is the flexibility it offers in its preparations, for instance, you have the fiery red meat curry which can easily be transformed into a vegetarian version without compromising much on the authentic taste. Rice is a staple in Thailand, a traditional accompaniment with Thai curries, soups, fried vegetables that can often be replaced …

A tomato tart satisfies a craving when the air turns chilly — and then when the sun returns

… them cower. To the rescue, at least in my kitchen: canned tomatoes, once again. This time, rather than stew them for a pasta sauce or soup, I jumped at the suggestion in “The Best of Rose Elliot” (Hamlyn, 2014) to turn them into a tart. It’s a simple idea, with a couple of nice twists: cumin seed in the crust and eggs nestled into the filling, in the style of that North African dish I love, shakshuka Click here to go direct to this article on the Washington Post …

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

… prolific cookbook writer has taken a novel approach with her latest, “The Simple Art of Vegetarian Cooking,” in order to do that. In this she serves as culinary instructor as she guides us through the master recipe of a dozen dishes — soups, pasta, grains, beans and more — then offers some fundamental mealtime preparation tips, which she call “building blocks” (how to make vegetable combos and tomato sauce, for example). In addition, she offers variations to build your cooking …

National Vegetarian Week: 7 vegetarian recipes for a spicy Mexican feast

… fortunately when I joined Las Iguanas many years ago the team saw it as an opportunity to tap in to some insider knowledge. “Over the past few years we have worked really hard to develop more and more tasty veggie and vegan dishes.” So try these tasty veggie dishes as National Vegetarian Week begins on May 19 from the classic champinones with thick-sliced mushrooms in a creamy smoked chilli sauce, to the sultry, earthy Brazilian Beets cocktail which combines cachaça with lemon, beetroot …

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