Monthly Archives: October 2011

After Horizons – A guest post from the owner!

We couldn’t resist asking the creative brains behind the Horizons restaurant ( and their wonderful books) about just where they are with their decision to move on from Horizons to Vedge.  We’re honoured to feature their thoughts here. We think … Continue reading

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October in Review

While most of the dishes I tackled were knock-outs, a couple of them were good, but not great. As I said in those posts, it could be due to substitutions or errors. And personal taste comes into play, too. At … Continue reading

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Spicy Jamaican curry seitan stew

I had a moment of madness with the delete button this week, so no photographs of this one I’m afraid. I knew I’d be late back from a governor’s meeting so I made this the day before, safe in the … Continue reading

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Tofu Rancheros

This is unlike any other ranchero I’ve had. This is one of those dishes that I simply have to order if it’s on a menu, so I’ve tried a fair share of them. This beats what I’ve been served in … Continue reading

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Shredded seitan burrito with chipotle sauce

Given our love of seitan and chipotles, it was a certainty that we’d make this at some point. I’m only surprised we waited so long. As long as you’ve got some premade seitan, this is a snap to put together … Continue reading

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Malaysian Tempeh

Before I go any further, let me say that I have never had a ‘proper’ curry, only those I’ve made from cookbooks. Or start with that, but end up tinkering some. So this one was a gamble, but made me … Continue reading

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Grilled Portabello Verde Tacos

This is a horrible photo of a very tasty and super quick dish. I can’t get tomatillos here but I didn’t let that stop me from having this by using jarred tomatillo salsa as suggested in the intro to the … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup

Surprisingly, since we both love Mexican food, I’ve never made a tortilla soup. I mentioned to Liz that I was thinking of trying this one, and she said they’d had it on the tasting menu at Horizons. I was sold. … Continue reading

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Israeli Couscous with Saffron, Olives, Fennel and Cauliflower

True story. I could never find Israeli couscous anywhere and always saw it in recipes. The very day I snapped and ordered it from my wholefood co-operative (12 bags minimum order), 2 different types turned up in the supermarket opposite … Continue reading

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Winner!

Congratulations to number 11, Phoenix! Just send me your mailing address and I’ll be happy to get this book in the mail to you on Monday!

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