Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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Snow Peas with Miso Vinaigrette

So simple, yet so delicious. After finding the prettiest snow peas I think I’ve ever seen, I knew we’d have to give this one a go. The dressing makes the blanched snow peas shine. These are served cold, which would … Continue reading

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Seitan Beef, Barley and Ale Soup

I must admit to making a few tweaks to this soup. I hoped they’d enhance the dish but I fear they caused a problem. First of all I halved the broth. Most of the soups in these books come out … Continue reading

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Caribbean Seitan BBQ Wings

Loving seitan, barbecue and wings, making this one was a given. They were a great addition to an appetizer dinner. I really browned the seitan, which gave it an almost crispy outside. Rather than go for the full amount of … Continue reading

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Refried Red Lentil Tostadas with Cactus Salsa

I’d had my eye on this recipe for quite a while but never seen nopales (cactus) for sale anywhere. VeganMoFo gave me an excuse to order some online from Mexgrocer. This recipe is in the Appetizer chapter but we ate … Continue reading

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