Category Archives: Asian & Asian Influenced

Steamed Soft Tofu with Swiss Chard & Sauce

Contains:  Soy, legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, quick and easy.   This what happened to the other half of my tofu from Friday’s recipe. I had the Swiss chard from a farmer’s market hanging around in my fridge, begging to be … Continue reading

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A Miso Soup: Mushrooms, Tofu, Bok Choy, Wine and Herbs

Contains:  Soy, legumes, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.   This idea just sounded relaxing, and the only things I bought when the idea occurred to me were the mushrooms (regular white button ones).  Seeing the mushrooms, and knowing what was … Continue reading

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Savory Vegetarian Korean Pancakes

Contains:  Gluten, added sugar, egg,  nightshade.  Is:  Vegetarian. In extra non-food-related news, I closed out and sold my old house yesterday.  YAY TEAM!  I received more than the initial asking price on advice of my realtor, but it meant the … Continue reading

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Shrimp Shirataki Asian Pasta Salad with Peanut Sauce: Low Carb

Contains:  Shellfish, peanuts, nightshades, soy, coconut, probably gluten.  Is: Quick and easy, low carb. This month over at Cookingbites.com, we’re challenging each other to make pasta salads.  I figure I’d make a couple of different ones, and that at least … Continue reading

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Eggplant (Aubergine) and Lentil Dahl

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes.  Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free.    When I first started cooking out on my own, back in the late 70’s, I ended up with about four cookbooks for the first few years.  Two of them were standards for … Continue reading

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Rice Flavored with Cumin, Fenugreek, and Curry Leaf

Contains:  Fascinating Indian flavors, optional dairy (ghee).  Is:  Gluten-free, vegetarian, potentially vegan.   The idea of flavored rice truly appealed to me, especially for eating in combination with Indian dishes – or perhaps on its own.  I had leftover okra … Continue reading

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Indian Curry: Okra, Mushroom, Tomato, Onion

Contains:  Nightshades.  Is: Vegetarian, vegan, Paleo, Whole30.   I’ve been wanting to do a vegetarian Indian okra and mushroom dish for awhile.  Everything else was here to hand, just needed the inspiration towards putting this all together.  Will be getting … Continue reading

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