Tag Archives: vegetarian

Dashi Recipes (Japanese broth stock)

I’ll post both a traditional bonito-based dashi and a vegetarian (shiitake mushroom-based) dashi recipe here today.  Both are good and serviceable!  Plus, cleaning out some old ingredients, I have a combo dashi at the bottom of this post.  Dashi has … Continue reading

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Skillet Mac and Cheese with Veggies

For many in America, mac & cheese is “comfort food”. We didn’t grow up with it as such, which is why I usually put the word “comfort” into quotes.  One man’s comfort is another’s discomfort… When we did have it, it was … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Borscht

While beet soup (Eastern European Borscht) is sometimes made with beef broth/stock, this one is made with a veggie broth.  And, since I didn’t have the regular purple beets in my fridge, the color on this one will not be … Continue reading

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Black Japonica Rice with Cabbage, Endive and (Optional) Farmer’s Cheese

Black Japonica rice – I discovered it recently.  I bought a cup to investigate.  It is mostly purple-black.  It’s a short-grained rice.  You will find a photo of it, raw, at the end of this post. Prep Time:  20 minutes, … Continue reading

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Hoisin Sauce

I bought some Hoisin sauce from Whole Paycheck, and even from that supposedly-natural source, this jar has a lot of dodgy ingredients.  SOOOO… Make-Over Time!!!  I am going to make my own.  I found a couple of recipes on-line that I’ll … Continue reading

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Indian Uttapam Pancakes

This is made for the Pancake Challenge Link Party, hosted by Natascha’s Palace, and assisted by Lin of Lin’s Recipes.  And well, because they turned out quite good, too!   They’d be great to bring to a brunch where you’d … Continue reading

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Asian Style Cooking Greens, Pan-Fried

I’ve served up greens before in this blog, but it’s time to make them more specifically Asian-themed. I keep any good-looking root vegetable green I find at farmer’s markets (although I don’t care for radish greens — a little too … Continue reading

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