Vegetarian 18 results
  • Tamagoyaki, rolled omelet from Japan

    Tamagoyaki exemplifies the universal habits we have developed as a global civilization. Whether you wake up in Edinburgh, Nashville, Istanbul, Bogota, Chengdu or Tokyo: we eat eggs at breakfast. But there are subtle differences. These rolled ...
  • Garam Masala, spice mixtures from India

    Garam masala is available from the grocery stores, certainly in Asia. The issue is that in India, garam masala has a different composition in each household and what one is buying will have also. I prefer to use the whole spices.  Then toast them ...
  • Dashi, broth from Japan

    Dashi, broth from Japan is a staple in the Japanese kitchen. The most simple, vegetarian version of dashi is kombu, sun dried seaweed or kelp, steeped in water. For a  richer version use also katsuobushi (based on skipjack tuna or bonito). The fish ...
  • Multi grain and seed bread

    Multi grain and seed bread is as delicious as it is healthy. Developed over several years in my home kitchen, it provides fibers, whole nuts and seeds and some full grains as well. The absence of commercial whole wheat bread supply in many parts of ...
  • Poached pears in Alsatian wine

    This dish is easy to make and excellent food for anyone including those on a full liquid diet. As long as the pears are soft. Use it as a compote and serve with or after the meal.    Special equipment none   Poached ...
  • Briefly simmered apple chunks

    Juicy, hard fruit convert into delicious fresh dishes by poaching or simmering. Do this in the presence of cinnamon, vanilla bean and some sugar and voila!  Origin It is difficult to find the origin of this recipe, most likely it goes back a long ...
  • Guacamole with a Dutch streak

    This hearty spread works great with toast or serves as a dip for corn chips. It is a pretty rich appetizer: avocado contains around 20% vegetable oil and the cheese also contributes fat.   Origin The avocado has its origin in Mexico, but is now ...
  • Spinach soup with garlic croutons

    Spinach is a colder climate vegetable, rich in vitamins and minerals such as iron, potassium and calcium.  The freshness But also in warmer areas with a slightly colder winter, spinach can thrive in early spring. In Nanjing in China, I had large ...
  • Weihnacht’s Stollen

    This is a winter favorite, but actually tastes well the whole year round. The rich taste of dried fruit and almonds, macerated for one or two days in coconut rum or brandy, characterize this bread. The dough itself is not necessarily sweet and makes ...
  • Ghee: clarified and refined butter

    It is very easy to make clarified butter or butter fat (ghee) yourself at home. And ghee performs to a higher temperature than butter, without becoming brown (up to 190 C).   Ghee is probably the best example of a refined oil or fat.  The ...