Product Reviews · Reviews

Product Review: Lamyong TVP Beef Slices

Product Review: Lamyong TVP Beef Slices Lamyong TVP Beef Slices are a versatile vegan food product derived from soybeans. These TVP Beef Slices are a quick meat substitute for a myriad of different meals. They are high in protein, fibre and iron and yet cholesterol free. What they do not contain is onion, garlic, shallots,… Continue reading Product Review: Lamyong TVP Beef Slices

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Recipe: Lyonnaise Potatoes, VegFusion Style

We have had the opportunity to host our next-door neighbour recently. Before we invited her, I asked if there was anything she doesn’t like or can’t tolerate. It turns out, she is quite happy to have lots of vegetables but not too keen on cream, cheese or chilli. So, this is the menu I put… Continue reading Recipe: Lyonnaise Potatoes, VegFusion Style

Restaurant Reviews · Reviews

Restaurant Review: Blossoming Lotus, Newtown

Restaurant Review: Blossoming Lotus, Newtown Your favourite vegan restaurant in Newtown may not be open for lunch on Easter Monday. Well, it happened to us. Green Gourmet is what I’m talking about. So, you take what you get. Blossoming Lotus was open and that’s where we had lunch just before we headed to IKEA to… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Blossoming Lotus, Newtown

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Entertaining: Tips for Successful Skewering

This post is all about putting food on a skewer. In other words, it’s about tips for successful skewering for a vegetarian barbecue. Let’s start from the ingredients, shall we? What can be skewered? Basically, anything that can be sliced or cubed is suitable for skewering. Most vegetables and some fruits can be skewered. Here,… Continue reading Entertaining: Tips for Successful Skewering

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Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Marinades

Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Marinades In this post, we will look at the ultimate flavour enhancers in vegetarian barbecues: marinades. What are the marinades? Basically, marinades are flavoured liquids. We barbecue our vegetables and mock meats in them. By doing that, we enhance their flavour and keep them moist, especially when cooking over hot coals. This… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Marinades

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Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Ingredients

There is a vast range of ingredients suitable for a vegetarian barbecue. Most vegetables and some fruits can be barbecued, even salad leaves. Here, I have a list of commonly used vegetarian barbecue ingredients, starting from mock meats: 1. Mock Meats • Veggie burgers and patties • Veggie schnitzels like Quorn, Fry’s or Suzy Spoon’s… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Ingredients

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Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Equipment

The Barbecue There are a few different types of barbecues you can get in Australia. I find the gas barbecue is the most convenient. You know the ones with a gas bottle attached to them? We own a Weber one like that and we are quite happy with it. It heats up quickly, has great… Continue reading Entertaining: Vegetarian Barbecue Equipment

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Entertaining: Introduction to Vegetarian Barbecues

  Australia Day, Queens birthday, public holidays or any sunny day is a good excuse for Australians to fire up their barbecue or barbie as they call it. When you think about it, we are blessed with good weather at this part of the world so that the barbecue season can be extended for as… Continue reading Entertaining: Introduction to Vegetarian Barbecues

Product Reviews

Product Review: Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n

We seem to be a huge fan of Gardein products and Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n is no exception. This one in particular has a unique flavour that we so like. Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n Ingredients Water, soy protein isolate*, vital wheat gluten*, expeller pressed canola oil*, methylcellulose, organic ancient grain flour (KAMUT® khorasan… Continue reading Product Review: Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n

Restaurant Reviews · Reviews

Restaurant Review: Manjit’s at The Wharf

Manjit’s at The Wharf is overlooking Sydney’s darling: Darling Harbour. They do a modern Indian cuisine style of food here which means they have a contemporary take on classic Indian dishes. It’s open kitchen so you get to see where your food is cooked and how it’s cooked. I must admit, it was quite an… Continue reading Restaurant Review: Manjit’s at The Wharf