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Recipe: Potato and Mung Bean Soup

Potato and Mung Bean Soup is a vegan and gluten free soup with all the goodness of mung beans. I have had the recipe for a long time and is one of my favourite soups of all time, too. But before the recipe, I’d like to say something about beans… Beans are incredibly valuable part… Continue reading Recipe: Potato and Mung Bean Soup

Restaurant Reviews · Reviews

Restaurant Review: The Oaks, Neutral Bay

The Oaks in Neutral Bay is just a walking distance from our place. Although, it has always been quite inviting, I have recently started to go there. Being a pub and everything, we actually didn’t expect it to be vegetarian friendly. But, that’s not the case. The best feature of The Oaks is its signature… Continue reading Restaurant Review: The Oaks, Neutral Bay

All Recipes · Course · Cuisine · Diet · Soups · Turkish · Vegetarian

Turkish Chickpea and Green Lentil Soup with Erişte or Nohutlu Erişteli Yeşil Mercimek Çorbası

After having quite a few sunny days for quite some time, winter in Sydney has made an unexpected fast entry. The temperature has gone down significantly within a few days. When it gets that cold, I crave for warming and nourishing soups. Well, yesterday was the day that I made myself Turkish Chickpea and Green Lentil… Continue reading Turkish Chickpea and Green Lentil Soup with Erişte or Nohutlu Erişteli Yeşil Mercimek Çorbası

All Recipes · Course · Cuisine · Diet · Salads · Side Dishes · Turkish · Vegan · Vegetarian

Recipe: Classic Çoban Salata or Shepherd’s Salad

I was thinking the other day… I actually don’t have a recipe for this absolute classic salad which is one of the most popular in Turkey. Çoban Salata, that is—or Shepherd’s Salad in English. I have a regional version of it somewhere on VegFusion with a terrible photo but not the actual, the most classical… Continue reading Recipe: Classic Çoban Salata or Shepherd’s Salad

Ingredients

Ingredient Profile: Cabbage

Cabbage, for me, means winter. It is such a sturdy vegetable; it survives cold winters. When you eat cabbage while in season, everything that protects cabbage against cold works for you exactly the same way. That’s what we call seasonal eating. Types of Cabbage The most common types of cabbage are: • Green cabbage •… Continue reading Ingredient Profile: Cabbage

Lamyong Range · Product 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

All Recipes · Side Dishes · Vegetarian

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

Entertaining

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

Entertaining

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