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Leek and Vegan Blue Cheese Macaroni Bake

Experimenting with vegan blue cheese… Ingredients: 200 gr macaroni 3 baby leeks or 1 large leek, chopped finely 4 walnuts, shelled and chopped coarsely 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 tbsp plain flour 1 cup soy milk 1/3 The Redwood Cheezly Blue Style Cheese Salt and lots of freshly ground pepper Method: • Cook macaroni according to… Continue reading Leek and Vegan Blue Cheese Macaroni Bake

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Vegan Chicken Wrap

I have been wanting to try something like this for a long time. I have many reasons for this. First, I thought, like many wraps, it would make good lunches. Second, the large packaging of Sayur Vegetarian Chicken was becoming an issue. You cannot separate the fillets without thawing the whole pack and once the… Continue reading Vegan Chicken Wrap

Product Reviews · Viana Range

Viana Cowgirl Veggie Steaks

Viana, as a company, all the way from Tofutown in Germany, is new here in Australia and is the first vegan steak too! Tofutown’s products are organic and 100% plant-based. I, personally, have been waiting for the option of a faux steak for quite some time. Each box has 2 steaks in them. Initially, they… Continue reading Viana Cowgirl Veggie Steaks

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Orzo Pilaf with Baby Peas and Mint

You might be wondering what orzo is. Well, it is a rice-shaped pasta that’s a healthy addition to many main dishes. It can also be used in salads and soups. I use it in many different ways although the most interesting way of using orzo is in a clay pot dish. Apparently, orzo makes a… Continue reading Orzo Pilaf with Baby Peas and Mint

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Cannellini Bean Salad with Black Olives or Fasulye Piyazı

After consulting a couple of Aunties from Turkey through their own recipes, some Ottoman cookbooks, a few fellow bloggers and my own recipe archive, I put together this recipe. The original name for it is Fasulye Piyazı and it usually has hard-boiled egg in it. One thing that everyone agrees on, though, is that when… Continue reading Cannellini Bean Salad with Black Olives or Fasulye Piyazı

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Broccoli and Potato Bake with Vegan Blue Cheese

I normally make this for non-vegan friends when they come for dinner. Potatoes provide bulk, broccoli makes the best accompanying vegetable to starchy vegetables. So everyone wins. I remember one of the guests saying that it tasted like a real dish with the right ingredients even for a meat lover. Ok, I don’t know what… Continue reading Broccoli and Potato Bake with Vegan Blue Cheese

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Vegan Mung Bean Salad with Sumac

I have quite a few ingredients in my kitchen that need to be used up. So I used the last of my mung beans for this post. It is easy to make and gluten free. Ingredients: ½ cup mung beans 1 small Spanish onion, thinly sliced 1 spring onion, thinly sliced A handful flat leaf parsley… Continue reading Vegan Mung Bean Salad with Sumac

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Smashed Olive Salad, Antakya Style

Olive Salad, Antakya Style I remember having this salad in Istanbul with my ex-niece –yes, we remained friends –at one of those places where you buy your deli stuff downstairs and have something to eat upstairs before you go home. Although the shop itself is quite famous, I cannot remember the name of it. It… Continue reading Smashed Olive Salad, Antakya Style

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Vegan Raw Celeriac Salad with Walnut

Vegan Raw Celeriac Salad with Walnut I have just noticed that, once you open a jar of Plamil Vegan Mayonnaise, you have 6 weeks to use the whole jar. So I was forced to find different ways of using it. The salad below is what we are having tonight with Fry’s Schnitzels with roasted –actually… Continue reading Vegan Raw Celeriac Salad with Walnut