How to Make Your Own Tofu

How to Make Your Own Tofu

Posted by on May 7, 2012 in basics, Japanese, Recipes | 2 Comments

This is kinda the ultimate vegan recipe because it yields 4 ingredients, with which you can make a multitude of dishes. The first portion of the recipe consists of making soy milk, from which you will have a bi-product called okara, the solids extracted from the liquid soy milk. Next you’ll make the tofu by ...

Lotus Root & Lemongrass Soba Noodle Soup

Lotus Root & Lemongrass Soba Noodle Soup

Posted by on Apr 23, 2012 in entrées, Japanese, Recipes, soups | No Comments

Today is Earth Day! Well…technically yesterday was…but it was Earth Day when I wrote this. What better way to celebrate than with a dish that’s vibrant and full of delicious vegetables?! I have to admit, I think its kinda perfect that I was also born on Earth Day Sometimes the best way to prepare great ...

Green Tea Cupcakes with Candied Almonds

Green Tea Cupcakes with Candied Almonds

Posted by on Dec 13, 2011 in desserts, Japanese, Recipes | 3 Comments

I tested these ‘lil guys out on a group of non-vegans who tend to eat your typical “American” diet. I wasn’t really expecting many people to like them…or even TRY them! Just goes to show, don’t underestimate people. They were a hit! With that said, the original cake part of the recipe I made was ...

Lemongrass Miso Soup

Lemongrass Miso Soup

Posted by on Dec 31, 2010 in Japanese, Recipes, soups | No Comments

Miso soup has got to be one of my favorite soups of all time. Its packed with protein, vitamins and minerals, and always makes me feel better when I’m sick. You can pack in even more nutritional value by adding some wakame seaweed. Supposedly, research shows that a compound found within this sea vegetable, called ...