Tag Archives: vegetarian

Vegan Filipino Eggplant Omelette

Tortang Talong or Eggplant Omelette is made by frying eggplants dipped in egg batter. Many Filipinos love it because it’s tasty and convenient to cook, especially if they’re on a budget. Originally, Tortang Talong consists of eggplants and eggs. To veganize it, I replaced the eggs with a mixture that has squash, specifically, kabocha squash. […]

Apple Brown Sugar Meringue Pies

Apple Brown Sugar Meringue Pies. Each bite was full of warmth … apples, cinnamon, brown sugar, walnuts. I made these for the inaugural issue of BBC GoodFood India. From the original site: For my feature in the magazine, I decided to go with apples since they spell the essence of the season for me. I […]

Finger Millet or Ragi Chocolate Cake

Serve the Finger Millet Chocolate cake with chocolate syrup. I made an instant chocolaty syrup by mixing 2 tbsp. of Nutella with 1 tsp. of milk in it. And the cake was gone before I could even think of storing it for the next day :) From the original site: I baked this Finger millet […]

Ennai Kathrikai

Ennai Kathrikai is a tamil name. In tamil Ennai means oil and Kathrikai means brinjal. So when brinjals are fried and cooked in a tangy and spicy gravy, it’s known as Ennai Kathrikai. This is a popular South Indian dish which is normally served with briyani’s or pulavs. From the original site: To spice up […]

Puff pastry dough made easy!

I love puff pastry, do you? You can create literally hundreds of recipes with it and it’s ready in 15 minutes. Apple strudel, croissanrs, puff pastry baskets and puff pastry fish pie and much more. The recipe of this dough will help you create a lot of awesemly delicious dishes in minutes. Ingredients: 2 sticks […]

Roasted Peach & Plum Ice Cream

A delicious, low cal ice cream. I love the depth of flavour that roasting fruit gets. Add a vanilla bean and it gets addictive. From the original site: This is one of those recipes lurking in my folder, adapted from a breathtakingly delicious looking post on Sips and Spoonfuls, devoured, yet for some reason it […]

Fried zucchini with mayo-dill sauce and tomato

This is a traditional recipe in my family, as well as in pretty much any Ukrainian family fried zucchini with tomato and mayo-dill sauce. It’s resembles a lot the eggplant recipe, but, zucchini, as a base component gives it a different twist. Ingredients: 1 midsized zucchini 1-2 tomatoes 2-3 tablespoons mayo ½ cup of finely […]

Farmhouse Veggie Burgers

I am a big fan of veggie burgers whether it is making them at home or ordering them at a restaurant, but sometimes they all taste the same. This recipe uses only eggplants as the base with great seasonings and extra delicious ingredients. The best thing is that it takes 30 minutes to prepare and […]

Apricot & Plum Cobbler

TA cobbler where the sweet tartness of stone fruit paired with the nuttiness of the almond meal in the topping entices the palette. From the original site: What did I see here? A blueberry cobbler? The passionate fruit baker in me was completely inspired and a cobbler it was going to be. No blueberries here […]

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Mango Frozen Yogurt which tastes every bit like an ice-cream, rich, smooth & divine, but is sans the cream! From the original site: To keep in tune with the dieting divas low fat diet, this turned out to be a perfect fit … a Mango Frozen Yogurt which tasted every bit like an ice-cream, rich, […]

Cherry Phyllo Pie

This is a summer pastry for a country like ours. Light, crisp, versatile, delightful … amazing pie! From the original site: Junes Daring Baker challenge of Baklava reignited the pastry baker in me. The success of home made phyllo won me over, and soon enough I made another batch of dough. This time it ended […]

Peach Plum Apricot Streusel Crumble

The colours, the flavours, the charm of stone fruit … always like a dream. The crumble was addictive and difficult to keep away from. Sweetly tart and full of soul From the original site: My love affair with fruit in baking and fruit based desserts continues unabated, often bordering obsession. Got back rejuvenated from the […]

Moroccan Harira

Harira is a Moroccan soup served during Ramadhan and any special occasions. It can be served as a meal by itself or you can also serve it as a starter. Moroccan Cuisine is extremely diverse, mostly influenced by Arab and Mediterranean cuisine. When I think of Moroccan Cuisine the first thing which comes to my […]

Lemon! Cake

(originally published March 2010) If you like lemon, then this is the cake for you! This is an adaptation of the Ultra Orange Cake that I frequently make.  It is a vegan cake, so it uses a combination of citrus juice, vinegar and baking soda for its leavening. I love the orange version, and wondered […]

Nutella cherry tart
Nutella & Fresh Cherries Chocolate Tart

A chocolate tart with a deeply luscious Nutella and chocolate filling, a vegetarian filling, which can be made ahead and is ADDICTIVE! From the original site: …You will not believe how delicious this turned out to be!! Finger-licking good, and well set too. Chocolate and cherries, like chocolate and strawberries, are a combination made to […]

Layered Chocolate & Strawberry Cake {Eggless}

We loved this cake! It’s special because it is a layered cake, EGGLESS, no butter and still deeply decadent and ‘chocolaty’ moist! From the original site: Yet this one is special because it is a layered cake, eggless, no butter and chocolaty moist! I filled it with a balsamic strawberry and cream filling, and slathered […]

Strawberry Fresh Mint & Lime Sorbet

What better way to welcome the dreaded HOT days of summer. This is a natural and sensational sorbet to beat the heat. It is fresh and exciting, and a wonderful way to use summers bounty. My mint patch is overflowing and I loved that I could add fresh mint to the strawberries. From the original […]

Strawberry Apple Crumble
Strawberry Apple Crumble

One of my favourite fruit bakes … Use fruit of the season,throw in chopped dry fruit, a sprinkling of fresh herbs…healthy & yum! From the original site: I find crisps and crumbles one of the easiest desserts to bake. They are therapeutic, satisfying and look pretty with fruit juices oozing out invitingly.  

Vegetable Cutlet/ Patties

This good old cutlet recipe is not too technical to make and it also includes very simple ingredients which will be available in almost any Indian kitchen. These cutlets taste delicious just on it’s own, or served with ketchup. You can also enjoy these cutlets also as a burger with cheese melted on top. Special […]

Assembling the lasagna
Quick and Easy Spinach Lasagna

Love lasagna?  Does your greasy, meaty, high-calorie version need a makeover?   This super easy recipe nixes the meat as well as substitutes whole wheat lasagna noodles for traditional white, and uses part-skim cheeses.  You also get a dose of healthy spinach in this cheesy one-dish meal.  Filling ingredients are mixed in a food processor to […]

Spotlight: Black Bean Burgers

I was just thinking about making black bean burgers the other day, and then I ran across these vegan Black Bean Burgers today at Can You Stay For Dinner.  This was just the kind of recipe I was looking for.  A black bean burger, or patty, should not try to replicate a hamburger, but revel […]

New Mexico Red Chile Cheese Enchiladas

A big welcome to our newest contributor, Cecily!  Read a little about her here… Red or green? That’s the New Mexico state question; as in, would you like red or green chile on your enchiladas?  Having lived in southern New Mexico for seven years, I love red chile.  Well, I love green too, come to […]

Smoky Lentil Soup

Don’t forget- We love our readers!  Enter the Contest! I’m on a Good Eats kick lately (gotta get my Alton fix!), and I’ve been filling up the DVR with old episodes… I happened to catch the one about lentils the other night, and picky husband indicated that the lentil soup sounded tasty. I do a […]