Vegan Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

This is my vegan take on kheer, Indian rice pudding. Serve it for dessert at your next curry night, or wake up early to make as a special breakfast.  For a tasty (and colorful!) variation, stir in a bit of

Vegan Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding)

This is my vegan take on kheer, Indian rice pudding. Serve it for dessert at your next curry night, or wake up early to make as a special breakfast.  For a tasty (and colorful!) variation, stir in a bit of

Vegan Avocado-Coconut Popsicles

I was elated when I found avocados priced 5 for $10 in my city.  Though I’ve never had trouble finishing off avocados, even five very ripe ones were tricky for this avocado-lover.  Luckily, I also had a can of coconut milk on

Vegan Avocado-Coconut Popsicles

I was elated when I found avocados priced 5 for $10 in my city.  Though I’ve never had trouble finishing off avocados, even five very ripe ones were tricky for this avocado-lover.  Luckily, I also had a can of coconut milk on

Silver Dollar Potato and Radish Latkes

I thought it was high time I did something with the large daikon radish taking up half a crisper drawer in my refrigerator, so I made these silver dollar latkes for a breakfast group we host on Sunday mornings.  They

Silver Dollar Potato and Radish Latkes

I thought it was high time I did something with the large daikon radish taking up half a crisper drawer in my refrigerator, so I made these silver dollar latkes for a breakfast group we host on Sunday mornings.  They

Summer Potato and Corn Chowder

An abundance of potatoes has forced my hand to make my potato and corn chowder twice this week.  Though back in Nashville I would use freshly shucked sweet corn in this soup, I have found that in Korea, a can

Summer Potato and Corn Chowder

An abundance of potatoes has forced my hand to make my potato and corn chowder twice this week.  Though back in Nashville I would use freshly shucked sweet corn in this soup, I have found that in Korea, a can

White Bean and Chard Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Tomatoes have been coming steadily from our garden since the beginning of June. Thanks to our dehydrator, however, I’ve yet to find myself in the position I was in last summer – up to my ears in tomatoes, force feeding

White Bean and Chard Soup with Sun-dried Tomatoes

Tomatoes have been coming steadily from our garden since the beginning of June. Thanks to our dehydrator, however, I’ve yet to find myself in the position I was in last summer – up to my ears in tomatoes, force feeding

Blistered Peppers with Sea Salt

The Mexican restaurant in my city serves a popular side of little pan fried chilies sprinkled with sea salt with most orders.  Unfortunately, due to having the spice-tolerance of a newborn and therefore being wary of smaller chilies, I’ve never

Blistered Peppers with Sea Salt

The Mexican restaurant in my city serves a popular side of little pan fried chilies sprinkled with sea salt with most orders.  Unfortunately, due to having the spice-tolerance of a newborn and therefore being wary of smaller chilies, I’ve never

Making Seitan

After verbally accepting a free haul of what was mistakenly described as “wheat germ,” I found myself with 10 boxes of vital wheat gluten.  After researching what to make with the stuff, I discovered that many use it to make

Making Seitan

After verbally accepting a free haul of what was mistakenly described as “wheat germ,” I found myself with 10 boxes of vital wheat gluten.  After researching what to make with the stuff, I discovered that many use it to make

Oatmeal Raisin Dehydrator Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good oatmeal cookie?   This recipe ensures that the cookie not only tastes good, but is good for you.   Ingredients 2 bananas 3/4 cup dates 2 cups rolled oats (1 and 1/2 cups ground, 1/2

Oatmeal Raisin Dehydrator Cookies

Who doesn’t love a good oatmeal cookie?   This recipe ensures that the cookie not only tastes good, but is good for you.   Ingredients 2 bananas 3/4 cup dates 2 cups rolled oats (1 and 1/2 cups ground, 1/2

Choconut Banana Dehydrator Cookies

Having recently had the good fortune of finding a dehydrator here in Korea for a reasonable price, my nights have been spent drying various fruits and vegetables. But what would having a dehydrator be good for without trying a few

Choconut Banana Dehydrator Cookies

Having recently had the good fortune of finding a dehydrator here in Korea for a reasonable price, my nights have been spent drying various fruits and vegetables. But what would having a dehydrator be good for without trying a few

Nourishing Lentil Soup

This staple soup in my home is not only a great way to use up extra vegetables, it is also packed with vitamins. It is excellent hot or cold and can be served as is or blended until smooth.  Squeeze

Nourishing Lentil Soup

This staple soup in my home is not only a great way to use up extra vegetables, it is also packed with vitamins. It is excellent hot or cold and can be served as is or blended until smooth.  Squeeze

Squid Ink Pasta Caprese

After seeing it in the Italian imported section of my supermarket for years, I decided to give squid ink pasta a try.  The result was a simple yet stunning dish; the pasta a perfect backdrop to bright red tomatoes, young

Squid Ink Pasta Caprese

After seeing it in the Italian imported section of my supermarket for years, I decided to give squid ink pasta a try.  The result was a simple yet stunning dish; the pasta a perfect backdrop to bright red tomatoes, young

Summer Pesto Pasta

Last week I was finally able to get a taste of this year’s first tomatoes.  To celebrate the occasion, I made pasta. With canned sauces galore in supermarkets, pasta is unfortunately often perceived as a “fall-back” dish, something to make

Summer Pesto Pasta

Last week I was finally able to get a taste of this year’s first tomatoes.  To celebrate the occasion, I made pasta. With canned sauces galore in supermarkets, pasta is unfortunately often perceived as a “fall-back” dish, something to make