Tag Archives: east asian-ish

miso soup as a meal

I’m all about easy, quick-to-prepare food right now. It’s been an insane few weeks of work recently. It’s also winter, so I want warm, comforting soup. This does the trick. It’s my basic miso soup recipe, but seeing as the … Continue reading

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tofu, cabbage, and rice with peanut sauce

If I weren’t concerned with the searchability of each post, I would have named this post, “hippie food.” Brown rice, with steamed cabbage and tofu . . . I suppose it’s what most people think of when they imagine a … Continue reading

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corn and edamame-sesame salad

We just got Veganomicon as a wedding shower gift, and we’ve already made the edamame corn salad for two different parties. It’s really easy and delicious – though it does require a bit of a financial splurge on the frozen … Continue reading

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cucumber salad with soy and ginger

This cucumber salad, from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian, is incredibly easy and light, and compliments any east asian-ish meal very well. Ingredients: 3 medium cucumbers salt and fresh black pepper 2 tb rice vinegar, or white vinegar mixed with … Continue reading

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quinoa salad with tempeh or tofu

We’re visiting my family this week, and my mom has expressed an aversion to tempeh. Made as Bittman’s recipe intends, with tempeh, his grain salad is tasty, toasty, and dense – but I think it will work well with baked … Continue reading

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faux pho

I haven’t eaten true pho before, since it involves a whole lot of meat.  We had JN over for a vegan dinner the other night, however, and I was excited to make Faux Pho, both the recipe and the pun … Continue reading

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sesame beets

This was one of the first recipes I tried with beets, after I got over my childhood belief that I didn’t like them.  It’s easy, and perfect for a picnic or general hot weather, as long as you don’t spill … Continue reading

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