Monthly Archives: August 2008

Gently Curried Tofu Burgers

These mildly spiced vegan tofu burgers can be served on burger rolls with all of your favorite condiments. Or, serve them on their own as a side dish for grain, potato, or pasta dishes. Young children may enjoy eating these out of hand at room temperature. Ketchup, marinara sauce, or barbecue sauce are all welcome […]

Rice Noodle Soup with Lettuce and Shiitake Mushrooms

This simple Asian-style soup, filled with fine rice noodles, crunchy lettuce, and healthy shiitake mushrooms, is a good introductory course for stir-fries and tofu dishes. 

Japanese Soba Noodle Soup with Tofu and Greens

One thing I love about Asian-style soups is that they require little advance planning, and are ready to go from counter to soup pot to table in 30 minutes or less. I do find, though, that unlike other soups that benefit from long simmering and that taste even better after a day or so, Asian […]

My Italian Garden by Viana La Place

Now that I have a garden, though its theme is more overgrown than Italian, I’m finding a lot of inspiration from a wonderful  cookbook titledMy Italian Garden* by Viana La Place. It’s filled with simple, fresh vegetable recipes, most of which are vegetarian, and many of which are vegan or can be made so with […]