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Pad Thai

Pad Thai

Heat the sesame oil in a wok and sauté the ginger, chilli, onion and garlic on low heat. In a small bowl, whisk the soy, brown sugar and lime juice together in a bowl, stir to combine. Cut the tofu into small cubes or strips and add to the wok...
Marinated tempeh and tabouleh bowl

Marinated tempeh and tabouleh bowl

Cut tempeh into thin slices. Place marinade ingredients into a bowl, mix well, before adding the tempeh and placing in the fridge for an hour. Heat a little oil in a pan and fry tempeh on medium for 4-5 minutes each side. Remove from heat and set aside. Combine all...
Sweet and sour cauliflower

Sweet and sour cauliflower

Serves 4 Preheat oven to 220 degrees Celsius and grease a baking sheet. Combine cauliflower and oil in a large bowl or container with a lid. Seal and shake to coat cauliflower in the oil. Open the container, add cornflour, seal container and toss to coat again. Transfer coated cauliflower...
KFC (Kentucky Fried Cauliflower)

KFC (Kentucky Fried Cauliflower)

Preheat the oven to 220°C Toss the cauliflower on a baking sheet with the 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, salt, and ground pepper. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes until tender. Heat the oil for frying in a large heavy-bottomed pot or frying pan The amount of oil may vary depending...
Seitan Fried ‘Chicken’

Seitan Fried ‘Chicken’

First we make the Seitan dough. If you don’t like seitan, you can follow the same recipe using cubes of tofu. If you use tofu, skip to step 7. Step 1: Blend together the tofu, soy milk and soy sauce. Step 2: In a large bowl add the vital wheat...
Satay sunfed ‘chicken’ bowl

Satay sunfed ‘chicken’ bowl

(serves 4-6) Heat an oiled pan and add the sunfed chicken chunks. Fry 2-3 minutes each side. Add a little salt and once each side is browned, remove from heat. Whisk together satay sauce ingredients, before assembling each bowl with quinoa, lettuce, edamame beans, sunfed and slices of radish and...
Moroccan chickpea and kale soup

Moroccan chickpea and kale soup

In a large saucepan, heat oil, add onion and carrot, and cook over medium-high heat until the onion begins to brown, about five minutes. Add garlic and cook for a further minute. Add the spices, including bay leaves and cinnamon stick, and cook, stirring, for another minute. Add the chickpeas...
Chickpea curry

Chickpea curry

(Serves 4) Put rice on to cook. Place a pan on medium heat, with a little oil or water. Add in the onion, cooking until softened. Stir in the garlic, curry powder and date syrup. Next, add the chickpeas, tomatoes, coconut cream and salt. Stir well. Simmer on low until...
Vietnamese-style Warm Salad

Vietnamese-style Warm Salad

Combine dressing ingredients in a cup and set aside. Fry the mock abalone in the sesame oil for about 4-5 minutes, turning frequently. Meanwhile, cook the noodles according to the instructions. Place noodles in a bowl and top with all salad ingredients and mock abalone. Mix dressing and pour over...
Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Heat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius. Put garlic in a mortar and pestle with the paprika and half the thyme leaves. Bash well to a rough paste, then muddle in 2 Tbsp of olive oil and season. Zest the lemon into a separate bowl and set aside. Trim the...
Mushroom-Stuffed Seitan Roast

Mushroom-Stuffed Seitan Roast

To prepare the filling, preheat a large pan, preferably cast iron, over medium heat. Sauté the mushrooms and leeks in oil until soft, about 10 minutes. Add salt, pepper, garlic and thyme. Cook for about 2 more minutes, stirring often. Sprinkle in the breadcrumbs and toss to coat. Cook the...
Tempeh Fajitas

Tempeh Fajitas

Cut tempeh in half crosswise. Cut each half lengthwise into six strips then place in a shallow dish. Combine pineapple juice, soy sauce, lime juice, cumin, oil, quarter tsp black pepper and garlic in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Pour pineapple juice mixture over tempeh. Marinate at room...
Cheesey Vegetable Pie

Cheesey Vegetable Pie

Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Grease a pie dish and line it with puff pastry. Make the Cheesy Sauce Mix as per the packet instructions. Mix the edamame, mushrooms and carrots into the cheesey sauce, and put it all into the prepared pie dish. Top with mashed kumara and,...
Pumpkin and chickpea tagine

Pumpkin and chickpea tagine

Sauté the onion, garlic and spices in oil for five minutes in a tagine pot, a cast iron camp cooker or a large frying pan with a lid. Add the other ingredients. Place the lid on the pot and put into the oven for 1 1/2 hours or until tender....
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