Dinner – French Vegan Fair. Faux Gras, Souffle/Quiche, and No-Coq au Vin.

I felt compelled to cook a semi-elaborate dinner. And it all started with a container of Faux Gras from the Regal Vegan. We picked it up at the NY Vegetarian Food Festival, and it seemed like a good idea to actually use it soon. Since I associate foie gras with french cuisine, there began the French theme. […]

Sweet and Spicy Cornbread Muffins

I think cornbread might be one of my favourite foods, I’ve tried it in so many different varieties, sweet, spicy, salty, grilled, toasted, and everyone one of them has qualities I just love. This recipe is for sweet and spicy cornbread muffins. They make a great morning snack and pair wonderfully with the chili recipe […]

Vegan Mofo: Day 2.5 – Not Following a Theme – Quinoa Crusted "Chicken"

So, it’s almost midnight and the post I’ve been eagerly working for the day on is not quite finished. So in lieu, I want to talk about how I actually cooked myself a (nice big) meal for dinner yesterday, which doesn’t happen very often. After getting back from New York City yesterday morning I felt […]

Vegan MoFo: Coming soon! And Stuffed Collard Green Rolls with Black Rice mmmm.

I’ve been trying to think of a theme for next month’s Vegan Month of Food (aka, VeganMoFo) and I’m having a hard time narrowing it down. But I think I’ve come up with something that I’m going to have a really fun time doing, and it fits in with one of my favourite things to […]

Vegan Thanksgiving and a Trip to Nazareth Ethiopian Restaurant

Well, it’s that time of year again, it’s Thanksgiving (in Canada), and this time around, I’m all by myself. My family is back in Edmonton (celebrating with tofu steaks by the way) and work commitments made it difficult to leave town with friends. So while part of me thought, oh the heck with it, I’ll […]