Fatayer bi Sabanekh (Spinach Triangle Pies)

What could be better than spinach-filled dough? Spinach parathas, spinach calzones, spanakopita… These fatayer bi sabanekh continue a delicious tradition of not-too-adulterated spinach stuffed into carbohydrate goodness. My favourite, favourite kinds of food are the kinds that I imagine old ladies worldwide preparing with love, care, and cursewords. One of my favourite meals that I’ve […]

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Guacamole

Guacamole: my favourite way to eat more fat. (Yes, even more favourite than cashews, if you can believe it.) In the interest of readability, I’m reposting this guacamole recipe and my salsa recipe today. I’m also posting quick pink pickled onions. The guacamole and salsa are made to be,…

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Salsa

Salsa: clean and simple. Except for the fire-roasted tomato part. In the interest of readability, I’m reposting this salsa recipe and my guacamole recipe today. I’m also posting quick pink pickled onions. The salsa and guacamole are made to be,…

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Homemade Barbecue Sauce

This barbecue sauce is a no-brainer alternative to the ones in the store, which always seem to be mostly corn syrup. Bonus: it’ll make your kitchen smell awesome, and get you in the mood for some grilling. I love barbecue sauce. It’s a step up from ketchup: it’s smoky, spicy, and has tons of flavor. […]

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Vegan Veggie Burgers, with Seitan

These are, in my humble opinion, the perfect vege burgers. The have a bite to them, a toothsome texture, and an ability to hold up on the grill. Make some extra and freeze for sharing at impromptu cookouts with friends and family. Last summer, I aimed to perfect a vege burger recipe. Like uninspired iceberg […]

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Vegan Gluten-Free Homemade Pasta, in Creamy Artichoke Tagliatelle

For July’s installment of the Gluten-Free Ratio Rally, we were challenged to make fresh pasta. Ingredients? Flour and eggs. All that I had to do was figure out how to replace the flour and the eggs… Easy, right? I ended up making long, flat noodles (tagliatelle) in a creamy artichoke sauce. This is a luxurious […]

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Vegan Pizza Sauce

Simple red sauce at your service. Vegan pizza sauce—vegan because I throw in nutch instead of parmesan cheese. And really, what isn’t better with a little nutch? This sauce is the perfect red sauce. It has…

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Vegan New England Clam Chowder

Part 2 of my epic clam chowder adventure aimed to recreate the traditional creamy New England clam chowder. I shouldn’t even have to write ‘New England’ because everyone knows that there’s no other kind of clam chowder. This vegan version is creepily close to the real thing, according to people who have had clams way […]

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Vegan Clam Chowder

This is a bacon-flavoured clam chowder that I modified from the Cliff House clam chowder recipe. I liked it, but I still wasn’t satisfied with it—not creamy enough—so I did a second take on clam chowder the next night, available here. Suit your own tastes. Note: For an updated version that I prefer, try this […]

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Vegan Lentil Soup

Lentil soup! Yes! On Sunday afternoons in the wintertime, you can find me in the kitchen (and then working on the couch and doing laundry) making lentil soup. It couldn’t be simpler, it tastes delicious, lentils are magickally good for you, and it stores so well in the fridge for weekday meals! If you start […]

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