Tag Archives: Vegan

Favorite rice pilaf – Spanish rice

By popular demand, this is the highly seasoned rice pilaf recipe (AKA Spanish Rice) that I often bring to potlucks. This is the basic recipe, and there is endless potential for variation. The flavor varies a lot depending on which … Continue reading

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Ginger carrot soup

This carrot soup is rich and flavorful enough to be a meal in itself, but it is still light, so it is great as a small side cup of soup to complement any meal. It also works as a thick, … Continue reading

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Cuban black bean soup/sauce (with optional cod steak) – slow cooker

Cuban black beans are a great alternative to Mexican or American black beans.  Prepared with cod, it is a satisfying and nutritious meal. 1 Lb. dry black beans 3 cups broth (I prefer Maggi “Tu Sabor Latino! Chicken Bouillon” or … Continue reading

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Review: Korean roasted seaweed. Hong Hae Brand, and Surasang/Wang Globalnet brand.

Summary: DELICIOUS, scrumptious, addictive.  Must try! In the grocery store, I didn’t know what these were exactly, but they looked delicious, so I got a half-dozen of each. Please forgive my ignorance.  Now I cannot live without them. I also … Continue reading

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Southwest borderlands posole (hominy soup)

Posole is a delicious comfort-food staple to add to your repertoire – excellent on a chilly day.  Serve as a side dish topped with cheese, or as a main dish with bread for dipping. Half a green cabbage, chopped into … Continue reading

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Mexican-style dahl

1 cup lentils 1 heaping Tablespoon coriander 1 heaping Tablespoon cumin 1 heaping Tablespoon bouillon, “Knorr Caldo con Sabor de Tomate Y Chipotle Bouillon” 1 teaspoon Chipotle (spicyness varies by batch, so test picante level by adding half at first.) … Continue reading

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Cashew tofu mousse – carob banana decadence

Extra rich and creamy, this mousse is quick to prepare and easy to impress with.  Excellent pie and tart filling, or serve in dainty bowls.  It may be prepared with any type of fruit, see variation below.  Vegan and gluten-free! … Continue reading

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