February 5, 2011


February 5, 2011 - .  

coffee with soymilk; a prune

brunch at Caravan of Dreams: coffee; sangria; small house salad; half a berry pancake with maple syrup; the best tofu scramble ever served with sautéed mushrooms and greens; polenta dish with tomato, fake aioli, sautéed greens & vegetables, and black beans

hummus and pita; snacks while cooking dinner; home-brewed lambic; Jameson on the rocks

dinner: radish kimchee (we found a brand without fish); enoki mushrooms sauteed in olive oil; raw tofu and fern served with soy sauce; pickled ginger; spicy rice sticks with corn and basil (basically the recipe I’ve used before); Korean barbecued seitan (homemade seitan), bell pepper, and onion, eaten with romaine (click for the sauce recipe); Budweiser (vegan according to Barnivore)


  • rice vinegar (3T?)
  • small onion, minced
  • small can tomato paste
  • 1/2- 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 T chopped garlic
  • 1 T chopped ginger
  • 1 T chili paste (optional)
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • ground pepper to taste (a lot)
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce/ vegan Worcestershire sauce
  • sesame oil
  • 1 T toasted sesame seeds (optional)

fry onion in sesame oil. add garlic, ginger, tomato paste
add soy sauce, vinegar, chili paste, teriyaki bit-by-bit
add the rest, simmer
add more pepper than you think you should

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