Indonesian tempeh kecap

If you are well versed in the popular proteins available to vegans and vegetarians, chances are that you’ve run across tempeh at some point. Additionally, if you’ve ever lived in a city like Boulder, Austin, or Portland, I would be shocked if you’d never seen it peddled in some form out of a painfully (yet…

Tofu spring rolls with peanut dipping sauce

Simon, one of my culinary partners in crime (this weekend I jealously watched him make his own batch of granola and bake a beautiful loaf of challah bread from scratch), recently took Aaron and I to Broomfield to visit the Asian market. Due to the fact that I spent eight years of my childhood in…

Tofu-Peanut Curry

Everyone knows that I love curry. Recipes like these make it clear why I find it necessary to make my own curry powder. I like to make a lot of different variations on a stir-fry, as you’ll see. Just start experimenting with different flavor combinations, vegetables, and proteins, and you can make a stir fry…

How to make your own curry powder

I have a confession – I’m a bit of a spice snob. And Indian food happens to be my FAVORITE, and that is one place where the spices have to reign supreme. I’ve always found the ‘curry powder’ mixes you can buy at the grocery store to be rather lackluster. This mix is easy to…

Tofu-mushroom lettuce wraps

I was asked to bring food to a bachelorette party recently, but the catch was that the bride-to-be is gluten-free. Adding gluten-free requirements to vegetarianism is definitely a challenge! I immediately thought of my tofu-mushroom potstickers, but was feeling a bit lazy (and was unsure if the wraps I use have gluten or not), so…