Water chestnuts add a refreshing crispness to Asian salads and stir fries.
In Indonesia, tempeh skewers, served with a spicy dipping sauce, are a popular snack food sold by street vendors. Here, we’ve taken the same ingredients and flavors of the snack and turned them into a saucy entrée that is delicious over rice noodles. ...read more
To save time, substitute frozen vegetarian dumplings, which can be found in well-stocked supermarkets or Asian grocery stores. ...read more
Braising is a cooking method that begins by browning the ingredients in a little oil, then adding a bit of liquid, covering the pot tightly and cooking to blend the flavors. In this recipe, browned tempeh is joined by Chinese vegetables and a flavorful hoisin saucewith dynamic ...read more
A delightful luncheon dish, this light main-course salad calls for a fruit- or vegetable-laden quick bread or muffins or grilled cheese sandwiches. And it allows for a rich dessert such as a lemon or apple tart with vanilla ice cream. Offer herbed tea as a beverage. ...read more
Use only pressed tofu, a product that is not water-packed, because it is very firm and dryotherwise, the filling will be too wet. Pressed tofu should be so firm that you can easily dice it or cut into thin strips. I have found pressed tofu in natural food stores and Asian ...read more
In keeping with the Buddhist tradition of cleansing the body with only vegetables, Jai must be eaten on New Year's Day. The dish has been eaten in one form or another for hundreds of years. It contains 18 different ingredients, including dried black moss, dried bean curd and ...read more
For a casual supper, I always enjoy these tofu pancakes topped with a rich mushroom sauce. For optimum taste, prepare the pancake mixture and chill it overnightthe flavors will blend, and the cakes will turn more easily. Calcium per serving: 520 mg. ...read more