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Tag: tofu

Cold Weather, Hotpot

Cold Weather, Hotpot

Writing about pot roasts, I mentioned that a long slow simmer is more traditional in some parts of the world than others. For it to make sense, you needed both cold weather and plentiful fuel – both common in Northern Europe.

“Creme” of Broccoli soup

“Creme” of Broccoli soup

A year ago I wrote up a recipe for a vegan Creme of Squash soup, using silk tofu. This broccoli soup is a variation of that theme.

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

The cool weather is coming in – as are the Fall vegetables. Butternut and acorn squash instead of zucchini and pattypan, beets, carrots and ¬†parsnips joining (not yet replacing) the peppers and tomatoes… And hot soup is starting to sound like a good idea. This […]

Peanut Sauce, over Tofu and Broccoli, and Tofu Tutorial

Peanut Sauce, over Tofu and Broccoli, and Tofu Tutorial

The fastest and easiest way to pull several disparate foods together into a Real Meal is to add a sauce. You can pour it on top. (Gravy.) You can cook one or more components in it, for the flavor. (Spaghetti and meatballs, macaroni and cheese.) […]