Category Archives: olives

Last Halloween, Playing With My Food

Halloween things again, well, this past Halloween. Eyeball Soup Just a tomato soup recipe with a hotpot favorite savory vegan fish balls of your choice, as long as it is white, it will work (available in your Asian grocery store vegetarian … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Crowd-Pleasing Pasta With Tomatoes and Artichokes

Did the recipe say it is crowd-pleasing?  YES, IT IS INDEED! I again skipped the garlic and used truffle oil.  I didn’t use penne because I only had fusili to work with, so it still turned out fine! Here are … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Sauteed Broccoli Rabe With Olives And Toasted Pine Nuts

The is a spicy but addictive preparation of rabe (or as I bought from Trader Joe’s, baby broccoli). Again, I did not use truffle oil and Chinese mahogany instead of garlic.  I also just used chipotle instead of crushed red … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Ratatouille With White Beans

I have never had ratatouille before (The Vegan Table).  I am actually not sure about what it should have been like…  Or how it should have looked like. When I was trying to buy the white beans, there are several … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Penne Pasta With Fresh Veggies

Hm…  This is the second time I tried this recipe (The Vegan Table). Lessons learned: Do not let the veggies cook too long. Do not put dried and cured olives instead of kalamata olives. Do not put just any mushroom … Continue reading

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Mushroom Risotto Again!

I made the mushroom risotto again!  At the start of summer!  But I had all the ingredients, so might as well! I didn’t really make a vegetable stock as called for by the recipe, I just boiled a tomato with … Continue reading

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The Vegan Table: Swiss Chard (And Caramelized Onions)

You know I don’t eat any onion or garlic, so I have been thinking of a way to make this recipe…  And I decided to make it with tofu and toona instead. So instead of onions, I put a box … Continue reading

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