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Friday November 7th, 2014

Poached pears in red wine

Poached pears in red wine
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3 pears, ripe but firm, peeled 1/2 cup raw sugar 1 cup red wine 2 cups water 1 cinnamon stick 1 star anise Put in a soup pan  the water, wine, sugar, cinnamon stick and anise star and bring it to a boil  then add the pears. Add more water if needed, enough to cover the pears. Cover and simmer (approx. 20 minutes) until the pears are done. Remove the pears to a platter and let the sauce simmer, on medium heat, until reduced by half. Serve plain or with vegan vanilla ice cream.

Thursday November 6th, 2014

Pumpkin mousse

Pumpkin mousse
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For 4-6 servings: 1 kg pumpkin 1 tablespoon raw sugar (or to taste) 1/2 cup raisins soaked in rum, including the rum 1/2 cup walnuts, crushed Wash the pumpkin, remove the seeds and cut into pieces. Bake in oven until tender (try with a fork if is ready). Allow to cool. Remove the peel and blend/process it together with the sugar until smooth, using a hand blender or a food processor . Add the raisins, rum and nuts and mix.

Wednesday November 5th, 2014

Lentil stew

Lentil stew
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For 4 servings: 250 g green lentils 1 bell pepper, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon thyme 3-4 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoon oil salt and pepper, to taste Wash the lentils well and cook them in water with the bay leaves.  Drain but  keep the water separate. Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the onion. Stir fry for  2-3 minutes then add the bell pepper and continue frying for a few minutes more. Add some water from the cooked lentils, the thyme and garlic. Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are soft. Add the tomato paste and, if needed, more water (from the cooked lentils)
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Sunday November 2nd, 2014

Pumpkin strudel

Pumpkin strudel
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For 4 large pieces: For the dough: 500 g flour 1 cup warm water 3 tablespoons raw sugar 3 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon vinegar a pinch of salt Mix all ingredients and knead for a few minutes. The dough should be elastic but soft. Put it in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap or a clean kitchen towel and let it rest, at room temperature, at least 30 minutes.  Meanwhile prepare the filling. For the filling: 8 cups grated pumpkin 3 tablespoons raw sugar 2 tablespoons oil Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the grated pumpkin and sugar and fry , stirring occasionally, until the pumpkin has softened slightly (approx. 10 minutes). Divide the dough  into four
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Saturday November 1st, 2014

Tricolor quinoa pudding

Tricolor quinoa pudding
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For 2-3 servings: 1 cup  (tricolor) quinoa 2 cups vanilla vegetable milk  (or natural vegetable milk  + 2 tablespoons raw sugar + 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence) a handful of goji berries (optional) Wash well the quinoa and cook it in the vegetable milk. Cook for 8 minutes on low heat, set aside, add the goji berries, mix,cover with a lid and let it rest for about 10 minutes. Serve warm.

Saturday November 1st, 2014

Pancakes

Pancakes
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For approx.  7 medium pancakes: 1 cup soda water 1 cup vanilla soy milk (or soy milk + 1 tablespoon sugar + 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract) 1 1/2 cup flour 1/4 teaspoon turmeric, optional (for the color) oil to grease the pan Mix all ingredients with a whisk or mixer until smooth. Add more soda water or vegetable milk if needed. Heat a lightly oiled  frying pan over medium high heat. Pour a ladle of the batter into the pan and spread evenly moving the pan in the desired direction. Brown on both sides and serve hot with jam, syrup, vegan chocolate paste etc..

Tuesday October 28th, 2014

Dutch apple pie

Dutch apple pie
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a round (spring) form with a diameter of 24 cm For the filling: 5 medium apples 4 tablespoons raw sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon juice of one lemon 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs For the dough: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup soy milk 2/3 cup sunflower oil 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 banana 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vinegar zest of one lemon Place the soy milk in the blender, start the blender and add the oil, little by little. Finally add the sugar and banana and continue blending until the sugar has dissolved. Place the mixture in a bowl and add the remaining ingredients. Knead for a few minutes until you get an elastic dough. Refrigerate until you prepare
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Sunday October 26th, 2014

Sauerkraut croquettes

Sauerkraut croquettes
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300 g potatoes 250 g sauerkraut, finely chopped 50 g vegan smoked bacon (or smoked tofu), finely chopped 2 shallots, finely chopped 3 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 bay leaves 1 tablespoon oil pepper, to taste for the crust: flour 1/2 cup soy milk breadcrumbs oil for frying Peel the potatoes and boil them whole, together with the sauerkraut and the bay leaves. When the potatoes are cooked drain the water (keep it separately) and mash.  Add a little  water from the boiled potatoes until you get a not too soft puree. Refrigerate for several hours (or overnight). Heat a tablespoon of oil in a saucepan and add the onions and the vegan bacon.
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Sunday October 26th, 2014

Bratkartoffeln – german style fried potatoes

Bratkartoffeln – german style fried potatoes
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For 4-6 servings: 1 kg potatoes 2-3 large onions, finely sliced 100 g smoked vegan bacon (or smoked tofu), finely cut 2 – 3 tablespoons olive oil salt and pepper, to taste Peel the potatoes and boil them whole. Drain the water and cut the cooked potatoes into slices. Heat the oil in a saucepan  and add the onions. Fry on medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the onions soften. Add the vegan bacon (or smoked tofu), potatoes, salt and pepper. Stir occasionally, taking care not to crush the potatoes. It is ready when the potatoes are slightly browned. Serve as  side dish and/or with salad (in the picture below are served with sauerkraut  German style).

Saturday October 25th, 2014

Sauerkraut german style

Sauerkraut german style
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For 4 servings: 1 kg sauerkraut, finely cut 100 g smoked vegan bacon (or smoked tofu), finely cut 2 bay leaves 10-15  peppercorns 5 allspice berries (juniper corns) 2-3 tablespoons olive oil Rinse the cabbage  with cold water to remove the excess of salt. Put the sauerkraut  in a saucepan, add the bay leaves, peppercorns, juniper corns and  the vegan smoked bacon (or the smoked tofu). Add water enough to cover. Cover and simmer on medium heat until the cabbage is done and the water has evaporated (if needed  add a little bit more water on the way). At the end add the oil and mix well. Serve as side dish with vegetables, soy, tofu, seitan (in the picture
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