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Sunday March 5th, 2017

Baked tofu in tomato sauce

Baked tofu in tomato sauce
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 For 2 servings: 300 g tofu, drained well and cut into pieces 1 tablespoon tomato paste or 2-3 tablespoons tomato passata For the marinade: 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon paprika powder chili  powder or dried chili flakes, to taste (optional) salt and pepper, to taste 4-5 cloves garlic, mashed (or to taste) 2-3 tablespoons olive oil Mix the spices (oregano, thyme, bususioc, paprika, salt and pepper) or you can use  2-3 tablespoons of seasoning for grill. Mix all the ingredients for the marinade with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the tofu and mix well until all the tofu pieces are coated with spices. Let it marinate  in
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Friday July 3rd, 2015

Decadent Chocolate Cake

Decadent Chocolate Cake
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springform 22-24 cm diameter (for 10 – 12 servings) For 1 base (prepare 2): 300 g flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 100 g raw sugar 125 ml sunflower oil 375 ml  soy milk 2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 pack baking powder (15g) a pinch of salt Mix all the ingredients until the sugar has dissolved. Grease the springform with a little bit of oil. Pour the mix into the form and bake  (in the preheated oven) on medium heat (175 C), for 30-40 minutes. Ceck with a straw if the dough is baked inside, if the dough sticks to the straw bake for a few minutes longer. Allow  to cool, remove from the springform and
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Thursday May 28th, 2015

Caramel pudding

Caramel pudding
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For 2-3 servings: 400 g silken tofu 4 tablespoons raw sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1.5 teaspoons locust bean gum (carob gum) Blend the  silken tofu with vanilla essence until smooth. Put 4 tablespoons of sugar in a saucepan, on low heat, melt it until  it gets a nice amber color. Put a little bit of caramel on a piece of baking paper. Allow to cool then crush it. Use it to decorate the pudding. Let the rest of the caramel on low heat and add about a quarter of the amount of tofu. Stir until the caramel has incorporated into tofu. Mix with the remaining tofu and carob gum. Pour into cups and refrigerate for at
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Saturday May 9th, 2015

Chocolate mint mousse

Chocolate mint mousse
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For approx. 4 servings: 1 pack (350 g) silken tofu, well drained 100 g pure chocolate (> 70% cocoa) 10 dates 2-3 tablespoons fresh mint, to taste Blend the tofu with the dates and mint leaves until smooth. Melt the chocolate in bain-marie (steam bath). Pour  it over the tofu mix while the blender is running. Pour the chocolate mousse into glasses and garnish with mint leaves of grated chocolate. Serve directly or refrigerate till next day.

Tuesday April 21st, 2015

Stuffed eggplant with smoked tofu

Stuffed eggplant with smoked tofu
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For 2 servings: 1 large eggplant 200 g smoked tofu, finely chopped 1 onion, finely chopped 3-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tsp. rosemary 1 tsp. oregano 1 tablespoon olive oil salt and pepper, to taste grated vegan cheese (optional) Wash the eggplant and cut in half lengthwise. Using a small knife, cut a border inside each eggplant about 1 cm thick. Scoop out the core with a teaspoon. Sprinkle the eggplants with salt, brush with a little bit oil and bake them in the oven for about 10-20 minutes, until tender. Heat the oil in a small saucepan and stir fry the onion for 2-3 minutes. Add the finely chopped eggplant core, garlic, rosemary and oregano. Cover and
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Wednesday April 15th, 2015

Fruit cake

Fruit cake
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For a (spring) form with a diameter of 22 cm. 1 cup flour 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup raw sugar 3 tablespoons oil 1-2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vinegar pinch of salt Mix the water with sugar, oil, salt and vanilla extract until the sugar has dissolved. Add the flour, little by little, stirring  to avoid lumps forming. Finally add the  vinegar, baking powder and mix well. Grease the (spring) form with oil and coat with flour. Pour the mixture into the form and bake it in pre-heated oven, at medium heat (175C) for approx. 30 minutes. Allow to cool. For the cream: 1 pack silken tofu (350 g) 5-7 tablespoons 
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Monday March 30th, 2015

Hummingbird cake

Hummingbird cake
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For a cake with a diameter of 20 cm 2 x spring form (20 cm) For the leafs: 350 g flour 250 ml of sunflower oil 200 g raw sugar 4 medium ripe bananas, mashed 1 tin pineapple chunks (450 g), drained 50 ml pineapple syrup  (from the pineapple tin) 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder 3 tsp. vanilla essence a handful pecans (or walnuts), finely chopped Mix the oil, pineapple syrup and sugar until the sugar has dissolved. Add the flour, bananas, cinnamon and vanilla. Mix well. Add the pineapple chunks  and pecans and mix. Grease the spring forms with a little bit of oil. Divide the batter evenly  and  pour into the 2 spring forms.   Bake 
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Monday December 8th, 2014

Peasant’s warm buffet

Peasant’s warm buffet
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The plateau includes: Tofu slices and tempeh pieces , marinated and fried. Instead of tempeh you can use seitan. For the marinade: 2 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 tablespoons grill  spices 4-5 cloves garlic, mashed 1 teaspoon rosemary chili pepper flakes, to taste pepper and salt, to taste Mix all ingredients. Pour over the tofu and tempeh, mix well and leave to marinate for several hours (or overnight). Fry in a little oil or bake in the oven. 2. seitan sausages (see recipe here) 3. polenta (see recipe here) 4. pickles 5. tomato, cucumber, onion, olives, chili etc.