Vegan miso soup

Vegan miso soup with tofu and bok choyDavid and I have been watching some documentaries about Japan (check Japanology on Youtube), and we like trying some Japanese food while we’re at it. This time it was miso soup, a big bowlful of Japanese comfort food that is super quick to make. The miso (fermented soy paste) makes for a lovely creamy broth […]

Tofu feta

Tofu feta veganGood old tofu feta! It’s a really tasty and easy cheese substitute, especially if you use a nice fresh tofu, don’t skimp on the flavorings and give it time to marinade. It’s high protein and a good source of calcium. If you really want to go all-in, make your own tofu first! Of course it […]

Tempeh bibimbap

Tempeh bibimbap vegan gluten freeI finally managed to find gochujang Korean fermented chili paste in Amsterdam. I love the flavor, like a marriage of sriracha and miso. I want to try lots of Korean recipes now, and started with bibimbap. This is a nice quick filling recipe with lots of different flavors that takes about half an hour to […]

Easy vegan palak paneer

Tofu palak paneer veganFor this palak paneer recipe (Indian spinach curry) I took some cues from Vegan Richa, the queen of vegan Indian food. Tofu takes the place of the chewy paneer cheese and this works remarkably well! This dish looks impressive, but it is super quick and easy to make, especially with the few small shortcuts I […]

Vegan cottage cheese (hüttenkäse)

Vegan cottage cheese tofuWhen I was little I really liked cottage cheese (also called hüttenkäse). I hadn’t really found a good vegan alternative, but this recipe with crumbled tofu and soy yogurt satisfies all my cottage cheese cravings! It has a nice smooth mouthfeel and a subtle savory flavor. Just like cottage cheese made from cow’s milk, this […]

Dutch vegan crêpes (pannenkoeken)

Dutch vegan crepes pannenkoekenIn the Netherlands we have our own special type of pancakes. Dutch ‘pannenkoeken’ are much bigger than American pancakes, but thicker than French crêpes. Even people who say they ‘can’t cook’ usually know how to whip up a batch of these pancakes. When you don’t want to make your own, there are specialized pancake restaurants […]

Quick and easy curry soup

Vegan quick chickpea curry soupI love a nice steaming bowl of spicy soup for lunch. Soup is so are easy and quick to make, you just have to put the ingredients in the pan in the right order, put the lid on and the food is ready 10-20 minutes later. Super handy for busy workdays, but also for parties […]

Apple-walnut cake

Apple walnut cake vegan recipeThis cake is wonderfully moist and fluffy, a perfect example of apple sauce as an egg replacer (and a perfect way to use up leftover applesauce). The walnuts give it a lovely flavor and crunch, but the cake still tastes good if you leave them out. If you want to make this cake a little […]