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Recipe: Gluten-Free Carrot Buns

Decided to experiment with gluten-free baking. I decided to try a savory carrot bread. This recipe uses coconut flour. The pumpkin puree adds moisture and gives the bread a very nice texture. I made two batches – one baked and one steamed. Both worked out quite well. Baking gave it a crustier exterior, while the...

Cauliflower “Rice” Recipe

If you happen to be looking for a low-carb alternative to rice, I would like to suggest cauliflower rice. All you need is a head of cauliflower and a food processor or grater. Prepare: Wash, dry, and trim the head of cauliflower. Then chop it into small pieces so that if can fit in your...

Green Split Pea Dal Recipe

Dal is a stew prepared from pulses, like dried lentils, peas, or beans that have been removed from their hull and split. It’s often enjoyed over rice or with bread. There’s many different kinds of dal, but it looks like the most basic process simply requires lots of boiling and a nice mix of spices....

Recipe Testing: Sesame Wow Greens

Here’s another vegan recipe I tested for Terry Hope Romano’s upcoming international cookbook. So far, I’ve tried her fresh noodle soup in sesame miso broth, ginger marinated cucumbers, pumpkin potato panko cutlets, as well as her spicy kale coconut relish. This time I tested another one of her Japanese-inspired dishes – oshitashi, a Japanese spinach...

Recipe Testing: Spicy Kale Coconut Relish

I’ve been doing some recipe testing for Terry Hope Romano’s upcoming vegan cookbook, Vegan Eats World, which will feature a collection of international recipes. Previously I posted about her recipe for fresh noodle soup in sesame miso broth and it was delicious. Here is a peek into another one of her recipes. This one is...