SILKEN TOFU BOWL WITH SPICY MUSHROOM SAUCE

I have always loved silken tofu but I’ve never used it at home. No idea why because it’s so easy! In this recipe you don’t even need to cook it and the creamy texture is so lovely with spicy mushroom sauce.

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AVOCADO AND EGG RICE PAPER ROLLS WITH PEANUT AND LIME DIPPING SAUCE

 

 

Does that sound weird? Because it shouldn’t as avocado and egg are obvs amazing together. And the thin slices of mirin seasoned omelette make the perfect vegetarian rice paper roll filling. And that dipping sauce, oh it’s good.

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RED CURRY PUMPKIN SOUP

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This red curry pumpkin soup is all kinds of yum and combines two of my favourite things to eat in winter: curry and soup! What could be better? Oh I know, getting a little naughty and topping it with crispy shallots and coconut cream.

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LOTUS ROOT FRITTER WRAPS WITH PERSIMMON SALSA AND AVOCADO

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I’ve seen a few pics on Instagram lately of lotus root fritters. I’ve never tried them, but they looked so good and crispy and crunchy so I thought I’d give them a shot. So glad I did, a new favourite lunch was born in these wraps.

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MISO NOODLES WITH ROASTED CAULIFLOWER

VSCO Cam-5-2    Mmmmmm miso paste. You are a fermented joy of salty stickiness and depth of flavour. And you make these soba noodles delicious. The slippery noodles, still crunchy wilted greens and crispy bits of roasted cauliflower mean this noodle dish has a lot of yum going on.

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VEGETARIAN BIBIMBAP

Vegetarian Bibimbap 2  This is such a delicious nourishing flavoursome bowl of goodness. I”m not going to claim it as traditional as the traditional kind definitely usually has meat in it! This version can also be served hot or cold so works well as for dinner or as a lunch t take to work.

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GREEN GODDESS NOODLE BOWL WITH GINGER MISO DRESSING

GREEN GODDESS NOODLE BOWL WITH GINGER MISO DRESSING 2  This green goddess noodle bowl makes for such a delicious lunch. It can be eaten warm or cold, is full of green veg, buckwheat noodles and a tasty immune boosting ginger laced dressing. Plus it can be vegetarian, vegan or filled with whatever choice of protein you’re into. Versatile, easy food that works just as well for lunch as it does for dinner is what I’m all about.

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PRAWN AND GREEN PAPAYA RICE PAPER ROLLS

 

These are so fresh and tasty. The perfect thing for a light summer dinner and super perfect for taking to work. If you do that be prepared to sit at your desk dreaming about lunch for a god period of the morning. The fragrant smell of the salad will get you all excited before you even start on the rolling part.

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ROAST CHICKEN NOODLES

I live in a household of two. Two people can’t eat a whole roast chicken in one sitting. I mean, we have friends over frequently but sometimes I want a roast and when there is only two of you you’re going to have leftovers. And leftovers are what these noodles are all about. Leftovers and flavour! Because there’s no point in trying not to waste things if it’s not going to taste good.

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VEGETARIAN OKONOMIYAKI

Grilled things you like. That is apparently what ‘okonomiyaki’ translates to (I read fried things somewhere else but same same…kinda), and this is definitely a grilled thing I like. These Japanese pancakes are a fantastic way to use up left over vegetables and make a super quick dinner. They’re also ridiculously tasty but I’m not going to claim this is a particularly ‘traditional recipe’. Instead, I’ve gone for easy.

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