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Recipe: Earth bowl

Earth Bowl is the yummiest, healthiest, most counter-intuitive meal imaginable. Originally published by Caroline Dupont in Enlightened Eating (an excellent, continually surprising source of vegetarian, vegan and raw food recipes and inspiration), Earth Bowl combines apples, celery and nuts into … [read more]

Crocs

Crocs: Strangely compelling cheap plastic clogs

Crocs are strangely compelling. I’ll make a confession up front: I’ve just bought my first pair after resisting them for the last few years. Like this blog, I thought they were ugly and cheap looking. Shoes made of injection-moulded rubbery … [read more]

Anthony Bourdain by Watchmojo via Flickr

Veganizing Anthony Bourdain

Hezbollah Tofu is a blog trying to organize vegans to “veganize” Anthony Bourdain’s recipes. They’ll publish them as a zine once they have collected enough. Bourdain is quoted from Kitchen Confidential: Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans, are … [read more]

3 Guys and a Stove by Johnny C via Flickr

Eating out: 3 Guys and a Stove, Huntsville, ON

For vegetarians, Muskoka isn’t always a particularly good food destination. In fact, area restaurants fall either into the ‘fine dining’ category (rustic, meaty fare, often involving game) or a cornucopia of chain restaurants that you’d find anyplace in North America … [read more]

Lentils by Maggiejane via Flickr

Recipe: Curry lentil soup

4 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 stalks of celery, diced 4 cloves garlic, chopped 4-6 medium yellow potatoes, diced (no need to peel) 1 pound (450g bag) green lentils, picked over and rinsed 4 vegetarian stock cubes … [read more]

Yellow Curry

Curry

Happy New Year. I’ve been thinking about cooking with more spices lately. Even though I typically pack flavours into my dishes using all the ‘normal’ methods (lots of onions and celery, vegetarian stock cubes, herbs, chilies) I’ve not really cooked … [read more]

Eggs by Jack Brodus via Flickr

Recipe: Madras omelet curry

I was served this delicious and very rich vegetarian dish tonight. It stems from an out-of-print cook book by Mary S. Atwood called Adventures in Indian Cooking(1972). Well worth making. Tonight, it was served with basmati rice, spiced green beans … [read more]