How to make “seitan” (also known as wheat meat)

Serves 6 This unique and versatile food is made from wheat and water! It’s been around for thousands of years. In Japanese, “sei” means “is” and “tan” means “protein.” Seitan is a complete protein, and with some creativity and imagination, it can easily replace chicken, beef, fish, pork…well, everything, actually! And it’s free of cholesterol, […]

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Deviled Tempeh Spread

Makes 1 1/2 cup This makes a nice, dry pate or spread for crackers or bread wedges, or you can add raw veggies, some condiments and bread to make 4 hearty sandwiches. 1/2 lb. tempeh 1 Tbsp. ketchup 1 Tbsp. miso 1 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. sage 1/2 tsp. thyme […]

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Crispy Lentil

Makes 8 patties 4 cups water 1 cup dried lentils 2 Tbsp. pine nuts 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tsp. crushed garlic 1/4 cup dried parsley 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. coriander 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup flour 1 tsp. baking powder Oil for frying (olive, safflower, sunflower, peanut and/or […]

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Blackened Tofu

10 servings 2-1/2 lbs. Extra-firm tofu (20 slices) Marinade 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tsp. toasted sesame oil 1 tsp. garlic, crushed 4 drops liquid smoke Pinch black pepper 1 tsp. cornstarch or arrowroot Breading mix 2 cups fresh bread crumbs 2 tsp. dried thyme 2 tsp. garlic powder 2 tsp. fresh parsley, minced 4 […]

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Mushrooms, Stir-Fry Mix, Dry

Mushrooms, Stir-Fry Mix, Dry

Mushrooms, Stir-Fry Mix, Dry – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Mushrooms, Stir-Fry Mix, Dry have a good shelf-life, which allows them to available whenever we want to add them to a stir-fry or soup. As the name implies, these dry mushrooms are blended together to add a special treat to stir-fries. They are […]

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Dry Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake Mushrooms, Dry

Shiitake Mushrooms, Dry – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Shiitake mushrooms, dry, have a fairly long shelf-life, which makes them very handy for use in stir-fries and soups. When reconstituted in water, shiitake mushrooms are medium to strong tasting mushrooms with a distinctive taste and a chewy texture.  We purchase these dry shiitake […]

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Portabella Mushrooms

Portabella Mushrooms

Portabella Mushrooms – A Vegan Pantry Ingredient from Vegan Venue Portabella mushrooms are great for grilling and broiling for making burgers and sandwiches. Portabella mushrooms are the largest variety of mushrooms that we have seen being sold in markets.  The portabella mushrooms in this full-sized photo are approximately the actual size or slightly smaller than […]

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Wonderful Waffles

Wonderful waffles are a nice treat for breakfast or for any other time of day. Serves 4-6 1/2 cup white flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 2 Tbsp. Baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/4 tsp. salt (optional)  1 cup soymilk 1/2 cup applesauce Combine dry ingredients and mix. Add soymilk and […]

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Perfect Pancakes

Serves 4-6 2-1/2 c. mixture of whole wheat pastry flour and/or unbleached white flour 1/4 c. soymilk powder or soy flour  4 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 3 c. fruit juice (apple, orange…) Mix together dry ingredients in large bowl, then stir in fruit juice and mix briefly (lumpy is […]

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Ol’fashioned Oatmeal, of course

It wouldn’t be right not to include the traditional breakfast cereal for what is considered to be the most important meal of the day. Here is a classic recipe you can enjoy every day of the week: 2 cups boiling water 1 cup oats, rolled, steel cut, or otherwise After water comes to boil, slowly […]

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