Kidney Bean & Chickpea Salad with Spiced Citrus Dressing

  Marion Cotillard (photog. Mario Testino) / via my Pinterest   I feel like legumes deserve an apology from me. For so long the dodgy, mass produced versions of legume salads that lurk in the corners of supermarket delis, constituted the sum total of my legume-salading experience and it put me off big time. I…

The People’s Tofu

I’ve found that the easiest way to make tofu amazing is to marinade it overnight, regardless of what any given recipe may call for. This allows the marinade juices to really soak in and infuse the tofu with an eye-popping, skeptic-converting amount of flavour. For so long I didn’t take advantage of  tofu,  until an…

Multitasking Stovetop Stewed Lentils & Tomatoes

Image via Ffffound   It used to be hard for me to get excited about lentils. I mean, lentils, c’mon. Little did I know that I was missing out on a range of nutritional powerhouses that, in their wild versatility, are capable of some truly wonderful (and delicious) feats. I love the little hint of…

Beer Battered Tofu Nuggets

Image via Qiu Yang Photography   Earlier this week I went into frenzy of beer battering, thanks to this recipe for Beer Battered Avocado Wedges from Avocado and Ales, which I adapted to create these beyond moreish Tofu Nuggets. I love these things! This recipe is an easy, fail-proof three-parter. Make the batter, marinade the…

Chinese Takeout Vegan Chow Mein (+ recipe for Chow Mein Tofu Marinade)

Art via Ffffound |   A weeknight quickie for y’all – this comes together superfast once the tofu has finished marinading. This awesome marinated tofu and vegetable chow mein satisfies my cravings for greasy boxes of chinese food, without the belly full of oil and MSG that often results from phoning in an order! Soba…

Rock Your Face Off Ginger-Lime Tofu

Image via Hex Boyfriend@ Tumblr   My food notebook records this as “tofu marinade #4”; the three others were inferior proto-types of the glory that is this insanely flavourful ginger-lime version. Fourth time’s a charm! This is no subtle tofu. It packs a big punch: tangy, spicy and super fresh. You will be going back…

Curried Tofu with Sweet Vegetable Curry

Via Ffffound   The quick vegetable curry recipe does a good imitation of more traditional slow-cooked versions. The curry is mild and delicious, a perfect partner for the spicy slices of tofu, which are marinated then baked to seal in the flavour. Fuck yeah. Tofu is the best, and the marinade here really packs in…

Vegan Pie Adventure #1 – Savoury Tofu Vege Pie

Debbie Harry, via Pretty In Pink   My first ever vegan pie! And the launch of a new category for Kitchen Rebellion – Live And Let Pie, in which I aim to prove that pies are way more awesome when they don’t play by the traditional meat-and-dairy rules. We are kicking things off with a…

Tahini Duo: Minty Dressing & Spicy Sauce

By Kelly Reemsten, via ArtLove @ Tumblr   Junk-free condiments are one of the foundations of a happy kitchen. Here are two rad tahini-based ones that can be used for whatever takes your fancy.   Tahini Duo: Minty Dressing & Spicy Sauce Tangy Tahini Lemon-Mint Dressing What you need: 1/4 cup hulled tahini 1/4 cup…

Punk Rock Chickpea Gravy & Lissa’s Easy As F*ck Roast Potatoes

Via Ffffound If you need a comfort food knockout punch for skeptics, this is the one. Even your bogan friends will love this. Yes, really. The world needs more kickass vegan condiments. Awesome wholefood condiments are one area of kitchen wizardry that I haven’t explored much yet. This gravy is one of my favourites so far…