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…

Curried Udon Soup with Broccoli & Mushrooms

    This right here is my favourite comfort food at the moment. A hearty, satisfying udon soup that has warmed my belly on many a cold afternoon. The broccoli, mushrooms and chunky noodles absorb the curry broth in a most delicious way, and it has a ginger kick that is guaranteed to make you…

Maxin’ Relaxin’ Almost Instant Noodles

Green Coat by Doug Wheller, via Flickr Sometimes something simple is the order of the day – a dish that is light, tasty and ready to eat with a bare minimum of fuss. These yummy noodles fit the bill perfectly. They are ready to eat in fifteen fast minutes and are flavoured with a deliciously…

Tofu Three Ways (Marinades A-Go-Go)

The Static in Front of Your Dreams by Sashiko Yuen |   Secure in the knowledge that there is no such thing as too many tofu marinade recipes, here are three rad, simple ones for you to sample. One tangy and citrus-y, one soy-based with a little chilli-lime kick and another featuring simple, satisfying curry…

Single Serve Vermicelli, Carrot & Mint Salad with Sesame-Soy Dressing

Image via Ffffound   The first time I tried bean vermicelli was at my primary school in Blenheim, when we were treated to a traditional island chop suey during class one summer’s day. Food: a win, since forever. I remember loving the texture of the skinny, translucent noodles; my experiences with vermicelli from then on…

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…

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…