Grilled Pineapple

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure.   Serves 6-10                                                        Time: 20 minutes I love pineapples! And this is such an easy and delicious grilled dessert. 1 ripe pineapple, cut into half inch slices 3 tablespoons coconut sugar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon cinnamon 2 …

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Tofu Kabobs with Mango Citrus Sauce

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Serves 4-6                    Time: 25 minutes This makes a refreshing and flavorful sauce for tofu and vegetables, perfect for a hot, summer day. You’ll need to freeze regular or firm tofu for at least one week. Freezing tofu changes the …

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Farro Risotto with Mushroom Medley

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Serves 6                                    Time: 1 hour I love farro in place of rice or in salads and soups, but I especially love it as risotto when combined with the earthiness of mushrooms. Whenever I …

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Japanese Curry Udon Noodles

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure.   Here’s a recipe that is traditionally made using an oil-based roux. I’ve veganized it and made it oil-free! If you’re  gluten-free, just substitute fat rice noodles for the udon. Serves 4                                             cooking time 20 minutes Curry Sauce: …

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Seared Tempeh with Fig Rosemary Sauce

By Miyoko Schinner author of Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. This tempeh is juicy on the inside, crisp on the outside, and the sauce is a beautiful balance of fall flavors. Serves 6                      Cooking time one hour The Tempeh: 1 lb. Tempeh, cut into pieces about 2” by 3” …

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Korean BBQ Seitan Tacos

by CHEF ADAM SOBEL, THE CINNAMON SNAIL FOOD TRUCK. photo by Kate Lewis Easy Korean BBQ Seitan Filling 1 package pre-made seitan 2 Tablespoons olive oil 3-5 Tablespoons smoked chili sauce or korean gochujang Roughly chop the seitan.  Heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over a medium high flame.  Sauté the seitan for …

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Curried Eggless Salad

Curried Eggless Salad by Miyoko Schinner author of Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Curried Eggless Salad ingredients 1 pound medium or firm tofu 1/2 cup vegan mayonnaise, commercial, or oil-free mayo 1/2 cup diced dried figs 1/3 cup minced shallots 3 tablespoons chopped cilantro 1 – 2 teaspoons Dijon …

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Truffled Tofu Scramble

Truffled Tofu

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Watch this recipe being made on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup Reason to Rise episode. Serves 6 I love anything with truffles, and what better way to start off your morning than with a dish that elevates pedestrian tofu to …

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Sweet Potato Hash Browns

Sweet Potato Hashbrowns

by Miyoko Schinner author of  Artisan Vegan Cheese and the The New Now and Zen Epicure. Watch this recipe being made on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup Reason to Rise episode. Adding sweet potatoes to hash browns adds color, flavor, nutrition, and a touch of – guess what! – sweetness! You can use a couple of …

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Introducing the Tofu bacon BLT

Tofu BLT web

Tofu bacon BLT by Miyoko Schinner    Courtesy of the Booking Publishing Company ©2001 from The New Now and Zen Epicure. Watch this recipe being made on Delicious TV’s Vegan Mashup. This is an all-time favorite of every kid and teen that has ever been to our house – in other words, it’s tried and true. …

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