Vegetarian recipes and info

Category - Asian Recipes

Tofu, originally from China, and tempeh, originally from Indonesia, are very common in Asian cuisine. In addition, meat other than fish is relatively uncommon, so there are all kinds of vegetarian recipes in Asian cuisine.

Almond Cookies

Almond cookies from China (and some Chinese restaurants) are light and crispy.

Ani’s Raw Food Asia

Ani's Raw Food AsiaIf you’re getting bored with your raw diet, it might be time to start traveling – with Ani’s Raw Food Asia. This cookbook will amaze you with raw versions of classic dishes from China, Hawaii, India, Indonesia, Korea, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam as well as the author Ani Phyo’s inventive East-West fusion recipes.

Asian Fusion

Asian FusionChat Mingkwan’s Asian Fusion offers a huge variety of recipes from over a dozen countries – as well as a fascinating look at the similarities and sometimes very subtle differences between their cuisines.

Basic Seitan

Homemade seitanBasic recipe for seitan. Feel free to experiment by adding herbs and spices to the dough.

Cashew Seitan

Cashew seitanI was never a huge fan of Chinese food, but one dish I did like was cashew chicken. With some tinkering, I came up with a quick and easy seitan version.

Chile Soy Dipping Sauce

Chile soy dipping sauceA simple but incredibly delicious sweet and spicy dipping sauce.

Chinese Seitan Salad

Chinese seitan saladA tangy dressing tossed with seitan and vegetables makes a delicious vegan alternative to Chinese chicken salad.

Chop Suey

Chop suey, despite its Chinese name, is actually an American recipe, normally made with a mix of meat, vegetables, and bean sprouts. This vegan version uses tofu, bok choy, and spinach, to great effect.

Coconut Milk

Coconut milkInstead of buying canned coconut milk, make your own. It’s fast and easy, plus you know exactly what’s in it.

Coconut Rice

Coconut riceSimply cooking rice in coconut milk instead of water adds a whole new dimension of flavor. Since coconut is a tropical fruit, coconut rice is traditional to southern Indian, southeast Asian, and Latin American cuisines.

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