All posts tagged: daiya

thor’s big brunch

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breakfasts / savoury / secret brunch/dinner / tofu

thor is my cat and on sunday he turned 8 years old.  we usually have some sort of party for him which is just an excuse to make a big food thing and drink and put a tie on the cat. this year i made it a secret restaurant/birthday combo and did a 25 person brunch. it was sort of insane, but also really not very hard. somehow. it was a sit-where-you-want casual deal which […]

secret restaurant BRUNCH!

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news / secret brunch/dinner

(taken by jess) this week i’ve been planning and getting ready for my first try at a secret restaurant style brunch at my house. somehow it ended up being 17 people and somehow it wasn’t a disaster. I had to borrow several chairs and several forks from several people but it turned out. i’m planning on doing these weekly or bi-weekly and alternating brunch and dinner  (if there’s enough of a turn out). THE MENU […]

work dinner: mushroom barley soup and asparagus, cherry tomato, eggplant grilled cheese sandwiches

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meals / mushrooms / sandwiches / soup / soups

crappy pictures today because work is gross and who wants to look at food there. BUT one of my coworkers and i have started trading off making dinner for the other person, and yesterday was round one (my night). MUSHROOM BARLEY SOUP olive oil a big bag of mushrooms, button is fine, crimini are better (big bag= half the size of your head sort of), sliced half a head of garlic, minced 1 large red […]

roasted eggplant, mushroom, olive, garlic, okra and arugula pizza

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eggplant / meals / mushrooms / okra

so first of all: OKRA. oh man it is the best. because i love it so much i put it on everything and it surprisingly works kind of all the time. okra pizza sounds weird but try it, because you’ll probably like it. this is a good low-effort pizza. it takes a while because of the roasting, but it’s not active cooking time, it’s lazy time. i used this roasting time to have a chocolate raspberry smoothie […]

hangover poutine

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meals / more / mushrooms / potato / snacks / tasty trash

this is not my most gourmet recipe yet but sometimes you need poutine, and this is a tasty (vegan) one. this makes enough for two enormous poutines or three reasonable ones. 4 medium size potatoes, cut into fry-style strips olive oil 6 crimini mushrooms, diced 3 large cloves garlic 1/2 c. white flour 2 cups stock (i used mushroom) 1 tsp miso paste 1/4 c. nutritional yeast 1 tsp balsamic vinegar lots of black pepper […]