Tag Archives: red bell pepper

Roasted Bell Pepper and Sunflower Seed Hummus

I have visited the US a few times, and one of the things I miss most is that the supermarkets carry hummus and baba ghannouj in a number of flavors – my favorite being the roasted red bell pepper. Lately the bigger supermarkets in Finland have started carrying one brand of Swedish hummus that is […]

Pressure-Cooked Chipotle Black-Eyed Peas

This is something that we cooked for a quick dinner. Since we got a pressure cooker, we’ve started using much more dried pulses. It’s great not having to plan in advance, and just quickly cook up some beans when you feel like it. If you don’t have a pressure cooker, this isn’t as fast to […]

Cuban Black Bean Soup

When me and Heikki were travelling in Cuba, black bean soup was one of our favorite vegan foods. Staying at casas particulares, renting extra rooms from people’s homes, we had the advantage of sampling Cuban home cooking the vegan way. We could always explain what vegan food was, and could be sure that our beans […]

Seitan Roast

This was our vegan take on the traditional Finnish Christmas ham, although its similarities to a ham are very minor. We coated our roast with Dijon mustard that’s seasoned with garlic and red bell pepper – I am not a great mustard lover, but that particular mustard is delicious. We used pink peppercorns for decoration […]

Tabbouleh

This is a North African salad made of bulgur (or burgul), crushed wheat grains. Bulgur doesn’t need to be cooked. Instead, it is reconstituted in the fridge overnight. It absorbs the liquid from vegetables, and prepared this way, remains firm in texture and is very flavorful. Other vegetables, like tomato or onions, could be added […]