Tag Archives: stir-fry

Sunflower Seed Tofu

We got The Asian Vegan Kitchen by Hema Parekh a couple weeks ago, and have tried a few dishes out of it so far. It’s an excellent and inspiring book, but we’ve found that we want to make the recipes spicier. For example, the biryani was the first recipe we tried off the book, and […]

Peanut Sauce Stir-Fry

When I finally tried making my own peanut sauce, I couldn’t believe how easy it is to prepare, and to tweak according to what’s at hand. Sometimes I add lime juice, or leave out lemon grass if we don’t have it, or use coconut milk instead of veggie stock to thin the sauce, and it […]

Five-Spice Tofu with Slightly Sweet and Sour Veggies

We had a weekday dinner at its best on Wednesday: delicious five-spiced tofu, slightly sweet and sour stir-fried veggies, and a bowl of brown rice. Yumminess can’t be exaggerated, it was all very delicious. It happened to be the Chinese New Year’s eve as well – everyone was wishing happy new year for each other […]

Stir-Fried Noodles

This was a late Sunday lunch that we made quickly. Preparation time is heavily dependent on your chopping skills, since everything needs to be sliced into thin strips or matchsticks. I’m not that quick on the chopping block, but luckily I had Anni to help me. This is an easy recipe to tweak, and indeed, […]

Stir-Fried Morning Glory

I’ve eaten kangkung or morning glory often when travelling in Southeast Asia. Our local Asian food store (Aseanic Trading on Kolmas linja) has this in stock every now and then, but this is the first time we’ve tried it. 200g morning glory (also known as kangkung or water spinach) 2 cloves of garlic 1-2 tablespoons […]