Tag Archives: lemon grass

Tofu Cashew Croquettes

Cashews and tofu got mashed with lemon grass, fresh mint and a hint of chili, then fried until crispy on the outside and soft on the inside – no wonder these were gone in mere seconds! This batch serves 2 people as a snack or a starter – I have a feeling that next time […]

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 […]

Feel-Good Muffins

This is another muffin recipe I engineered after the holidays, when I wanted to bake something that would be good for the tummy and still have a lot of flavor. The delicious, subtly sweet spiciness of these muffins makes them a desirable snack any time of the day. Maple syrup is a little bit of […]

Curry Roasted Tofu and Vegetables

An easy and satisfying lunch, preparing this dish takes only 10 minutes, and roasting about 40 minutes. I mostly work at home, and this is a great way of preparing a meal and getting other things done while it’s cooking. Marinating the tofu would be a good idea, since now it only had a mild […]

Distantly Thai Soup

We just had this easy soup for lunch today. I have made it for many years, and the only recent additions are lemon grass and raw cabbage. Lemon grass can be left out, but it does compliment the flavors of this soup. Here’s what we put in the soup: 4 large potatoes (almost the size […]