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Gochujang Tofu + Pickled Cucumber Bowl



This is one of our favorite Asian comfort food meals whenever we’re home - Taiwanese-style Pickled Cucumbers, baked gochujang tofu and vegan floss served over steamed rice. The term floss may appear rather foreign to most vegans, but then it can just as easily appear foreign to anyone not too familiar with Asia. . . .

Taiwanese-style Pickled Cucumbers



When I was little, every week my mum would bring home a large bag of Japanese cucumbers, roughly chop them up and season them before heading off to work. Sometimes she would add chili flakes and refrigerate them immediately, occasionally she would sauté them for a few minutes in the pickling liquid and slide . . .

Gochujang Tempeh + Blasted Broccoli



Update (September 19, 2014): I tested out the 'Gochujang Tempeh' recipe several times and finalized it. I am also adding newer photos of the marinade and the gochujang tempeh. We recently returned from a trip to Lima, yet another interesting destination in Latin America -  similar in some ways to Buenos Aires, Mexico City . . .

Petite Panettiere: Chocolate Chip Cashew Cookies



Mangia Mangia, let’s eat! I’m missing Italy already! Holly from Petite Panettiere is an Italian baker with an endless passion for creating healthy desserts, including her gigantic vegan marbled black and white cookies that I simply can't take my eyes off of. Her blog represents a petite collection of recipes rustically prepared . . .

Swagger Cosmetics Review (Vegan and Cruelty-Free)



Vegan can be a vast term, with different interpretations and classifications. For some it means a plant-based diet, like a dietary vegan. For others it means a lifestyle free of all products and items of animal origin, like an ethical vegan. Then there’s everything in between these ends. Everyone has their . . .

Olives for Dinner: Stuffed Sriracha ‘Shrooms



Erin is the fabulous food blogger and creative recipe developer who, along with her husband/photographer Jeff, runs the lovely Olives for Dinner. I admire her adventurous nature, especially into Asian flavors - she is one of the few bloggers I know who has also worked with some of my favorite ingredients like gochujang (Korean fermented . . .