Overview Just this week, we returned from a month away in Asia and Auckland, New Zealand. Having stayed at 8 hotels during this time, only one property stands out firmly and fondly in our memories. Paresa Resort, tucked away on the Kamala cliffs over the Andaman Sea on the west coast of Phuket in . . .
I always love returning from trips to see what surprises have arrived while I'm away, and the Vegan Cuts snack box is usually one of the first things I open whenever I return home! The September 2014 Vegan Cuts Snack Box was loaded full of all sorts of comfort foods, curated by a celebrity vegan and . . .
Earlier this summer, we had the pleasure of taking a trip to Turin, Italy. From mid-July until mid-August, we stayed in this lovely city in the heart of Piedmont along the River Po. We found our apartment on AirBnb, conveniently located in the center of the city just off of via Garibaldi . . .
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. . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .