Aloo Matar Gobi

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 30 Well it’s come to the end of a wonderful Vegan Mofo. Our fellow vegans have really done themselves proud with some amazing recipes using so much imagination. I think we should try to keep this up as much as possible and try to post at least once a week […]

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Split Red Lentil Dhal

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 27 I haven’t eaten well in the last couple of days and I felt like some really spicy and healthy that would make me feel a lot better. Dhal is a spicy Indian soup made with any kind of lentils and vegetables and normally served with either rice and/or roti. […]

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Carrot Sambal

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 24 There’s nothing nicer than a good carrot sambal (or pickled carrot salad) to serve with a nice curry. It’s also very easy to make. Take 2 large carrots and grate finely. Add 1/2 teaspoon of salt per cup of carrot. Add 1/4 teaspoon of sugar per cup of carrot. […]

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Thai Peanut Curry

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 18 I fell in love with Thai the very first time I had a Thai green curry and not long after that a I tried to make my own when a friend wrote down a traditional Thai green curry recipe for me and said leave out the meaty bits… I’ve […]

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Vegetable Briyani

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 17 Okay if you’ve been following this blog you may have noticed I love Indian food. In South Africa one of the best places to go for a good curry is Durban. Durban curries have their own unique flavour that are very different to traditional Indian dishes. One of the […]

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Easy Thai Stir-fry

Vegan Mofo Day 2010 – Day 13 We’re busy packing our house at the moment getting ready for the big move on Monday which is both scary and exciting. Obviously packing is exhausting so today we didn’t have the time or energy for making a big meal – but we did want something fast and […]

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Falafel in Pita

Vegan Mofo 201 – Day 12 Falafel is one of the universal vegan foods. I’ve been lucky enough to have falafel on 4 different continents and in more than half a dozen countries. But once you have a great falafel it’s very hard not to get disappointed with the hard, dry and tasteless falafel balls […]

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Baked Butternut and Tofu Pasta

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 9 I’ve sorta thrown my own style of pasta sauce together but the base of the sauce is based on Isa Chandra Moscowitz’s Marinara sauce from her book “Veganomicon”. Isa has so kindly allowed me to use her recipe in this blog. I double up the sauce because you need […]

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Tomato and Green Bean Curry

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 8 This is one of my favourite curries and it’s my own original recipe that I’ve worked on over the years. It’s not difficult to make and requires some preparation time. The roast potatoes may sound evil and a little over the top but try them this way – it’s […]

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Indian Pickles

Vegan Mofo 2010 – Day 3 This is one of my favourite recipes that I got from the book “The Alternative Vegan” by Dino Sarma. I’ve lost count how many times I’ve made huge jars of this stuff to keep handy to add to all kinds of food that need spicing up from Indian dishes, […]

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