Herbal Soda

Palate Cleanser “A Vegan Feast”  To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Vegan Feast” This meal being at the end of summer I thought I would make use of the wonderful bounty of herbs…

Bread Bowl with Roasted Vegetables and Rosemary Walnut Cheese

Main Course “A Vegan Feast”  To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Vegan Feast” This was so delicious and turned out better than I thought it would. It includes a lot of ingredients that…

Mushroom Thyme Rice

Entree “A Vegan Feast”  To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Vegan Feast” Rice is so difficult for me. First of all, there are so many varieties and each one has its own cooking…

Late Summer Salad with Strawberry Balsamic Glaze

Salad Course “A Vegan Feast” To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Vegan Feast” This salad was one of those ’empty out the refrigerator at the end of the season’ dishes. I had a…

Cabbage Cannellini Soup

Soup Course “A Vegan’s Feast” To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Vegan Feast” This soup is warm and comforting and does NOT stink up your house which is what everyone asks me when…

Cider Hummus with Olives

Amuse Bouche “A Vegan Feast”  To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Vegan Feast” So I started off with a basic hummus recipe years ago and then decided that it was too bland for…

Fruit Salad with Lemon Anise Syrup

Finale  “A Mentor’s Meal” To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Mentor’s Meal” You look at this and go “A plate of some apples and blueberries”. Nope. This is fancy fruit for a fancy…

Chinese Egg Cake & Almond Shortbread

Dessert “A Mentor’s Meal” To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Mentor’s Meal” These beautiful little treats were my favorite part of the meal. And I served it with a special drink, Yuanyang tea…

Guava Banana Cardamom Sorbet

Palate Cleanser  “A Mentor’s Meal” To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Mentor’s Meal” Throughout Asia one of the most common sights in big cities is fruit vendors selling freshly cut fruit on carts….

Tea Infused Lemon Chicken

Main Course “A Mentor’s Meal” To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Mentor’s Meal” Tea infused anything just sounds delicious. We’ve been tea fanatics since forever. Even though drinking cha (chai to the Western…

Rice Paper Cod

Entree “A Mentor’s Meal”  To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Mentor’s Meal” As mentioned in the meal description, I wanted to do something different…something playful. Well this dish that I found on recipetineats.com…

Daikon Carrot Salad

Salad Course “A Mentor’s Meal” To see the entire seven course meal menu please click on the menu bar on the main blog page and click on the title of the menu -“A Mentor’s Meal” I found this salad on babaganosh.com while looking for ways to incorporate daikon into the meal. Daikon is used in…