Vegetable forward

What I’ve Cooked in 2015 So Far

Posted by on Feb 25, 2015 | 2 comments

What I’ve Cooked in 2015 So Far

Cooking more is one of our goals for 2015, partially for health (hm, 20%?) but mostly because we want to budget wiser.  We love to cook and create recipes so it doesn’t really phase us.  Finding time is the greater issue.

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Brussels Sprout Kimchi Recipe from The Everyday Fermentation Handbook

Posted by on Nov 2, 2014 | 2 comments

Brussels Sprout Kimchi Recipe from The Everyday Fermentation Handbook

I can eat kimchi on pretty much everything. On eggs, sandwiches, in soups, pizza, pasta, you name it. One of my favourite ways to eat kimchi is in stir-fried udon with butter,  tobiko (flying fish roe), and a sprinkling of seaweed – a Guu Izakaya classic.

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How to Make the Easiest Kettle Corn Recipe At Home

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 | 0 comments

How to Make the Easiest Kettle Corn Recipe At Home

As much as we like to dine out, we actually enjoy cooking at home a lot.  Typically, I like to make as much of our meals and snacks from scratch as possible, including pastas, pickles (and even kimchi, coming soon), yogurt, and more. 

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Quick and Easy Recipe: Chilled Miso Tofu Appetizer, It’s Vegan Too!

Posted by on May 18, 2013 | 3 comments

Quick and Easy Recipe: Chilled Miso Tofu Appetizer, It’s Vegan Too!

Last weekend, we grilled up some beef short ribs, Korean galbi style.  On the side, we also grilled some sugar snap peas, okra, and mushrooms.  A peanut sauce accompanied the snap peas, while I tossed the mushrooms and okra in two chili dressings.

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Jalapeno Compressed Watermelon Salad Recipe and a Quick Bonus Appetizer

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 | 4 comments

Jalapeno Compressed Watermelon Salad Recipe and a Quick Bonus Appetizer

I love a good watermelon salad, especially for summer dinner parties.  Not only are they juicy and refreshing, they’re also economical and easy to throw together.

The obvious challenge of serving watermelon is that it’s watery.  If I served the watermelon as-is on a plate, it’ll get weepy and dilute the other flavours. 

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The Best, Simple Recipe for a Spicy and Smoky Tomato Salsa

Posted by on Jul 7, 2012 | 5 comments

The Best, Simple Recipe for a Spicy and Smoky Tomato Salsa

For once, I don’t have much to say.  This post is little more than a recipe for my best salsa recipe.  It’s so utterly simple that it’d be silly not to make it – right now.

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