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Bryanna Clark Grogan

THE 2ND THING I MADE IN MY NEW ELECTRIC PRESSURE COOKER: CUBAN BLACK BEAN SOUP WITH VEGAN SAUSAGES

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 20, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: black bean soup, black beans, Cuisinart Electric pressure cooker, electric pressure cooker, pressure cooker, vegan sausages

  In this post about my new Cuisinart electric pressure cooker, I promised to post the very first recipe I tried in it, so I am doing so in today's post.  It's actually a vegan adaptation of a recipe that was in...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

ZA'ATAR, AN ANCIENT HERB, A FRAGRANT, TANGY SPICE MIX FROM THE MIDDLE EAST

Bryanna Clark Grogan | November 13, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: pita, sumac, thyme, wild thyme, za'atar, zatar

(Still working on the photos for the book-- next week I'll have more freedom to blog!)Homemade Pita Bread Triangles with Olive oil and Za'atar ("manakeesh" in Arabic; and I've seen it also referred to as "manoosh")The bread above was served...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

HALLOWEEN BAKED PUMPKIN DOUGHNUTS, AND PERUVIAN PUMPKIN DROP DOUGHNUTS

Bryanna Clark Grogan | October 28, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: baked doughnuts, drop doughnuts, Halloween, Peruvian, picarones, pumpkin

  HAPPY VEGAN HALLOWEEN!  Baked Pumpkin DoughnutsJust a quick post to give you a couple of our favorite Halloween doughnut recipes.  I don't know why, but I've always made doughnuts on Halloween!  We live so far in the "boonies" that...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

NEW ORLEANS-STYLE WHITE BEANS, CAJUN RED BEAN BREAKFAST HASH, AND VEGAN "HAM" GRAVY

Bryanna Clark Grogan | October 23, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: beans, butter beans, fat-free vegan gravy, giant lima beans, gigante beans, small red beans, white kidney beans

  New Orleans-Style White BeansLast week I posted about beans and how food science can give you more options for cooking beans, or cooking them faster, maybe even make them tastier. I also posted a photo album of bean dishes I "have...

John Davis

Bali Beautiful

John Davis | October 12, 2010 | International

The Jakarta IVU Congress last week was a huge success, one of the best ever, then some of us went on to the beautiful island of Bali. Thursday Oct 7 - flew from Jakarta to Bali on Air Asia, then...

John Davis

Jakarta Jamboree

John Davis | October 5, 2010 | International

The main part of the 39th IVU World Veg Congress in Jakarta, Indonesia, has now ended. So this is just a personal view of the last five days. I've had the privilege of staying at the home of Susianto, IVU...

John Davis

If it's Thursday it must be Australia...

John Davis | September 28, 2010 | International

[Updated October 2012] … or Indonesia, Malaysia or India… by the time this blog originally appeared I was on my five-week trek around all these countries, giving talks to many veg groups along the way, and then on to Africa...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

REVIEW OF SOME WONDERFUL ITALIAN PRODUCTS-- LUCINI ITALIA

Bryanna Clark Grogan | September 19, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: Daiya vegan cheese, focaccia, Lucini Italia, pizza, pizza sauce, plum focaccia, vegan pizza

  REVIEW OF SOME WONDERFUL ITALIAN PRODUCTS-- LUCINI ITALIA Homemade vegan pizza-- mmmmmm!It's been a busy week! Too much writing and not enough cooking, but that's the way it goes sometimes! I just wanted to tell you about a some...

John Davis

The Vegetarian Society and me

John Davis | September 15, 2010 | International

In 2010 I joined the Board of Directors of the Vegetarian Society UK – the world’s oldest, founded in 1847, and still going strong today. Sadly I don’t get paid anything other than expenses - no doubt if I was...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

A QUICK LUNCH: TAGLIATELLE WITH HOMEMADE PESTO AND ZUCCHINI STRANDS

Bryanna Clark Grogan | September 13, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: Dairy-free pesto, julienne peeler, low-fat pesto, pasta, pesto, vegan pesto, zucchini

  Homemade Vegan Pesto-- see recipe belowWho says that good vegan meals take hours to make? I was about to freeze some homemade pesto (we're having a good basil year!) and I decided to use some for a quick pasta...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

ITALIAN STUFFED VEGGIES AND GRAPE FOCACCIA

Bryanna Clark Grogan | September 2, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: dried mushrooms, focaccia, grape focaccia, green peppers, Italian cuisine, stuffed vegetables

Grape Focaccia warm out of the oven!We had a bit of an Italian day yesterday (and this morning)-- culinarily speaking, I mean (is that even a word?). I don't have alot of time to cook lately, working on The Book,...

John Davis

Learning from the developing world

John Davis | August 25, 2010 | International

The International Vegetarian Union is 102 years old, but it has achieved more in the last 6 years than the previous 96. This has been done by people in the developing world - where most of the world's population lives....

Bryanna Clark Grogan

SOME SIMPLE SUMMER MEALS, KITCHEN MISHAPS, AND PERUVIAN LUCUMA ICE CREAM FROM CHILDHOOD MEMORIES

Bryanna Clark Grogan | August 19, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: bulgur, dried fruit, green bean and bulgur salad, Instant Clear jel, lucuma, pattypan squash, summer, summer squash, tabbouleh, tabouli, vegan gelato, vegan ice cream, vegan lucuma ice cream

A summer lunch on the back deckI can't believe this week has gone by so fast! Sheesh! And here it is Thursday again! We did have a fun few days with DH's stepdaughter from Montreal and her two lovely 12-year-old...

Dr. Will Tuttle

Switzerland - The Dark Side of Small Farms

Dr. Will Tuttle | July 30, 2010 | Animals, International

Read More: veganism

Lessons From Switzerland     As the chorus of anti-factory farming voices grows, many people are calling for a return to the "good old days" of small family farms to provide our meat, dairy products, and eggs. Having just returned from...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

TORTA VERDE (LIGURIAN SAVORY CHARD AND POTATO TART WITH OLIVE OIL PASTRY)

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 30, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: chard, Italian, Leek and Potato Soup, olive oil, olive oil pastry, quick tofu feta crumble, savory pie, Swiss chard, Tofu feta Crumble, torta

As I mentioned in my blog last week, we have lots of lovely Swiss chard growing in our mini-garden, so I thought of this dish to use up some of it in an interesting way.This type of delicious savory...

John Davis

Are you a positive or a negative veg*n?

John Davis | July 21, 2010 | International

If we ask meat-eaters what they think 'vegetarian' means, most would probably say 'someone who does not eat meat' - but that is not at all how I see it. I'm a positive veg*n, I eat plant foods. I define...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

PERUVIAN GOODIES!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 15, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: achiote, aji amarillo, aji mirasol, aji panca, annatto, chiles, huacatay, papa seca, Peru, Peruvian cuisine, Peruvian Green Sauce, trigo mote, Vancouver

Dried Peruvian Panca and Mirasol chilesLast Thursday, DH and I went to Vancouver for a few days. Among other things, we enjoyed a big family party for my cousin Chris' birthday, and visited with a whole passle of cousins, nieces,...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

WHAT TO DO WITH SOY CURL CRUMBS (OR SEITAN YOU DON'T LIKE MUCH!): VEGAN MURGHI KA KEEMA

Bryanna Clark Grogan | July 7, 2010 | Food, International

Read More: Indian cuisine, peas, seitan, Soy Curls

A tasty way to use those crumbs at the bottom of a box or package of Soy Curls™ (see below for the other option)!I've used Soy Curls™ in a fair amount of recipes on this blog. Here's a post with info on...

John Davis

Vegetarian equals vegan!

John Davis | July 7, 2010 | International

The first people who called themselves 'vegetarian' were in fact vegan. This has now been established conclusively with resources not previously available. We have now shown that until 1847 *all* uses the word 'vegetarian' came from people associated with Alcott...

Bryanna Clark Grogan

VEGAN BLT SALAD, ITALIAN "SAUSAGE" BURGERS WITH ALL THE TRIMMINGS FOR CANADA DAY/JULY 4TH!

Bryanna Clark Grogan | June 30, 2010 | Food, International, Lifestyle

Read More: BLT Salad, Italian sausage burgers, mushrooms, salad, vegan burgers

Italian "Sausage" Burger!Happy Canada Day (July 1st) my fellow Canadians!  And Happy 4th of July to my friends South of the Border!  Sorry my blogging has been sparse lately-- lots of family stuff, some great (like my grandaughter's high school...