Vegan MoFo

Meet Up Monday – Liebster Award

This is the last of Meet Up Mondays and it’s perfect timing that I got the Liebster award last Friday. There’s not much info on the origins of the award but it’s been given out on the web for around 5 years.  It’s a fun way to send a little love to bloggers.  It’s kinda… [read more]

Fermentation Friday – Nukazuke

It’s that time again!  Fermentation Friday! This week features a ferment that has no brine.  It does not happen in a jar and it is not airtight. I know, it is surprising to me and I still am pondering the science behind it.  It is a type of tsukemono (Japanese pickle) called Nukazuke (rice bran pickles).… [read more]

Bisi Bele Bhath

I love South Indian food!  The coconut, spices, rice, dal, tropical veggies, and tamarind make for magnificent combinations. I started making my own sambar powder 10 years ago and I like that I can customize the spices, amount of chilies, and know the freshness of the powder. My curry leaf plant has to survive the… [read more]

Fermentation Friday – Lessons Learned

I had 2 Fermentation Fails this week! I even wondered if it was something I wanted to share or admit. But since so many people are wanting to try fermenting at home and are hoping to find easy ways to do it, I guess it’s good to know what can cause problems and what things look like… [read more]