Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Snow day cooking!

The good part of living in a state where blizzards come in to stop civilization a few times every winter is the snow day. After getting the call yesterday morning to take the day off (woo hoo!) I made these spinach gyozas (another wonderful Farm Sanctuary recipe test). It's so cool how you can pack a whole bag of fresh spinach into a dozen or so little gyoza wrappers. These were great, with a burst of green goodness inside each gyoza. The dipping sauce was tamari, pineapple juice, chili oil, and green onions.

After work today I broke out that rye bread and made a reuben. Slices of seitan-lentil roast replace the meat, with lots of sauerkraut and a combo of Nasoya vegan mayo, ketchup, lime juice, and sweet pickle relish in the dressing. I like this bread - it has a milder rye taste, as the recipe calls for around 2 parts all purpose flour to one part rye. The flavor fits a reuben really well, but since it's not a really dark rye bread it still works well for PB & Js. The recipe is from the new Vegetarian Times mag.

If you've been paying attention, that's puppy Maya's nose in the photos. The dogs' standard routine goes like this - they roll up, drop a nose down next to the plate, and then look at me like I'm severely neglecting them by not putting the whole mess of food on the floor immediately.

6 comments:

River said...

The Farm Sanctuary cookbook is going to be awesome! You are making all their recipes look wonderful!

I love the nose shots! Maya is the cutest food inspector!

aredcardigan said...

Yea, do check the song out...

Hey is Nasoya mayo better than Veganaise? A little apprehensive to try a whole jar.

Baby bear would like to know where is his gyoza????

Lisa (Show Me Vegan) said...

Maya just has good taste, right? My copy of Asian Vegan Kitchen just arrived. It looks awesome!! Any suggestions for a sure fire recipe to try first?

cookingforaveganlover said...

wow those look great I can wait to try the recipes from the farm sanctuary cookbook1

Gauri Radha गौरी राधा said...

Looks delicious!

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