Pecan Pie

Do you love pecan pie? Do you love it when people take foods that matter to you, and then try to make them without ever having read a recipe or even eaten the food? Then you’ll love this! I’ve always looked at pecan pie and drooled, but I’ve never actually had any. Mostly that’s a…

Singapore

The first time I visited Singapore, in 2009, I hated it. It was hot, humid, shopping-obsessed, shiny, loud, and so clean as to feel sterilised.  All I remember about the food was economical rice for breakfast, and that all the vegetarian places seemed to close at 6.30pm. This time, I’ve really enjoyed it. Possibily because…

Mezze Hooray!

No recipes today because I followed all the directions exactly. Feel free to click the links if you like what you see 🙂   The Imam Fainted Eggplant stuffed with onion, garlic and tomato. There is a lot of hype about this dish, and the story goes that one Imam loved the dish so much…

More Pilaf, Cabbage and a Salad

Pilaf with home made stock I have now real and followed so many pilaf recipes, that I’m actually getting pretty good at making my own. Success seems to lie in the stock. In Australia, I usually just use easy-peasy Massel stock powder, but I can’t get anything approximating vegan stock here in Tbilisi, so I…

Georgian Vegan Cooking: The End of Week Review

It turns out, to my surprise, that Georgian food completely rocks, and is plenty vegan friendly. In fact, I do wonder that there aren’t any Georgian restaurants (that I know of) in Oz – any industrious, Australia-bound Georgians out there should know that Aussies are into world foods, and there seems to be a gap…