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MAY

In 1223 Church on May 6, 2011 at 11:54 pm

It’s May. MAAAY.

It’s been three months since I have posted anything in this blog! This blog I once poured my heart and brains into! I even made that header.  To be honest, as much as I love it,  it’s the reason I’ m have entered into scandalous territories of neglect. The fact that Fish Food shows up over the header in big red text really irks me. I am ashamed of it.

I would like some help with that, thanks!

Aside from that, I’m still EATING and I’m still eating VEGAN and now I have come to terms with my WHEAT INTOLERANCE. Now I love life even more because of all the painless tummy times I’ve been having! What joy. Seriously. A torso that feels like a hard, inflated bruise is not a good time.

SO!

I should be here! And I should be at XGFX, too! And in the garden growing as much as my knowledge and luck will let me!

 Let me fill you in on the latter part of February!

Mexican Style Salsa Potatoes

Oh I wish I could remember what I put in this outstanding  potato dish. Sigh!

Quesadilla!

Touch me all over, you sultry quesadilla. I could have you every day. Onions, green pepper, mushrooms mixed with cheddar and mozza Daiya… yes please!

Fiery Falafel Scramble

One morning when I was out of my usual scramble ingredients I had this genius idea to use FALAFEL MIX! It was ah-maze-ing! I added some chili flakes and kept the colors fiery with red pepper, corn, and carrots!

Taquito, taquito!

For the “meat” on the inside I used The Ordinary Vegetarian’s “Super Veggie Lentil Taco Meat” recipe mixed with some cheddar Daiya! I baked these babies to retain their healthfulness. Here’s a picture before they entered my heat chamber:

Taquitos uncooked

Siamese Twin Velvet Pancakes

I know this isn’t a super sexy picture of vegan pancakes but I hope you can appreciate their Siamese twin nature. Plus, these pancakes were velvet to the touch. So lush.

Phew!

I’ll be back soon with MARCH!

xo

TFish


January Wrappin’

In 1223 Church on February 3, 2011 at 2:14 am

Wrap wrap wrappin’ it up! These are the goodies I made in the last week of January!

I can stroke one off my Future Dishes (stroke one off, hehe) because I made…

 

Carrot Cake Pancakes!

Yeah, that’s maple cream cheese sauce on top with maple roasted shelled flax. I don’t lie, friends.

The recipe made 14 pancakes! I still have four at work in the freezer just begging to be toasted up. Next time I will most definitely be adding a drip of molasses to that recipe as well as some chopped pecans!

Here’s the shex-ay batter shot:

 

…b-b-b-batter up!

 

The noodle binge continues with a Chinese Style Teriyaki Noodle dish with broccoli and carrots. Friggin’ yum.

 

The sauce is aptly named “Teriyaki Divine!”

Oh, and in case you were wondering about a hot inside shot of that birthday cake… Here she is!

That’s what I like to see!

And lastly, some sweet sweet Daiya action for y’all. Discounted baguette with some homemade pizza sauce, onions, green pepper, mushroom, and Daiya. I wish baguette agreed with me. Seems it puts up quite a battle in my stomach. Sadness.

Magical Mini Pizzas on Baguette

Feel free to leave me some comment love! It would really make my day!

xo

TFish

Triple Threat

In Not-my-street-eats, The Good Food Emporium on January 29, 2011 at 9:44 am

This month I’ve had the pleasure of two of my favourite small meals in Halifax.

One: The Good Food Emporium‘s Tofu Sandwich

Why I love this sandwich: the positively magical, mysterious and unmockable mixture of tasty tofu that is so generously slathered throughout the center  and even the mayo is vegan on this puppy.

Tofu Sammy

Two: I went to The Carleton to see Laura Peek and Mike Evin perform their poppy piano melodies. I never seem to smap a picture of the delicious frites they have there because I eat them so fast, but here is the Spinach Salad with Ginger Soy dressing, mangos, onions, peppers, and toasted pecans.

Ginger Soy Dressing! Onions! Mango! Red Pepper! TOASTED PECANS.

BONUS: Off to my friend Fitzi’s (also not the same day!) for a girls night of drinking and debauchery. I took some Daiya with me and we made NACHOOOOZZZ.

Yeah, so I took the picture through the oven door. What?

H’ooooo m’lanta.

What treats, what treasures.

Fortunate is me.

xo

TFish

Janvier

In 1223 Church, Morris East, Not-my-street-eats on January 27, 2011 at 10:37 am

This month has been delightful food wise. Earlier I ordered 10lbs of Daiya from Karmavore! That makes everything allllright.

I’ve been really into mac ‘n cheeze due to the winter weather, short days, and the simple fact that it is deeeeerichious!

Mac ‘n Daiya!

Mid month I got together with a friend who is living in San Francisco right now, just home visiting on a work trip. We went to Morris East for some tasty wood fired pizza. Always a pleasure.

Roasted Vegetable Pizza with extra onions

Then my friend Molly and I exchanged vegan boxes for the holidays. Chocolate Caramel popcorn, Mac-n-chip cookie, chocolate bars, gummi bunnies, and ginger mints! Check-check-check it out!!!

SWEET TREATS

Over the Holidays I found myself indulging in something dirty dirty dirty. Mr.Noodles.

When I realized what I did to myself I vowed to find a way to make hot, spicy, brothy noodles at home!

When I re-read what Meghan Telphner has to say about MSG, and all the other names MSG can be labelled as, it reignited my fuel for the fire! No more MSG for me.

So, this is what I make:

Hot Noodz, you got what I want.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Shimmer me timbers, baby! These noodles look fiiine.

Broth time!

Small pot – Med-High

2C H2O

1 T Braggs

1/2 tsp Sriracha

1/2 tsp Lemongrass Paste

1/2 tsp grated fresh ginger

1 T sugar

 

Once that gets to the boiling point take a small dish and mix 1T cornstarch and 2T water, mix this well until there are no clumps.

Pour into the broth mixture and stir in quickly. This will thicken it a tiny bit.

Meanwhile, you should have been cooking your skinny rice noodles or whatever tickles your fancy.

This is enough broth to pour over 2-3 bowls of noodles,depending on how brothy you like your noodz.

 

xo

TFish

Delights

In 2061 North Park on January 20, 2010 at 5:36 pm

Ahh yes, January’s backlog of tasty treasures created in the newly expanded (I pushed the fridge all the way back to the wall) kitchen of 2061. 

My computer just died this week so posts will really be sporadic. Unless someone out there has the urge to merge with my dead Ubuntu laptop and find the magic potion to bring it back to life. Any takers?

Anyways, onto the porn.

 

Kappa Sushi

A nice light dinner. Doesn’t it look great on my new sushi platter? Thanks Mom and Dad!

 

Up-close with the Kappa

Ain’t she purty?

 

 

Soyburger Helper

 

Mmm… spiral noodz, a package of mexican soy ground round, a can of sweet corn, a few tomatoes and a tonnnne of sauteed onions and mushrooms. Frig. 

OH YEAH. I also mixed in a bunch of cheddar DAIYA for cheezy, stringy, ooey-gooey-goodness.

 

So hot she’s steaming.

Damn, girl. Ya look good. 

 

 

Chocolate Mint Brownies

 

So, I was in a rush one morning and I reallllly wanted brownies. I wanted them so badly I did not wait until they cooled to pour on the chocolate mint icing. In doing this I learned how to make dense brownie fudge. The heat of the brownies re-liquified the icing and it seeped throughout the brownies and upon cooling I was perplexed as to why my brownies were not the moist delights I was expecting. Chantelle explained to to me and then the forks came out and this is what happened. Three of us attacked it and attack it we did !

 

 

Coconut Curry with Toasted Coconut on Jasmine Rice

 

 I toasted my own coconut and re-created the Janes On The Commons  Exotic  Madras Curry! Thanks for posting your ingredients on your to-go boxes. Muhuhaha.

I TOASTED MY OWN COCONUT.

I TOASTED MY OWN COCONUT.

so easy. need it always.

toasted coconut, you are my love.

 

 

Roasted Herbed Veggies over Jasmine Rice

 

I have a new obsession. It’s roasted root vegetables. ROAST MY HEART. Well, no, don’t. Roast every root vegetable you get your paws on. My heart is not a root vegetable.

These vegetables were done with sage, thyme, rosemary, summer savory, olive oil, salt, and maple syrup. As far as I am concerned it is pointless to live, let alone roast RV’s without MS.

Truth.

 

xo.

TFish

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fifteen

In 2061 North Park on December 18, 2009 at 2:42 pm

That’s how many pounds of Daiya were shipped from Karmavore to ME.

Ten pounds of Cheddar

Five pounds of Italian.

GLORIOUS.

All the Daiya in my world

I split it up in baggies with 6 cups in each of them. My amazing veggie boss and lactose intolerant Curling superstar co-worker and I went in on this masstown Daiya purchase.  The little baggie is for our receeptionist who is also super lactose intolerant.

Here’s the first thing I made:

Onion and mushroom mixed cheeze nachos

More to come, OBV.

xo.

TFish

Flouring

In 2061 North Park on December 18, 2009 at 2:30 pm

A very good friend bought me TWO KILOS of Organic All Purpose Spelt Flour because it was in the clearance for 50% off and I had no skrilla. Shame. Good thing my friends love my baking so much they voluntairily buy me discounted flour. Mmhmm.

This is most of the goods I made with it as of late:

Pancake Breakfast with S'nog!

“Perfect Pancakes” simple and sweet with a side of Maple Syrup and some S’nogged coffee!

CHEEZE BISCUITZ

Dad’s secret no-fail basic biscuit recipe with added cheddar Daiya. Oh, the Daiya is alllll through the inside, too. You know it. Life is good.

Blueberry Pancakes

Wild, organic, nutritious, delicious, Nova Scotian blueberries!

Bakery Style CCC's

I made these for my best friend Sammy when she was having a bad day. She’s a slut for my CCC’s.

Next- DAIYA.

xo.

TFish

Quesadillas

In 2061 North Park on November 16, 2009 at 3:37 am

Today was the day of DAIYA. DAIIIIIYAAAAAAAAAAA. DAAAAAAAAAAIIIIIIIYYYYAAAA.

Comon people, say it with me:

CHICK’N QUESADILLAS!

Italian Daiya with chopped green peppers, onions, jalepeno, and Presidents Choice World’s Best Chicken Strips.

Inside Shot of Quesadilla

Inside Shot of the Quesadilla

 

Stringy Guesadilla

The first cut and spread

 

Full Plate of Quesadillas

Quesadilla Setup

 

Up close Quesadilla Wedge

QUESADILLA

I wish it was mid-day when i took these photos. Alas, it was dinnertime and my iPhone can only do so much, you know.

Doesn’t it look delicious, though? Can’t wait to order more !

xo.

TFish

 

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