Vegan No-Caffeine Rich Tea (Teh Tarik)

One of my fondest memories from our visit to Honk Kong is discovering Teh Tarik for the first time. We just arrived after a long flight (as all flights going out from New Zealand are) and I happened to be a little bit tired and most likely caffeine deprived as well. The rich, strong teaContinue reading “Vegan No-Caffeine Rich Tea (Teh Tarik)”

Udon Noodle Stir Fry with Mixed Beans

My poor wife had to work very long hours one day last week and so I got command of the kitchen again. I cooked up something interesting¬†since I wanted to use both udon noodles and beans. Anyway, it didn’t taste all too bad and thus I present here without further ado the recipe: Ingredients 270Continue reading “Udon Noodle Stir Fry with Mixed Beans”

Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup

Today and the day before yesterday Shalveena has not been feeling very well. She was in a lot of pain; probably caused by inflammation. She thus had to temporarily yield her primary domain, the kitchen, for a few days. The following soup I cooked with the objective to reduce inflammation (Turmeric, Garlic, Cauliflower) and reduceContinue reading “Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup”

Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs

Following the theme of my previous post, I herewith present another recipe which uses Soy Chunks as delicious replacement for meatballs. Name Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs Serves 3 Dr. Greger Points 3 Costs US$ 10 Cooking time 60 mins (first time)/40 min (repeats) Difficulty Absolute Beginner Ingredients 5 cloves of garlic, sliced 1/2 of aContinue reading “Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs”

Spicy Baked Beans

When I first arrived in New Zealand 10 years ago, one of the things which startled me was the breakfast. I lived in an all-inclusive student accommodation and for better or worse had to eat whatever was given to me. I quickly settled on a winning combination of white toast and baked beans, neither ofContinue reading “Spicy Baked Beans”

Vegan Iced Coffee (Kind of Healthy)

The great blue skies brought a pleasant 42 degrees Celsius to Melbourne’s West today and everybody felt kind of … hot! Now my dear wife does not like cooled water, so our only sources of hydration are usually room-temperature warm filtered water or hot beverages. I decided that today we needed a real cold drink:Continue reading “Vegan Iced Coffee (Kind of Healthy)”

Penne with Cauliflower and Tomato Sauce

Although it is her holiday at the moment, my dear wife was working very dedicatedly¬† today and so I got some free reign in the kitchen to prepare some lunch. Generally my attempts at cooking lead to very mixed results but today fortune was with me and the resulting dish turned out really well (orContinue reading “Penne with Cauliflower and Tomato Sauce”

Vegan Spaghetti with Tofu-Mushroom Sauce

A while ago Shalveena and I went to a trip to beautiful Nelson¬†(New Zealand) with the amazing team of Prestige Lawyers. One evening I got the chance to cook some pasta which surprisingly turned out quite well. In the following, I will record the recipe as good as I can remember it: Name Vegan SpaghettiContinue reading “Vegan Spaghetti with Tofu-Mushroom Sauce”

Indian-style Tomato Soup with Turmeric

Today was an unusually cold day for the Australian summer and, after going for a walk in the morning, I felt that particular feeling which announces the coming of the sore throat. Thankfully an Epiphany came to me presently: I need tomato soup. I have looked up tomato soups before since I thought it mightContinue reading “Indian-style Tomato Soup with Turmeric”