Shiitake Mushroom and Tofu Potstickers (Dumplings)

I’ve been wanting to make dumplings for a long time now and finally got around to it. Needless to say, this is going to become a regular basis meal. I followed the recipe from The Kitchn pretty closely, would love to try it the same way with different fillings! As she says in the post,…

Shiitake, Yucca, and Tofu Fried Rice Paper Rolls

Yucca root (or yellow yam) is a strange ingredient. It’s got some properties of a potato, some of a squash, and it looks a little freaky. It’s got a rough brown exterior and it’s covered in wax, which is to preserve the moisture in the vegetable. Once all that nasty outside skin is cut off,…

Four-Mushroom Pan Fried Udon Noodle Bowl

Rehydrating foods can be rewarding if you do it right. It’s taken me a few tries to get these mushrooms down, but I’ve finally found a method and dish that work. First thing’s first—don’t be thrown off by the initial smell of the dried mushrooms. There’s something a little “sweet” about them that isn’t appetizing,…

Thick Miso Stew

Any fellow vegetarian will be able to sympathize with the ever-annoying “Is there meat in this or not?” debate when eating out. Especially with fish. Can I just say that I truly do not understand why people don’t consider fish an animal? People, it’s got a face. One thing I’ve always struggled to find a…