Pho Chay Nhu

I had my first Vietnamese vegetarian/vegan meal two years ago in Hue and I decided to start this new year with a pho chay.   I found this pho place on the great gas.tron.o.my food blog and I am very thankful.

I had my first Vietnamese vegetarian/vegan meal two years ago in Hue and I decided to start this new year with a pho chay.   I found this pho place on the great gas.tron.o.my food blog and I am very thankful.

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Hanbey Fu Restaurant

Hanbey Fu restaurant is without any doubt the biggest gastronomical surprise I had in Kyoto. Fu or wheat gluten has been used in shojin ryori (traditional vegetarian devotional food) for hundred of years, but Hanbey Fu takes fu to another level of sophistication.

Hanbey Fu restaurant is without any doubt the biggest gastronomical surprise I had in Kyoto. Fu or wheat gluten has been used in shojin ryori (traditional vegetarian devotional food) for hundred of years, but Hanbey Fu takes fu to another level of sophistication.

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Kansha: Vegetarian Cooking in Japan

Let me start by saying that I am not a vegetarian, but I am very interested in vegan and vegetarian cooking.  I actually eat a lot of meat and it’s probably why this book interested me so much in the first place. Kansha was written by the Japanese food specialist Elizabeth Andoh  and it is my … Continue reading “Kansha: Vegetarian Cooking in Japan”

Let me start by saying that I am not a vegetarian, but I am very interested in vegan and vegetarian cooking.  I actually eat a lot of meat and it’s probably why this book interested me so much in the first place.

Kansha was written by the Japanese food specialist Elizabeth Andoh  and it is my first vegetarian cookbook.   Washoku, her previous book, dealt with fish and meat.

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