In which I venture to the Japanese supermarket and experience Great Sadness, then discover a wealth of vegan items closer to home + try the Beyond Burger. Also, miso ramen and vegan tonkatsu! Kind of. Continue reading VEGAN VLOG 18: Sadness in the Japanese Food Court and a review of the Beyond Burger
Testing out my Japanese camera again, I show you the ins and outs of making blurry, under-popped popcorn with a liberal application of vegan seasonings, none of which are expired. Hooray! Continue reading Vegan Vlog 16: How to make blurry vegan popcorn (one-handed!)
Instead of sitting around growing cobwebs while waiting for UPS, I thought I’d make another vlog. This one concerns a strange brightness in the sky over Chicago and my recent vegan cooking experiments. Continue reading Vegan Vlog 15: Tofu paneer, more mug cakes, and ACTUAL SUNSHINE in Chicago
So, as it turns out, dumping loads of corn starch into a sauce simmering in your frying pan is not a great idea. :P Continue reading Vegan Vlog 13: Chinese Brown Sauce Cooking Fail (Me vs. Corn Starch)
There’s a staff meeting at work tomorrow, and that means pizza (because when you’re an exhausted, hungry teacher who’s been changing dirty diapers all day and now has to stay at work even longer for a staff meeting, you need some damn pizza). So, naturally, I had to make some pizza of my own to bring along, because sitting in a room full of people who … Continue reading Pizza pizza.
How to make vegan onigiri (Japanese rice balls) while kneeling on your kitchen floor and not measuring any ingredients. :D Continue reading Vegan Vlog 12: Making vegan Japanese rice balls (onigiri)
In which the time change turns me into a hobbit and I discuss five pretty awesome vegan cookbooks. Continue reading VEGAN VLOG 11: Time change, hobbit meals, and vegan cookbooks
I wasn’t planning on making a video this evening, but my dinner experiment was unexpectedly delicious and thus required documentation. Hence, another vlog! In this edition, I experiment with vegan tacos and slowly start to get the hang of making a video from this angle. Err…sort of. :P Continue reading Vegan Vlog 8: Vegan Tacos
Because I apparently don’t have enough to do with all my other projects, I also recently started work on a vegan cookbook, this one designed to highlight (a) how very bad I am at vegan cooking and (b) how you can potentially avoid my mistakes. The idea hit me while I was in the shower, as many (sometimes questionable) ideas do, and I’ve been having … Continue reading Books, books, books!
Vegan Vlog #5 (and hopefully my last spam-post for this weekend), in which I make cucumber avocado rolls with soggy sushi rice and do some fascinating things with camera angles. Comments and/or advice on how to improve my technique are welcome. :P Continue reading How To Make Vegan Sushi (if you don’t really know what you’re doing)
It would seem that the vlogging and rambling continues! In this edition, I talk about some awesome breaded cauliflower I made, discuss the sadness that is soggy sushi rice and breading-challenged fried tofu, and detail the food-related plans for my birthday. Huzzah! Continue reading Vegan Vlog 3: Cauliflower, Sad Sushi Rice, and Ma Birt-day
Starting a vlog seemed like a great idea at 7 AM on my day off, and so the internet population may now reap the benefits by watching this glorious and rambling video. I’m hoping to include actual vegetarian/vegan cooking in future vlogs, but this one is mainly rambles and the far-off cries of attention-starved cats. Enjoy~ Continue reading Vlog!