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Rhubarb Chinese 5 Spices Barbecue Sauce

Rhubarb Chinese 5 Spices Barbecue Sauce

This is a great savory use for rhubarb. The sauce is both sweet and spicy and can be as hot or mild as you choose. It’s a very nice barbecue sauce or glaze. Yield: 2½ cups Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 can tomato paste (4 tablespoons) 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup rhubarb compote 2 teaspoon […]


Sprouted spelt pate

Sprouted spelt pate

Based on sprouted spelt and tofu this makes a really good vegan pate as bread spread or a nice snack with homemade crackers. It will take 1-3 days to sprout the spelt, so start that first. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup sprouted spelt (from 1/2 dry) 1/2 cup tofu, crumbled 1 onion, chopped and […]


Review: Sweet & Sour Pickled Pumpkin

Sweet & Sour Pickled Pumpkin

We found out about sweet sour pickled pumpkin last fall in Germany. There, they use the pickled pumpkin cubes in salads, as you would pickled beets and other tasty vegetables. We’ve been looking forward to making these ever since. It is a great way to enjoy pumpkins and winter squash throughout the season and adds […]


Blueberry Pear Marmalade

Blueberry Pear Marmalade

This is a simple way to enjoy both blueberries and pears. Often, they are ripe at the same time. We enjoyed using this recipe to make mini puff pastry treats with vegan cream cheese and this blueberry pear marmalade. Yield: 1 small jar Ingredients: 8 ounces fresh blueberries, cleaned 1/2 cup water 2 ripe pears, […]


Pea Burgers with Apple Chutney

Pea Burgers with Apple Chutney

We really enjoyed these for our lunch today. They taste especially nice with the apple chutney. Yield: 8-9 burgers Ingredients: for the pea burgers: 2 cups fresh peas, blanched 3 spring onions, white and green parts sliced 10-12 fresh mint leaves 2 medium small potatoes, peeled and cooked 2 egg replacements 1/4 cup dried bread […]


Simple Rhubarb Mustard

Simple rhubarb mustard

There are may different ways to make rhubarb mustard, this one is quite simple and we really enjoyed it with seitan, asparagus and baked potatoes. Yield: 1 & 1/2 – 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 4 cups rhubarb 1 jar mild grainy mustard (335 g) Directions: Clean the rhubarb. Make sure […]


Five Spices Plum Chutney

Five Spices Plum Chutney

We enjoyed this tasty chutney with grilled tempeh tonight. We’re happy to have some left over so we can enjoy another using it. Yield: 1 – 1 & 1/2 cups Ingredients: 1 tablespoons mustard seeds 2 lbs. ripe plums, cleaned pitted and chopped 1 tablespoon oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2-3 teaspoons Chinese Five Spices […]


Herb Blends from Around the World

Cayenne powder

Vegalicious Gift Ideas for a Flavorful Year The secret is in the sauce. Sauces and dressings are often what give our recipes that special zing of flavor. We have been very fortunate to find many of the secrets of French chefs in grocery stores while vacationing in France. Once back home, we have enjoyed and […]


Ground Cherry & Chamomile Jam

Ground Cherry & Chamomile Jam

What a lovely mixture of flavors this tasty jam has. We offer a vegan version, without honey, yet full of the sweet sour flavor of the ground cherry and the mild aromatic flavor of chamomile. I think this has become our favorite jam, even over raspberry. Ground Cherries are known by various names like Cape […]


Pea Bruschetta

Pea Bruschetta

This bright green spread has a lovely nutty flavor from the sesame seed oil. It’s not a strong curry flavor, and the mustard also has a nice sharpness, but is not overpowering. Perhaps, reading the ingredients you would think it makes a strange spread, but we can assure you, we find it lovely. Ingredients: 2 […]


Rhubarb Salsa

Rhubarb Salsa

The combination of sweet, sour and hot is so enticing. We enjoyed this salsa, or chutney with our veggie burgers and it really tasted great. We also thought it would be tasty as a spread on biscuits and of course with tempeh or seitan as well. Yield: 1 cup Ingredients: 2 cups rhubarb, cut in […]


Homemade Chocolate Vinegar

Cinnamon flavored rice pudding

We have the “Pièce de résistance” or “creme de la creme” or Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar for you. Yes, a very special gift for you to make for your very best friends. We bought some of the “expensive stuff” as a tester and have a few recipes to give you to choose from, with some ideas […]