rice

3 simple rice variations

3 simple rice variations

Before this week, I rarely ate rice. I had an unfounded and misguided perception that it is a makeweight, a carby vehicle, for the actual food to come. Not only did I not eat a lot of rice, I was also completely inept at cooking it.

However, I've been having stomach aches recently to the point that I couldn’t eat anything more exotic than bland and beige food. You can probably imagine how frustrating [...]

Jackfruit Burritos

Jackfruit Burritos

I’ve gone for a jackfruit recipe this week because I recently jumped on an offer for 24(!) cans of the stuff, so really need to get through it. I initially thought of making a jackfruit chilli-sin-carne. However, refreshed from my holiday last week, I fancied a challenge [...]

Israeli Stuffed Tomatoes & Courgettes

Israeli Stuffed Tomatoes & Courgettes

What country, at a guess, would you say has the highest percentage of vegans? I'll tell you. The answer is Israel, with a 5% vegan population. Most people I asked, including myself, were surprised by this answer.

I stumbled upon this fact in a rather roundabout fashion. My favourite Youtube channel, So You're Dating A Vegan, had influential Israeli food writer and critic Ori Shavit on their show, making an intriguing vegan version of Middle-Eastern favourite shakshuka. The video led me to Shavit's TED talk in which she outlines why [...]