3 posts tagged (v)eggs

Burmese tofu three ways

Man do I have a special treat for you! A quick and simple base recipe for homemade Burmese tofu and then, not one, not two, but THREE different ways to use it! This is Burmese tofu three ways. "Burmese tofu? What the heck is that!?" you might ask. Well, despite it's name, it's not made from soybeans, but from chickpeas! Or, chickpea flour to be precise. The color you see in the photo above is due to a small amount of turmeric. Other than chickpea flour and turmeric, the only other ... Continue Reading

Veggs Benedict Florentine with vegan hollandaise sauce

So, yesterday was my birthday  - another year older another year wiser, right? When I read about the origin of the term Eggs Benedict, I had to laugh: Supposedly, Lemuel Benedict, a retired Wall Street stock broker, strolled into the Waldorf Hotel in New York City in 1894 and ordered "buttered toast, poached eggs, crisp bacon, and a hooker of hollandaise." Apparently the maître d' was so inspired by the request, that he added it the menu, but substituted ham for the bacon and an English ... Continue Reading

Deviled (v)eggs

Whether you follow Planticize regularly, or not, I feel I need to start off this post with some "excuses", and a quick little rant, if for no one else than myself. I have not been writing, cooking nor photographing my creations nearly as much as I'd have liked this past few weeks. One huge reason for that is that things are breaking: doors, faucets, keyboards, monitors, my cat (well a couple of his teeth anyway)... and that's just the start of it. Of course, always having my priorities in ... Continue Reading