Sesame Tofu Asparagus Stir Fry (Vegan Recipe)

BM# 74: Week 2/ Day 2 Theme: Quick and Delicious Stir Fries Dish: Sesame Tofu Asparagus Stir Fry Today I have a Chinese stir fry made with tofu, asparagus and mushrooms. This recipe is from the ‘Cooking Light way to cook Vegetarian‘ cookbook. Though tofu and mushrooms are commonly used in stir fries, asparagus is an interesting…

Chinese (My) Style Green Rice

Vegan MoFo DAY 2: This is an extremely easy and versatile dish that is quick to prepare and makes for a great weeknight meal and the leftovers are awesome for lunch. I add all available green vegetables and the variations are endless. I used green pepper, cabbage, green onions, edamame & avocado, but broccoli and any green leafy veggies will work just as well. I love to add buttery avocado just before serving so it doesn’t change color on me (in more scientific terms oxidize). I packed this up for lunch and added avocado before eating, so picture has none…

Chinese Green Tea

During my visit to China, there were two things I absolutely wanted to buy: Chinese green tea and something made with Jade. I am not a big tea drinker, may be once in a while. Before leaving as I was googling for things that I can buy from China, I found out that China is the birthplace of tea and produces the world’s finest green teas. The Chinese have known about the medicinal benefits of green tea since ancient times, using it to treat everything from headaches to depression. Green Tea contains a particular type of polyphenol – EGCG which…