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Category: tofu

Spicy Tofu

Spicy Tofu

This is the week we celebrate Earth Day. But I know that no one wants to come to a food blog and read about overfished seas, rising global temperatures, factory farming, or food scarcity. So let’s talk about delicious solutions instead! Eating lower on the read more

Fried Spring Rolls

Fried Spring Rolls

A goal we always have at the restaurants is to have a full and varied menu for everyone, including vegetarians and vegans. I never want anyone to feel deprived. For that reason, we have vegan sushi plus tons of fun and unusual vegetarian small plates read more

Ginger Tofu Grain Bowl

Ginger Tofu Grain Bowl

Nothing solves the age old question of, “What’s for dinner, mom?” quite like grain bowls packed with delicious toppings. They are fun, flexible, and economical, and this Ginger Tofu Grain Bowl is a favorite in my house. The gingery, saucy tofu and mildly spicy gochujang read more

Japanese Oden Stew

Japanese Oden Stew

Oden, or fish cake stew, is as traditional Japanese as it gets. It’s a hearty but subtle combination of colors, flavors, and textures. Japanese Oden Stew is a one pot dish, frequently enjoyed in winter, that is packed with classic pantry items. Some of these read more

Vegan Mapo Tofu

Vegan Mapo Tofu

If you’re like me, you are always looking for new vegetarian meals that even the most carnivorous members of your family will love. My Vegan Mapo Tofu is a recipe that converts even those who say they don’t like tofu. Veggies Are Your Friend One read more

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

We added these Vegetarian Spring Rolls to the menu a couple years after we opened. I was looking for a vegetarian alternative to the ubiquitous fried vegetable spring rolls that are often filled with cabbage and not much else. We wanted something different and exciting read more