Vegetarian mushroom oyster sauce

Oyster sauce is a very popular seasoning in Asian cooking. But for vegetarians... well, the oyster is an animal so oyster sauce cannot be used in vegetarian cooking. Fortunately, there is an alternative. There are "oyster" sauces made with mushrooms. This is what I use for ... (more)


Vesak Day on Food Network Asia

On Saturday evening, Sam didn't make it to her bedroom. She napped on the living room couch, woke, ate, napped and... that was the point when we all went up to bed. Apparently, she didn't sleep straight through the night. I know because there were used plates and glasses on ... (more)


Back to The Vegetarian Kitchen

Eating out these days can be quite a challenge. There are very few restaurants that offer real vegetarian meals so we can't just bring Sam anywhere to eat. Last Sunday, for instance, we treated her to Causeway, one of her favorite restaurants, to celebrate her successful ... (more)


Vegetarianism: perspectives

I'm not sure if I have mentioned it but, in our family, we look at vegetarianism from different perspectives. Of course, we are all aware that there are several kinds of vegetarians (some include eggs and dairy in their diet; others, don't) and that a vegetarian is not ... (more)