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What are all those grains?

GrainburgerDSC_5082 Oh, I remember Grünkern. Grünkern Frikadellen were the grain burgers of the early generation Birkenstock Vegetarians in Germany. Now on my eternal quest for the best plant based burgers I find that grains make a very ‘believable’ modern burger. Different than those crumbly tasteless early Generation ones… That reminds me to look up the difference of all those kernels: Continue reading

Morning Glory

What’s for breakfast? Without regular farmer’s markets suddenly we ran out of our favorite morning breads. After some conventionally sweet breakfast fare and morning pancakes, we needed our own bread. So I veganized recipe for banana bread. Instead of chocolate chips, I used 2 tbs of home made rum raisins. This time I adjusted to more raising ingredients to counter the sluggish portion of Whole Wheat flour. Even though I replaced the high sugar content with sucanat and brown sugar, plus some molasses, as the bananas were too fresh, it is still very, very sweet although it tastes nice. Goal is to get riper bananas that are able to provide the main sweetness, reduce the fat and work on Gluten reduction. See recipe

Crunchtime

Recently I started liking biscotti.  Some centuries ago, the hard Italian, twice baked cookie was a non perishable food staple for Roman Legions, today it is a popular coffee dipper. Perfect with a Veggechino!
As often, I am curious to know what I am eating, and it happened that I found a recipe. Continue reading

The crab that got away…

New Year’s is traditionally serving  Seafood Dishes. Our tourist guide from Savannah had beautiful ads and colorful Logos from crab shacks and seafood restaurants. Gift shops sell postcards with Southern fare crab cake recipes. No wonder that my mind was set on Seafood.  Continue reading