Gomae is a Japanese spinach salad that can be served warm or cold. Traditionally the cooked spinach is mixed with sesame paste, soy sauce, and sugar. Some western restaurants use a peanut sauce rather than sesame paste, or a combination of both. The first time I tried gomae at a Japanese restaurant, I was a […]
I absolutely love this spicy sesame sauce with a garlicky lemon flavour that coats the veggies and chickpeas! This colourful vegetable medley makes an appearance for dinner at least once a week in our house, it comes together quite fast and can be made at the last minute. We always have green beans in the freezer […]
This “parm” is a great dairy free alternative for sprinkling on top of pastas, salads, veggie bowls, casseroles, dips and more! It’s a nutritious blend of almonds, sesame seeds, nutritional yeast, and sea salt, which closely resembles a parmesan cheese when blended briefly into a coarse texture.
Do you ever have leftover cooked chickpeas in the fridge? Previously I would cook extra chickpeas to use the next day for a different meal, since soaking and cooking can be quite time consuming. Recently though we’ve started to soak and cook three or four batches of chickpeas or other beans at a time. […]
I really like the word umami. It’s my go to word for when a dish comes together just right, a serendipitous melding of flavors texture and taste. This may be wholly incorrect but it’s the Sandhya definition of umami and I’m sticking with it. This dish is the definition of umami. It’s rich in flavour; […]