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Tikvenik 
(Pumpkin-filled Fillo Pastry)

| November 25, 2009 | 4 Comments

Тиквеник (for those who can read the Cyrillic Alphabet and/or speak Bulgarian) Following the Bulgarian specialty dish motif, here is another recipe to tempt and expand your palate.  If you thought the Bulgarian Fried Dough was great, you’ll love this dish too.  What can I say?  Clearly, the Bulgarians know how to do it right, […]

Season Favorites–New Vegan Skittles and Pumpkin Tapioca Pudding

| November 2, 2009 | 1 Comments

The word has gotten around.  Skittles are now vegan–no more gelatin added.  And also gluten free to boot.  This news traveled fast, although ironically not by the makers of Skittles but by the vegan community.  I figured as part of that community, I’d help spread the word too.  Albeit, from a health perspective I’m not […]

Bulgarian Fried Dough

| October 26, 2009 | 3 Comments

This weekend my friend (who is also vegan) and I partook in one of his favorite childhood memories—fried dough for breakfast.  Being an American, my breakfast childhood memories (which were “pre-vegan” for the record) center on weekend trips to IHOP; pancakes; waffles; bagels with cream cheese, lox, and whitefish salad (thanks to those Jewish roots); […]

Vegan Stuffed Squash–Last Night’s Epicurean Delight

| October 25, 2009 | 0 Comments

Last night, I cooked an alternative version of the traditional stuffed acorn squash with rice dish.  Instead, I replaced rice with millet, an uncommon but nutrition powerhouse ( and gluten-free) grain. Before I tell you about my delicious and aesthetically pleasing, eye-catching dish (and there is a picture to prove it), let me give you […]