MULTICEREALS’ PIE: KAMUT, QUINOA, BULGUR WITH SEITAN AND TOFU

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MULTICEREALS’ PIE: KAMUT, QUINOA, BULGUR WITH SEITAN AND TOFU

 

Are in the right mood for a delicious dish as an alternative to the usual pasta?

Here is a tasty and a very quick recipe to prepare by a dear friend of mine: Claudia Vinciguerra.

The dish is delicious, in fact it has been eaten in a blink of an eye, even before being photographed! I promise, I will take some pictures before eating it, next time!

Here you are Claudia’s recipe.

INGREDIENTS:

–       A package of seitan (preferably, the natural one);

–       A package of tofu (naturally tasted, as well);

–       Quinoa and bulgur cereals (precooked are also good);

–       Kamut (also precooked);

–       Some bay leaves;

–       Vegetable cream;

–       Grated bread;

–       Salt (just enough);

–       Pepper (just enough);

–       Curry and/or other spices, of your choosing;

–       Olive oil (just enough).

 

HOW TO MAKE IT:

First of all, cook (in boiling and just enough salty water) some quinoa and bulgur together with seitan. All these ingredients (if precooked) have the same cooking time, that is around 10 minutes. A valid alternative to such cereals could be pearled barley. As the cereals are cooked, cut seitan and tofu into small chunks. Try to well drain the cereals (help yourself with a slotted spoon), Let them stand for few minutes in a bowl, adding some oil, some bay leaves, pepper and other spices. Put seitan and tofu in the mixture and try to well mix it up by adding some vegetable cream, as the mixture become uniform in colour and taste.

Cover a baking pan with a sheet of baking paper. Pour the mixture evenly in the pan. Then, sprinkle the pie with grated bread. You can garnish it with some drops of vegetable cream, if you prefer. Bake for about 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 180 degrees.

Enjoy it!

(Photo from google)

Vegan Indian, one of best veggie restaurant in London

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Vegan Indian, one of best veggie restaurant in London

There are really good reasons to have lunch or dinner at the Indian vegan restaurant. The array of vegan dishes is admirable. Twice a week, on Wednesday and Friday, they serve a traditional Indian dish, the “paneer curry”.

The all-you-can-eat buffet costs only 4,5 pounds, a very special price, indeed, in London. In this restaurant food is of good quality, and your dish are cooked freshly. This restaurant offers impressive Indian-style vegan dishes and there are a wide range of Indian spices and curries that come in vegan varieties.

Tasting Indian cuisine

For people visiting London, this is home to go for vegans and vegetarians. This restaurant is recognized as new and exclusive in presentation. If you are looking for a great oriental atmosphere, this is absolutely the right place to go! You can easily get there by bus or by underground. In the restaurant, the walls are covered in posters with Indian representations of culture and even healthy cuisine. There are also many quotes by different people who tried to become veggie alone.

There are actually 30 kinds of different dishes to enjoy. Most of them consist of vegan course and tasty sauces (you can choose a wide range of flavor). Many people have eaten in this restaurant and they say it has to be tasted to be believed!

Indian Veg since 1985

Indian Veg is the precursor of Indian vegan cuisine, when probably in Italy nobody have never heard about it, since 1985. although it should be said that Indian food is mainly based on vegetarian courses. Another thing that it is to be said is the wide range of beers available in this restaurant, for those who like to dine while enjoying a good beer.

If you are going to visit London, I recommend to eat in this restaurant. It is actually a good option for those who wants to spend not much and eat as much good food as you want.

Here is the address: 92-93 Chapel Market, Angel Islington, London N1 9EX, United Kingdom