Archive for February, 2006

Garden Fresh – Mountain View. New owners

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

It has been reported to us that Garden Fresh in Mountain View is now under new management. You may want to make sure that your favorites are still vegan.

Jasmine Tea House – SF

Wednesday, February 8th, 2006

Jasmine Tea House – SF. Another veg friendly place to try in the mission.

Deep Roots Urban Teahouse – Oakland

Wednesday, February 8th, 2006

Just added Deep Roots Urban Teahouse – Oakland. Sounds like the menu is about half vegetarian.

Food as Advocacy Recipes

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

Here’s the recipes from the talk in Pacifica on January 29th

Recording of the show can be found here.

Thai Spring Rolls

Quantities very depending on taste and how much you want to make

Garlic clove(s)
Peanut butter

Lime juice
Tamari/Soy sauce
Shredded cabbage
Shredded carrot
Rice wrappers

Blend the ginger, garlic, peanut butter, lime juice, tamari and water. Shred the cabbage and carrot and mix into the peanut sauce, and wrap in the rice wrappers.

See gallery for some photos

Chocolate Tofu Cream Pie

2 12oz packs of Mori-Nu silken tofu (extra firm)
12oz non-dairy chocolate chips
1/2 or 1 cup sugar/sweeter (depends on your taste)
1 Tbls vanilla
a pinch of salt
1 large keebler crust

Blend everything but the chocolate chips. Melt the chocolate chips in a small glass bowl over boiling water. Once melted mix into the tofu mix and pour into pie crust. Place in refrigerator to set.

New Cafe Gratitude in Berkeley

Monday, February 6th, 2006

The new Cafe Gratitude in Berkeley opens today.

BAV News – February 2006

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

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Special Occasion Meals

Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

These menus could work for Valentine’s Day, for a birthday, or for an “outreach” meal that you make for a meat-eater. For each course I have included one very easy idea and a more complicated recipe, so you can play around with the final menu depending on how much you like to cook. I’ve also included some recipes so that you can check out that website–it’s a great resource.

Menu 1, Easy
Salsa and Squash butter
Sweet potato fries, greens and BBQ tofu or Riblets
Pumpkin cheesecake and/or sweet nibbles

Menu 2, Medium
Stuffed mushrooms on greens
Polenta, tomato sauce, and garlic bread
Chocolate pecan pie and/or Satsuma’s and Asian pears

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