Print

My Name Is Spice

Raw Pad Thai

Imogen Taylor - Saturday, July 30, 2016

     

I can't be sure I've ever eaten Pad Thai before; but I certainly haven't had a raw version till I made this one. The Satay sauce is reminiscent of a satay sauce I used to make in a restaurant long ago; and i have recreated the recipe to some degree. 

      

Ingredients

Coconut cream (or coconut water if the cream is too rich), a splash of soy sauce, coconut sugar to taste, shallot, fresh lemongrass - bruised, fresh ginger, garlic, ground turmeric, fresh red chilli, lime juice, galangal, and a yummy organic peanut butter. Blitz together in high speed blend (or food processor if you want to keep it lumpy)! It's quite nice to have crunchy bits in the satay sauce!!

    

The Pad Thai Recipe

I have grated courgette and carrot on a mandolin (no; not the musical instrument); sliced some red pepper, red cabbage, spinach and red onion "julienne-style",  then added fresh mint, roasted peanuts and fresh coriander.

One of my all-time favourite dishes; soooo delicious!


SaveSaveSaveSave

For the love of vegetables..

Imogen Taylor - Friday, July 29, 2016
                

Even in Winter it is rewarding to celebrate Nature's bounty in the form of fruits and vegetables.

I have used the under-rated cauliflower and tossed it in spices; then served it up with an array of lettuces, rocket, and fresh pear, herbs and basil flowers.

This Chermoula spice blend is made up of the warm earthy end of the spice spectrum; which lends itself to root vegetables and Winter cooking generally

   

NB, the warming spices in this instance be turmeric, cumin and paprika (three of fifteen spices I use in this Moroccan blend).

Spices each have different personalities, and different roles to play in any given situation. (I like to think of them as people)!!

SaveSave

Pear parsnip and carrot salad with toasted sesame seeds

Imogen Taylor - Sunday, July 24, 2016

 

Dishes like this make me fall in love with veggies all over again; I love plants!!!

I have shaved the parsnip and the carrot, and roasted them in the oven till crispy. Then served them with pear, radish, red onion and organic rocket on a bed of grains; quinoa, amaranth, buckwheat and lentils (actually an organic soup mix).. What a cocophony!! But it was outrageously good..

SaveSaveSaveSave

Recent Posts


Tags

vegetarian lifestyle spiralized veggies vegetarian curry plantfood plant strong vegan cheese wholemeal chapattis romesco Moroccan cooking vegetarian food inspiration dairy free parmesan organic wholefoods rawfood lifestyle raw pizza bases dips gluten free pancakes cashew sour cream raw vegan icing gluten free veganplantfood raw desserts vegan satay sauce spreads vegan breakfast ideas raw cakes plant based chilli sambal dairyfree desserts dehydrated cauliflower pizza crust plantbased pastries conscious life raw cheese gluten free cooking raw granola bars raw foodshare raw quiche marinades vegetarian pad thai dairy free pancakes spicy indian food plantbased corn meal organic plant based cheese what vegans eat chermoula plantbasedlifestyle summer food cauliflower pizza crust plantpowered plant-based cheese vegan Moroccan food mineral-rich glutenfree lifestyle vegan food delicious raw desserts alfredo sauce raw food inspo vegan food share Middle Eastern food sweet potato fritters vegan patties veganism yummy vegan food spices dairyfree lifestyle dairy free strawberry mousse conscious living Moroccan spices organic goji berries fresh salad vegan pizzas Moroccan fruit and nuts vegetable patties raw food vegan pad thai gluten free pizza vegan foodshare chilli French cuisine plant power dairyfree diet rawfood pesto dairy free cheese coriander pesto unbaked carrot cake gluten free desserts dairy free desserts vegan christmas pies nut cheeses raw fod diet vegan curry socca dairy free vegan salads natural cooking vegan food ideas plant-based diet uncooking chickpea pancakes natural food raw lasagne raw food inspiration plant-based pancakes organic cereals xmas tarts umami raw lifestyle spicy conscious eating plantpower dairy free lifestyle raw food lifestyle pad thai no refined sugar vegetarian diet raw carrot cake salted capers clean eating raw vegan quiche vegan fritters dairy free cheesecake raw caramel vegan pesto vegetarian cooking plantbased cakes eggplant roulades mediterranean food vegan inspiration vegetarian shepherd's pie umami flavours plant-based lifestyle dairyfree pesto granola bars vegan shepherd's pie macadamia cheese Middle Eastern spices veganlifestyle raw food community plantbased pizza spice pastes vegetarian lifestye creative vegan cooking raw carrot cakes vegan Indian food vegan Indian cooking spicy vegetarian food healthy vegan food pizza no cheese courgette ribbons Middle Eastern vegetarian food my name is Spice zuchinni noodles coconut chutney plant based lifestyle healthy lifestyle raw vegan miso paste zucchini noodles vegan pancakes vegan cooking egg free mousse vegetarian vegan comfort food zoodles Indian chapattis vegetable fritters vegan desserts dairy free caramel spice blends spicy patties ancient grains vegan community organic ingredients warming spices plantbased cooking vegan beetroot carpaccio spicy vegan food conscious cooking mediterranean cooking goji berries meat free shepherd's pie dairy free pizza healthy cooking pink salt Moroccan plantbased diet consciousness dairy free shepherd's pie raw pad thai peanut sauce midfulness vegan diet plantbased pizza bases mindful cooking cauliflower pakoras vegan xmas tarts satay sauce activated buckwheat beetroot carpaccio raw fruit tarts egg free desserts super grains pear and rocket salad vegan inspo stuffed potatoes creative cooking unbaking dehydrated pizza base Moroccan cuisine healthy diet raw nut tarts raw fermented cheese Shepherd's Pie cauliflower pizza base cashew cheese vegan christmas treats dairyfree sweets vegan salad spice paste fresh vegetables gluten free pizza base plant based diet dair free crafting the future of food Ras el Hanout super foods fermented nut cheese organic vegetables itaian pizza raw pizza vegan French cuisine plantbased lifestyle VEGAN raw food diet spicy fritters chickpea fritters spicy Vindaloo natural lifestyle no additives vegan food inspiration himalayan pink salt organic rocket vegan lifestyle no preservatives almond crumb breakfast ideas date paste organic quinoa plantstrong vegetarian sushi raw cheesecake spicy food nut cheese vegan parmesan cheese raw food share felafel mindfulness rice malt syrup fresh Summer salad raw vegan tarts plant food healthy vegan lifestyle amaranth vegan food inspo refined sugar free chickpea patties polenta plant-based raw parmesan raw torte whole grains walnut cheese Indian food vegan sushi conscious lifestyle vegan christmas tarts

Archive