East Meets Vegan: The Best of Asian Home Cooking, Plant-Based and Delicious
(as of Dec 25,2020 00:30:30 UTC – Details)
When Sasha Gill went vegan, she wasn’t about to leave her family’s home-cooked favorites behind. Pad thai without fish sauce? Curry without ghee? In East Meets Vegan, Sasha proves that Asian cooking can be plant-based—as well as easy, affordable, and delicious! Here are:
- Veganized favorites: Spring rolls, red bean pancakes, shiitake ramen, mango lassis
- Can’t-believe-it’s-vegan twists: Tandoori cauliflower “wings,” pineapple fried rice, jackfruit biryani, “butter chicken,” a sushi feast to feed a crowd
- Mix-and-match pairings: Combine leftovers for your own take on Asian fusion.
Bursting with more than 100 sumptuous photographs, this is your passport to a culinary adventure—from the comfort of your kitchen.
From the Publisher
Sweet Corn Fritters with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
1.Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with a silicone mat or parchment paper, then spray with vegetable oil.
2.Blend half of the sweet corn kernels with the Flax egg, soy sauce, curry paste, soy milk, flour and baking powder. Process until smooth, then pour into a bowl and fold in basil leaves, scallion, pepper, and the remaining sweet corn.
3.Drop dollops of batter onto the prepared baking sheet. Flatten them out like cookies. Spray oil on top of fritters and bake for 10 mins. Remove from oven, flip the fritters over, spray with oil and bake for another 10 mins.
4.The fritters should be golden brown and fragrant. Scatter with cilantro leaves and serve hot with lime wedges and a small bowl of Thai sweet chili sauce.
Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk all the ingredients together with ¼ cup water. Continue to whisk until the sauce boils and thickens, about 10 mins. Decant into a clean glass jar and store in the fridge for up to 3 weeks
Ingredients for sauce
½ cup rice syrup; ½ cup agave syrup; 2½ tablespoons rice vinegar; 1½ teaspoons salt; 2½ tablespoons cornstarch; 1 heaped teaspoon red pepper flakes; ½ teaspoon garlic powder
Ingredients for Corn Fritters
vegetable oil spray
2 cups cooked sweet
1 Flax egg
1 teaspoon light soy sauce
2½ tablespoons red curry
¼ cup soy milk
¾ cup rice flour; ¼ teaspoon baking powder; ½ cup lightly packed basil leaves
2 scallions, chopped; pinch of black pepper; cilantro leaves and lime wedges, to serve
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