Regarding the title, you might wonder what ‘morning glory’ is (or you might think something ambiguous ;)) – it’s really yummy greens mostly used in Thai dishes and also known as water spinach or convulvus. Continue reading
I love Asian food. And coconut milk. And peanuts. So why not throw them all together, make a dish out of it and be reminded of exotic places in the middle of Berlin winter?! I gave it a try and I’m quite happy about the result. It’s got a nice texture and will leave you warm and full of memories or dreams about the sun, traveling and foreign destinations.
Recently, I’ve been to Stockholm for a week, and I just wanted to share the wonderful food I had there with you.
Although I can’t say that much about the whole ‘vegan scene’, Sweden seems quite a nice place for people with allergies. A lot of dishes and products are marked as ‘gluten-/lactose-/dairy-/nut- or soy-free’ in restaurants, hotels or shops. Nobody frowns upon you if you ask what’s exactly in your food, and if someone looked a bit puzzled when I said ‘vegan please’, I just explained that I’d like my food vegetarian, dairy- and egg-free, simple as.
Actually, when I look at this, there wasn’t much “cooking” involved, as they were all raw recipes that were simply warmed a little. But anyway, let’s start from the beginning: A friend, Therese, and I decided to arrange a vegan-cooking-&-eating-day taking the time to research recipes, buying all the fresh ingredients together, before cooking, preparing and decorating. Then, of course, eating all we made!
After being inspired by our favourite blogs, it was clear: Gazpacho (cold Spanish vegetable soup, made after Vegan Guerilla’s recipe) as a starter, zucchini-lasagna-rolls (from this (r)awesome blog) as a main, and healthy vegan chocolate lava cakes (adapted from the lovely Gluten-free Vegan Girl) it is!
So first we went shopping…