I am posting a salad recipe after a long time. Today I am going to share the vegan version of my favorite and a great salad that you can find on the menu of all the Thai restaurants here in the US. Yes, it the Green Mango and Papaya Salad. Be it a potluck or BBQ party; this crunchy salad is a great addition to jazz up your menu. So here comes the vegan version of the famous Thai salad – Green Mango and Papaya Salad.
Looking for a quick, easy and a semi-homemade vegan dessert to wow your guests? Then here you go, Vegan Mango Mousse – A simple three-ingredient delicious and decadent dessert that you can whip up in less than 15 minutes. Just chill it for 15 to 20 minutes, and the mousse is ready for serving. Luckily we still get the Mexican mango varieties here in the US. So even though the theme is Vegan Sweets, I made it to Vegan Mango Sweets. Here comes the first vegan mango dessert with step by step pictures.
The third recipe that I am going to post under the theme “Latin American Cuisine” is the Sweet Potato Pone which is also popularly known as Potato Pound of Belize. It is a traditional dessert of Belize(formerly known as British Honduras). Once you have grated sweet potatoes ready, you can whip this dish in no time. This party pleaser is a vegan dessert, making it perfect for all the vegetarians and vegans.
The next recipe that I am going to share today under the theme “Latin American Cuisine” is the Brazilian Vegetable Curry with Coconut Milk and Tomato Sauce. Sounds, more like Indian curry right? Yes, This main course vegetable curry from Brazil is more like our Indian vegetable curry prepared with oven roasted vegetables, coconut milk, and tomato sauce but without any dry spice powders/masalas. This vegan curry is a perfect side for rice, any flat bread and even idli and dosa.
Mango Avocado Salsa is a crunchy, colorful and crowd-pleasing appetizer, bursting with flavors. It is a perfect starter for parties and potlucks. Instead of traditional salsa, serve the tortilla chips with this bright mango avocado salsa from the Honduras. After a month’s break, I am participating back in the monthly blogging marathons. This week’s theme is the “Latin American Cuisine.” So kicking off BM with this yummy salsa from the Honduras.
Looking healthy alternatives for regular potato fries? How about some fiber-rich Baked Jicama Fries? Yes, that’s what I am going to share today. So what is Jicama(pronounced as hee-cama)? It is an edible root grown in the warm climates of Central America, the Caribbean, the Andes Mountain regions, and Southern Asia, where it’s an essential as well as an extremely versatile food source. It is popularly known as Mexican Yam Bean or Mexican Turnip.
Yayyyy!!! We are in the last recipe of this baking marathon. For Z, I am going to share popular pita bread from Lebanon – it’s the Zaatar bread or Zaktar bread. It is also known by the name manakish zaatar. It’s flat bread topped with Zaatar spice mix. To simply put, it’s the Middle Eastern delicacy similar to pizza/focaccia. Continue reading “Zaatar Pita Bread | Manakish Za’atar Bread” »
We are down to last two recipes. For Y, I am going to share Christmas cake roll recipe famous in Swiss, Belgium and other European countries. It’s the Yule Log cake or Yule log roll. Yule log is a delicious, moist vanilla cake rolled and shaped to look like a tree branch which then smothered with chocolate whipped cream frosting. This recipe is surely a feast for the eyes and mouth.
Today’s I am going to share a simple cookie recipe from China, to be exact it is the Chinese Butter Cookies. X is always a tricky alphabet in these A-Z blogging marathons. Last year I named my post with an ingredient starting with X which I used in my recipe. It was the vegan mango ice-cream. This year I am not going with the component name but the generic recipe name – Xiaodianxin. Xiaodianxin means cookies in Chinese.
After two cakes, I am back with my yeast based bread. This time it’s the famous Czech Christmas bread called Vanocka. It’s braided sweet bread with blanched almonds and raisins. As I managed to prepare a decent challah, I thought giving it a try to the multi-layered braided Vanocka.