Category Archives: Yogi food

Recipes: zucchini 3 ways

We always enjoy a bumper crop of zucchini (or courgettes as we often say in England) from our allotment. We've experimented with various delicious ways to make great use of them over the years, and here are three you might like to try. 1. Courgette polpette I first came across this recipe in the River…
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Miso-topped tofu

The combination of the rich, savoury 'umami' taste of the miso topping and the soothing neutrality of the tofu works so well in this dish. It makes for a comforting, nourishing and light meal in all seasons. For two portions, you'll need: One pack plain tofu, drained 1 tbsp dashi miso paste (see below) Half cup mirin (Japanese sweetened rice wine) Half cup…
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Fortifying Moroccan soup

I recently enjoyed something like this in London, so wanted to tweak and re-create it at home. There's something so satisfying about making a large pan of this - a one-pot wonder -  inhaling the spices and taking a little time for some mindful chopping of vegetables (reminds me of the Buddhist saying about enlightenment and chopping wood…
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Quick soba: buckwheat, yam ‘n greens broth

This tasty bowl of goodness is yours in under 10 minutes. So easy to make, my recipe includes a few of my favourite Japanese ingredients that give an authentic taste and a light yet nourishing lunch or supper. You'll need: 80g uncooked buckwheat noodles (or buckwheat with yam, see below) 1-2 tbsp ready-made dashi stock (see below) 1 tbsp dry…
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