Vegetarian Spam and musubi

The inauguration is this weekend— and what better way to celebrate than by making a vegan version of a quirky local food from the island where the president grew up? * For those who've spent time in Hawai’i, you’ve likely noticed that Spam, that weird, over-processed canned meat, is super popular there. (Thanks, in part,... Continue Reading →

Tortilla soup with green chile

It’s gray and cold, there’s snow on the ground— and there’s nothing quite like a bowl of spicy, filling soup to chase away the winter blahs. I first tried tortilla soup at the Frontier in Albuquerque, New Mexico. One spoonful of this soup and I’m thinking of a much warmer, sunnier place. The soup’s star... Continue Reading →

Lemon rice soup: vegetarian comfort food

A standard at Kerby’s Coney Island, this soup has always been off limits to me. Usually made with chicken broth, and sometimes with extra chicken, this Greek soup still sounded delicious. Whenever my mom orders this, I always enjoy the rich, citrus-y smell of this soup. Luckily, there is the Internets. This recipe is not... Continue Reading →

Resolutions and tasty kale chips

So I’ve had the idea for a blog for months now: years of cooking and eating vegetarian while living in Detroit and traveling abroad. The first post seems the hardest: getting over nervousness about writing online, as well as figuring out how to use WordPress’s layout. In the theme of New Year’s resolutions, I’ll start... Continue Reading →

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