04 March 2008

Steamed Won-Tons and Jicama-Watercress-Avocado Salad

The Vegonomicon (from the semi-infamous (and apparently story-game friendly) Post Punk Kitchen)) arrived in our kitchen not too long ago and this was our first experience of it. The ‘nomicon gets points for being generally fun to read and getting creative with simple recipes. If you're an omnivore, it may seem too hung up on fulfilling vegan dessert cravings, but there‘s a lot more to it than vegan cupcakes. This jicama salad was very nice. It‘s one of those salads, however, where you have to engineer each bite to get a little bit of all of the ingredients before it will deliver the intended effect. The citrus dressing is sort of east, sort of latin, sort of somewhere in between—something you can definitely use elsewhere, like as a sauce on …

steamed won-tons filled with veggies and tofu! The won-tons came to us from the weirdly annoying bald guy on Discovery “health.” His weirdness aside, these were a huge hit.

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