Main Course

When I first became vegetarian, there weren’t many main course options. I often found myself eating multiple vegetable sides as my meal. With the advent of vegetarian and vegan meats, the world of cuisines opened up to us. We’ve been converting our favorite dishes one by one to vegetarian. Below are our favorites, we’re sharing for others to enjoy!

Turkish Zucchini Gondola

Another exciting Mediterranean recipe from my sister in-law Guelevren, made from zucchinis carved like, well, gondolas.

Korean Bibimbap

(above photo is missing the egg and has added pickled cucumbers because Deniz likes it that way) Bibimbap is one […]

Beyond Adana Kebab

Before I became vegetarian one of my favorite kebabs was Adana kebab. It got its name from the city of […]

Beyond Beet Burgers

We’ve tried making a lot of different veggie burgers and kebabs over the years, and found it’s tough to get […]

Korean Bulgogi VegBeef

Over the past week, I’ve been craving savory succulent meaty Asian meat dishes and was motivated to learn to make […]

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Long-Life Noodles (伊面)

I love lo mein and have struggled to find a good recipe for making it for years.  During new years, […]

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Kale Pesto

Deniz and I love kale.  It’s the perfect leafy green.  It’s so nutritious, mild (not bitter!), and holds up great […]

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Ethiopian Timatim Fit Fit

Living in Washington DC, we’re blessed with a plethora of Ethiopian grocery stores that we are happy to take full […]

VegFish

So I had been wanting to try to make a vegetarian fish for over a decade.  I kept procrastinating because […]

Country Fried VegChicken

After I became vegetarian, one of the two foods I missed the most was KFC fried chicken.  Something about those […]

Beijing VegPork Sandwich

We’ve been on a bit of a sandwich kick lately, and thought we’d try Peking VegPork in a sandwich instead […]

Thai Panang VegBeef Curry

Panang curry is my favorite Thai curry.  It’s got that sweet creamy spiciness that I love.  Here’s our vegetarianized version […]