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Vegetarians: What have you eaten today?

Discussion in 'Vegetarian Diet Forum' started by Enclave, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    @Antje77 It would work, I did my best to duplicate a vegan soup I had had at a deli here. So it was amount of stuff added as I went. But I had remembered the ingredients they listed. Which was Carrots, cashews, garlic, ginger and olive oil. And water had to be in it of course. My recipe had a lot less carrots than the one you listed. This one is a pale orange with a bare hint of garlic and ginger. It is blended to make it very creamy. I've had carrot soup before, what had struck me about this one is you don't really taste any of the specific flavors strongly? A slight hint of flavor of everything. A large bowl was eaten within minutes it went down so easily! Soak the cashews overnight and then blend for the really creamy thicker texture.I sprinkle parsley on almost everything I eat cooked, but it comes to mind chives would also be good.
     

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    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Thanks @Marie 2 !
    I think this will make a lovely soup for hot days, when I don't really feel like eating much.
    Do you roast the cashews or soak them raw and use them as they are?
     
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    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    @Antje77 Soak and use "raw", There is a vegan website, It doesn't taste like chicken. She always is soaking cashews to make things, although you can just blend them, she has said it will make things creamier with them soaked. I don't think she has ever used roasted cashews, not sure? Roasted cashews taste a little different, but maybe they don't soak and soften as much? Instead of letting them soak overnight you can boil them for about 10-20 minutes to soften them. I've not tried to ever do roasted. I actually don't puree them that much as if I can use something like soymilk or vegan cream cheese etc I will because it's easier? But this had such a delightful flavor and I think I got pretty close to it.

    https://itdoesnttastelikechicken.com/

    EDIT You don't really use "raw"cashews, they have a toxin and they have to be roasted or boiled. So "raw" are usually boiled some. But they only sell them cooked. Boiled very slightly or roasted? At least as far as I know:).
     
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    Tofurky with grilled shitake mushrooms and mango turnover.
     
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