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Category Archives: Beans/Lentils

Awesome V Meatloaf
Vミートローフ

Meatloaf was one of my husband’s favorite dishes when we were still eating meat. I totally forgot about even the existence of this dish, but a few weeks ago he talked about it, and I kind of took it as a challenge. I have actually made vegan meatloaf in the past, but it was not […]

Secret Garden Sushi Cake
秘密の花園寿司ケーキ

Happy Easter! My husband got me these beautiful tulips. Tulip is one of my favorite flowers. It looks so good in my white kitchen. So for Easter, when it comes to food, it’s all about the pretty pastel colors, in my opinion. Ham is out. So, in that case, really anything goes, right? So what […]

Adzuki Brownies
小倉ブラウニー

We hear that our country has been becoming diverse. But when I saw “Adzuki” beans being sold at a regular (not an Asian store) grocery store, the word “diversity” really hit me. I almost couldn’t believe it! Adzuki beans are typically cooked to make sweet bean paste that has been a major part of traditional […]

Anything Goes Shakshuka
こんなのもいいシャクシュカ

Shakshuka was one of my favorite weekend breakfast dishes. So when I switched to the 100% plant-based diet, I thought I would have to say good-bye to it forever. But once I became more confident in plant-cooking, I thought maybe I could still enjoy the dish with a little twist. So this shakshuka was made […]

Comin’ Home Baby Cottage Pie
カミン・ホーム・ベイビー・コテージパイ

Cottage pie has the word, “homey”, all over the dish. I’m not English, but I love cottage pie because of it’s the kind of dish I would love to come home for after a long day. The stew inside has lots of things I love, like lentils, cauliflower, and carrots. They were all cooked together […]