Shiitake Mushrooms w/ Garlic and Herb Kashew Cheese

Kashew Cheese I have done a lot of work with Kashew Cheese in Ho Chi Minh City – some of you may remember our brunches at Green Around The Corner’s previous space. The cheese is incredible. The mix of locally grown cashews blended with fresh simple ingredients creates a vegan cheese like no other. There…

Shroom Ragu w/ Pappardelle Pasta

One thing I cannot get enough of in life is pasta. I am always trying to recreate some of my old favourite meat-based pasta dishes. I’d already mastered the creamy mushroom pasta so it was time to work on the ragu.

Vegan Vietnamese Spring Rolls W/ Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese Spring Rolls Surely you will have heard of Spring Rolls, or as they are sometimes referred to, Summer Rolls. In this post, the focus is on Vietnamese Spring Rolls: fresh rice paper rolls typically filled with meat, fish, veg and noodles, and served with a peanut or fish sauce. Now, I know this isn’t…

Kimchi Tofu with Noodles

So, you may have noticed my slight kimchi obsession – I always make sure to have a batch on the go (and can start to feel panicked when it’s running low!) Check out the recipe I use here! But if you haven’t got a jar of your own kimchi fermenting away, there are plenty of ready made vegan…

Banana Choc Chip Pancakes with Coco-Peanut Sauce

Since my move to Vietnam (with all its fabulous food), I still occasionally crave some of the more familiar comfort foods, mainly chocolate and peanut butter! They are both available ingredients here, although weather conditions in Vietnam can make chocolate quite difficult to work with because it instantly melts on any skin contact! However, getting…

Vietnamese Style Vegan Kimchi

I have a slight obsession with kimchi nowadays (OK, it’s a full-on love affair), but the idea of eating fermented cabbage didn’t always hold the same appeal! It was during my vegan diploma at Demuths Cookery School that I changed my mind; it was one of the first things that we made on the course and…

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Last week I got the opportunity to visit Ho Chi Minh City. During my stay I got to see a lot of the city and ate a lot of tasty vegan food! It is a charming city with very friendly people. I barely even touched the sides when it came to the massive pool of…

Socca Pizza with Harissa Jackfruit

I have been sitting on this recipe for a while now. With it’s vibrant red colours and light crispy base, it is the perfect dish for these summery days. So now its time has come to be freed from my recipe bank, please enjoy! The base is made from a mix of gram flour and…

Our First Week in Dishes

The Ziemia test kitchen is now officially open! We spent a few days creating dishes, learning traditional vietnamese dishes, and playing around with fusion Banh Mi’s (a traditional vietnamese sandwich). We even tested our Banh Mi’s on the public and they went down a treat! I started by creating a vietnamese style kimchi. I love…