Sunday, 13 November 2011

A book review to come ....

I have been sent a copy of the lovely Vegan Holiday Kitchen by Nava Atlas (with photos by the awesome Susan Voisin of Fat Free Vegan) to review. However, due to the issues outlined in my last post (teeth and oven mainly) I have not yet had a chance to make anything from the book. My review will have to wait until everything is back on an even keel. Suffice to say I am thankful to have been sent a copy, the book looks great, with lots of options for all sorts of holidays, and I look forward to being able to complete a full review soon! Watch this space.

Saturday, 12 November 2011

Apricot Glazed Tofu


Apricot Glazed Tofu, originally uploaded by Vegan Year.

Well, I've had a couple of weeks!
The element in my oven is burned out (overuse maybe?)and while I can still broil I can''t bake or roast so I have been having to be careful with my menu planning. (My F-I-L is on the case to fix it, so hopefully soon)
My slow cooker has died (again I think from overuse) so I have ordered another, and can't wait for it to come, because.....
I have started a PT job ((outside the home!) and am finding myself super busy and needing the organisation a SC can bring to a day. Especially now that the competition season is upon us for the girls' dancing and I am ferry-ing them hither and yon for dancing lessons, practices (and soon to be competitions) numerous times a week.
I also had to have a tooth yanked as I got a really bad infection. Ouch! All better now but it was soups and smoothies for quite a few days.
Anyyway, hope to be back on a more even keel soon and in the meantime here is a photo of Apricot Glazed Tofu for you -- no recipe just a bunch of seasonings mixed with apricot jam and slather over the tofu and broiled. The cabbage is loaded with sliced dried apricots and pistachios to continue the taste theme through the meal.
Until next blog post...