Tuesday, November 27, 2007
Vegan MoFo Survey
Ok, I feel weird posting this... 'cause I don't know if you all really care, but it's part of the Vegan MoFo fun, so here goes!
1. Favourite non-dairy milk?
Vitasoy Organic Unsweetened Original and Blue Diamond Chocolate Almond Breeze.
2. What are the top 3 dishes/recipes you are planning to cook?
A fancy millecrepe of yet to be determined filling/s, lasagne, pumpkin chocolate chip bars.
3. Topping of choice for popcorn?
I usually buy the kind with sea salt and olive oil already on it.
4. Most disastrous recipe/meal failure?
Forgot baking soda in a batch of sweet potato biscuits. Eek.
5. Favourite pickled item?
Not really a fan of pickles of any kind...
6. How do you organize your recipes?
They're in book, or on scraps of paper in books or cut and pasted into a computer file, or in my brain.
7. Compost, trash, or garbage disposal?
8. If you were stranded on an island and could only bring 3 foods…what would they be (don’t worry about how you’ll cook them)?
Avocado, chickpeas, cranberries.
9. Fondest food memory from your childhood?
Inventing my own cookies: peanut butter oatmeal chocolate chip!
10. Favourite vegan ice cream?
Double Rainbow bran something or other: I had it once and now I can't find it again! Barring that, carrot cake flavored Rice Dream.
11. Most loved kitchen appliance?
Immersion blender, hand down.
12. Spice/herb you would die without?
Red chile flakes.
13. Cookbook you have owned for the longest time?
I think the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook has been around the longest.
14. Favourite flavor of jam/jelly?
15. Favourite vegan recipe to serve to an omni friend?
Green tea cupcakes from VCTOTW.
16. Seitan, tofu, or tempeh?
Tofu; it's so versatile!
17. Favorite meal to cook (or time of day to cook)?
I love baking in the afternoon, but making a fancy dinner w/ multiple dishes and dessert is the best.
18. What is sitting on top of your refrigerator?
Brown rice pasta, a cookie rack, a huge comntainer of dried dates, dried pears, dried figs, bananas, a lime, a lemon, garlic, onions, a shallot, apples.
19. Name 3 items in your freezer without looking.
Bah, just 3? Ok, broccoli florets, taro dumplings, flax seed... I am a freezer queen though-- there is A LOT.
20. What’s on your grocery list?
I just went today but we're always getting organic chickpeas, canned fire roasted tomatoes, vitasoy, sweet potatoes, onions, whole wheat bread, frozen berries, frozen fake chicken, pita chips, organic firm tofu, newman's own ginger o's and whatever fruit is in season.
21. Favourite grocery store?
Gorgeous indie health food store near my apt. or when I lived closer to one, Trader Joe's.
22. Name a recipe you’d love to veganize, but haven’t yet.
Millecrepe. Also those italian tri-color cookies. Nom nom.
23. Food blog you read the most (besides Isa’s because I know you check it everyday). Or maybe the top 3?
Urban Vegan, Fat Free Vegan Kitchen, Eat Air.
24. Favourite vegan candy/chocolate?
Terra Nostra Rice Milk Choco. Or anything chocolate + orange or raspberry.
25. Most extravagant food item purchased lately?
Organic raw almond butter. Like $14 I think. Oy. I really wanna make this date-almond butter-banana smootie though you see...