Thai Sticky Rice

15 June 2018   •   Cilantro Roots Thai sticky rice can be easily made at home. All you need is a steamer insert with matching lid and some cheese cloth. I still have a lovely sticky rice storage basket from Thailand, actually from the village where I have a house. So many good memories! Preparation:... Continue Reading →

Focaccia bread

1 July 2018   •   Cilantro Roots   This morning, I was talking with my parents on Skype and the topic drifted to breads and especially focaccia breads. Inspired by the store-bought focaccia bread that my mom showed me, I threw together a dough with yogurt instead of water and tomato paste as well as... Continue Reading →

No-bake lemon pie

23 July 2018    •    Cilantro Roots Lemon 🍋🍋🍋🍋🍋 pie! I am working on the recipe for a vegan lemon pie to be further developed into a vegan lemon mousse pie. Today's version of the lemon pie is made with a Graham cracker crust, filled with a cashew-based lemon custard, and topped with a thin layer... Continue Reading →

Salsa Jack

Salsa jack vegan cheese. Who doesn’t like salsa or cheese? Recently, I heard for the first time about salsa jack cheese, which seems to bring the best of both worlds together. I personally have never tasted a cow milk-based salsa jack. So I was going to need to wing it. Inspired by half a jar... Continue Reading →

Cilantro-Olive Mexican Cheese

Originally posted on 10 June 2018 My garden has-been overflowing with cilantro that somehow survived the harsh Indiana winter. As we have been basking in spring sunshine here (meaning, melting with summer-like heat), many of the cilantro plants were suddenly 1.5 feet high. Time for harvesting and cooking! Inspired by this cilantro abundance, I made a cilantro-olive Mexican cheese with just a hint... Continue Reading →

Pepperjack cheese

After a long long Indiana winter, gardening season has suddenly kicked into full gear. Most of my days I am spending at least a couple of hours in my community garden weeding, sowing, planting, building trellises, and of course watering. So far we are having a very dry spring and I have to go out... Continue Reading →

Easy Parmesan cheese

I love cooking. But sometimes I just want to prepare dishes that are done in 5 minutes. This Parmesan cheese delivers on that promise. Less than 5 minutes and pretty delicious! Ingredients: 1 cup raw cashews 4 TBS nutritional yeast 1 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp garlic powder. Preparation: Place all ingredients in a food... Continue Reading →

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