Recipe Updates

For those of you who have been following my blog and my dietary adventures, you’ll know that I have another food blog, Food, Farts and Fun. I abandoned that original blog because I had difficulties with the administration and because I thought it was time to move on to a more mature title! There are many great recipes on that blog, so please check it out. Today I want to update a couple of those recipes. My Scrumptious Cubes of Delight lays out all the steps in making some marinated tofu cubes. As I mentioned in that post, I continue to tinker with the ingredients, so I’d like to give you what I’ve been using recently:

2 tbsps Bragg liquid aminos

2 tbsps water

1 tbsp Hoisin sauce

1 tsp toasted sesame oil

Prepare the tofu as laid out in the afore mentioned post. Mix the marinade ingredients together in a plastic zip-loc bag. Add the tofu cubes to the bag, seal the bag, swish everything around a bit. Lie the bag down flat and leave to marinade at least 1 hour, but overnight is best.

Another recipe that needs an update is my faux feta. First of all, I say to press the tofu for an hour, but I find that pressing it for several hours, like all day or overnight, it so much better. BTW, this is how I press my tofu (and I apologize for the quality of the photos – I took the pictures with a flash):


Wrap the tofu block in a tea towel.


Sit the wrapped tofu on a plate and invert another plate on top.


Balance a couple of hefty books on top.

And here is my current recipe for faux feta:

juice of 1/2 lemon

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

1 tsp olive oil

2 cloves garlic, pressed

1 tsp salt

1/2 handful of fresh oregano (if you can get it), minced (or use a couple of tsps of dried oregano)

black pepper

1 block of pressed tofu

Whisk together the lemon juice, vinegar, oil, garlic and salt. Stir in the oregano, then grind some black pepper over top and stir. Crumble the tofu in a bowl, pour on the marinade, stir and let marinade for several hours.




Now you can toss the tofu feta in your Greek salad and enjoy! Yum!






Tagged , , , ,

3 thoughts on “Recipe Updates

  1. This is great! I`ve been missing my gyro salad, but I`ve been cutting back on dairy, so this is very encouraging! It even looks exactly like the original.

    • msokane says:

      Is a gyro salad a Greek salad? If so, I know what you mean … I love Greek salads and missed the salty, tangy taste of feta when I stopped eating/consuming dairy. I’m so glad I found the recipe for faux feta in Sarah Kramer’s cookbook. I tinkered with the recipe a bit and it satisfies every time. Of course, fresh, crisp vegetables are pretty important too!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Nest and Glow

Healthy natural lifestyle - Plant Based Recipes and more

ice and lettuce

a vegan recipe blog

Oh Hello Vegan

One New Recipe for every month

Carine Young Richmond, BC

Move from the cellular level, organs, breath, from within...

Vegan Rescue

Uncover the Vegan within.

Small But Kinda Mighty

From a small seed, a mighty trunk may grow - Aeschylus

Eat2Health Blog

Helping you make healthy & informed choices about your health

Yup, It's Vegan!

Plant-based recipes for everyone


One hungry girl's guide to an imperfectly delicious plant-based life

Vegan Gourmand

All About Good Food & Great Health

Delicious plant-based, whole food recipes & my healthy living tips!


Teaching and Empowering ALL Students

Coconut and Berries

Healthy, Vegan Recipes by Emma Potts

The Muffin Myth

Know What You're Eating

scarlet rosita

Reclaiming Food With Fun & Yumminess.

The Penny Parsnip

Healthy Food, Heathy Wallet

Healthy H'ohm'e

Natural health and wellness with a HUGE passion for food

Robin O'Kane


Beard + Bonnet

A Gluten Free blog celebrating food and family!

Feed Life

Nutrition and Lifestyle to Prevent Cancer

Fork and Beans

Where food allergies and creativity come together

Just Another Vegan Aucklander

A JAVA's journeys, speils and adventures as a vegan/vegetarian

Don't Switch Off The Light


FatFree Vegan Kitchen

A fine site

Melanie daPonte, Vegan Personal Chef

A Passion For Food...A Passion For Flavor!

My Vegan Food Blog

Giving you delicious and easy plant-based recipes

%d bloggers like this: