Vegetarianism is growing rapidly in New Zealand, but other parts of the world have had meat-free cuisines for centuries. For a rich and varied plant-based diet, talk to Chinese, Indians, Mexicans… Our wonderful volunteers have shared authentic recipes from around the world. Most of these recipes were traditionally vegan, but some were meat-based recipes that have been ‘veganised’. We have collected 31 recipes from 31 different countries to share with you – one for each day of October.
This is an Italian recipe and can be found in our Home Tried Favourites Recipe book.
1 × 300g block soft tofu
1 small onion, quartered
¼ cup pecan nuts or walnuts
2 slices of wholemeal bread
2 Tablespoons wholemeal flour
1 Tablespoon chopped parsley
2 Tablespoons soya sauce
1–2 cloves garlic, crushed
½ teaspoon dried basil steamed silverbeet (optional)
1 jar of pasta sauce (or make your own if you prefer)