Posts written by Mitchell Surface

About the Author:
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As a vegan and a diabetic, I am very much aware of the challenges faced by friends and family as they attempt to deal with dietary restrictions.

Recipe revisit – Chicken with Carrots and Mushrooms

As some of you may remember, this was a Wok Wednesday recipe that didn’t go so well for me. I got a hold of some better quality mushrooms and decided to remake the recipe but with some alterations¬† I don’t hate carrots but they certainly… Continue reading

Timeshifting your food

I can remember when I got my first VCR. I was in college at the time so it must have been the mid-80’s. I was a huge fan of Moonlighting and it aired on Tuesday nights. And I had a night class on Tuesdays so… Continue reading

Link roundup for 29 March 2013

Some things I’ve found interesting around the Web this week. Can a Stir Fry Wok double as a Saucier? An interesting question, after all the shape is about right, but I think I agree with the general conclusion. The thinness of the wok is going… Continue reading

Link roundup for 22 March 2013

Some of the things I’ve found interesting around the Web. Ozzy Osbourne on Failing as a Vegan: ‘I’m Eating More Meat Now Than Ever’ I don’t normally post vegan things here but for some reason, I just can’t stop chuckling at the idea of Ozzy… Continue reading

Wok Wednesday – Stir fried chicken with carrots and mushrooms

I have to admit, I approached this round’s recipe with more than a bit of trepidation. Carrots are by no means my favorite vegetable and they are a lot of them in this, Three cups in fact! Normally I’d replace chicken with seitan but, given… Continue reading

Corned seitan and stir fried cabbage with fried potatoes

When I first came up with the idea for this, I figured I’d find a recipe online for the corned seitan, fry up some cabbage and potatoes and, badda bing, badda boom, I’m out. It didn’t turn out to be quite that simple. First off,… Continue reading

Link roundup for 15 March 2013

What I found interesting around the Internet this week. How Low is Low Carb? The next post in the series looking at low carb eating. Aimed at diabetics but of interest to anyone looking at low carb eating.

Wok Wednesday – Stir Fried Chili Scallops

This is a placeholder for the Wok Wednesday event. The recipe, from Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge, calls for baby bok choy. Around here, trying to find any sort of exotic produce is a bit of a crap shoot. And this time I… Continue reading

Link Roundup for 8 March 2013

Some things that caught my eye this week. Sushi Wok Nuova Darra No real content here, I just love the juxtaposition of sushi and wok. A dish known for it’s rawness and a method of cooking known for high heat. Maybe it makes more sense… Continue reading

Banh Mi Night!

This post is going to be a little different. It doesn’t involve a wok or stir frying. In fact, it’s as much for my benefit as anything else. So, still here? Good! For anyone who might not know, banh mi are a kind of Vietnamese… Continue reading