Dosa Spring Roll, a crispy dosa encasing a Chinese filling. Fusion food at its classic best. http://holycowvegan.net/2014/08/dosa-spring-roll.html

Dosa Spring Roll

I have been on a bit of a roll lately, what with my last recipe for Kati Rolls and now this one, but then who can resist a rotund wrap packed with delicious stuffing? Clearly, not me. A Dosa Spring Roll is an ingenious Indo-Chinese invention. So clever, in fact, that when you first hear of it…

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Black Bean Noodles

Stir-Fried Black Bean Noodles in Orange Sauce

Hey, you, so what did you do this past weekend? I struck a Billy Joel concert off my bucket list when the legendary musician performed at the Nationals Park here in DC on Saturday. I can’t remember how long I’ve been in love with Billy Joel’s music — it probably started when I watched Uptown Girl at…

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Chilli Tofu

Chilli Tofu

I love it when I can find irony in the most unlikely places– like my Chilli Tofu. Chilli Tofu is based off an Indo-Chinese recipe called Chilli Paneer. This is a spicy, saucy blend of Indian spices and Chinese condiments, and the star, of course, is the paneer, an Indian cottage cheese that’s usually sold…

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IAVW: Chinese. The Roundup.

If you thought that you’d been there and eaten that when it came to Chinese food, this roundup of It’s A Vegan World: Chinese is going to make you think again. Here’s an array of dishes so fabulous, so creative and so diverse, I challenge any one of you aficionados of Chinese food (and who…

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Vegetable Kung Pao

Desi and I had our friend, Roshani, over for dinner the other night. Roshani’s a fan of Indo-Chinese cuisine, so picking out what I would cook for her was a breeze. And it was also perfect because as you know this is Chinese month here at Holy Cow! when we celebrate all food Chinese Among…

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Gobi Manchurian (low-fat) And Stir-Fried Noodles

Two diverse cuisines hobnobbing together can produce some pretty tasty results, and a great example of that is Gobi (or Cauliflower) Manchurian. We Indians have had a long love affair with Chinese food. Long before the ’90s brought fast-food chains and their inevitable pizzas and burgers and other junk food pouring into Indian cities, it…

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Chinese Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice

Do you know where Saturdays go? To me, Saturday’s the best day of the week. There’s still a whole day between now and Monday, PBS is running all those wonderful cooking shows all afternoon, and the comforting hum of the neighbor’s lawnmower is keeping me company as I type and watch and wonder what to…

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