This is kind of a cross between a rough-puff pastry and a shortcrust pastry. As is so often the case, my recipes read like something from the Middle Ages. Mix flour, salt, and water to make a dough that holds together but isn’t wet. Flour…

I got a yearning for pancakes and sausage drenched in maple syrup. What’s a wannabe vegan to do? Well, yes, I could fall off the turnip wagon, as I often do, but I decided to challenge myself. I gathered: I mixed everything but the butter…

I do love me some tofu. Many people don’t like it because it can be squidgy. Many people like it squidgy. It wasn’t squidgy this way. So I cut a carrot into pieces about the same size and I took a slice of super-firm tofu…