by mistake vegan

I spend most of my time with vegetarians, so I try not to get offended when people think I’m part of that club. However, if you know me well, you know that there are few things on earth that I love more than a perfectly cooked slice of bacon or a classic Chicago Style Hotdog ( I like Hot Doug’s as much as the next person, but all I really need/want is a Vienna Beef Dog, poppyseed bun, onions, relish (bright green), sport peppers, tomato, and celery salt)

Seeing as meat has been getting a bad rap in the news lately, and considering that I can rarely afford locally sourced/ humanely farmed meat (this doesn’t apply to hot dogs, obvs) I tend to live (loosely) as a vegetarian. I even enjoy the Chicago Diner once in awhile. However, I can’t, for the most part, say that I’ve ever been a huge fan of vegan food. Perhaps I spoke too soon. On Tuesday, we were famished, and made a delicious, by mistake vegan meal.

Gerard started by chopping a red onion that was nearly past its prime, luckily we saved it and put it to good use:
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I followed suit and chopped some ginger, scallions, and garlic
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Gerard expertly chopped the tofu:
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Then he fried it like a pro:
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I made the curry sauce:
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(1 can coconut milk, ginger, scallions, curry powder, cayenne, whatever yr heart desires, simmered down to a thick consistency)

Next we sauteed the veggies with the tofu (carrots, tomatoes, onions, zucchini, some I forgot)
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Yum
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We boiled the buckwheat noodles (an interesting taste sensation, worth noting that it’s gluten free)
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Then we added the curry to the veggies and tofu
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Next, we cooked the noodles with the curried veggies and tofu
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We put the dish into bowls:
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At last: Curry Noodle Stir Fry
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It was vegan, and I didn’t even mind!

Worth noting, we had a really great wine: Rock Rabbit Sauvignon Blanc it was so good!

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