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Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Vegan for a Week

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This Month's Film: Lawrence of Arabia
Cuisine: Middle Eastern

In addition to my international barbeque project, I also created a suite of vegan recipes for another food writing assignment. The recipes included were the MaPo Tofu from last month's 'Farewell My Concubine' Chinese menu, the Falafel with Tahini recipe from this month's 'Lawrence of Arabia' Middle Eastern menu, a chilled Japanese Vegetable Soba dish, an Indian Vegetable Curry, and a wonderful White Bean, Barley and Wild Rice salad.

Although I love meat, and especially seafood, way too much to give them up, these dishes were so delicious and satisfying that, for a fleeting moment, I could imagine myself going vegan. But on second thought, no...

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