Monday 7 July 2008

Chickpea Cutlet Love

That may not look particularly appetizing, but it represents a breakthrough in food at our house. Safiya has never eaten a sandwich before. She loved Veganomicon's chickpea cutlets so much that not only did she eat this schnitzel-ish food item, but she suggested the bun and then insisted I take pictures of her eating this crazy food.

Having never worked with vital wheat gluten before, gotta say, it's easy-peasy. The recipe (you can find it and a slightly ribald review at Yeah, That "Vegan" Shit) calls for liquid smoke (eeeew), which does not live at our house, so I omitted the chili flakes and subbed just a tiiiiny bit of this phenomenal stuff:

I'm on the chickpea cutlet bandwagon, and it is a yummy ride :-)


Anonymous said...

i tried this after your post--mine were tasty, but i had to use more oil to brown properly--did you have any issues like that??

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