Saturday, February 25, 2012

Journey Cakes

Omg...I am losing it! I got busy today and totally forgot to post! This is one of my favorite recipes from back in the day. This is an old hippie recipe for veggie pancakes which are actually good eaten cold. I added a bit of cheese but the original recipe did not call for any. I think they are actually better without the cheese. Basically you can do anything you want with this recipe. Add whichever veggies you like and you can replace the flour with breadcrumbs if you wish. Mung bean sprouts are good in these as well.

Shred a large zucchini, place it in a towel and squeeze out as much moisture as possible. Do the same with 1 large carrot or 2 medium ones.

Finally dice 2 stalks of celery.

Add some diced fresh parsley. Add lots of sliced green onions and about 1/2 cup grated onion.

Add 4 cloves of minced garlic.

I added some of my Turkish peppers. You can skip this or just add some red bell pepper.

I added 3/4 cup of flour but you can substitute bread crumbs.

I also added 1/4 cup of havarti and 1/4 cup of mozzarella. Next time I will leave the cheese out.

Mix in 2 eggs and add salt and pepper to taste. Mix together until thoroughly blended.

I like to fry these in a little sesame oil in a non stick pan. You can use the oil of your choice.

Drain on paper towels and allow them to cool off. Let the flavors develop for a while. i prefer these at room temperature or cold.