My Family Recipe for Vegan Chinese Shaobing (Stuffed Flatbread), Featured on The Almost Indian Wife | Speaking of China

8 Responses

  1. R Zhao
    R Zhao September 7, 2015 at 8:36 am | | Reply

    It would be so much easier to be vegan in India! I am amazed at anyone who can be vegetarian or vegan in China. Way to go Jocelyn!!

    I think if I was vegetarian, my in-laws would be supportive, but it would be hard, especially living in a small Chinese city where people don’t really understand different types of diets.

  2. marghini
    marghini September 7, 2015 at 5:22 pm | | Reply

    It looks super duper yummy!! As a fellow vegetarian I will definitely try cooking this recipe for Mr. B!

  3. K.
    K. September 7, 2015 at 11:41 pm | | Reply

    This looks delicious! I’m going to try this next weekend. It reminds me of Gözleme, which is a Turkish flatbread. I really like this (vegetarian) recipe: http://chopchopnom.com/leek-feta-gozleme/ but there are also vegan versions with potatoes or spinach.

  4. Autumn
    Autumn September 8, 2015 at 1:23 pm | | Reply

    I think Andy needs that recipe. Soon.

  5. Constance - Foreign Sanctuary
    Constance - Foreign Sanctuary September 8, 2015 at 4:34 pm | | Reply

    It is so nice to hear that you and your MIL share a bond and she respects your dietary choices. It is amazing how food connects and brings people together.

    I may just have to try the recipe myself.

  6. Henry
    Henry September 9, 2015 at 12:03 am | | Reply

    Shandong shaobing is normally vegan-friendly.

  7. Betty has a Panda
    Betty has a Panda September 10, 2015 at 4:53 pm | | Reply

    Your recipe sounds great, thanks for sharing!
    I am not vegetarian, but only eat meat once in a while. In HK, I leave out meat completely as there are so many vegan Buddhist restaurants for me to go to. When we went to Fijuan, I always had to fight with restaurant staff not to add any seafood or fish stock to my dishes, as they didn’t recognize it as meat.

    I am so glad that Chinese mom started to make more vegetable dishes for me, because sometimes I was amazed how many different dead animals can end up on a dining table at once. Uh!

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