Zen Kitchen in International Buddhist Temple, Richmond


Lorna invited me to a vegetarian lunch just prior to Chinese New Year. The lunch was organized by the S.U.C.C.E.S.S Women Success Women’s Club, Richmond division.

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Zen Kitchen is located in the International Buddhist Temple on Steveston Highway, Richmond.

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We had the Iron Goddess (Tieguanyin) Chinese tea.

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First item on the table was a soup. It consisted of corn, carrots, water cress, cashew nuts, etc. The soup was quite sweet.

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There were even a few vegetarian meatballs in the soup.

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The appetizer platter made of various flavours of gluten which include sweet and sour, curry, etc. The center piece was a vegetarian ham.

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A mixed vegetable stir fry.

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“Lo Hon Zai”, a vegetarian dish stir fried with fermented bean curd.

One of the diner had the above dish to go and it cost CAD18 now, a $3 increased since I last visited last year.

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Vegetarian chicken to be dipped with a sweet chili sauce. It is deep fried bean curd sheet with sea weed as filings.

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A tofu dish.

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A sweet and sour vegetarian pork dish. The vegetarian pork has a good texture with a bite to it.

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Deep fried taros.

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Dessert was water chestnut cake which was served hot.

It was a scrumptious meal. Thank you, Lorna.

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There was a flower market in the temple for the celebration of Chinese New Year.

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