b'Tempeh Madeira Madeira is one of several wines that are fortified with brandy or pure alcohol during the fermentation process. Its complex flavor and intoxicating bouquet adds an elegant depth in cooking, and makes our Tempeh Madeira a good choice for a special meal.Prepare in advance MethodServes 6 Roasted Vegetable Stock (if using1.In a medium-size bowl, stir together the marinade homemade), page 246 ingredients.2.Bring the water to a boil in a small pot. Salt the For the marinade water and return to a boil. Add the tempeh and 2 cloves garlic, minced simmer for 20 minutes on low heat. cup shoyu soy sauce or tamari 3.Drain the tempeh and add to the marinade. Set 2 bay leaves aside for 30 minutes.4.In a large saut pan, heat the olive oil and add For the tempeh the garlic, shallots, and mushrooms. Cook over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes, or until 2 cups water the mushrooms brown. 2 (8-ounce) packages flax tempeh 5.Using a slotted spoon, add the tempeh to the pan, (or tempeh of your choice), cut intoreserving the marinade, and saut until lightly slabs browned. cup olive oil 6.Add the flour, parsley, and thyme to the tempeh 2 cloves garlic, chopped and gently stir to combine. Scrape up bits from 4 shallots, thinly sliced the bottom of the pan. pound wild mushrooms (an equal7.Gradually add the white wine and Madeira, combination of shiitake and oysterstirring to prevent the sauce from getting lumpy.mushrooms works well), stems8.Stir in the vegetable stock and reserved marinade. discarded, caps thinly sliced 9.Reduce heat to low and let everything simmer 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour together for 15 to 20 minutes, until consistency1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley of sauce is like gravy, stirring every few minutes to prevent sticking.1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme cup white wine Note You can make this dish with tofu, or with acup Madeira wine combination of tofu and tempeh. To prepare the tofu, 2 cups vegetable stock cut it into slabs, dust it with flour, and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 375-degree oven for 10 minutes. Turn over and bake for 10 minutes more. Set aside to cool, then marinate for 30 minutes. Press the marinade from tofu and continue with the recipe from step 5 onward. 134 For Goodness Sake Entres 135'