Vegan Phò

Thursday, January 12, 2017 2

T his comforting restorative soup is wonderful on cold snowy rainy weather or even when you feel you are coming down with a cold. I make this soup year round and it feels just as good in the warm summer months. Pho is very healing, chicken soup kinda healing, because of the warming spices in ...

Salsa Gazpacho

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7

This summery gazpacho is perfect to cool on those hot humid afternoons. This soup is nourishing, choke full with cooling veggies and a little heat to add a little gusto. Do give it a try! All you need is a high speed blender, throw in all the ingredients and drink away. You'll need;  About 5-6 ripe heirloom ...

Smørrebrød

Thursday, November 26, 2015 5

I first ate these open-faced sandwiches in Denmark, where it is popular snack or lunch item.  Its called "Smoorebord". The concept is simple and delicious. There are two basic components: a great rye bread and toppings. You could use any bread like sourdough, French baguette, crusty Italian, but Danish rye is ideal. And when it ...

Eggplant Bhartha

Friday, October 30, 2015 6

Bhartha is a tasty smokey mashed Indian style babaganoush. Its flavored with sautéed onions, ginger, cumin, green chillies, tomatoes, cilantro and turmeric. There are many variations here is how I make it. It can be an accompaniment to an Indian meal or makes a delicious dip to be scooped with naan bread.                                 It also makes a ...

Grilled Eggplant with Nutty Miso dipping sauce

Saturday, September 5, 2015 6

This  quick and simple dish makes a tasty appetizer for your next party or just a little something to  munch on while your dinner cooks. This sauce is also good served  tossed with noodles and shredded veggies for a cold noodle salad.                             Eggplants with nutty miso dipping sauce Ingredients 1 lb eggplant use baby round or Japanese long 1 ...

Minestrone Siciliano

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 1

A delicious healthy Italian soup choke full with vegetables served with a dollop of pesto. Skip the Parmesan and you have a tasty vegan soup. This by no means authentic. But then again I have eaten so many versions of this soup in Italy that Im clueless of  what's authentic. What seems standard is the ...