Category Archives: Vegetables / Vegetarian

Recipe – Indian Spiced Avocado with Ginger & Chili

I suppose this could be considered Southern India’s answer to guacamole, although I suspect it existed centuries earlier than that ubiquitous avocado offering as it originated with Arab settlers who arrived in India over 400 years ago. Who knows – … Continue reading

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Recipe – My Favorite ‘Mac ‘n Cheese’

Who doesn’t love a really good mac ‘n cheese? Or in this instance, any macaroni-sized pasta with a combination of your favorite cheeses. Here I used rotini pasta, Parmigiano Reggiano, Mozzarella, cave-aged Gruyere and a mature Dutch Prima Donna. Use … Continue reading

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Recipe – Red Onion Tarte Tatin with Goat Cheese

This delicious tart makes a wonderful light lunch dish or vegetarian entrée. The pastry is light and crisp and the onions have a rich, tangy, savory sweetness. It’s very easy to prepare, especially as you’re going to cheat with frozen … Continue reading

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Recipe – Wild Mushroom Soup

There really isn’t any way to make this soup prettier looking but for mushroom lovers, its pure magic. The aroma alone will more than make up for its rather gloomy appearance and the combination of fresh mushrooms and dried porcini … Continue reading

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Recipe – Risotto with Saffron & Lemon Zest

What could be more comforting than a bowl of creamy risotto, scented with saffron and lemon? ‘Risotto Milanese’ is one of my favorites and like all risotto, it’s ready in under 30 minutes, making this a wonderful supper dish for … Continue reading

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Recipe – Vegan Chocolate Fudge Brownie Bites

With ingredients such as mashed avocado, sweet potato, coconut milk and almond butter, you might be forgiven for thinking these might taste weird but in fact they’re intensely chocolaty, dense and moist. A perfect little dessert bite that’s gluten, dairy … Continue reading

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Recipe – Kale & Brie Mash

Vegetarians can ignore the sausages because kale and brie mash is deeply satisfying and makes a perfect supper on a chilly winter evening, sausage or no sausage. I just happened to have some locally made duck sausages that I wanted … Continue reading

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