This is a completely vegan recipe where the cream/cheese sauce is made with ground cashew nuts soaked in water ahead of time. It takes just a few minutes to prepare and impresses your friends, if you have any of them over and share.    

Ratatouille

Ratatouille Nicoise is one of those dishes that sounds terribly sophesticated but is really a simple peasant dish, a vegetable stew, of the Provencal region of France.  Fresh onions,zucchini, garlic and herbs and olive oil make the characteristic aromas that can make your head swim and tummy rumble.  Serve it hot or cold and with … Continue reading

vegetarian cottage pie

The shepherd’s or cottage pie is something I have only read about in English storybooks.   I learned later that it was the quintessential peasant food made with leftover meat and mashed potatoes. I recently saw it being made on America’ test kitchen and it looked like it could be tasty. I decided to try … Continue reading

We are having a chili contest at the office today. What’s the vegetarian to do to have an acceptable entry?  I feel like the proverbial cat with a long tail in a room full of rocking chairs. Off to the market to find good ingredients.  Let’s make this as fresh as possible and see if … Continue reading

My five year old daughter and I seem to be on this endless quest to make the perfect spaghetti.  She prods me along by asking me to make her “noodle pasta”, whenever, yes whenever, I ask her what she would like to have for dinner.