Category Archives: Vegan

How to Peel a Plum Tomato

Often in my cooking, I find it convenient to use 1 or 2 plum tomatoes in a dish I am making. Examples would include adding them to a pasta dish with vegetables or seafood, dicing them into a small salad, … Continue reading

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Winter Salad with Radicchio and Cauliflower

One of the blogs I follow is Our Italian Table. I love their motto, along with their recipes. As you may already know, radicchio is one of my favorite ingredients, so when my wife made a supper featuring chicken (which … Continue reading

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Tourlou

As the summer drew to a close with the warm days we had in November, it seemed appropriate to have one more of the wonderful baked vegetable dishes we enjoy with nature’s bounty. This one is called “Tourlou”, and it … Continue reading

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Broccoli Rabe with Matzo Balls

When it comes to ethnicity, food, and wine, I encourage vigorous interactions. They usually produce results that are unorthodox, exciting, and very successful. Such was the case with my lunch today. Our local farmers produce excellent vegetables, including greens of … Continue reading

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#21 – Moroccan Eggplant and Olive Tagine

I bought my first computer in 1995, for the explicit purpose of scanning recipes from food magazines I had saved. I knew computers were available earlier, but I needed two accessories in addition to accomplish my goal: (1) a high-quality … Continue reading

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Salad of Chioggia Beets, Daikon Radish, and Sorrel

One of the joys of being in New England during the last 10 years had been the explosion of high quality, local farmers who are providing fresh fruits and vegetables to passionate cooks like us. This month I’ve written a … Continue reading

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Raving About Radicchio

I have always loved bitter greens, and most of all, Radicchio di Treviso. One of my best meals in March was a salad made with Tuna Fish, Radicchio, and Cannellini Beans. Thinly-sliced Castelfranco Radicchio and chopped Gaeta olives were all … Continue reading

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Cianfotta

Back to Italy again, this time to Campania. The dish is Cianfotta, a vegetable stew, originating in Naples and vicinity. While it would normally be made in late summer with fresh vegetables from the region, we have the luxury these … Continue reading

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Tonarelli

This relatively obscure pasta shape is becoming my favorite fresh pasta. What is unique about it is that, when I roll out the sheet of pasta, I don’t roll it anywhere near as thin as I do with other shapes. … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Paella

So far, January has been a marvelous month for cooking. One of the best dishes was inspired by the food blog, Lemons + Anchovies. It was a vegetarian paella dish, and it called for all of the ingredients I had … Continue reading

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