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GENTLE LENTILS + BASIL IS THE BOMBE SAUCE

POSTED ON February 5, 2017

Posted in cookbook, pantry, Soup

GENTLE LENTILS + BASIL IS THE BOMBE SAUCE

 

The reason this title doesn’t seem like something I would name one of my recipes is because it isn’t mine—I’m celebrating the release of a friend’s book: The Perfect Blend: 100 Blender Recipes to Energize and Revitalize by Tess Masters. The book sounds as if it would be full of smoothies [...] continue reading ->

Sorrel humus for everyone down under plus other dips I love!

POSTED ON September 9, 2015

Posted in appetizer, Gluten free, Side Dishes, Snacks

Sorrel humus for everyone down under plus other dips I love!

Finally, I’m posting a recipe that suits the change of season in the Southern hemisphere! I hope everyone there is enjoying the very first signs of spring. If you’re heading into fall you could tuck this away until next year or scroll down for more dips I love.

When I first read the title [...] continue reading ->

Warm citrus barley drink with turmeric (and book launch invite!)

POSTED ON October 15, 2014

Posted in drinks

Warm citrus barley drink with turmeric (and book launch invite!)

While we were speaking recently, my mother shared a recipe for a drink she’s been making back in Australia —warm barley water with ginger, turmeric and citrus.  Based on the barley water she made in a Chinese clay pot when we were kids, It sounded immediately appealing and perfect for my on again, off [...] continue reading ->

Summer squash salad with radishes, Manchego, and lemon vinaigrette

POSTED ON August 3, 2014

Posted in Gluten free, Salads

Summer squash salad with radishes, Manchego, and lemon vinaigrette

A few weeks ago I came home to find a package containing the new book by Gabrielle Langholtz called The New Green Market Cookbook: Recipes and Tips From Today’s Finest Chefs & The Stories Behind The Farms That Inspire Them (Da Capo Press). Flicking through the pages was similar to leafing through a photo album [...] continue reading ->

Kohlrabi mustard green salad with aged sheep cheese

POSTED ON November 26, 2013

Posted in Gluten free, Salads

Kohlrabi mustard green salad with aged sheep cheese

If you’re looking for a refreshing salad to add brightness to your Thanksgiving meal, this one will work perfectly. It has a lively, bitter bite from the mustard and watercress, lots of crisp, juicy texture from shaved kohlrabi and a touch of sweet from the apple.

I usually don’t go for fruit in savory salads, [...] continue reading ->

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