Category Archives: Vegan

Korean Gaji-Namul (Eggplant)

One of my favorite veggies (technically, it’s a fruit) is the eggplant, especially the low-muss, low-fuss Asian variety where the skin is thin and very edible.  Known as the aubergine if you speak the Queen’s English, this plant is in … Continue reading

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A Dijon Viniagrette Salad Dressing

This recipe is simple: Juice of 1/2 lemon Add rice vinegar to make 50 mL / 1.7 fluid ounces total volume atop the lemon juice (I used one of those Ball half-pint canning jars, and just added everything directly to that. … Continue reading

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Rare Fruits

On a whim last time in my grocery, I nailed three fruits I’d never tried before.  They are all obscure in North America, and so hence are not local, but I figure I’d give them a try. They are:  Dragonfruit, … Continue reading

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Catalina on My Mind (Artichokes with Catalina-like Dressing)

Okay, forget meatloaf, and mac and cheese, and chicken pot pies.  Those are other people’s comfort foods — although there was always something about the texture of that pie crust of a chicken pot pie,  when it met the starchy … Continue reading

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Salad for Breakfast? Featuring: Tangelo.

Tangelo, Red Cabbage, Onion, Avocado The tangelo, in case you never heard of one, is allegedly a cross between a tangerine and a grapefruit.  From the name, I am wondering if this is really a cross between tangerine and pomello, … Continue reading

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Roasted Cabbage and Fennel

I’ve long been a fan of roasted veggies.  Rub a little olive oil on them, stick them in the oven at high heat, with whatever seasonings strike your fancy, and remove and eat. This one turned out quite tasty, and … Continue reading

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Baba Ghanoush

When life gives you eggplant… make Baba Ghanoush! I did grow (one) of my own, and that was great, but it was only one.  Saturday I went to the Farmer’s Market, and one vendor was having a fire sale (er, … Continue reading

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