Category Archives: Mushrooms

Stuffed Eggplant/Aubergine: Farro, Mushroom, Shallot, Celery, with Shawarma Yogurt Topping

Contains:  Nightshades, dairy or coconut.  Is: Vegetarian, can easily be made vegan / dairy-free. By the way:  Eggplant = Aubergine; Yogurt = Yoghurt. For the yogurt topping, you can use low or full fat dairy, or use coconut yogurt – … Continue reading

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Lengua (Tongue) in Mushroom Sauce, Filipino-Inspired

Contains:  Offal, dairy.  The inspiration recipe for this one is Filipino-based, and is a Lengua in Mushroom Sauce.  Although I doubt it is traditional in the Philippines to use canned condensed mushroom soup – but just as everywhere, people do … Continue reading

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Eggplant (Aubergine) Breakfast Fritters with Shawarma Seasoning

Contains:  Egg, wheat/gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.   There are a number of eggplant/aubergine recipes on this site, so I had to sleuth around to find something a bit different.  I got some ideas, but made this into my … Continue reading

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Coturnix a la Española: Adaptation of a Spanish-Style Quail Recipe, circa 1898

Contains: Gluten/wheat, eggs. Is: Probably extremely “retro”. You can use gluten-free bread  for the breadcrumbs, if desired. A 19th-century recipe from California for Codornices a la española (Spanish-style quail) was prepared by stuffing quails with a mixture of mushroom, green onion, parsley, butter, lemon … Continue reading

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Almond-Breaded Tapenade-Stuffed Trout, with a Mushroom Sauce

Contains:  Seafood (fish), tree nuts (almonds).  Is:  Gluten-free, nightshade-free, paleo. This recipe is inspired by Jacques Pépin, from his book, Poulets & Légumes:  My Favorite Chicken and Vegetable Recipes.  Although he stuffed chicken breasts, I used trout.  So, to be … Continue reading

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Chinese Stir-Fried Chicken Hearts with Shiitake and Vegetables (Chicken Thigh Option)

Contains:  Offal, nightshades, legumes (soy), a small amount of alcohol.  Is:  Quick and Easy, can be made gluten-free, paleo. You can add in gizzards and even liver to this should you care to.  (Personally, I’d go for gizzards, chopped up, … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Bengali Inspired Bitter Melon Dish (with Panch Phoron)

Contains:  Nightshades, legumes, dairy.  Is:  Vegetarian, gluten-free.   I snagged a bitter melon on my last venture to Connecticut, where I picked up a healthy-looking bitter melon.  This vegetable really does live up to its name – very, very bitter.  But … Continue reading

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Stuffed Mushrooms with Crab, Spinach, Cream Cheese

Contains:  Dairy, seafood, nightshades.  Is:  An appetizer, gluten-free, primal, keto.   I attended a culinary gathering on May 30th – our main focus is learning new techniques and developing skills, but this one was a more simple one, largely to get … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Focaccia “Pizza” with Mushrooms

Contains:  Dairy, gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick & easy. This is a quick and easy recipe, and not meant to be considered genuine continental Italian, but something to make on a busy workday evening, or the like.  I used a … Continue reading

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Taiwanese Pork Rice Bowl: Lu Rou Fan

Contains:  Alcohol, soy (potential of gluten), added sugar.  Is:  Taiwanese.  Taiwan is another nation that celebrates the Asian Lunar New Year.  (As mentioned before, I’m posting recipes this month from east and southeast Asian cultures.  Yes, I am running out … Continue reading

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