Carrots with Black Sesame Seeds

27 March

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons black sesame seeds (kura goma) or use white seeds 4-5 medium carrots, about 1 pound, sliced into matchsticks 1 cup vegetable stock Sea salt to taste 2 tablespoons any nut oil, mild olive oil, or Asian sesame oil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Freshly ground white pepper to taste (optional) Directions: 1. […]

Golden Cauliflower and Rice

27 March

Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower, including tender leaves 1 teaspoon turmeric 2/3 cup jasmine, basmati, or other long grain rice 1 and 1/3 cups mild chicken broth, cold water, or vegetable stock 1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small tomato, or steeped sundried tomato, chopped Sea salt to taste Freshly ground […]

Lemony, Buttery Broccoli Amandine

27 March

Ingredients: 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets, stems peeled and cut into bite-size pieces 4 tablespoons unsalted butter ½ cup fresh lemon juice ½ cup fine dry breadcrumbs Good pinch each of: minced parsley, chives, sweet basil, oregano, and paprika 1/3 cup roasted slivered almonds Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions: 1. […]

Swedish Spring Soup

27 March

In Sweden, an egg yolk and a few tablespoons of thick cream are whisked in at the end to enrich the broth, but I prefer these delightful flavors unmasked. Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons unsalted butter or nut oil 3 carrots, coarsely grated 1 small leek, white and tender greens, trimmed, slit and rinsed, thinly sliced 2 […]

Celery Root Colcannon

20 March

Ingredients: 1¼ pounds celery root (about 1 large), peeled and cut into ½-inch pieces 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 cups thinly sliced, stemmed kale ¼ teaspoon sea salt, divided ½ cup milk or milk alternative 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon chopped parsley Directions: […]

Lemon Raspberry Muffins

20 March

Ingredients: 1 lemon ½ cup sweetener of choice 1 cup buttermilk 1/3 cup sunflower oil 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour 1 cup all-purpose or brown rice flour 1 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon sea salt 1½ cups fresh or frozen raspberries Directions: 1. Preheat […]

Root Vegetable Croustades with Sauteed Leeks

20 March

Ingredients: 1-2 leeks, cut in half lengthwise, rinsed well, then cut into thin half moons 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon honey Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper Sprigs of fresh parsley to garnish For Croustades: 9 ounces potatoes, grated 9 ounces carrots, grated 12 […]

Roasted Salt & Vinegar Radishes

20 March

Ingredients: 2 bunches radishes, with greens attached 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 tablespoon malt vinegar ¼ teaspoon flaky salt, such as Maldon Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. 2. Cut greens off radishes and trim stems. Wash and dry the greens and radishes separately. Toss the radishes with 1 tablespoon oil and […]