Vegetable korma with creamy coconut, cashew and yogurt sauce is a warming, stick-to-your-ribs Indian stew – comfort food at its finest For gardeners, it’s an excellent showcase for the homegrown harvest including eggplant, beans, carrots, potatoes and tomatoes. Serve over basmati rice and if you like, scoop it up with naan.
Shishito peppers are roasted until charred then dressed with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of smoked sea salt for an earthy, sweet and salty appetizer.
Cucamelon refrigerator pickles are easy to make and can be used like any other pickle: in a relish tray, in salads, on sandwiches, etc. This vegetarian recipe requires 2 weeks curing time in the fridge and yields 4 pints of pickles (approx. sixteen 4 oz servings).
Membrillo is a rich paste made with quince, a fragrant yellow fruit in the apple and pear family. It is often served with Manchego cheese for a sweet and savory treat that works as an appetizer, snack, or dessert. This vegetarian recipe yields two 9-inch square pans.
Salsa verde is a flavorful green sauce made with fresh tomatillos; it is a popular condiment in Mexican cuisine. My recipe for Salsa Verde with Avocado results in a mild sauce (I’m a spicy food wuss), but you can adjust the heat as you see fit. We use salsa verde on just about everything; I’m fond of adding it to grilled tofu.
I grow A LOT of eggplant (which I usually call aubergine just because I like saying it), and I’m always experimenting with new ways to serve it. I was inspired to make this Roasted Eggplant Dip with Yogurt, Walnuts and Mint after tasting something similar at a Persian dinner back in the 90s; this is my personal recipe developed through trial and error over the years.
This Roasted Cauliflower Soup begins with florets that are in the oven for 40 minutes, giving them an intensified flavor and a tasty caramelized coating. This is a vegetarian recipe, and can be made dairy-free by simply omitting the milk.
With this vegetarian recipe featuring tofu, mushrooms and shiso, an herb also known as Japanese basil, you can make tasty soup in 40 minutes. It’s wonderful on its own, but you can easily build a healthy meal with a few additions such as salad, grainy bread and fruit.