Garlic Confit

Garlic Confit There is nothing finer or more mellow tasting than roasted garlic. And it’s so easy, why not try it? Ingredients: 3-4 heads of fresh garlic, cut in half through the center, not stem to end Extra virgin olive oil A good-sized bunch of fresh thyme (lemon thyme is delicious) About 20 whole black …

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Cilantro Mint Pesto

Cilantro Mint Pesto Another recipe from my buddy, Cathi Dicocco, this Cilantro Mint Pesto is light and delicious, with a little hint of heat from the jalapeño and brightness from the fresh lemon. There is no need to add oil, however you may if you wish. I love this as a light summer pasta dish. …

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Texture Tips

Texture Tips One of the most important elements people seek in food, especially vegetarian food is texture. From the moment we begin eating solid food, texture plays an extremely important role in our diets and our palates. Taste is equally important, but how food “feels” remains an issue for many. Consequently, tofu, beans, and other …

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Pesto Unlimited

Pesto Unlimited Pesto brings to mind large handfuls of fresh basil, olive oil, and nuts and, while this is the most common way people think of it, lots of other vegetables and leafy herbs can be turned into a pesto, which simply means “paste.” Last night I made a broccoli pesto, but I have also …

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Vegetarian Island Dining

For a vegetarian, one of the major challenges of vacationing is dining out, and of course where you go in your travels can make all the difference. Recently my journeys took me to Grand Cayman Island in the Caribbean, south of Cuba. My prior experience of island dining was less than impressive. However, this experience …

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