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Gime shaak (Bitter greens) with potatoes

An integral part of the five course Bengali meal is the ‘Teto’ or bitter dish that one starts the meal with. Usually served in small portions in one corner of your plate, the teto is meant to cleanse your palate and make everything that follows taste a notch above the usual. 353 more words


KATE FORSYTH: Notebooks for her novel BITTER GREENS

SPOTLIGHT: My notebooks for my novel BITTER GREENS.

Earlier this week Kate Forsyth shared some original pages from her notebooks for Bitter Greens. She’s an amazing author and a real inspiration to new writers so I just had to share what I think is something great from one of my favourite writers.


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Meatless Monday - Spicy Tofu with Sauteed Greens

Calling all tofu lovers! This one is for you… Even if you’re not a big fan of tofu, this might change your mind. The tofu is crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside, nestling in a bed of gingery greens and topped with a spicy Asian chili sauce. 1,085 more words

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Sweet & Roasted Late-Winter Salad with Everyday Dressing (Vegan/GF)

Even with only a few ingredients, there’s an incredible variety of both tastes and textures in this salad – crisp and sweet persimmon, soft and buttery acorn squash, hearty chickpeas, with both tender and bitter greens.  265 more words


The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth

These days I can’t help but worry that people won’t always appreciate literature as they should – that everyone will have a Kindle and no one will have any books – that children will only want to read if it’s on a screen – that people will forget the classics and anything that isn’t new or award winning. 753 more words


Review: Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth

Bitter Greens was everything I’d wished for in a fairy tale: engrossing, dazzling, and truly magical. Beneath the grit and drama of this Rapunzel retelling for adults lay hints of that same fairy tale I loved as a child. 779 more words


BITTER GREENS with pasta and caramelized onions

Who else has been stumped with what to do with the BITTER GREENS in our CSA box? I admit, I had “to google it” and read this: “Bitter Greens: mixed green leaves of a variety of salad vegetables with a bitter taste, such as kale, mustard, collard, endive, chicory, or spinach.” 380 more words