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lazy basil eggplant sformato

I remember being on a plane a long time ago, probably on my way to a conference or other project abroad. The gentlemen on my left side was flying somewhere to embark on a trip on the Trans-Siberian Railway, the legendary train line which is connecting Moscow with Vladivostok since 1916. 868 more words


Middle Eastern Rainbow Chard Pie

It is more “Scottish monsoon” than “flaming June” around here so you will forgive me, I hope, for ignoring salads and plumping for pie. A summer-into-fall (!) luscious chard, portabello mushroom and broccoli pie, studded with nuggets of feta, buttery pine nuts and magical za’atar. 917 more words

Healthy Recipe

Cool and Spice Cauliflower Rice Tabbouleh Bowl - for when it's too hot to cook

Use your blender and one simple trick to zap whole cauliflower into perfect “rice” for this throw together summer tabbouleh bowl.  Add in harissa chickpeas, pre-cooked quinoa, herbs, veggies and a creamy feta and herb dressing for a cool but slightly spicy lunch or supper. 915 more words


How to Make Eggplant Pancakes with Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Soft savory pancakes of roasted aubergine, caramelized onions and summer herbs, barely held together with a whisper of flour and eggs, and served with a smear of sweet red pepper sauce. 1,296 more words

Healthy Recipe

Low-Carb Summer Ramen Zoodle Salad (Hiyasa Chuka)

On hot days cool noodle dishes are just the thing to satisfy a yearning for something nutritious, colorful and easy. This low-carb, ramen noodle-style salad ticks all of the taste boxes: spiralized vegetables, thinly sliced omelette, colorful crunchy add-ins and zesty Japanese dressing. 796 more words


Heirloom Beauty: Beluga Lentils

Archeological studies have shown that lentils are one of the earliest cultivated crops, believed to have been used by homo sapiens as far back as 9,500 to possibly 13,000 years ago. 562 more words


From Side Dish To Main Course

Orecchiette, fiddleheads & asparagus

with artichokes, chick peas, feta, basil, chives, and lemon 

Turning a side dish into a main course is as simple as adding a cooked grain. 235 more words