Vegetarian recipes and info

Roasted Red Peppers

Roasted red peppersThis is my lazy version of roasted peppers – I’ve found that the "stick them in a paper back and peel off the skin" method isn’t worth the extra effort.

Coconut Rice

Coconut riceSimply cooking rice in coconut milk instead of water adds a whole new dimension of flavor. Since coconut is a tropical fruit, coconut rice is traditional to southern Indian, southeast Asian, and Latin American cuisines.

Potato-Olive Cakes

Potato olive cakesServe these golden-brown cakes hot with a contrasting cool garnish.

White Bean and Tomato Soup

Tomato white bean soupThis white bean and tomato soup flavored with sage and thyme is an elegant alternative to minestrone.

Gourmet Home Fries

Gourmet Home FriesBreakfast favorite home fries are even tastier when dressed up with leeks and red peppers.

How to Press Tofu

How to press tofuFirm and extra firm tofu are packed in water for freshness, but when you use tofu, you want to get as much liquid out as possible so that your marinade or sauce can be absorbed instead.

Quinoa Risotto

Quinoa risottoInstead of simply boiling quinoa, take a few extra minutes to make “quinoasotto” – it’s a fluffier, tastier side dish.

Cashew Milk

Cashew milkLiquified cashews are a perfect substitute for milk in just about any soup, sauce, or baked goods.

Spinach Ricotta Filling

Spinach ricotta fillingCreamy, spinachy, ricotta-y filling for crêpes, manicotti, or lasagna.

Minestrone Soup

Minestrone soupThis classic Italian soup is always vegetarian, and if you leave off the parmesan cheese it’s vegan.

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