While we all know that we can use different fruits and veggies to cook, those aren't the only plants we can eat. There are several other types of plants and even flowers that we can use for cooking. Many of these are delicious if cooked the right way and also offer great health benefits. But just what types of plants and flowers should you look to include in future dishes you prepare?
Smoothie-making tips as well as suggested ingredients for smoothies.
Marinade is one of the most flexible recipes there is, because there is no set recipe: just combine a few liquids with herbs and spices, you don't even really need to measure.
Flaxseeds are very nutritious but very sensitive. They're great for baking and putting on top of warm foods, but should never be subjected to high heat like frying. Here are some easy and delicious ways to incorporate them into your diet.
Cheese plates can be simple or elaborate, with dozens of different cheeses or just a few. There's no one right way to make a vegan cheese plate, but these guidelines can help you put together a cheese plate you and your guests will never forget.
Vegetable stock can be used to replace the meat stock or water in just about any recipe. It adds a hint of flavor and extra nutrition to soups, risotto, and more. This very basic recipe is really just a guideline - there is no right or wrong recipe for vegetable stock. You can add just about anything.
In September 2009, I spent three weeks studying vegetarian cooking in Italy. Here are my detailed reviews.
Key to the abbreviations and metric conversions for English volumes, weights, and temperatures used throughout this site.