Risotto isn't difficult to make, though it does require a lot of standing at the stove, stirring away. The end result, however, is delicious and a wonderful comfort food.
This classic Italian soup is always vegan.
You probably know that oysters are an aphrodisiac, but as a vegetarian, that doesn't do you much good. Here are some vegetarian aphrodisiacs to consider for Valentine's day or some other occasion for a romantic meal.
Kalamata olives and feta cheese really spice up this otherwise simple salad.
A deliciously smooth, raw soup.
This barley soup recipe from Sicily is a perfect vegan alternative to chicken soup when you're feeling under the weather.
Try this quick and easy gravy on Salisbury seitan and mashed potatoes.
Stuffing doesn't have to be cooked inside a turkey - this veg*n bread stuffing with apples and walnuts is delicious baked as a casserole.
Eggplant layered with tomato sauce and topped with saffron custard makes an elegant and delicious main course.
I eat bread with nearly every meal, especially soup, salad, and pasta (obviously I'm not a low-carb diet fan). Plain French or Italian bread is wonderful, but nice hot garlic bread can be a real treat.