Who says a formal all vegetarian lunch cannot be elegant and completely sophisticated? This is the lunch menu that Obama and his retinue were treated to when they visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi in India in January 2015. Completely elegant, healthy and delicious. Wonder what the President and First Lady thought of their lunch, and … Continue reading
Everything In Moderation…
Once again, here I am back on my soapbox! Balance, Baby Balance!!! I do feel strongly about a balanced diet. everything in moderation is fine for us, without going overboard on carbs, sugar, fats or any one food group. In an article in the New York Times titled “12 Tips For A Longer Life” Dan … Continue reading
ChefSpeak: Yotam Ottolenghi
Called the philosopher chef by The New Yorker, Yotam Ottolenghi needs little or no introduction. His recipes are clean, crisp and simple to put together. Just a read through of his books would make anyones mouth water and even the laziest cook would jump up and head straight to the kitchen. Inspiring, truly! He has … Continue reading
Viva This Vegetable Roulade!!!
This one is for those who think that making an elegant vegetarian dish is very hard…. I was at a gala recently, a massive one with Hollywood actors and politicians and michelin starred chefs who had 3 appetizers they were preparing, all of which had meat! The dinner option at all ofthese Galas ends up … Continue reading
10 Reasons To Go Veggie
This article in The Independent lists 9 great reasons to go vegetarian… Health reasons, yes, many of us know about that. However, I had no clue that vegetarians could pay a lower premium with certain life insurance providers. A great read for all, even if you are already vegan/vegetarian. There is a 10th reason, that … Continue reading
French Cuisine Sans Meat!!
Really!!! The Telegraph reports that Chef Alain Ducasse, one who has several Michelin stars to his name, has decided to keep meat out of his menu. France may be the land of steak frites and boeuf bourgignon, but the Gallic superchef with myriad Michelin stars to his name has decided to keep “viande” out of … Continue reading
The Best Thirst Quencher In The World!
During my recent visit to India, to the southern beach city of Chennai, I resorted to one of my first loves to keep me cool and hydrated. Chennai is one of the most humid cities ever, and with all the perspiration and potential for dehydration, the best medicine and a wonderful treat is fresh coconut … Continue reading
What do you do when you have some fabulous vine ripe tomatoes, wonderful vegetarian Mozzarella, and a big bunch of garlicscapes? Those of you who are farmers market groupies like me, probably already know what garlicscapes are. For those of you who don’t here goes — The scapes are the flower stems that garlic plants … Continue reading
21 Best Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurants In America
This list of 21 vegetarian/vegan restaurants all over America from Thrillist is wonderful. Some fabulous names on here, ones that I have always wanted to visit. Veggie Galaxy in Cambridge, MA is by far one of the finest vegetarian diners I have been to. Red Lentil in a suburb of Boston is another fabulous restaurant. … Continue reading
If there has been any one article I have throughly enjoyed testing and writing it was this one for the Washington Post dated July 11 2014 titled 3 Gazpachos, 1 Cool Summer Option. More importantly I am completely excited about the food stylists and the fabulous photos that they came up with. An ice bowl with … Continue reading