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Is our love of nature writing bourgeois escapism?

The idealisation of the natural world is as old as the city, to the corrupting influence of which a return to pastoral life is always presented as a …

Easy Tomato Cobbler Recipe - With fresh or canned tomatoes

Oil or butter for the baking dish<br>3 pounds ripe tomatoes (8 to 10 medium), cored and cut into wedges<br>1 tablespoon cornstarch<br>Salt and freshly ground …

Deborah Madison's Cauliflower with Saffron, Pepper Flakes, Plenty of Parsley, and Pasta

<b>Deborah Madison's</b> cauliflower and pasta dish from her new cookbook <i>Vegetable Literacy</i> is a surprise of a recipe. It <i>almost</i> looks like something I'd throw together without thinking, but has a few tweaks that make it stand out from my ordinary dinners. First, Madison uses what may look like a dangerous …

Kalitsounia with Herbs

Once again Crete trapped us with its flavors and wild greens.<p>Last year we got in a restaurants some extraordinary kalitsounia with fennel (Foeniculum …

Cozy Onion Soup

“Today’s selection for a light and tasty lunch was an onion soup. I noticed I had some snacks (crackers) leftovers. The humidity did not make a good …

Sweet Potato And Spinach Cake

Sweet Potato And Spinach Cake from La Tartine Gourmande• 3 x eggs (2 oz each)<br>• 6 1/3 oz all-purpose flour<br>• 7 oz sweet potato<br>• 3.5 oz fresh spinach, cleaned<br>• 3 …

Chickpea and Saffron Pilaf with Crispy Onions - Recipe

Chickpea and Saffron Pilaf with Crispy Onions – Recipe<p>Prep Time: 30 minutes<p>Cook Time: 1 hour<p>Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and kosher<p>1 medium white …

Quick Asian-style tofu (Tofu alla Debbie) - Amuse Your Bouche

Today I’m featuring a recipe from Dani’s blog Expat Cucina (psst, she’s also featuring one of mine today here, go and check it out!). Dani grew up in …

Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad With Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette Recipe

This is the ultimate summer salad, and it's perfect for entertaining. Not only is it festive and colorful, but you can make it ahead of time—in fact, you should, because it gets better and better the longer it sits.<p><b>Read more: Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro …

Accordion Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Potatoes are an absolute must when planning for Friendsgiving (or Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner or whatever you celebrate). Not only are potatoes …

Hasselback potatoes with beetroot & pepperberry salt

When I came across some purple jester potatoes at the market I couldn’t help but grab a couple of big handfuls and think about what to do with them …

japanese vegetable pancakes

Last week was not my week in the kitchen, friends. I had great, ambitious designs on a rhubarb meringue tart that would be pink and pretty with a …

Baby Beet Tarte Tatin from 'River Cottage Veg'

This savory tarte tatin is the first recipe I bookmarked when I got my copy of <i>River Cottage Veg</i> and the dish I most anticipated cooking and eating. <b>Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's</b> take on the French dessert is the perfect example of the wonders of vegetable cookery. Beets—the candy of the vegetable …

Vegetable Biryani from 'River Cottage Veg'

Biryani is a celebratory dish of rice and curry, often featuring meat. Luckily, <b>Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's</b> vegetarian version in <i>River Cottage Veg</i> doesn't suffer from its absence. His base is a richly spiced stew of potatoes, peas, and carrots, fragrant with cardamom, ginger, cumin, cinnamon, and …

Vegetarian Thai Recipes: Pad Thai, Curries And More

Thai-inspired french fries and vegetarian "duck" salad put an interesting twist on the cuisine.<p>Thai food can be endlessly delightful, with its various noodles and curries. However, it's not always the most vegetarian-friendly cuisine, as many dishes involve chicken, beef or seafood.<p>Sure, simply …

Sugar Snap Salad

8 to 10 Servings<p>July 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds sugar snap peas, trimmed, stringed, cut in half on diagonal<p>Kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>1 tablespoon (or more) fresh lemon juice<p>1 teaspoon white wine vinegar<p>1/2 teaspoon sumac plus more for garnish<p>1 bunch radishes (about 6 …

Japanese Curry with Edamame

Zosui is a Japanese soup made with leftover cooked rice. This comforting dish is great when you want something nourishing but not too heavy. <i>...read</i> …

FoodRECIPES

Pitta bread<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>less than 10 mins<p>Serves<p>Makes 6 pitta breads<p>Dietary<p>Vegetarian<p>Freshly baked pittas are far superior to shop-bought and are amazingly simple to make. Try them stuffed with souvlaki or dipped into hummus.<p>By Paul Hollywood<p>From Paul Hollywood's Bread<p>…

spring salad with new potatoes

I think that if we’re going to continue to be grand old friends, you’re going to have to admit that you at least occasionally wish you could have …

Meatless Meatballs! Vegetarian Garlic & Mushroom Meatballs

Make The Ultimate Portobello Sandwich

It's fresh, lean, and every bit as meaty as hamburger<p>You know what's great about burgers? They're hard to screw up. The oversized fist of beef ensures that every bite coats your tongue in a warm current of fatty broth. That's probably why burgers are the quintessential food of tailgate parties, bar …

Homemade Vegan Burgers That Don't Suck Recipe

<b>Note:</b> For best texture, the veggie burgers must be cooked within thirty minutes of adding bread crumbs or they will become mushy. To prepare in advance, combine all ingredients except for crumbs and mix in the crumbs just before forming the patties and serving.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Vegan Burgers</b> …

Rosemary Thyme Pita Chips

<b>Author Notes:</b> If you are putting together some pre-dinner-party nibbles, these pita chips work well with a cheese platter that includes a young goats' milk cheese! The honey and herbs pair well with the lemon-y, citrus-y tang you often find in a young goats' milk like Selles-sur-Cher or Valençay. …

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World's Easiest Falafel and Tzatziki

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Is there a better street food than falafel? The smell of the balls frying, the cool, creamy tzatziki on a muggy New York afternoon. The idea that you are eating something good for you that's on the fried food pyramid. It's really got it all. And it even comes with its own slideshow</b> …

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Penne with Sweet Summer Vegetables, Pine Nuts, and Herbs

• 2 pints cherry tomatoes<br>• 2 ears corn, shucked and kernels cut off<br>• 2 large zucchini or summer squash, sliced in half lengthwise and then chopped into 1/2 inch thick slices<br>• 1 large red onion, chopped<br>• 2 cloves garlic, crushed<br>• 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided into 3 tbsp and 1 tbsp<br>• 8 ounces penne or farfalle …

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Lemon Shandies