There’s an Indian grocery store at the end of our leafy, beautiful block and shortly after we moved in and took our first walk around the store my husband and I were excited about getting more familiar with Indian ingredients and cooking. On this gorgeous blue skied, crisp golden FridayRead More →

This is a vegan site so it seems redundant to call this “vegan” Shepherd’s Pie, but I just can’t help myself!  I love presenting veganised versions of recipes that are often traditionally based on animal derived ingredients and sharing how a fully plant based version can not only be doneRead More →

Mushroom Walnut Pesto Tart Yesterday I made this Mushroom Walnut-Pesto Tart using the recipe from the Oh She Glows Cookbook. I love making savory tarts and will definitely be experimenting with more in the future! *used white instead of red onions based on what we had in kitchen and addedRead More →

Since I’ve become vegan, my husband has become pretty savvy at making plant based versions of all sorts of dishes.  We both love time in the kitchen so I recently suggested that we spend even more time on kitchen and recipe adventures together and especially me documenting dishes he makesRead More →

Earlier this past week I was at the Swedish Consulate in New York City and picked up The Swedish Kitchen by Liselotte Forslin, published by Svenska Institutet. As I settled in for a relaxing evening with my family yesterday I thumbed through the pages and had to take a greatRead More →

I bought this local, organic garlic at the Farmer’s Market yesterday and was very excited to work with it for Friday Feast today. Each bulb has about 4-5 succulent, huge crisp cloves.  I peeled them yesterday and kept going back to the bowl just to get a whiff of thatRead More →

I always enjoy making food that will satisfy fellow vegan friends. As a kitchen activist I also quietly thrill at the prospect of consistently impressing and wooing my meat eating family members, friends & acquaintances with plant based meals & spreads that even they’re surprised they like so much, returningRead More →

   Above: Taco with BBQ tofu filling, red leaf lettuce & homemade salsa on a warmed corn tortilla Friday Feast is a concept that has been on my mind for years. When you hear me describe it you may think, well that sounds just like a family dinner.  It is,Read More →