Category Archives: Vegetarian

Back to Basics – Radish with Miso-Mayo Dip

Back to Basics It has been quite some time since I have been able to cook or even go near food. For someone who loves food, this is an extremely difficult predicament. Months of months of being unable to shop

Back to Basics – Radish with Miso-Mayo Dip

Back to Basics It has been quite some time since I have been able to cook or even go near food. For someone who loves food, this is an extremely difficult predicament. Months of months of being unable to shop

Everyday Meals: Mushroom, Chia and Bean Sprout Gravy with Rice

      When I was growing up in Japan, I remember the endless ways in which we used to enjoy rice dishes – steamed rice with sauteed dishes on the side, furikake seasoning for rice with dried salmon, seaweed

Everyday Meals: Mushroom, Chia and Bean Sprout Gravy with Rice

      When I was growing up in Japan, I remember the endless ways in which we used to enjoy rice dishes – steamed rice with sauteed dishes on the side, furikake seasoning for rice with dried salmon, seaweed

Butternut Squash Soup with Pear, Pine Nuts and Graham Cracker Crumble

Finally, this weekend, there was a bit of sunlight. After weeks of grey weather, there was sunshine and the bitter cold faded into a milder, more bearable temperature. I knew the day would be spent outside in the park running

Butternut Squash Soup with Pear, Pine Nuts and Graham Cracker Crumble

Finally, this weekend, there was a bit of sunlight. After weeks of grey weather, there was sunshine and the bitter cold faded into a milder, more bearable temperature. I knew the day would be spent outside in the park running

Butternut Squash with Tofu and Tahini

  Back on track with butternut squash. Hard to get back into the normal swing of things after the long holidays. The days here have been gray, rainy with no spec of sunlight. January is always the hardest month for

Butternut Squash with Tofu and Tahini

  Back on track with butternut squash. Hard to get back into the normal swing of things after the long holidays. The days here have been gray, rainy with no spec of sunlight. January is always the hardest month for

Roasted Asparagus with Miso and Sesame

Have you tried to cook with miso paste?   I often forget just how wonderful miso paste is when roasted, since I often make it as a sauce for fish or meat. But when I found wonderful asparagus yesterday, I

Roasted Asparagus with Miso and Sesame

Have you tried to cook with miso paste?   I often forget just how wonderful miso paste is when roasted, since I often make it as a sauce for fish or meat. But when I found wonderful asparagus yesterday, I

Orange, Chia Seed and Mint Fruit Salad

The winters here are tough. Just when we thought Magnus’ stomach virus/flu/lung infection did its damage and moved on, lo and behold, another strain of flu that has kept him at home for the past 5 days, and we just

Orange, Chia Seed and Mint Fruit Salad

The winters here are tough. Just when we thought Magnus’ stomach virus/flu/lung infection did its damage and moved on, lo and behold, another strain of flu that has kept him at home for the past 5 days, and we just

Babyfood for Babies and Adults: Mango Puree with Ginger and Almond

  This fresh mango puree with ginger essence and almond flour is a great way to combine a fruit packed with Vitamin C with the protein, calcium, iron and DHA Omega 3 of almonds and the benefits of ginger. It

Babyfood for Babies and Adults: Mango Puree with Ginger and Almond

  This fresh mango puree with ginger essence and almond flour is a great way to combine a fruit packed with Vitamin C with the protein, calcium, iron and DHA Omega 3 of almonds and the benefits of ginger. It