General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms

General Tso Cauliflower & Mushrooms

General Tso Chicken is a popular dish on Chinese restaurant buffets and take out menus. By the way General Tso chicken, is an American invention. They don’t eat this stuff in China. Personally, I’m not a fan. I find that the texture is often dry and chewy, and the sauce cloyingly sweet. But in thatRead more

Cajun Red Beans and Rice – Rice and Beans Recipe

Cajun Red Beans & Rice

The combination of beans and rice, or, of any pulse with any grain, is a common practice all over the world, has been for centuries, and with good reason. Both grains, and beans, in all of their varieties, are staple foods that sustain many people still. Together, they taste good, keep well, are inexpensive, and pack maximum nutrition.Read more

Beet Salad with Grapefruit, Blue Cheese & Walnuts

Beet Salad with Grapefruit & Blue Cheese

A Beet Salad is delicious anytime, but especially nice at this time of year when citrus fruits are in season. In this salad, I combined sweet roasted beets and tart grapefruit. Toasty walnuts and blue cheese are perfect complements. This beet salad is perfect for packed lunches, and a lovely starter for a wintery roastRead more

Jackfruit Curry – Vegetarian Curry Recipe

Jackfruit Curry

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I first tasted Jackfruit on a trip to Maui, Hawaii. When we visit Maui, we shop at a favorite market for fresh produce, where we love discovering new local treats. The lovely family who operate the market are really helpful, explaining what things are and even cutting and offering us tastes, along with advise onRead more

Mediterranean Buckwheat Salad

Mediterranean Buckwheat Salad

I’m finishing up my series on ancient grains with buckwheat. Buckwheat, because of its name, is sometimes confusing to people. It isn’t actually a grain. In fact, there’s no relation to wheat at all. It’s really a seed, and the plant is a relative of rhubarb. However, it is very similar to a grain, so it usually gets included inRead more