Mains

Brown Rice Pilaf
Mains

Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf

 

  Vegetable Brown Rice Pilaf is a fast and aromatic one-pot wonder full delicious vegetables and fluffy rice, infused with saffron. An absolute delight for those busy weekday dinners. Weekdays start energetically and by Wednesday, everything becomes extremely tiring. This week especially has been extremely trying, with me getting the flu […]

Biryani
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Kale Curry Biryani, stuffed and roasted in a Pumpkin

 

 Kale Curry Biryani is a stunning Thanksgiving vegetarian centerpiece using all the bounty of fall, presented roasted in a sugar pumpkin. Being a vegetarian always presents a challenge during Thanksgiving. I wanted to create a beautiful main course, that shines above the other scrumptious dishes that laden the table. Thanksgiving […]

Quinoa-Potato Burger Patties
Mains

Fresh Herb Quinoa-Potato Burger Patties

 

 Fresh Herb Quinoa-Potato Burger Patties are succulent, protein-rich patties, stuffed with fresh herbs, rolled in breadcrumbs, and finally shallow fried to perfection to satisfy even a meat-eater. Restaurants have been offering “Veggie Burgers” since the beginning of the 21st century. From “falafels” in Middle Eastern cuisine to  “vadas (vada pav)” in India, […]

Mint Linguine with Lemon-Leek Sauce
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Mint Linguine with Lemon-Leek Sauce

 

 Mint Linguine with Lemon-Leek Sauce – A light pasta in a bright, creamy lemon-flavored leek sauce with a hint of mint and touch of heat. Leeks are in season and will continue through fall and winter. I love them with their mild onion taste and creaminess. I like making this as […]