Friday, August 22, 2008

stewed daikon & beet greens

Stewed daikon with scallions, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, and cilantro, from Madhur Jaffrey's World Vegetarian bookbook.
Improvised beet greens (free from the farmers market) with sweet hoisin sauce.

Monday, August 18, 2008

Senegalese vegetable stew with "fish" balls

A veggie adaptation of tart vegetable stew with fish balls, from the sultry Seductions of Rice cookbook. Fishballs made of tempeh, parsley, scallion, garlic, cayenne, and salt. Stew packed with daikon, carrots, tomatoes, cabbage, and onions, in a vinegar, tamarind, garlic, and chili sauce.

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Soup

A comforting blend of creamy roasted butternut squash and nutty chickpeas. View the recipe here.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Lebanese artichokes, eggplants & green beans

Adrichawki: artichoke hearts tossed with garlic, scallions, cilantro, tomatoes, and olive oil

Makdous: spicy baby eggplant filled with walnuts, garlic, herbs, lemon, and pomegranates

Lubieh Bel Zeit: green beans simmered in tomatoes, garlic cloves, and spices

All from Lebanese Taverna in Baltimore.

Saturday, August 09, 2008


Jallab: A Middle Eastern drink made from dates, raisins, and rose water, with floating pine nuts. Super sweet and refreshing! From Lebanese Taverna in Baltimore.

Monday, August 04, 2008