Archive for the ‘Vegetarian’ Category
I’m becoming queen of the salads, huh? In my defense, after a filling brunch at Cafe Mogador on Saturday, I wanted to balance all that halumi cheese with something light and summery for my dinner at home. While flipping through my binder of recipe tear sheets, I saw this one from Health magazine for an [...]
Another day, another salad. I chalk it up to an indulgent weekend in the Catskills that consisted of chocolate chip pancakes, S’mores and Milano cookies. I must balance, I told myself. And so, I came up with a riff on Mark Bittman’s heirloom tomato and hard-boiled egg salad from his giant cookbook How To Cook [...]
I’ve pretended to like salads for far too long. I’m sorry, but there’s something about tasteless greens topped with raw veggies that has me reaching for a baguette two hours later. (Yeah, the whole baguette, not just a slice.) But what’s this? A salad recipe? Let me explain.
Someday I should photograph my recipe binder. There are magazine cut-outs, computer print-outs, Whole Foods fliers and cardboard pieces torn from boxes. Inside the binder was the recipe for these corn fritters, a dish I’ve been wanting to make for what seemed like eons. Knowing I had some leftover frozen corn kernels occupying my freezer [...]
Last year I went to the Natural Gourmet Institute’s Friday night dinner for my birthday, and it was such a great experience, that I knew my friend Avni would love it for her birthday, which is just a few weeks before mine. Unlike me, she’s strict vegetarian, but like me, she appreciates the value of [...]
Before I headed out to Austin, I got to celebrate my actual birthday at a restaurant I had been dying to go to: Jehangir Mehta’s Mehtaphor in Tribeca. You may know his name from the teeny-tiny Indian fusion restaurant, Graffiti, in the East Village, but at Mehatphor, he brings a similar flavor palette to a [...]