meals

the deli sandwich

the DIY “deli” sandwich

Not to be confused with the sandwich you buy at your deli, this is the sandwich you buy with the things that you buy at your deli. It's no-cook but not quit...
the plan

thanksgiving. ponder, plan.

This is not a time for drastic change. At least not for anyone in my family. Everyone has their favourite Thanksgiving dish and they expect it to show up on...
eggplant bacon LS

eggplant bacon

Once upon a time, I stumbled across a recipe for "eggplant bacon" and it was good. ...

more tomatoes. please.

After having confited them, roasted them and scrubbed them on bread already this summer, you'd think I'd be done thinking and talking about tomatoes. Nope....
confit tomatoes

grape tomato confit

For me, this isn't a "starter" or an app, this whole thing is main-event-territory....

pan con tomate

This is about a vehicle that can support ripe tomato pulp and nectar to deliver its essence without the intrusion of skin or bread that's turned to mush. ...
go-to pesto

go-to pesto

What more is there to say? It's the straight-up classic, Genovese basil pesto that I make quite often. It freezes well. Use it in soups. Roast vegetables with it. Spread it on sandwiches, fish, meat. Of course, add it to pasta....

36 hours in new york with lulu

My friend Lulu graciously hosted me in her West Village apartment recently. We crammed all of our fun together into a little over 36 hours that looked something like this......

a week of entertaining-worthy vegan meals

I always hated when people assumed my vegetarian meals were boring, when I think it takes more creatitity to plan a meal that doesn't have meat at the centre of it....