Category Archives: Vegetarian

Cross-Cultural Flavors

One of the activities I love best is matching unusual combinations of food and wine across different countries and cultures.  I love it when it works well. Such was the case with my lunch this afternoon.  The components were: Leftover … Continue reading

Posted in Almost-Vegan, Food, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

Friday Night Pasta

I spent a very frustrating day Friday, during which I was wrestling unsuccessfully with the idiosyncrasies of iTunes on my Mac — attempting to transfer a Playlist and the accompanying 290 songs to my new iPhone.  By 7:00 PM I … Continue reading

Posted in Almost-Vegan, Food, Friends, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

Inventing New Pasta Dishes

This has been an interesting food month so far.  We still are getting late summer vegetables from Small Farm, including excellent tomatoes and corn.  It’s also a time I go exploring in the city for wine, cheese, bread, fresh pasta, … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Vegetarian, Wine | 1 Comment

Farmers Markets, Whole Grain Rye Levain, Bulgarian Cheese, and Italian Wine

Two weekends ago I was able to delight in fresh vegetables from nearby sustainable farms, bake some fresh breads, and drink favorite wines from Italy.  What could be better than that? Here is some of my haul from the farmers: … Continue reading

Posted in Almost-Vegan, Food, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

Short, Sweet, and Delicious…

That describes tonight’s post.  Barbara was inspired and made what is probably the best meal of the summer tonight, a Layered Vegetable Casserole.  I held myself back after only 3 servings (not wanting to overdo it…). Here’s her hand-written recipe.  … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Vegetarian, Wine | 1 Comment

Soufico

Ever since I read two articles about the longevity and healthy eating on the Greek isle of Ikaria, I have been attracted to their style of life and food.  Over the last six years, I’ve made several of those vegetarian … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Greek food, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment

NYC Trip – June 2018

If you’ve been reading this blog for awhile, you will know that I make short pilgrimages to NYC a couple of times each year for FFW — i.e. Friends, Food, and Wine.  This year is unusual, in that my previous … Continue reading

Posted in Almost-Vegan, Food, Friends, Vegetarian, Wine | Leave a comment