Category Archives: Vegetarian

Delicious Vegetable Combo — Step-by-Step

As a vegan/vegetarian, I sometimes think that all I need is high quality fresh vegetables, olive oil, salt and pepper, and a good sauté pan.  Plus bread and wine. The other night, it was late and I wanted to do … Continue reading

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Risotto con Fagioli for Lunch

I returned from the island with half a package of dried cannellini beans, so I decided to cook them on Saturday.  It was a sizeable amount, perhaps 300 gm, so I decided to do an experiment.  Most of the time … Continue reading

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Greek-Style Baked Vegetables

Returning from the island on Friday, I stopped to re-stock the refrigerator and planned to cook on Saturday night for myself.   Having purchased the usual favorite Mediterranean vegetables, I decided on one of the Greek-style baked vegetable dishes I like … Continue reading

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Overnight White Bread

Two weeks ago I decided to make bread again, but I was too lazy for my usual routine of making a levain, proofing the loaves overnight in the refrigerator, and baking the next day.  That’s normally a nearly two-day production.  … Continue reading

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Zuppa di Ceci in the Style of Campania or Puglia

Last night I was eager to use more of the organic Italian chickpeas which I had cooked the day before.  I also needed to use some Yukon potatoes and the organic collard greens leftover from the day before.  The result … Continue reading

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East Meets West, in the Pasta Bowl

If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile, you will know that I have great admiration for the culture, food and wine of countries I love.  And my cooking tends to respect those traditions pretty closely.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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June Dinner for Friends

Friday night I went into Boston for a late visit to Eataly.  I’ve been looking forward to visiting the store again.  They have excellent fresh produce and fish, and a superb array of specialties in jars and pasta in packages.  … Continue reading

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