It seems common that when someone converts to vegetarianism or veganism, one of the initial responses is to try “replacement” products such as Tofurky or “sausages” made from wheat gluten. … Read More
Inspiration is where you find it. I make no secret of my love for food-centric media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Netflix, Amazon Prime, magazines and books feed my habit. If it … Read More
I haven’t met anyone who doesn’t like samosas. That spiced potato filled pocket of goodness that seems to be a requirement at every Indian meal I’ve eaten. I love the … Read More
I love beets, whether in a salad or simply roasted or in the classic combination of beets with orange and red onion.
Today I’m riffing on the flavors of the … Read More
Well, that didn’t take long. A couple vegan Instagram posts, a Facebook post, maybe a tweet. Two messages in the last 24 hours.
Have you gone vegetarian?
The answer? … Read More
Savory Oatmeal, golden hued and topped with a delicious variety of plan based foods. This vegan dish is sure to please!
March can be a cruel month in the Chicago area. There is the potential for balmy days with zephyr’s teasing promise of summer, or it can be cold and raw, … Read More
It’s citrus season and more than the usual suspects are showing up in the market. I try to eat local as much as I can but without a large garden … Read More
My seat in the corner provided a clear view of the dishes and bowls as they came out of the kitchen to be finished by a team of intently focused … Read More
Gastronomic Gardener 2010-2022