Category Archives: MEATLESS RECIPES

Eggplant And Portabella Mushrooms Marsala Over Polenta

Eggplant And Portabella Mushroom Marsala Over Polenta

Here’s another meat-free dish. I was looking for a way to make a vegetarian polenta dish topped with something hearty and saucy. I came up with an eggplant-portabella mushroom stir-fry with a marsala-soy sauce. I never grew up eating polenta

Eggplant And Portabella Mushrooms Marsala Over Polenta

Eggplant And Portabella Mushroom Marsala Over Polenta

Here’s another meat-free dish. I was looking for a way to make a vegetarian polenta dish topped with something hearty and saucy. I came up with an eggplant-portabella mushroom stir-fry with a marsala-soy sauce. I never grew up eating polenta

Red Lentil Soup with Curry and Black Pepper

My relative, Silva Nakashian, made my mother and I this delicious soup when I was about 18! It was so yummy that we asked for the recipe. I’ve been making this soup ever since. It’s really quite simple. On rainy

Red Lentil Soup with Curry and Black Pepper

My relative, Silva Nakashian, made my mother and I this delicious soup when I was about 18! It was so yummy that we asked for the recipe. I’ve been making this soup ever since. It’s really quite simple. On rainy

Ratatouille – Eggplant, Zucchini, Green Pepper Stew

My family has been trying to eat more vegetarian these days, at least four times a week. There are so many versions of Ratatouille. Here is my version. I started adding a bit of vinegar at the end after my

Ratatouille – Eggplant, Zucchini, Green Pepper Stew

My family has been trying to eat more vegetarian these days, at least four times a week. There are so many versions of Ratatouille. Here is my version. I started adding a bit of vinegar at the end after my

Butternut Squash Pasta With Radicchio, Lacinato Kale, and Pine Nuts

Butternut Squash Pasta With Radicchio, Lacinato Kale, and Pine Nuts

I’ve been making versions of this pasta for years. I love the bitterness of radicchio lettuce. Lacinato kale is my favorite green. The butternut squash makes the dish more complex, and the garlicky breadcrumbs with pine nuts adds a lovely texture. This

Butternut Squash Pasta With Radicchio, Lacinato Kale, and Pine Nuts

Butternut Squash Pasta With Radicchio, Lacinato Kale, and Pine Nuts

I’ve been making versions of this pasta for years. I love the bitterness of radicchio lettuce. Lacinato kale is my favorite green. The butternut squash makes the dish more complex, and the garlicky breadcrumbs with pine nuts adds a lovely texture. This

Parsley Omelet Fritters - Ejjeh

Parsley Omelet Fritters – Ejjeh

Here is a simple and healthy recipe that I learned from my mother, who learned from her mother, and so on. We call it Ejjeh, or Egeh (I have no idea how to spell it) in the old country. To

Parsley Omelet Fritters - Ejjeh

Parsley Omelet Fritters – Ejjeh

Here is a simple and healthy recipe that I learned from my mother, who learned from her mother, and so on. We call it Ejjeh, or Egeh (I have no idea how to spell it) in the old country. To

Walnut-Honey Spread with Kaymak (Clotted Cream)

Indulgent Breakfast: Walnut-Honey Spread With Kaymak (Or Clotted Cream)

On a recent trip to Istanbul, my husband and I were fortunate to eat at the popular all-day breakfast restaurant called Van Kahvaltı Evi. Van is a city in eastern Turkey, and this place serves breakfast that is typical of

Walnut-Honey Spread with Kaymak (Clotted Cream)

Indulgent Breakfast: Walnut-Honey Spread With Kaymak (Or Clotted Cream)

On a recent trip to Istanbul, my husband and I were fortunate to eat at the popular all-day breakfast restaurant called Van Kahvaltı Evi. Van is a city in eastern Turkey, and this place serves breakfast that is typical of

Garlic, Basil, and Crushed Red pepper pasta

Garlic, Basil and Crushed Red Pepper Pasta

It really doesn’t get much simpler than this recipe. I usually have all these ingredients at home (except for maybe the basil). If I don’t want to go to the store, and I’m feeling like a simple yet tasty meal,

Garlic, Basil, and Crushed Red pepper pasta

Garlic, Basil and Crushed Red Pepper Pasta

It really doesn’t get much simpler than this recipe. I usually have all these ingredients at home (except for maybe the basil). If I don’t want to go to the store, and I’m feeling like a simple yet tasty meal,