I like it Raw – raw cabbages salad

It is beautiful in Philadelphia, sunny, breezy, early-summery and also sometimes hot and humid. The vegetables are overflowing the raised beds and tumbling out of the CSA box and my fridge is packed. And I’m loving every minute of it. But I need to eat a lot of vegetables to keep up, and lately I just haven’t really felt like curries or stirfry or braises … Continue reading I like it Raw – raw cabbages salad

Tempeh sandwich with sprouts and avocado

It started at as a tempeh BLT, but I couldn’t find any decent tomatoes (no surprise). And then I didn’t have any lettuce, but I did have some lovely sprouts, and a perfectly ripe avocado. And a whole wheat english muffin and some olive oil mayonnaise. So I marinated the tempeh in some “smoky” sauce with a dash of whisky, soy, garlic and steak sauce, … Continue reading Tempeh sandwich with sprouts and avocado

Guatemalan brunch and plantain recipe

My parents were in town and I had a ten mile walk along the Kelly Drive planned to celebrate the sunny afternoon and the blooming cherry blossoms. What better way to fill our bellies – high protien style, than with a Guatemalan brunch. Pictured above, eggs fried in plenty of olive oil, warm corn tortillas, fried sweet plantains, black refried beans (brought home in a … Continue reading Guatemalan brunch and plantain recipe