roasted baby heirlooms, polenta, fried marrinated zucchini, braised seitan

Sometimes simple is best. This may look like a complicated meal, but if you start everything at once, it will all come together quickly. A simple polenta with a dash of cream, butter and local parmesan. Onions, slow carmelized in butter while the baby tomatoes roast, then tossed together with salt, pepper, a dash or red wine. Sliced zucchini, marinated in the refrigerator in red … Continue reading roasted baby heirlooms, polenta, fried marrinated zucchini, braised seitan

Broccoli Polenta from Veganomicon, with Spring vegetables

I’ve admitted before that I find broccoli a bit of a chore. I know that it’s good for me, and arrives beautiful and fresh in my CSA, but there just aren’t that many ways that I like it. Whenever I find a recipe I like, I’m thrilled. With a giant head of broccoli on my hands, I finally decided to try the broccoli polenta from … Continue reading Broccoli Polenta from Veganomicon, with Spring vegetables

Modo Mio menu turista

I’ve been trying to get to Modo Mio for months and months, but circumstances keep thwarting me. When I finally made it, I decided to go with the menu turista – the “tourist” or pre fix menu – in order to sample as many dishes as possible. Above the the barbabietola, an antipasti of roasted beets, toasted almonds, baby arugula, anchovy (which they kindly left … Continue reading Modo Mio menu turista