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How John Lennon taught me to cook vegetarian

… on camping. “It was sort of top secret,” recalls Johnny Carroll, former head chef at the hotel (pictured right). “A few of us knew he was coming but we couldn’t let it get out. I think it was shortly after the thing they did in bed together,” he says recalling their bed-in at the Amsterdam Hilton. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: How John Lennon taught me to Cook vegetarian | Irish Examiner …

La Vernia News / Recipes / The vegetarian grill

… grilling offers an opportunity to prepare vegetables in a quick and different way. Many people think everything tastes better on the grill, which also can hold true for vegetables. Some people don’t like eggplant, zucchini or asparagus — until they try it grilled! Taste is not the only benefit. Vegetables Cook so quickly on the grill that they retain much of their vitamin and nutrient content. To prepare vegetables, have the grill warm, but not as hot as you would for grilling meat. …

7 ways to make family dinners work when your child is a vegetarian – The Washington Post

By Aviva Goldfarb | August 26, 2015 If your child decided to become a vegetarian, would you be a) Shocked? b) Thrilled? c) Horrified? d) Overwhelmed? When our daughter Celia was young, her favorite meal was steak. I’m not a big meat eater and as the main family Cook, I only made meat a couple of times a week. But if Celia had her way, our dinners would have alternated between steak, pasta and chicken drumsticks. When Celia was 10, she dabbled in vegetarianism, inspired by a close friend and …

10 popular vegetarian biryani and pulao dishes – The Times of India

… simple to make and has a wonderful sweet aroma. Wash the basmati rice and keep aside. Break saffron strands and keep it soaked in warm milk. Take a pressure Cooker and put some good quality ghee in it. Fry some whole cashew nuts and keep aside, followed by adding bay leaf, whole cloves, cinnamon sticks and seeds of cardamom. You can also use cumin seeds for an extra edge. Mix the basmati rice and fry it well with salt and sugar. Pour water to make the rice Cook well, but not break. Cook it for …

WATCH: How to make Vegan popcorn chicken! | Diet & Food | Closer Online

By Fiona Day | June 23, 2015 Thought vegetarians and vegans couldn’t have popcorn chicken? Think again! Whether you’re Vegan, vegetarian or simply trying to eat less meat, this Vegan popcorn chicken recipe is the perfect meat-free option for all the family. Vegan Cook and blogger Leila Buffery has shared her own easy-to-follow recipe on her YouTube channel, talking you through each stage in less than 6 minutes. It might take a couple of goes before you perfect these delicious savoury …

A vegetarian in France? Good luck with that … | Herald Scotland

By Fidelma Cook | May 30, 2015 There’s a doctor here who, while considered a superb practitioner of his profession, has – to put very kindly – no bedside manner. The Brits are, in the main, signed up to him because he prides himself on his spoken English. And indeed many of them have reason to be very grateful to him because he has undoubtedly saved lives by his immediate referrals to specialists. Like all doctors here, it seems, he has no age blindness and strives as hard to …

Italian court tells veggie mum: feed your son meat – The Local

From www.thelocal.it | May 28, 2015 An Italian court has ordered a vegetarian mother to Cook meat for her son at least once a week after the boy’s father complained that his son wasn’t being given a proper diet. The mother in Bergamo, northern Italy, started her son on a macrobiotic diet, which is typically a vegetarian diet consisting of whole grains, cereals and vegetables, in 2006. But the father, who is divorced from the mother, complained that she had made the decision without …

RECIPE: Vegetarian butternut squash and spinach lasagna | Recipes | Closer Online

… Filling: Combine spinach, Ricotta cheese, mozzarella, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix, taste, and add more salt and pepper, if needed. Cooking lasagna noodles: Bring a very large pot of water to boil, and Cook lasagna noodles according to package instructions. Rinse in cold water, drain. Using knife, trim noodles to fit your baking dish (if necessary). To continue reading this article and to access the recipe, please click on this link: Source: RECIPE: Vegetarian butternut squash and spinach …

Chinese classic goes vegetarian with ease

… preparation is surprisingly simple. Even a novice Cook can pull it off. It may take a trip to an Asian grocery to obtain the few required ingredients, but some supermarkets can provide them, too. Fermented black beans are necessary, but just a tablespoon. The spicy red fermented broad bean paste from Sichuan province called doubanjiang is the other key ingredient. (A small jar of each will keep indefinitely in the fridge.) Spring for Sichuan peppercorns, too; their tingly bite complements the …

Lentils add protein and heartiness to vegetarian meals

… levels, and provide high amounts of protein and important minerals including B-vitamins — all with virtually no fat. Perhaps the best feature of lentils is their texture. Their tiny round shape provides a chewy element to a soup, salad or veggie burger. The ideal texture comes from the variety of lentil you decide to Cook with, and I’ve come to appreciate certain types for this particular reason. The black lentils, also known as beluga, and the green lentils, known as French lentils, are my …

Meeting in the middle when meat divides a household – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

By Avery Yale Kamila | April 22, 2015 Janel Croll of Portland has been a vegetarian for 15 years. During the last nine she’s shared a home – and a kitchen – with her husband, who eats meat. “It works because he doesn’t Cook,” said Croll, 36. “I do the majority, if not all of the Cooking. He’ll eat whatever I Cook.” Zach Croll, 33, agrees. He enjoys her Cooking and doesn’t bring much meat home. This is a common approach among vegetarians who live with people who eat meat. …

6 Simple, Healthy Ways to Lower Your Food Bill – DailyFinance

… are six ideas and tips for creating vegetarian-based meals and snacks that cost $1 to $2 a meal. Plus, these recipes are easy-to-make, even on a busy schedule, which means that creating healthy and cheap meals could become your next great habit. 1. Incorporate More Beans One pound of dried black beans costs around $1.50 at the grocery store, and that’s enough to make one week’s worth of meals for one person. Cook beans in bulk over a weekend and eat it throughout the rest of the …

Mapo Tofu Goes Vegetarian – NYTimes.com

… is complex in flavor, the preparation is surprisingly simple. And even a novice Cook can pull it off. It may take a trip to an Asian grocery to obtain the few required ingredients, but some supermarkets can provide them, too. Fermented black beans are necessary, but just a tablespoon. The spicy red fermented broad bean paste from Sichuan Province called doubanjiang is the other key ingredient. (A small jar of each will keep indefinitely in the fridge.) Spring for Sichuan peppercorns, too; their …

IKEA’s new vegetarian meatballs ‘will save the planet’, says furniture firm | Daily Mail Online

… wants to save the planet… with vegetarian meatballs. The dish loved by millions of British customers is to get a meat-free makeover that it is claimed will cut carbon emissions by half. The Swedish firm says producing the new version uses far less energy than making the pork and beef variety. Green scheme: IKEA claims it will ‘save the planet’ with its new vegetarian meatballs as far less energy is needed both to produce and Cook them than the pork and beef variety Its veggie …

Chickpea, avocado and pesto salad sandwich is delightful vegetarian recipe – The Winchester Sun: Features

… of Better Homes and Gardens magazines. Anyhow, Cooking dinner for both my husband and myself is always an experience because I have to Cook two completely different meals. Sometimes I’ll put the meat on the side so we can eat the same thing, and once in a blue moon, he’ll eat what I’m eating, but it’s rare. My smashed chickpea, avocado and pesto salad sandwich this week certainly did not appeal to him. I was a little hesitant myself fixing it. My husband and I are expecting our first …

This is why I love being vegetarian | Stuff.co.nz

… less pain. My partner is a meat eater, so we usually just Cook the meat separately. That’s even if he has meat: he’s from Nepal, so he is used to lentil and chickpea-heavy meals without it. I am trying to get him to eat more free-range meat, as I do believe that this is a more ethical choice than factory meat. To finish reading this article, click on this link: via This is why I love being vegetarian | Stuff.co.nz. …

10 Vegetarian Sweet Potato Recipes to Make for Dinner

… Cook quickly!) This sweet potato dal works well for those spring evenings that are still a bit on the cooler side. Sweet Potato, Kale, and Chickpea Soup via Cookie and Kate Sweet potatoes are a natural addition to soups and this particular soup is filling and healthy. Make a big batch ahead of time and eat it throughout the week. Sweet Potato Red Lentil Soup via Green Kitchen Stories Combining lentils and sweet potatoes in soup is a great way to make a filling soup that’s not heavy on …

Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – Food & dining – The Boston Globe

… in a skillet with tomatoes and the peppers and their filling. Once the dish is heated on top of the stove, the covered skillet goes into a hot oven to Cook the pasta. With this stovetop-to-oven method, you don’t have to stir, so the layers stay intact. Finally add some cream and sprinkle with Parmesan and let the dish turn golden brown. Dinner is quick — and it’s fun. For the recipe, please click on this link: via Vegetarian stuffed peppers become a layer in ‘broken’ lasagna – …

Review: Little Beet Table turns healthy eating into chore – NY Daily News

By Michael Kaminer, March 10th, 2015 Dining with a dieter can be a downer. And judging from Little Beet Table, having them Cook for you is even worse. “Top Chef Masters” veteran Franklin Becker “transformed” his Cooking after a diabetes diagnosis, his bio says. Having found religion, he launched the gluten-free Midtown fast-food spot called Little Beet. It became such a hit that he followed it with Little Beet Table — a more formal spin on the concept — late last year. In the …

More than one good reason for eating mainly plant foods

AUTHORS: Malcolm P Forbes, Research Associate, Centre for Research Excellence in Chronic Disease Prevention and Care at James Cook University Rosemary Stanton. Nutritionist & Visiting Fellow at UNSW Australia DISCLOSURE STATEMENT The authors do not work for, consult to, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article. They also have no relevant affiliations. Meat contains some important nutrients, but it’s not essential for a healthy …

Are you tired of bone broth? Try this vegetarian sweet potato broth instead. – The Washington Post

… Randall Williams’s new Cookbook, looking for ideas, and I saw the most beautiful soup, made of sweet potatoes, kale and black-eyed peas. But the sweet potatoes weren’t in big chunks, like the carrots. They had been pureed with a lot of water, making a beautiful orange backdrop for the chunky soup. Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.” He writes the Food section’s Weeknight …

Bone Broth, the Healing Soup From the Paleolithic Diet (Also a Vegetarian Alternative) | Sat Hon

… ripple. Now, being trained as a Classical Chinese doctor, I have the honor of being the keeper of the priceless clay pot. Within the Taoist five-element theory of relationships, the reason in using clay or earthen pot to Cook derives from its theory of fire generates earth while it will conquer metal — in another word, fire has a benevolent relationship with the clay pot and an antagonistic one with metal. Conceivably, the heat from a clay pot may be gentler and more even than a stainless …

FOOD FOR THOUGHT: I’m not vegetarian but love veggie meals (From Swindon Advertiser)

Rosemarie Orwin, 52, Okus, life model and founder of Modelled me UK, tells us about her life with food Do you Cook a lot yourself? What is your failsafe dish? I don’t tend to do the Cooking but when I do, my failsafe dish is Spaghetti Bolognese. Where do you like to eat out? How often? When I’ve got the money, Bistro Les Chats. What do you always hope to find on a menu? For starter? Main course? Dessert? Risotto or a vegetarian dish (I’m not vegetarian but love veggie meals). Dessert has …

The Weeknight Vegetarian adds interest to a simple, nutritious, previously boring dish – The Washington Post

When you’re trying to Cook a quick dinner with not too many unusual ingredients — most of the time, in other words — some small touches can take something that would otherwise taste thrown together and turn it into something that tastes more thoughtful, more interesting and ultimately more satisfying. Click on the link for a deliciously simple recipe. You won’t be disappointed. via The Weeknight Vegetarian adds interest to a simple, nutritious, previously boring dish – The …

Master vegetables like a Gujarati | Residency | Life and style | The Guardian

… like a Gujarati, I speak Gujarati and day in, day out, I Cook Gujarati food. Little is commonly known about Gujarat in the UK, despite the fact there are hundreds of thousands of Gujaratis here. It’s one of the most interesting gastromonic regions in India. This may be because, as a group, we are quiet and industrious, more inclined to become accountants and corner-shop owners (Mr. Patel is Gujarati) than restaurateurs (a trade that’s dominated by Bengalis and Bangladeshis). Nor is Gujarat a …

Weeknight Vegetarian: The freezer — and home-cooked beans — come to the rescue – The Washington Post

… takeout on the couch as I recovered, and ready to (gently) get back into the kitchen, I had some options that didn’t require a trip to the store or an order from a grocery delivery service. Click on the link below to continue reading this article. Joe Yonan is the Food and Dining editor of The Washington Post and the author of “Eat Your Vegetables: Bold Recipes for the Single Cook.” He writes the Food section’s Weeknight Vegetarian column.  via Weeknight Vegetarian: The …

Here are some New Year’s Revolutions

… chili to heightened nutritional standards isn’t that hard. Banish the notion that Cooking takes time by identifying foods that Cook themselves, while you’re doing something else. Make a big pot every Sunday — the aforementioned hearty soup, stew, chili, baked pasta for emergency meals throughout the week. What a lifesaver. What a moneysaver. Eat a big breakfast. This will set you up for the day, curb Pooh’s “elevenses”. No time? Stop grumbling and look in the right places. Waiting in …

Peanut butter: the vegetarian conspiracy | OUPblog

… their health, and many fell in love with the foods served there—particularly peanut butter. It soon became a passion with health-food advocates nationwide, and newspapers and magazines quoted vegetarians extolling its virtues. A vegetarianism advocate, Ellen Goodell Smith, published the first recipe for a peanut butter sandwich in her Practical Cook and Text Book for General Use (1896). Homemade peanut butter was initially ground in a mortar and pestle, but this required considerable effort. …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Vegetable Tarts, Big and Small – NYTimes.com

… butternut squash and zucchini mini-tarts. The vegetable filling is made quick and easy by using a wok to Cook the vegetables. “I do advise to make more than needed …because they vanish off the plate quickly!” she warns. Swati Saha of New York uses a standard pie dish to make a savory tart of Kuri squash, mushrooms and kale, topped with grated asiago cheese to taste. Not only does it make an attractive main course that holds its own at the center of the table, the rosemary-infused crust …

Vegetarian Thanksgiving: Bread Salad Inspired by Stuffing – NYTimes.com

… Benoit moved from Knoxville,Tenn., to Geneva, Switzerland, to be with her new husband, whom she had met on a European vacation. Nostalgic and facing her first holiday without her family, she decided to host a European Thanksgiving, inviting friends who were French, German, Dutch, British, Swiss and Italian. “None of my guests would have ever participated in a Thanksgiving dinner before,” writes Ms. Benoit. “I could literally Cook them anything I wanted to, and they would never know whether …

A vegetarian in France | LearnEnglishTeens

… we Cook together every evening. The problem comes when we go out for dinner in a group, or are invited to someone’s house for dinner. French restaurants typically offer only a few main courses. Unfortunately, this means there is usually only one vegetarian option on the menu, so if you don’t like it, bad luck! And although most people are very understanding, some don’t quite understand vegetarianism: my housemate went to a dinner party and ended up with a plate of rice and …

Ottolenghi’s new vegetarian cookbook packs Plenty More Mideast punch – Modern Manna Israel News | Haaretz

… with recipes such as crushed puy lentils with tahini and cumin; fennel with capers and olives; zucchini babaganoush and eggplants with crushed chickpeas and herb yogurt, to name just a few. But this time Ottolenghi draws inspiration from other cuisines – namely Iranian, Asians and Indian – and by doing so, he masterfully broadens his readers’ palate. Still, there is something very Israeli in anything Ottolenghi does. “It’s a huge influence on the way I Cook: everything I do is …

Aglaia Kremezi: Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts

… certainly have more than a dozen pictures to show for it. Like so many Mediterranean Cooks, Aglaia isn’t a vegetarian, but vegetables dominate her Cooking, as they do the healthy Cooking of Greece and the rest of the Mediterranean. She points out in her introduction that though the variety of vegetables may be limited, there are so many different ways to Cook them and flavor them, that they are never boring. The point is learning that the same zucchini can make such different dishes when it is …

Make one of these vegetarian and Middle Eastern-inspired dishes from this London chef’s new cookbook. – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More | Epicurious.com

… dishes and luscious desserts, Plenty More is a must-have for vegetarians and omnivores alike. This visually stunning collection will change the way you Cook and eat vegetables. via Make one of these vegetarian and Middle Eastern-inspired dishes from this London chef’s new Cookbook. – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More – Five Days, Five Meals: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Plenty More | Epicurious.com. …

The humble ‘char bee hoon’ | Eat/Drink | The Malay Mail Online

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 28 – It’s perfect for breakfast. It’s perfect at tea break. It’s perfect for lunch or dinner or even supper. It is available at many hawker centres, by the roadside and especially at vegetarian restaurants as it is also mostly vegetarian. Yes, this is the humble char bee hoon (fried vermicelli) that is economical and simple enough to suit any palate or wallet any time of the day. Though it is simple enough to Cook, it is simpler to just buy a packet of char bee hoon …

10 Best Thai Vegetarian Recipes – NDTVCooks.com

… kaffir lime, to galangal, coconut milk, fish sauce and a host of local condiments that Cook up a traditional Thai delicacy. One of the best things about Thai cuisine is the flexibility it offers in its preparations, for instance, you have the fiery red meat curry which can easily be transformed into a vegetarian version without compromising much on the authentic taste. Rice is a staple in Thailand, a traditional accompaniment with Thai curries, soups, fried vegetables that can often be replaced …

Martha Rose Shulman offers tips on vegetarian cooking

If you like Martha Rose’s recipes, here’s an article written by Lee Svitak Dean, of the Star Tribune which you may find interesting. Click on the link below for the full article.  With all these vegetarian/vegan recipe books that are being published, it seems that more and more people are recognising the health-benefits of going vegetarian or vegan; and animal welfare is often the driving force behind this movement.   Martha Rose Shulman wants to empower us to Cook. The …

Go green for National Vegetarian Week – May 19th to 25th

… these days we know much more about how to prepare and Cook vegetables to get the best out of them. For those of us who aren’t au fait with fennel or comfortable with carrots, National Vegetarian Week is a great chance to try your hand at something new. Las Iguanas is a high street restaurant chain that’s got an expansive menu from South America, but they’ve shared some great recipes here to show that you don’t need meat to make a meal. Lucy Harwood at Las Iguanas says: “You wouldn’t …

Silk Road Vegetarian: Central Asian Flavors in Your Kitchen

This site has a wonderful recipe for Chickpea Dahl in Coconut Broth. Click below on the link to continue reading the article and for the recipe. The flavors in Dahlia Abraham-Klein’s newest (and first) Cookbook Silk Road Vegetarian: Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Recipes for the Mindful Cook are as exotic and storied as her family’s background, which incorporates Iraqi, Persian, Afghani, Indian, and Bukharian traditions. Her family’s journey followed the path of the Silk Road, …

Turnip the heat: The perfect vegetarian BBQ

… As an Australian, he knows a thing or two about what makes a decent barbie, and despite not being a vegetarian, he maintains that vegetables can give meat more than a run for its money on the grill. “One of the best ways to Cook vegetables is to grill them,” says Dobson. “Simple grilled fennel, aubergine or courgettes spring to mind. And many of these veggies that barbecue particularly well are also in season when we are more inclined to barbecue.” To continue reading this article go …

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