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Roasted Winter Vegetables

May 10, 2024 smitsa 0

A recipe for Roasted Winter Vegetables featuring shallots, carrots, salsify, whole baby leeks, parsnips, and beetroot. This collection of roasted vegetables goes well with any […]

Kale, the vegetable in a good kale risotto.

Preparing Kale Risotto

August 30, 2023 smitsa 0

Risottos can also be vegan and this particular version which was served at our local restaurant is no exception. This kale risotto with mushrooms is […]

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How to Prepare Nasu Dengaku

March 10, 2023 smitsa 0

Nasu Dengaku (Aubergine or Eggplant Dengaku) is a classic Japanese vegan dish. It is also known as miso-glazed aubergines. Nasu (aubergine) is grown throughout Japan. […]

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Brining Recipes

December 12, 2022 smitsa 0

Brining is a method of preserving solid foods, especially meat and vegetables for serving later on. A 5 per cent brine solution in the starting […]

Traditional Japanese seasoning, miso

Preparing Miso

December 3, 2022 smitsa 0

Miso is a traditional Chinese fermented paste that hails from the 3rd Century B.C.E. It has been often used as a seasoning especially in sauces […]

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How to Prepare Bammies

October 13, 2022 smitsa 1

One of the great Jamaican side dishes are Bammies which are a patty  mix of sweet cassava, and coconut milk. It works so well with […]

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Penne Arrabbiata

July 6, 2022 smitsa 0

Penne Arrabbiata is a simple dish to prepare but one that has great spicy flavour. The pasta is coated in a rich tomato sauce, chilli, […]