An easy summer recipe to make in the summer is a Farro Mediterranean Style salad. Farro is an ancient grains which cooks in 10 minutes. Chewy and nutty- this grain makes a delicious base for fresh ingredients such as juicy cucumber, dried tomatoes and smokey red peppers. Fresh parsley adds brightness to the dish and the feta-some more flavor without using the side shaker.
This recipe is an adaptation of a recipe in Runner’s World Cookbook edited by Joanna Sayago Golub. Since many people are allergic to nuts I eliminated the walnuts. I added less sugar as the bananas and the dried cranberries are already super sweet. What makes this recipe easy is minimal clean up (Wash up means […]
Here is a recipe which is full of the essential micronutrient choline. If you are a vegetarian, or vegan, pregnant or lactating the amount of choline is important to get as it is needed for heart , brain and liver health. Getting choline just from plant food is a challenge as foods high in choline […]
Last week Wayne Art Center hosted a Plein Air Festival 2017 Culinary Event called, “A French Bistro Dinner & Wine Tasting.” We had 14 attendees for a four course bistro dinner featuring local ingredients paired with delicious french wines. The menu included: Potage Saint Germain- a fresh pea, lettuce and mint soup, Magret de […]
I was delighted to teach a Farm to Table Vegetarian Class a few weeks ago with Sustainable Wine Pairing from Michael Walsh. On the menu was Orange Tahini Kale Citrus Salad. This salad is seasonal and healthy using the zest and juice of organic oranges, bunches of baby kale, sections of tangy grapefruit and chopped […]