Curried Eggplant

Curried Eggplant

Welcome back to another episode of Food Science Fridays.  Today we’re talking all about the eggplant or aubergine as others around the world call it.  Until a few weeks ago eggplant was my favorite vegetable, when I found out it’s a fruit.  Yep apparently eggplant is a fruit. Eggplant not a lot of people’s favorite [...]

Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Miso Sweet Potato, Kale, and Tofu Stir Fry

Everyone seems to be into fermented foods these days, and I am no different. I love anything umami or pickled and fermented foods tend to be foods with these complex flavor profiles. What are fermented foods? Fermented foods are basically food products made/altered by microbes (often bacteria or yeast). The fermentation process has been used [...]

Moroccan Eggplant Zaalouk

My Dear Readers, I have something very special for you.  I will share my top secret dinner party weapon, my go to dish to impress, my prize moroccan eggplant zaalouk recipe.   This is the dish, second only to maybe my risotto, that I get asked about most often.  It's unique, flavorful, and most important, [...]

Summer Berry Crumble

Summer Berry Crumble

Summer Berry Crumble Crust Ingredients 1/3 cup honey (or 1/2 cup brown sugar) 1/3 cup coconut oil 3/4 cup oats 1 cup oat flour 1/3 cup sliced almonds Bottom layer: 1 cup strawberries 1 cup blueberries 5 sliced nectarines Directions: Preheat oven to 375 F Mix all crust ingredients in a bowl.  You may need [...]