Author Archives: Valley Vegetarian
I like this recipe because it includes a “meaty” vegetarian sausage. I know. An oxymoron. A contradiction in terms. Perhaps…but this sausage is tasty and nutritious!
Aromatic and savory, sofrito is a condiment, a sauce, and a base for many Caribbean dishes from countries such as Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, and Cuba. In short, it is versatile. And it is flavorful. Super flavorful. Sofrito is a condiment, … Continue reading
A few weeks ago Robin and I ate at the relatively new Ojai Harvest restaurant in downtown Ojai. I had their Grain Bowl and Robin ordered the Veggie Burger made with a crispy breaded mushroom patty. She let me have … Continue reading
As a kid, I couldn’t wait for mom to make alphabet soup for Saturday lunch. I looked for pieces of macaroni to spell out “RANDY” and was usually disappointed that I couldn’t find a “Y” to complete my name. Then … Continue reading
Minestrone is a thick soup containing vegetables and pasta. The word originated from the Italian language word minestrare, which means to serve.
Mulligatawny is the Anglicized version of the Tamil words for “pepper water” or “pepper broth.”