Author Archives: Valley Vegetarian

About Valley Vegetarian

Providing consistently good vegetarian comfort food recipes. Real food for real people.

Persimmon-Spinach Salad

This is a flavorful seasonal salad taking advantage of Fuyu persimmons. To keep the salad fresh, assemble just prior to serving.

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Teleme, Squash and Onion Galette

This is a good appetizer and a good way to use the excess summer squash from your garden. If you can’t find Teleme cheese, you can substitute Monterey Jack, mozzarella or provolone.

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Lasagna Puttanesca with Eggplant

A friend asked me the other day about the origin of lasagna. I told her I didn’t know so we looked it up online.  Here is the history of lasagna from Jamie Oliver’s blog:

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Croque-Monsieur with a Vegetarian Twist

“What is Croque-Monsieur?,” my ten-year-old friend asked.

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Ethiopian Lentil Stew

My friend, Lol, and I traveled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently. When the museum closed at 5 PM, we stopped in the nearby Little Ethiopia neighborhood to look for a place to eat. Little Ethiopia refers … Continue reading

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Tofu Cacciatore

I made Chicken Cacciatore for Robin the other night. It looked and smelled so good I modified the recipe to be vegetarian so I could enjoy it too! Here’s what I came up with.

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Live 805 Show – AM 1590 (KVTA – Ventura)

Promoting my new Ojai Valley Gluten-Free Cookbook this morning. Thank you, Tom and Kristy! Great show.

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