Category Archives: Appetizers

Tofu Satey

Satay is a dish of Southeast Asia, particularly Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand. Traditional satay consists of small pieces of meat grilled on a skewer and served with a spicy peanut sauce. My version is vegan substituting super-firm tofu for the … Continue reading

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Bruschetta with Crispy Eggplant

Wikipedia says that bruschetta is “toasted Italian bread drenched in olive oil and served typically with garlic or tomatoes.” I say it is a blank canvas upon which you can add any topping of your choice. I like to serve … Continue reading

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Eggplant and Bell Pepper Terrine

So what is a terrine? My online Apple dictionary defines it as: 1. a meat, fish, or vegetable mixture that has been cooked or otherwise prepared in advance and allowed to cool or set in its container; 2. A container … Continue reading

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Mushroom-Lentil Pâté

When I hear the word pâté, I picture a slice of toasted baguette with a modicum of creamy pâté spread on top. Until recently, I hadn’t considered making my own because I thought it had to be made with liver … Continue reading

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Savory Asparagus and Puff Pastry Tart

This is a simple recipe with a nice combination of rich flavors and chewy textures and looks elegant when served. The adage you eat with your eyes is definitely applicable. Because it is made with puff pastry sheets, it is … Continue reading

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Mango Habanero Salsa

Mangoes are an excellent source of Vitamin-A and flavonoids like beta-carotene and alpha-carotene. In addition they are a rich source of potassium, Vitamin-B6, Vitamin-E and Vitamin-C. No wonder they are often referred to as a “super fruit”.

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