Category Archives: Gluten-Free

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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Orange-Fennel Salad

Fennel is a wonderful, versatile vegetable that is used widely in Italian, French, and Mediterranean cooking. I even substitute the fennel bulb, at times, for onions in my recipes. Unlike onions, I like to eat slices of the mild fennel … Continue reading

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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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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.

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Pickled Red Onions

By using red onions, these slightly sweet pickled onions take on a deep red rose coloring and look beautiful in a jar in the fridge. They look inviting when plated. I like to serve these as a condiment with my … Continue reading

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Harissa with Moroccan Slow Cooker Tofu

Harissa is North Africa’s favorite hot sauce. The word for this fiery Tunisian chile paste is derived from the Arabic verb harasa, “to pound” because it is traditionally made with mortar and pestle. I like to make it in a … Continue reading

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Avocado-Papaya Salad

One-fifth of a medium avocado, according to a Hass avocado website, has 50 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals making it a, “good nutrient choice.” Papayas are very low in calories and contain no cholesterol. They are rich … Continue reading

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