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Tempeh

Ingredients: 2 cups                          Soy beans 2 T                               Rice vinegar 3/4t                              Tempeh starter   Procedure: Soak soy beans overnight Pulse briefly in a food processor to “split” Simmer soy beans until just under done Stir occasionally and skim the skins//hulls Strain beans an cool slightly by running room temperature water over them Dry beans thoroughly using […]

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Tofu

Ingredients: 2 cups                          Soy beans, organic 5 cups                          Water 1 ½ t                            Nigari 1 cup                           Bottled or purified water 1/4tsp                          Citric acid Pinch                           Salt, optional   Procedure: Soak beans in 5 cups of water overnight Strain and rinse beans Process beans in small batches using the vita-mixer or other blender with enough water to produce […]

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Ratatouille

Ingredients: 1 ea                              Eggplant, large 2ea                               Zucchini 3T                                Olive oil 2ea                               Onions, medium, sliced thin 2ea                               Red Peppers, 1 inch dice/chop 3ea                               Tomatoes, ripe (peeling optional), 1 inch rough chop* 2 cloves                       Garlic mince 15 cloves                     Garlic, roasted, optional ¼ cup or tt                   Basil leaves 2 sprigs                                    Thyme 2T                                Parsley, chopped Tt                                 Salt Tt                                 […]

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Socca (Chic-pea crepes)

Ingredients: 1 cup                           Chic-pea flour 1 ¼ cup                                    Water 1T                                Olive oil, virgin 1/2t                              Rosemary, minced 3T                                Parsley, minced tt                                  Salt tt                                  Black pepper, ground   Procedure: Place chic-pea flour in a mixing bowl and slowly drizzle in water to make a semi thin batter Mix in olive oil and herbs Season Ladle batter  […]

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Warm Brown Basmati and Grilled Corn Salad

Ingredients: 2 cup                                       Cooked brown basmati rice* 2-3 ears            / 4 cups                                    Grilled corn, removed from cob* 1 small                                     Red onion, grilled and chopped into ½ inch pieces 5 ea                                          Scallions, grilled and chopped into ½ inch pieces 1 medium-1/2 cup                   Tomato, chopped ¼ inch 2 cups                                      Arugula, rough chopped* 1 ½ Tablespoon                                   Sage, […]

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Quinoa and Bulgur Tabbouleh

Ingredients: ½ cup                                       Bulgur wheat 2 cups                                      Cooked quinoa 1 small                                     Onion, minced 2 Tablespoons                                     Mint, chopped fine 1 cup                                       Parsley leaves, rough chopped 1 cup                                       Cooked kale or spinach, fine chop* 1 cup/1 medium                                   Tomato, ripe, chopped small 10 ea                                        Nasturtiums, rough chop (optional) 2 Tablespoons                         Olive oil ½ cup/tt                                    Lemon […]

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