Showing posts from May, 2014

Tourlou Tourlou (Greek Baked Vegetables)

A New Master Recipe The Recipe: Tourlou Tourlou may be a tongue twister – I dare you, try saying it five times in a row – but it's also a real tongue pleaser. Tourlou Tourlou is a big pile of different vegetables, cooked all together Greek-style for a long time – would you believe two hours? With such a long time in the oven, the vegetables take on a roasted quality, just better. Now, you know that the "veggie evangelist" – that's me – loves nearly all vegetables. But Tourlou Tourlou is something quite special, I hope you love it half as much as I do. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ Serendipity Strikes! If ever there’s a story of vegetable serendipity, this is it. Back in 2012, I wrote a story for my restaurant-recipe column in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that featured Olympia, a long-time favorite Greek restaurant here in St. Louis. Back in the kitchen, I spied a couple of prep cooks chopping huge piles of vegetables. T

Rhubarb Custard Pie

My very first rhubarb pie recipe, bites of tart red rhubarb baked with a delicate custard, a rustic, country pie. Rhubarb Pie, Made from Scratch. Real Food, Fresh & Family-Tested. A Summer Classic. Budget Friendly. Potluck & Party Friendly.

Savory Cauliflower Cake

Adventurous cooks, here's a challenge, a cake that's savory not sweet, in fact, it's entirely sugar free and thus more bread-ish than cake-ish. It's strewn with creamy bits of soft cauliflower with a touch of parmesan, extra-pretty in appearance with a moist and sturdy crumb. If you're looking for a savory breakfast bread that's a little bit different but also works throughout the day , this would be an excellent choice for a Mother's Day brunch, a summer meal, a Meatless Monday, even a park-bench picnic. Challenge accepted? Read on! A Bakery-Style Savory Cake, Made from Scratch At Home. Sugar Free, No Added Sugar. Whole Food, Fresh & Inventive. Fun Picnic Food. A Pretty, Even Dramatic Appearance. Budget Friendly. How to Feed a Crowd. Potluck & Party & Picnic Friendly. Vegetarian.