Archive for November, 2008

Easy, breezy Fried Rice

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Fried Rice with Maitake, Peas and baked tofu Fried rice is my go-to meal if I’ve got a leftover rice.  It’s so easy and quick and if you always have a stash of peas in your freezer, you are halfway there.  I like this dish because it’s quick and really versatile.  Plus, who doesn’t like […]

Chikn Salad Sandwich with Buckwheat Sprouts

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

I notice that I don’t eat very many sandwiches as an adult.  Maybe because my mom isn’t handing them to me in a paper sack to take to school.  They are the ideal lazy food: bread and filling.  I don’ t even need to cut crusts or cut it in half to enjoy it.  So […]

Tempting Tempeh, eh?

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Tempeh with Berry BBQ, Quinoa and Broccoli I love tempeh.  I’ve loved it from the beginning with it’s mushroomy earthy taste and my intimate moments learning how to cultivate the bacteria and make it from scratch.  I love that it’s fermented and a source of B12.  I usually just saute it up and add it […]

Maitake Mania

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Atop a bread bowled soup I haven’t foraged maitake (ram’s head/sheep’s head/hen of the woods) (Grifola Frondosa) yet, but it would be a good find.  The genus, Grifola, refers to the griffin a lion body/eagle headed creature, making this mushroom the king of the land and air.  They are traditionally a symbol of God and […]