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Ramp Kale Pesto

Ramp Kale Pesto with Sunflower and Pumpkin Seeds on Turnip Wheels

Ramps – a species of wild onion is a true north-eastern farmer’s market treasure! For this vegan pesto recipe the intense taste of ramps is combined with bold tasting kale, sunflower and pumpkin seeds, garlic and high quality olive oil. Besides using pesto to dress pasta, this pesto is a great addition as a spread […]
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Kale Sorrel Sprout Radish Salad

Green Salad of Kale, Sorrel, Sprouts and White Radishes

Ingredients: 1 bunch sorrel 1 bunch kale 1 handful fresh sprouts 1 long white radish 1 handful roasted pumpkin seeds 1 scallion 1 garlic clove 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp white wine vinegar 1 tsp mustard Instructions: Wash and drain the greens, sprouts, radish, and scallion. Roast the pumpkin seeds in a […]
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Rhubarb

Rhubarb Compote With Chia Seed Pudding – Vegan

Rhubarb signifies that spring season is in full bloom in NYC! Although rhubarb is considered a vegetable throughout the rest of the world, the NYC court decided in 1947 that it should be considered a fruit, since it is usually cooked with sugar and made into a sweet treat. For me it doesn’t really matter! I […]
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Lentil Hummus

Lentil Hummus With Farmer’s Bread

Lentil hummus is full of fiber and healthy protein. It can be spiced in many ways to your liking. A little salt, chili, lemon juice and parsley can go a long way. Serve with fresh bread from the farmer’s market, add some crisp and vitamin-rich greens and you have a yummy and healthy vegetarian feast! Ingredients for 2 […]
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String Bean Tomato Salad

String Bean Salad – Vegan

This recipe is a most simple but tasty version of a string bean salad, pairing the beans with sweet sun-ripened cherry tomatoes, fresh dill and balsamic vinegar. It tastes great by itself or as an appetizer or side dish and goes nicely with pasta, lamb, beef, poultry and fish. Unlike the beans you find in supermarkets, […]
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Roasted Peppers

Roasted Peppers – Vegan

Fresh peppers bring colorful joy to both our palates and our plates. When using fresh produce directly from the farm, the veggies are so full of flavor that not much else is needed to make a delicious dish. Besides, I like to keep things simple in the kitchen. So this is a very simple and […]
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Pattypan Squash Stir Fry

Pattypan Squash Stir Fry – Vegan

Pattypan Squash will bring a light buttery taste to your palate. They are versatile and can be grilled, fried, roasted or stuffed and baked in the oven. In this recipe I pair the squash with seasonal string beans, heirloom cherry tomatoes, a dash of garlic and lemon juice, and plenty of fresh herbs. Add a […]
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Eggplant Spread

Eggplant Spread – Vegan

Eggplants are a delicious treat in the summer months. They are often used in Mediterranean cooking and can be grilled, fried, baked, or roasted. In this recipe, they are simply oven roasted and mashed with a hint of lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, and thyme to make a delicious dip or bread-spread. Serve […]