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Category Archives: Pasta

Purple & Orange Cauliflower Salad

As I was heading out of the produce section of Whole Foods the other day, a flash of color in an unexpected area caught my eye. The cauliflower bin was full of purple and orange cauliflowers! I love to cook with color but was concerned whether these colorful cauliflowers were genetically modified.

Vegetable Noodle Stirfry

With India and China being neighboring countries, it’s only natural that Indo-Chinese cuisine developed and is one of the most popular cuisines in India. According to an article in CNN Travel, it was created in India by Chinese immigrants who realized that Indians loved Chinese food cooked

Pasta e ceci

Pasta e ceci is a very simple, tasty Italian dish that happens to be vegan. Ceci, or chickpeas, give this pasta robustness. The garlic and rosemary, sautéed in olive oil, add amazing flavor and fragrance. An interesting story on the role chickpeas played in an event in Italian history: Sicily was

Lemon & Coconut Brown Rice Noodles (“Sevai”)

Whole grain, gluten free, vegan… All important criteria in trying to be healthy, but can be time consuming to make. These two tasty dishes, from Southern India, can be prepared in under 20 minutes. Traditionally, white rice noodles are used, but these whole grain brown rice noodles I found

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

A few weeks ago I tried Broccoli Rabe for the first time at a local restaurant and was pleasantly surprised by its slightly bitter taste. It was very simply cooked but quite addictive. Cooking geek that I am, I came home and immediately googled it. I figured it would be healthy as most

Mixed Greens Lasagna with Bechamel Sauce

I love cuisines that have a robust selection of innately vegetarian cuisine. Italian is one of them. There is an unbelievable amount of amazing choices in Italian cuisine for vegetarians-  pastas, pizzas, salads, soups, etc. However, one dish hard to get vegetarian in restaurants is lasagna. I