Root vegetable hash browns with fresh turmeric sauce and fried eggs

Sometimes synchronicity is a magical thing… and it’s because of such magic that I discovered fresh turmeric.

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Root vegetable hash browns with scallions

Potatoes might be the most popular vegetable to make hash browns, but other root veggies lend themselves marvelously to this beloved comfort food. Here baby potatoes are mixed with sweet potatoes, carrots and parsnips – giving these hash browns heaps of texture, color and flavor.

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Waffles with chestnut flour and blackberry-orange syrup

In Europe, chestnuts have been cultivated for millennia, but in the last couple of centuries they simply went out of fashion – at some point, they were labeled “food for the poor.” Fortunately for us, in the last few years there’s been a resurgence in the popularity of chestnuts. And if you’ve bought fresh chestnuts lately, you know they’re no longer so inexpensive – in fact, quite the opposite!

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Oatmeal with coconut milk and persimmons

What could be more comforting than a bowl of warm oatmeal? Why, oatmeal made with coconut milk, of course! And this hearty oatmeal is brimming with the creamy, delicate flavor of coconut milk – a dream…

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Pumpkin muffins with orange zest and rosemary

Come sugar pumpkin season, these muffins are one of the first things I’ll cook. Fresh pumpkin not only fills the house with a heavenly scent; it also makes a deliciously light and flavorful purée that can be used in all kinds of dishes, including these delicious muffins.

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