People always ask me where I get my inspiration from. It’s from everywhere! My style of cooking is all about making familiar dishes vegan. So, in this case, I took the flavors of Marengo, a French dish named after the battle of Marengo, a victory for Napoleon, and subbed in tempeh for a really tasty and easy dish!
It’s still technically summer! I am not going to even consider fall foods (everything orange, butternut squash, apples, soup!) until after the autumn equinox on the 22nd. So, until then, I will continue to make easy recipes that require a little effort, a little heat (it’s been a hot summer!) and a lot of fresh ingredients. Here are some of the dishes I have been making all summer. You’ve still got time to make them too!
Here is another recipe for all of that beautiful summer zucchini you are growing in your garden or seeing at the market: zucchini balls! I can’t tell you how delicious these are – the texture is so perfect! – so you are going to have to make them!
I love this way to make tofu. All you need is a piece of parchment paper and you have an elegant dish ready for company or for a regular Tuesday night!
Last week I posted this delicious Fettuccine pasta dish and I had leftovers plus an abundance of summer zucchini. So, I made one of my all time favorite dishes that I know will become yours too! It is packed with umami which makes it so good. What’s umami? Read on…