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Couscous recipes : The Great Big Vegetable Couscous

Couscous recipes : The Great Big Vegetable Couscous

Simmer this bountiful, warmly spiced, vegetable loaded tagine for a genuine accompaniment to couscous; you’ll have loads of beautifully reheatable leftovers for the whole week. A touch of chickpea flour at the end creates a lightly creamy broth that ... more

Fluffy Spiced Couscous

Fluffy Spiced Couscous

Couscous improves dramatically when prepared a little differently from the package directions. Instead of dumping it into a pot of boiling water, the water is poured over gently toasted, spiced couscous and tightly covered. The liquid is evenly absorbe... more

Preserved Lemons Recipes

Preserved Lemons Recipes

MAKES ABOUT A POUND OF PRESERVED LEMONS, ENOUGH FOR MANY RECIPES FOR MANY MONTHS. Why bother with preserved lemons at all? Lemon fans take note: because there’s nothing quite like their unforgettable briny, tart, and ultra-lemony flavor. A teaspoon o... more

Strawberry Recipes

Strawberry Recipes

Strawberry Crepes with Honey Suzette Sauce Makes 6 serving Ingredients of Strawberry Crepes ½ cup honey ½ cup orange juice 1 Tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoons grated orange peel 1-½ teaspoons grated lemon peel 1-½ teaspoons cornstarch 1 Tablespoon... more

Salad Dressings with Apple Cider Vinegar

Salad Dressings with Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has many uses, but one of the easiest ways to up your daily intake is to use it in your cooking. It adds a new dimension to otherwise bland recipes, and is so versatile it can be included in everything from salads to condiments to m... more

Dip Recipe with Apple Cider Vinegar

Dip Recipe with Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has many uses, but one of the easiest ways to up your daily intake is to use it in your cooking. It adds a new dimension to otherwise bland recipes, and is so versatile it can be included in everything from salads to condiments to m... more

Seitan coriander cutlets

Seitan coriander cutlets

What is Seitan ? This “meat” made from wheat is a boon for those seeking chewier, firmer protein. Unlike tofu, the sturdy texture of seitan holds up where tofu and tempeh crumble. Seitan is the only one of the protein trio I make myself; if you can... more

Sichuan 5-Spice Powder

Sichuan 5-Spice Powder

Let’s make 2 tablespoons of Sichuan 5-Spice Powder One of the most versatile of Asian spice blends, just a pinch of this sweet and mouthwatering blend transforms tofu and seitan into an exquisite Chinatown style treat. 1 rounded tablespoon fennel... more

Jamaican Curry Powder

Jamaican Curry Powder

Authentic Indian-style curry powders may be easy to find these days, but Jamaican curry powder can be difficult to come across outside of West Indian communities. There are countless recipes for Jamaican curry, but almost all feature all spice berries ... more

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

My all-time favorite spice blend: good Indian curry powders can be purchased ready to go, but fragrant homemade garam masala makes anything (even dessert) irresistible and warming. And I love the slightly coarse, rustic texture of this homemade version... more