Tag Archives: Winter and Spring Dishes

Cabbage with Onions and Butter

This is a very simple side dish that can be made with any kind of cabbage. I like the white Savoy type myself. 1 large onion sliced into slivers (substitute leeks if that is your preference) 1 medium head of … Continue reading

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Cilantro Chutney

This is a southern India condiment my friend Bapu learned from his grandma. It has variable levels of hot depending on which peppers you use and how many. I usually double the recipe. 2 cups packed of well washed, fresh … Continue reading

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Fennel, Rice, Broccoli Chaparral

I adapted this from the namesake recipe in The Enchanted Broccoli Forest. It’s very similar but with fennel you get that anise element. Still tastes yummy and is more local-ish to Cali with the chaparral name. 2 cups cooked and … Continue reading

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Soba with Leeks, Butternut squash, and Mizuna

I love soba (the more buckwheat-y the better) with squash. And the greens add a little kick to this. 12-16 oz Soba noodles (I have these big boxes where they noddles come in little bundles and I usually use two … Continue reading

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Beet, Feta, Walnut Salad

This is a lovely winter dish. You can use lettuce or spinach for the salad bed but I prefer arugula (just like Obama). Endive is nice too with the arugula if you can find it. One bunch beets (4-5 medium … Continue reading

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Smoothie for Spring

So the berries are getting ripe, and if you are like me there may be some frozen stone fruit left in your freezer that you are going to need to use to create space for the coming harvest. That means … Continue reading

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Beans with Greens

So this is a good way to use the stems of the greens like kale that are left over after making something like “Tree’s Greens“. 1/2 large onion cut in half moons 2 cups soaked pinto, cranberry, or black beans … Continue reading

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