Autumnal Vegan Mushroom Tapenade

There is something about the chill in the air and the changing leaves, but my palate has almost an immediate response.  Kind of like how some people stash away seasonal clothes and look forward to rediscovering their favorite sweaters as the temperatures descend, I find myself turning towards autumnal flavors with verve. For me, the most exciting time of the …

Crunchy Chorizo Stuffed Jalapeños & Avocado Dip

Savouring Saturday This little recipe is a game-changer, y’all!  We love to stuff jalapeños with cream cheese, wrap them in bacon and give them a molasses and brown sugar glaze.  They are addictive and wonderful to say the least. Now, we are changing things up by playing with chorizo and store-bought wonton wrappers.  You guys, these are a whole new …

Sautéed Mushrooms with Ghee

I don’t know if you have ever played around with ghee, but I love the stuff!  In Europe they call it clarified butter, but in India, it’s ghee.  Basically, it is the clear liquid in melted butter when all the milk solids sift down to the bottom.  Here is a little butter 101: Obviously, butter is a fat.  But, within …

Cauliflower Fritters

Savouring Saturday The crowds at the the supermarket are INSANE right now!  I could hardly believe it yesterday.  It was a week day at 11am and there were almost no carts left.  I was baffled.  And then I remembered that literally everyone was trying to avoid the Saturday mob grabbing snacks for the big game.  Yikes!  Just remember, when you …