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Roasted Beets and Carrots with Fennel Seeds

The other day I was just casually thinking about beets, and it suddenly dawned on me that fennel seed would be a perfect spice to roast them with. The moment I got the idea I knew it was a good one, and so I wrote this recipe down in a sudden burst of culinary inspiration. […]

Tandoori Tofu and Rice Bake

I am being pretty liberal calling this dish tandoori – I suppose the word refers to the method of cooking food in the tandoor oven as much as it does to the spices. And the spices used in tandoori dishes seem to vary a lot: it’s sort of like North Indian barbecue and everyone has […]

Beet Risotto with Lemon-Marinated Tofu

Yet another beetroot recipe! This risotto is most delicious and simple to make, although the cooking time was a little long for an improvised lunch dish. Beets are in season so they’re especially nice and sweet this time of year, and there’s double parsley power in there as well: in the form of a root […]

Beet Cauliflower Soup

We needed a quick and effortless supper on Sunday, since I had a mean flu and Heikki was hurrying to meet some friends. I decided to resort to my trusted veggie soup recipe, but instead of carrots I used lovely beets and the cauliflower that had been sitting in our fridge for a day or […]

Beet Quinoa with Beluga Lentils

My mom gave us some fresh beets from the summer cottage, and this is one of the dishes we used them in. I love quinoa, and my favorite way to cook it is like this: in a pilaf with just a few spices and a vegetable or two. The beluga lentils are delicious, and I […]