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Carrot Oven Fries with Chipotle

I know four carrots doesn’t sound much like a meal, but served alongside a pile of my avocado-yogurt dip, these fries did make a perfect light lunch to start the week with. Smoky chipotle flavor roasted right into the heart of my sweet carrots, and they came out of the oven crispy around the edges […]

Spicy Rutabaga Fava Bean Soup

This soup has typical Finnish fall produce and North African spices. We thought that the earthy and sweet rutabaga combined really well with the rich and complex flavors of ras-el-hanout, the fava beans providing a mild backdrop to it all. Our soup’s enchanting fragrance complemented its taste in an elegant manner. Soup ingredients: olive oil […]

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. […]

Carrot Almond Spread with Sage

Carrots and almonds go so very well together, as do fresh sage leaves and garlic. My purpose was to make a spread that we could have for breakfast on rye bread, and it came out exactly how I wanted: cooking the garlic mellowed down its sharpness, and the overall taste is pretty mild and buttery, […]

Sunflower Seed Tofu

We got The Asian Vegan Kitchen by Hema Parekh a couple weeks ago, and have tried a few dishes out of it so far. It’s an excellent and inspiring book, but we’ve found that we want to make the recipes spicier. For example, the biryani was the first recipe we tried off the book, and […]