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Lentil and Eggplant Pasta with Rosemary

This is just a simple and quick lunch pasta I whipped up, but it came out surprisingly nicely for two reasons I suppose. Firstly, I cut the eggplant in small cubes and fried it until very brown and soft, which added a lot of flavor, and a lovely texture contrast to the lentils. Secondly, I […]

Lime Risoni with Fried Tofu and Basil

This dish consisted of the ingredients I was able to find in our kitchen when I needed to make a quick lunch for myself. I thought about spaghetti, but there was none left, so I opted for risoni (orzo) instead. No canned beans, so tofu it was, and I was lucky enough to find a […]

Risoni Salad with Chick Peas and Ramiro Pepper

Ever since I saw the recipe for Lemony Risoni on Emmie’s blog, I’ve been wanting to make something with this pasta camouflaged in the shape of rice. It’s so cute, and absorbs flavors even more readily than other shapes of pasta. Otherwise this is a pretty basic salad recipe with a basic vinaigrette, but I […]

Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Cashew-Arugula Pesto Dressing

For a quick lunch on Friday, I made a pasta salad with the ingredients we had at home. My pasta salads vary a lot, exactly because I usually make them when I am hungry, and want to have something fast and tasty. This was the first time I used cashew-arugula pesto as a dressing for […]