Sunday, July 26, 2009

Fresh from the Garden - Pesto

From Jenny Also Cooks

I love going out into my backyard and picking food to cook with. It is an indescribable feeling, and tastes so fresh! I made pesto with three kinds of basil - one was purple, and then topped the pasta with fresh cherry tomatoes. Delicious. I'll have a lot of basil to experiment with as the summer goes on, but this time around I just used this basic recipe from

Friday, July 17, 2009

Fried "Chicken"

From Jenny Also Cooks

Oh the things vegetarians or almost-vegetarians miss out on! Then I came across this recipe for Fried Quorn Naked Chikn Cutlets, and I was pretty excited. Who doesn't want a substitute for fried chicken? These are vegetarian, not vegan, because the chicken substitute is made from egg whites and mycoprotein (mushroom fungus!!), and the batter uses buttermilk.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Salad for Summer

From Jenny Also Cooks

Amazing, summery, delicious. Recipe from here.