Tag: mushrooms

The Beauty (and sex!) of rosemary garlic mushrooms with vegan gluten-free pasta

Mushrooms (and other fungi) come in all shapes and sizes.And they are all adorable. If you agree…you should listen up. I was introduced by a friend to this lovely book by Nicholas P. Money, titled¬†Mushroom, some years ago. If you have ever fondled a mushroom and wondered ANYTHING at all about these magical (and sometimes deadly) wonders, you should definitely…

Vegan quinoa pizza crust with walnut/almond sheeze

I have previously ranted here about how terrible my diet was during college, despite being a self-identified veg-head (i.e. pizza and beer).¬† It’s true, one of the meals I knew I would miss the most if I ever decided to go vegan was the extra-greasy classic American-style pizza. I’m not saying that this was the limiting factor in my decision…

Vegan Japanese curry with oyster mushroom, winter greens, pumpkin and whole oat groats

Like most vegetarians, I wasn’t raised chomping on kale and quinoa. I grew up in a somewhat traditional midwestern kitchen, where meat was a staple and rarely seen without pasta, dumplings, breads, or potatoes of some variety. As a child I would only eat corn or cauliflower for vegetables…everything green was absolutely off limits. I would painstakingly pick out all…