Spring rolls make a beautiful appetizer with colorful seasonal vegetables and garden fresh herbs. As the seasons change you can substitute ingredients and create colorful mosaic patterns with numerous combinations of salad greens, grated, marinated, pickled, seasonal vegetables, edible flowers, herbs and more. Plus, with climate change, this “yoga in the kitchen” flexible approach to mixing and matching local ingredients may be the key to lessening our carbon footprint and eating well throughout the year. Below are some photos from my presentation/cooking demonstration on How to Make Delicious Spring Rolls Fristat the Slow Living Summit in Brattleboro, Vermont June 6, 2019Continue reading
Do you like to dress your salad with garden fresh organic herbs and edible flowers?
While I have sustained some lost of veggies to a lucky rabbit, I am happy to eat the nasturtiums, calendula and borage flowers, thyme leaves, and arugala from my organic garden. My CSA, the biodynamic, organic Brookfield Farm I belong to is my food land security. Lots of veggies to come from my garden, but in the meantime, I am well fed by CSA. How about you? Continue reading
I experienced so much pleasure today cooking and baking with some of the last of my winter produce, from my organic, CSA* farm share. Slow cooking beans with spices create rich flavors for a luscious meal for a small dinner party tonight. Chopping up that last organic cabbage, some carrots, and baking a big sweet potato inspired a plethora of culinary delights. Continue reading
Spring greens grown in a local green house: spinach, kale, lettuce, arugala, mustard makes an easy salad garnished with chive blossoms, hemp seeds and walnuts. Have a wonderful day full of local feasting! Continue reading