The first dishes of 2016

Below are the first dishes of 2016! We seem to be moving right along in Forte’s new book . . .


This “greeny bowl” was our 5th dish from Sara Forte’s Sprouted Kitchen: Bowl and Spoon. The roasted brussels sprouts, diced pear, and avocado made this dish one of our favorites thus far from Forte’s book.


A great number of many good things were brought together in this “golden quinoa and butternut breakfast bowl” from Forte: quinoa, butternut squash, poached eggs, and greens. The parsley oil was particularly lovely here.


We thought the layered look of this dish, Forte’s “lentil and mushroom stuffed peppers over goat cheese butternut mash,” made for a great presentation.


There were so many things to like about this dish: the “tahini citrus miso dressing” for the kale slaw, the tamari-roasted mushrooms, the toasted sunflower seeds. With the dressing, this “tahini kale slaw and roasted tamari portabella bowl” marks our 9th completed dish from Forte’s book.


Not to forget about Sarah Britton, here is our 53rd recipe from My New Roots: arugula with butter-poached radishes:


And one more also from Sanjeev Kapoor’s How to Cook Indian — Kapoor calls this dish “aviyal,” and it’s basically a stew of mixed vegetables in a coconut and yogurt gravy.



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