Hui Kitchen’s Chinese Braised Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms

Hui Kitchen’s Chinese Braised Bok Choy with Shiitake Mushrooms This is the second dish taught to me by Chef Hui of Hui’s Kitchen in Santiago, Spain. Rich and I were starving for fresh vegetables. We discovered that few restaurants along the Camino de...

Hui Kitchen’s Chinese Braised Eggplant with Tree Mushrooms

Hui Kitchen’s Chinese Braised Eggplant with Tree Mushrooms I learned to make this dish from Chef Hui at Hui Kitchen in Santiago, Spain. Rich and I were starving for fresh vegetables, having discovered that few restaurants along the Camino de Santiago offer...

Creamy Ukranian Borscht In Your Instant Pot!

Creamy Ukranian Borscht In Your Instant Pot! I created this recipe for my dear friend, author Nora Percival, who died on Valentine’s Day a couple of years ago at the age of 102.  Having left Russia as a small child, she still yearned for foods she enjoyed as a...

Ethiopian Misir Wot – Spicy Red Lentils Without Oil

Ethiopian Misir Wot – Spicy Red Lentils Without Oil Misir Wot is one of the spiciest of all the vegan Ethiopian dishes. It is served with injera, a sour flat-bread native to Ethiopia. The spiciness of Misir Wot is tempered by the injera, so it doesn’t seem...

Spicy Cajun Cornbread – 100% Whole Grain and Dairy-Free!

Spicy Cajun Cornbread – 100% Whole Grain and Dairy-Free! I love cornbread and the spicier the better! This recipe contains fresh corn, crushed red peppers, is 100% whole grain, and has no animal protein whatsoever! I like to serve this with Cajun Blackeyed Peas...