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Indian Cauliflower Soup (Gobi Ka Soup)

By Jan Buhrman

Soups, on the other hand, are full of all the nutrition and sustenance you need to not feel depleted or deprived. The rage recently was juicing, but juicing takes out all the fiber, not that that is bad, but in the winter, we want that fiber and warmth! Foods like to be whole. Fruits and...

Pork Curry

By Jan Buhrman

This recipe was a part of our Curried Winter Night menu. Please check out the entire menu and the story behind its creation – it includes a handy shopping list! 4 tablespoons coconut oil two onions, finely chopped two apples cut into small pieces 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2” ginger 2 teaspoons ground...

Sweet Potato and Spinach Fritters

By Jan Buhrman

This recipe was a part of our Curried Winter Night menu. Please check out the entire menu and the story behind its creation – it includes a handy shopping list! Makes 24 small one-bite fritters Disclaimer: This recipe may come out differently dependent on method of cooking sweet potato/spinach, etc. I made these a...

Cabbage, Carrot, Radicchio Salad with Pomegranate & Curried Nuts

By Jan Buhrman

This is a perfect winter dish!  This recipe was a part of our Curried Winter Night menu. Please check out the entire menu and the story behind its creation – it includes a handy shopping list! Serves 5-6 3 medium carrots, shaved or shredded 1 medium fennel, trimmed and shredded 3mm thick 5 tbsp...

Warm Salad of Cauliflower, Shiitake Mushroom and Brussels Sprouts

By Jan Buhrman

3/4 lb. Shiitake mushrooms sliced one head cauliflower florets broken or sliced into small pieces 1.5 lbs. Brussels sprouts sliced in thirds 2 large shallots sliced thin ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin Za’atar spice blend Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place cauliflower in a sheet...

Morrocan Lentil Soup

By Jan Buhrman

As most of you know, I love the flavors of North Africa. I also cook lentils a couple of times a week. My dear friend Joan Nathan turned me onto a Middle Eastern eggplant dish topped with yogurt and pomegranates. The finish to the soup is inspired by her.  This is a perfect soup...

Indian Lentil Dahl with Roasted Shallots

By Jan Buhrman

1 onion chopped fine 2 Tablespoons inches of ginger chopped fine 2 Tablespoons turmeric chopped fine or powdered 4 cups yellow or red lentils 1 Tablespoon cup cumin 1 Tablespoon coriander 2 shallots sliced thin and roasted 5 Tablespoons coconut oil (or peanut) Fresh squeezed lemon 4 cups water or stock 4 Tablespoons cilantro...

Bean Chili Soup

By Jan Buhrman

2 whole medium onions chopped 1 whole head of garlic minced (approx. two tablespoons) 2 organic red peppers chopped 2 large carrots chopped small 1 lb. Dried Beans Soup Mix OR: 1 can black beans 15 oz., 1 can pinto beans 15 oz., 1 can of kidney beans oz. 1 can of garbanzo beans...

Sweet Potato Pancakes

By Jan Buhrman

These can be made into bite size cakes for an hors D’oeuvre or served larger as a 1st course or a side dish. ingredients 3 tablespoons cumin seeds reserve 1 Tablespoon 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon  fennel seeds   1 teaspoon ground turmeric Pinch of cayenne pepper 3 tablespoon...

Spicy Chili Soup

By Jan Buhrman

This is more like a soup with all the flavors of a good chili. After Thanksgiving, I had a couple gallons of stock left from the turkeys. I didn’t want to freeze it all, but had a hankering for chili. 2 whole medium onions chopped 1 whole head of garlic – minced (approx two...

Corn Salad with Lime

By Jan Buhrman

As seen in The Washington Post. Over the years this recipe has had many adaptations depending on what is available in the spice rack. 6 ears unshucked corn 1 cup cooked quinoa 4 large limes, for zest and juice 1 tablespoon ground cumin or raz el hanout 2 tablespoons olive oil Kosher salt Freshly...

Cilantro Mint Chutney

By Jan Buhrman

1 cup chopped fresh cilantro ½ cup chopped mint 2 tablespoon fresh chopped ginger 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 teaspoon cumin 2 tablespoon green chilies chopped (add more if you wish it to be spicy) 2 tablespoons desiccated coconut 2 tablespoons sugar ¼ cup lime juice Blend everything in the blender or food processor...

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