Category Archives: Vegetarian

Patatas a la Importancia – Potatoes “of Importance”

I have been absent from posting and commenting for a little while and I must apologize to all of you that I follow.  For a moment there I lost my “mojo” and was a little out of it as I … Continue reading

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Ladies of the Night Blue Plate Special – Plato de Puta – Fried Eggs, Rice and Sweet Plantains

I have no idea how this story started.   Since I could rememeber my Mom would make this dish.  As years passed I learned that they called it…

Posted in Breakfast/Brunch, Eggs, Puerto Rican - Tipico, Rice/Risotto, Something Different, Vegetarian | 32 Comments

Vegetarian Delights – Roasted Vegetables + Fingerling Potatoes with Tri-Color String Beans

I went to the farmer’s market and bought these beauties:

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Wordless Wednesday – Ensalada de Frutas con Arugula y Queso Fresco (Fruit Salad, Arugula and Fresh Cheese)

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Butternut Squash – Zapallo Anco – Calabasita

Taking a look around my little apartment I started to count my cookbooks.  In all, at the moment, they add up to 368 and this does not include my cooking magazines like Bon Appétit, Cooks, Food & Wine, Saveur, Gourmet, Vegetarian, Cooking, … Continue reading

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Tumbet Mallorquin – Majorcan Baked Vegetables

Right now I am having a love affair between two chefs.  Call it a foodie “Ménage à trois “.  Chef Eric Ripert of the famous Le Bernadin Restaurant (my all time favorite) and Chef Jose Andres’  TV show,  Made in Spain. … Continue reading

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Shishito Peppers vs. Padron Peppers

I was introduced to Padron peppers and ever since then I have had a fascination with them.  It is impossible to find them in New York and while searching I was introduced to the Shishito peppers.  They are very much … Continue reading

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