Tag Archives: Vegetarian

Ratatouille & Goat Cheese Phyllo Tart

7 May

I fell in love with ratatouille when I was 17 and working as a chambermaid in Provence. For staff meals at the hotel where I worked and lived, we were usually served yesterday’s grey meat and a side of rice. I was a vegetarian at the time. There was also a big pail of rice pudding in the fridge, for those who wanted dessert. I always wanted dessert. So for the first few weeks, I was essentially living on rice and rice.

Raw Chocolate and Date Tart

5 Dec

Do not be fooled by this vegan dessert, it’s rich and has mass appeal and a luxurious texture. –Chef Benjamin Baker, Travaasa, Austin, Texas Crust 2 cups Medjool dates, pitted 2/3 cup almonds 2/3 cups cashews 2/3 cups pecans 2 […]

Chestnut Mushroom Tourtiere

5 Dec

Vegetarians no longer have to skip the traditional tourtiere! For convenience, use pre-cooked, vacuum-packed chestnuts. Serve tourtiere warm or chilled with tomato chili sauce or fruit chutney. –Alison Kent, recipe developer Prep time: 20 minutes Total time: 1 hour Makes: […]

Shepherd’s Pie Showdown: Chuck Hughes vs Derek Dammann

16 Oct

Our November issue just hit newsstands, and the theme is comfort food. To me, the most comforting of comfort food is shepherd’s pie, so I was beyond chuffed when Montreal chefs Chuck Hughes and Derek Dammann agreed to get out […]

Rajma Chawal (Kidney Beans and Rice)

6 May

As Mother’s Day approaches, I’m excited to introduce you to Meeru Dhalwala, an advocate for the simple and loving act of cooking for your kids. When Meeru, the wife and business partner of Vikram Vij, is not running the kitchen […]

Vegetarian Summer Rolls

19 Apr

It feels ironic writing about summer rolls in a week when snow and hail have made such a cruel return. Why, gods of Canadian weather, why? It’s April! Maybe these can be our culinary equivalent to the rain dance. If […]