Video: Alexis Nikole Nelson | A flavorful field guide to foraging
Whether it’s dandelions blooming in your backyard or purslane sprouting from the sidewalk, vegan forager Alexis Nikole Nelson is on a mission to show how freely growing flora could make its way to your plate.
Charles Davidson: Foster’s Pie Pan
He was a kind and gentle old fellow with a smudged face and scruffy beard. On his best days he appeared as tarnished and weather-beaten as his tin pie pan still does even now.
Michael Simms: Elderberry Magic
In the Native American tradition, the elder is sacred. The soft whistling song I often hear in the branches has been heard by others as well. Elder’s long association with wind instruments suggests that the magical sound comes not from the wind but rather from the tree itself, as well as any instruments carved from elder branches.
Rachel Hadas: The Seeds
My former student sent me six or seven
little homemade packets—folded paper
labelled and taped. Inside each packet
she’d tucked a few heritage seeds:
squash, lettuce, kale, peas, more I am forgetting.
Rachel Hadas: Sourdough Starter
One batch of sourdough starter, it is said,
can trace its lineage generations back.
Each fresh loaf carries on the tangy smack…
Vegan Kitchen: Sweet Potato Taquitos with Cashew Cream
Recipe for Sweet Potato Taquitos Ingredients 2½ -3 cups chopped sweet potatoes (about 1 large or 2 medium sweet potatoes) 1 cup chopped carrots (about 3 medium carrots) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chopped red onion 1½ cups cooked black … Continue reading
The Vegan Kitchen: Derek Sarno | Wicked Stroganoff and other great recipes
Vegan chef Derek Sarno is on a mission to unleash the mighty power of plants, creating nutritious food from mushrooms and vegetables that’s full of texture and flavor — and good for the planet. (recipes included in this post)