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White Asparagus with Cashew Sauce

White Asparagus with Cashew Sauce

This is an elegant side dish for a holiday meal or brunch. The cashew sauce is mild so it does not overpower the delicate flavor of the white asparagus. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 lbs. white asparagus pinch salt pinch sugar 1 cup roasted salted cashew pieces 1 cup water 1/2 cup white wine pinch [...]


Vegan Orange, Almond Semolina Cake with Baked Rhubarb

Vegan Orange, Almond Semolina Cake with Baked Rhubarb

We really enjoyed his lovely orange almond cake. It’s full of lovely orange flavor, with a slight tartness from the yogurt and rhubarb. Serving Size: 8 Ingredients: for the cake: spray oil, for the spring form 1/3 cup almond meal 3/4 cup vegan margarine, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup soy yogurt 1/4 [...]


Rhubarb and Red Gooseberry Pie

Rhubarb and Red Gooseberry Pie

This is now one of our very favorite pie recipes. The combination of red gooseberries and rhubarb is really delicious. You can easily freeze rhubarb, and use it later in the summer when the red gooseberries are ripe, or also the other way around. Freeze the gooseberries (topped and tailed at the end of the [...]


Review: Kohlrabi, carrot and radish salad

Crunchy Kohlrabi, Carrot and Radish Salad

Yotam Ottolenghi is a very famous chef in today’s world. Some of his recipes are often found on the Guardian website under “life and style“. We enjoyed this salad a lot. The dressing is very nice especially using lime. Kohlrabi is one of our favorite vegetables, and we have a lot growing in our garden. [...]


Asparagus Appetizer with Vegan Sausage and Radishes

Asparagus Appetizer with Vegan Sausage, and Radishes

This is a very elegant way to enjoy asparagus in season. It makes a lovely appetizer, or a nice salad. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. green asparagus, cleaned, sliced and cooked al dente 2-4 vegan sausages or vegan hot dogs, sliced and warmed 1 bunch fresh radishes, cleaned, sliced very thinly and marinated 2 [...]


Rhubarb Spritzer

Rhubarb Spritzer

This is a lovely spring and early summer drink. It’s very much like pink lemonade, except a bit different with rhubarb and the carbonated water. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound rhubarb stalks 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup water splash lemon juice carbonated water, chilled Directions: Chill the carbonated water. Clean the rhubarb and remove [...]


Marinated Kohlrabi

Marinated Kohlrabi

These are very tasty, crunchy little bites that are nice as an appetizer or served with drinks at a party. Yield: 2-3 cups Ingredients: 2 kohlrabi 1  tablespoon + pinch salt, divided 1/4 cup olive oil 2 organic lemons 1 tablespoon agave  syrup 1 small onion 1 cup fresh herbs (parsley, chives, tarragon, dill), chopped [...]


Review: Tomato-Rhubarb Soup

Tomato-Rhubarb Soup

What a tasty soup this is! Chriesi at the Almond Corner blog has a really interesting and delicious soup recipe. It is vegan, so we made the soup according to the recipe, and it tasted great. We have a lot of rhubarb in our garden and freeze it regularly during the season so that we [...]


Best of Fall Salad

Best of Fall Salad

We have recently discovered how nice black skinned radishes are. We are thrilled to be growing them as a fall crop in the garden. This salad is great. We really enjoyed it last night. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 2 large black radishes, peed and grated or shredded 2 large carrots, peeled and grated or shredded [...]


Simple Rhubarb Mustard

Simple rhubarb mustard

There are may different ways to make rhubarb mustard, this one is quite simple and we really enjoyed it with seitan, asparagus and baked potatoes. Yield: 1 & 1/2 – 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 4 cups rhubarb 1 jar mild grainy mustard (335 g) Directions: Clean the rhubarb. Make sure [...]


Banana Rhubarb Bread Delight

Banana Rhubarb Bread Delight

Vegan Banana Rhubarb Bread with Fresh Strawberries and Chocolate Sauce. We don’t usually have mixtures with many different flavors but we must admit this special dessert was especially delicious. Serving Size: 8 Ingredients: for Vegan Banana Rhubarb Bread: 3 bananas mashed or pureed 1 – 1 & 1/2 cups rhubarb, cut in small pieces 1 [...]


Review: Beetroot and Rhubarb Salad

Beetroot and Rhubarb Salad

Celebrity Chef Yotam Ottolenghi has created this delicious salad recipe, with a great dressing. We found it at the British Guardian website. We placed the salad on a bed of fresh greens. The only change we needed to do was to use soy cheese instead of feta. It’s a lovely mixture of flavors and the [...]


Beet and Rhubarb Soup

Beet and Rhubarb Soup

This was a lovely soup today. It was slightly sour, the rhubarb flavor was not so evident. But the mixture of all the flavors together was quite refreshing and filling. Servings: 3-4 Ingredients: 2 large beets 2 cups rhubarb 2-3 cups water 2 vegetable bouillon cubes 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon dash cayenne pepper or Tabasco salt [...]


Lemon Risotto Rice Pudding with Rhubarb Compote

Lemon Risotto Rice Puddding with Rhubarb Compote

This was a lovely dessert that we recently enjoyed with fresh rhubarb from the garden. It’s easy to make and doesn’t take long. It tastes best warm. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the risotto: 1 cup risotto rice 1/4 cup lemon juice zest from 1 lemon 2/3 cup sugar 3 cups water or non dairy [...]


Review: Rhubarbaritas

Rhubarbaritas

We found this tasty recipe for a rhubarb margarita at the taste for adventure blog. We really enjoyed the drink on Cinco de Mayo. The rhubarb flavor was not as noticeable as the lime, however, it was a great drink. As we have 5 rhubarb plans, we can have this drink often durig rhubarb season.


Lemony Barley Risotto with Asparagus and Walnuts

Lemony Barly Risotto with Asparagus and Walnuts

We really enjoyed this tasty dinner tonight. It could be made with rice risotto but the barley was delicious, and we often forget to use this healthy grain. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 3/4 lbs. fresh green asparagus, ends trimmed, cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 onion chopped 1 tablespoon vegan margarine 1/2 cup dry white [...]


Review: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

We found this delicious recipe at the Joy of Baking blog. This was the tastiest strawberry and rhubarb pie I have ever had. Stephanie at Joy of Baking is an incredible baker. The recipe was very easy to adapt to be vegan. It was only a matter of substituting vegan margarine for the butter, we [...]


Strawberry and Rhubarb Blini

Strawberry and Rhubarb Blini

We enjoyed these tasty treats for Sunday morning breakfast. They would also be nice at a brunch or even as a mid-afternoon treat. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the blini: 1 cup self rising flour 2 egg replacements 2 cups soy milk 1 small pkg. of yeast 2 tbs. sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 2 [...]


Asparagus On Toast with Creamy Sauce

Asparagus on Toast with Creamy Sauce

This elegant dish is very nice served for a lunch or brunch. Yield: 8 open-faced sandwiches Ingredients: for the toast: 8 slices whole grain bread, toasted 12 asparagus spears, cleaned, peeled and cooked 8 vegan deli slices for the creamy sauce: 1/2 cup soy cream 2 teaspoons vegetable bouillon powder 1/4 cup white wine (optional) [...]


Asparagus with Walnut Sauce

Asparagus with Walnut Sauce

What a tasty combination this is: asparagus with walnuts. This makes a very elegant side dish. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. green asparagus 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped 1/2 cup soy cream Splash of soy sauce or Tamari 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil or walnut oil salt and white pepper Directions: Cut the woody ends [...]


Review: Black Rice, Asparagus and Chickpea Salad

Black Rice, Asparagus and Chickpea Salad

Wow, what a great salad this is. Healthy, high in protein, hearty and packed full of flavor. We enjoyed this as a main meal salad today, with whole grain bread, it really made a satisfying meal. It would also be a good salad to take to parties or pot luck suppers. Black rice, red rice, [...]


Asparagus Mushroom Lasagna

White asparagus

Asparagus season has just begun and we are looking forward to sharing some new recipes. This was a delicious dinner we enjoyed over the weekend with asparagus bought directly from the farm. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 lb. asparagus spears (white or green) 8 ounces mushrooms, cremini, shitaki or other favorite 1 tablespoon oil 1 [...]


Fried Rice with Spring Vegetables

Fried Rice with Spring Vegetables

We will create 4 different fried rice recipes throughout the year, one for each season. We start this year with the spring vegetables. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1/2 lb. tofu, scrambled 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon oil 3 cups cooked brown rice 4 green onions 1 tablespoon grated ginger 1 tablespoon jalapeño chilly, minced [...]


Valentine’s Day Rhubarb Cherry Pie

Valentine's Day Rhubarb Cherry Pie

This makes a very nice pie, individual pies, or hand pies for Ventine’s Day. The sweet cherries with the sour rhubarb is a tasty combination. Yield: 8 hand pies or 1 large pie Ingredients: for the crust: 2 & 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 cup vegan margarine 1/4 cup coconut [...]