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Asparagus with Pears and Walnuts

Baby white asparagus with pears, walnuts and dairy-free cheese

Recipe for Asparagus with Pears and Walnuts


Vegan Rhubarb Orange Self-saucing Pudding-Cake

Orange Rhubarb Self-saucing Pudding

Recipe for a Vegan Rhubarb Orange Self-saucing Pudding-Cake


Mustard Soup with Asparagus

Mustard soup with Asparagus

This is a lovely soup. The asparagus goes very nicely with the mustard, and the mustard is not all that sharp. It’s also a quick and easy soup to make.


Spring Salad with Baby Spinach Leaves, Fava Beans and Asparagus Tips and Quinoa

Spring Salad

This lovely salad it delicious and quite filling. We did not add any non-dairy cheese as we felt this was enough as it is. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: for the salad: 1/2 cup quinoa 2 cups fresh fava beans, shelled and peeled 1 bunch of asparagus 4 cups fresh baby spinach leaves (about 4 ounces) […]


German Asparagus Potato Salad

German Asparagus Potato Salad

Asparagus and Potatoes are a favorite and very tasty combination. This is a sweet salty type potato salad. It’s easy to make and tastes great no matter which asparagus you use. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 ¼ lb. potatoes, cooked, peeled and in bite sized pieces 1 lb. asparagus 1 cup vegetable bouillon 1 onion, peeled […]


German Asparagus Soup (Spargelsuppe)

Traditional German asparagus soup

Germany is the main producer for white asparagus in Europe and white asparagus is being used in many traditional dishes in Spring. This is a classic German recipe for asparagus soup. It’s been only adapted to be vegan. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1 ½ lb. white asparagus, peeled and cut into chunks pinch sugar 4-6 cups […]


Asparagus with Saffron Sauce and Edible Flower Garnish

Green asparagus with a saffron sauce and edible flowers

We enjoyed this very special recipe as a salad last weekend. It would also make a lovely appetizer or side dish. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: 1 lb. fresh asparagus, woody ends trimmed off 1 ½ cups soy yogurt ½ vegetable bouillon cube, crumbled ⅛-¼ cup white wine few threads saffron or a small pinch of […]


Pear Rhubarb Smoothie

Pear Rhubarb Smoothie

Rhubarb is one of our favorite springtime vegetables. We are happy to have 4 very large rhubarb plants and can harvest enough to freeze for use during the year. But today we had a tasty treat enjoying pear and rhubarb smoothies. Serving Size: 2 Ingredients: for the smoothie: 2 pears, peeled, cored and cut into […]


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 […]