Wild Oyster Mushroom Dumplings

For a Printable Recipe, Click Here Dumplings are one of my favorite foods- they’re soft on the inside, and crispy on the outside. Good  dumplings are filled with something delicious and savory, and of course all dumplings have a pasta element. The best part is it isn’t hard to make a delicious, savory, vegan dumpling- sometimes with ingredients found in…

Savory Kale Pie

For a printable recipe, click here! I love my greens- kale, collards, chard, chrysanthemum, arugula, dandelion, spinach, turmip greens, beet greens, mustard greens- the list of lovely leafy greens could go on, but simply put, I like greens. Most of the time I’ll enjoy them in some sort of soy sauce and garlic based stir fry, but every now…

Vegan Chicken of the Woods Pad Kee Mao

Click Here for a Printable Recipe I loved pad thai the first time I tried it, and it took me years to get over my pad thai obsession enough to try any other dish. When I finally did, I realized I might never eat pad thai again- pad kee mao (often called drunken noodles) was…

Butter Chicken of the Woods (Vegan Butter Chicken)

Click Here for a Printable Recipe Before a few days ago, I knew almost nothing about butter chicken. I had seen it in Indian restaurants, and knew its was chicken in a creamy sauce. I had smelled the spiced, tomato and chicken aroma and knew its color- sometimes more yellow, sometimes more orange. But after…

Wild Oyster Mushroom Tacos

For a Printable Version Click Here While gilled mushrooms are more often poisonous than their pored pals, there are countless edible mushrooms with gills, including pearly shelled oyster mushrooms. Oyster mushrooms have been domesticated and can now be farmed, but the wild mushrooms have a stronger flavor than the store bought varieties- they’re definitely worth…

Vegan Morel Cream Sauce

Click Here for a Printable Version For a long time I have been wanting to start foraging and eating wild mushrooms, but I haven’t had the time, energy or skills to know where to start. I joined a local mushrooming club (the Boston Mycological Club), participated in a class and bought a book, but made little progress…

Creamy Squash Ravioli with Oyster Mushrooms

Click Here for a Printable Version Cooking is an outlet for my creativity. It is a time when I get to imagine up flavor combinations and consider new techniques, play with novel ingredients, experiment with different textures and try out new tools. To create something I’ve never heard of or to personalize a classic dish….

Sour Japanese Knotweed Soup

Click HERE for a printable version For as long as I can remember, I’ve watched Japanese knotweed creep up and spread over the wetlands near my house. The species is invasive, and the city has through several different attempts to eradicate the plants and allow the native species to return- all of these attempts have been unsuccessful….

Savory Lemon Poppy-Seed Pasta

 Click Here for a Printable Recipe This is my first blog post, so I want to use some of this space giving you an idea of how I imagine up my recipes and some of the ways I get inspiration from/for food. I am constantly looking for new, quick and unique dinner ideas and spend…