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Vegan Chayote Soup is “Nutty-Creamy”

Vegan Chayote Soup is “Nutty-Creamy”

Chayote is a single seed squash that is native to Mexico and Central America. Its use in Mexican cooking precedes the arrival of Europeans and is documented by writings of Francisco Hernandez, who lived in Mexico from 1550 to 1560. It’s called mirliton in New […]

Tomatillo Leeks With Agave Nectar

Tomatillo Leeks With Agave Nectar

These “Tomatillo Leeks” are a nod to the vegan side of Mexican cooking.  It’s what I grew up with, mainly, although from time to time we did eat meat.  The vegetarian and vegan dimensions of Mexican food are delicious, and if you look at many […]

Vegetarian Paella – A Spanish Tradition Turned Vegan

Vegetarian Paella – A Spanish Tradition Turned Vegan

Vegetarian Paella is not just a substitute for paella made with seafood and chicken or rabbit.  It’s a dish all its own. I love the Paella Valenciana, of course, and for big parties, it’s perfect.  If you have to make big amounts, you can put […]