Category Archives: Beyond the Boroughs

Holiday Recap: Greek Rice & Seitan Pie

This is kind of a medium-advanced recipe but I encourage everyone to try it. Like me, you can use sites like YouTube and Epicurious to supplement your skills. The payoff is big: This was the best thing I made in 2010. Continue reading

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It’s A Small World

Today,  at Asian Foods Express, the wholesaler that I buy some ingredients from, I found out that the price of coconut milk had doubled from $1 to $2 a can, and the price of shredded coconut had jumped from $1 … Continue reading

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I Think My Head Just Exploded

This is the Saint–Honoré croque légumes à la fleur d’hibiscus confite from Ladurée in France. XXX veggie porn! It is a savory version of the classic St. Honore cakes that are flavored with things like raspberries, roses and chocolate. According … Continue reading

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I’m Schweet and I’m Twisted

…like a koeksister! As you may or may not know, I love music almost as much as food. And when the two collide, I can not get enough. “I’m schweet and I’m twisted, like a koeksister” is a line from … Continue reading

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I Want to Make the Vegan Version!

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Sustainability and Tropical Fruit Obsessions: My Casa Grande Interview

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