Yearly Archives: 2011

Hey, 2012! Hit us with your best shot.

Enter to win one of 10 (count em, 10!) copies of The China Study by T. Colin Campbell. This book will change —View full post »

Purple Superfoods Smoothie

In case you’re partaking in any actual boxing on this Boxing Day (or, sure, maybe you have other reasons to needView full post »

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie on Serious Eats

Ho ho holy crap has December gotten away from me. We are back in the States for a few weeks, and it’s been one ofView full post »

Mellow Cranberry Smoothie on Serious Eats

Cranberry season doesn’t need to end with Thanksgiving. This mellow smoothie is an easy, healthful way to packView full post »

Lean Green Smoothie on Serious Eats

Every day this post-Thanksgiving week, I’m contributing a healthy smoothie recipe to Serious Eats in a littleView full post »

From the Archives: Brown Rice and French Lentil Salad

From the archives for the quickly dwindling World Vegan Month, a brown rice and French lentil salad and a little TMIView full post »

From the Archives: 5 Principles of Homemade Vegetable Stock

From the archives for World Vegan Month, key tips for making good vegetable stock at home. (Hint: don’t forgetView full post »

The Best Vegetarian Gravy

The Best Vegetarian Gravy

Umami Girl’s favorite recipe for truly savory, practically meaty vegetarian gravy. Or make it vegan.View full post »

Thanks, yo.

So there are some minor not-so-great parts of celebrating Thanksgiving in England, like, ohhh, the fact thatView full post »

From the Archives: Go Stuff a Squash, Why Don’t You?

From the archives for both Thanksgiving and World Vegan Month (take that, uni-tasking!), hop on over to Serious EatsView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Classic Apple Crisp

In the crisper this Thanksgiving week: Far from home on my favorite holiday, we’ll be doing our best to bringView full post »

From the Archives: Mom’s Applesauce

From the archives for World Vegan Month, my mom’s simply perfect recipe for applesauce. This will be on ourView full post »

Spiced Tomato Soup with Red Lentils

In all the time I’ve been sharing little pieces of my world with you, I don’t think I’ve everView full post »

From the Archives: Homemade Granola

From deep in the archives for World Vegan Month, one of our all-time favorites — homemade granola adapted fromView full post »

Having been to Paris

Real talk about our trip to Paris, and a recipe for Potage Parmentier, a rustic French vegetable soup.View full post »

From the Archives: Classic Daiquiri

A public service announcement from the archives for World Vegan Month: Rum is vegan. Vodka, vegan. Gin? Vegan. Wine.View full post »

From the Archives: Alotta Falafel

From the archives for World Vegan Month: Let’s face it. Without falafel, the world would suck. Get the recipeView full post »

Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas, Two Ways

Have you ever wondered why chickpeas look so much like tiny butts? Whaaat? I know I sure haven’t. If I hadView full post »

From the Archives: Spicy Pepitas

The politically correct among you will know what I mean when I say that my memory is differently abled. This trait canView full post »

When it’s right, you just know.

Remember at the beginning of World Vegan Month when I said I’m a ninety percenter? Well, here’s somethingView full post »

Baba Ghanoush

When I told the girls I’d made baba ghanoush, the seven-year-old said, “Oh! I didn’t realize that wasView full post »

From the Archives: Farro with Broccoli

From the archives, farro with broccoli and shiitakes makes an outstanding vegetarian main dish on Thanksgiving. JustView full post »

Ye Olde Kale Chips

Of all my self-destructive tendencies — and believe me, there are some strong contenders — the crowningView full post »

Black Bean Tacos

There are two types of people in this world: those who lead with their best material, and those who save the best forView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: What I Learned from a Raw Foods Masterclass

A few weekends ago, I spent some serious time at Saf restaurant in London, learning about the culinary techniques ofView full post »

A Typical Family Dinner

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about what I feed my family for dinner on a mostly plants diet. So I took aView full post »

From the Archives: Layla’s Lentil Soup

From the archives, it’s another of Umami Girl’s most-popular posts that just happens to be vegan. My friendView full post »

Nuts for Homemade Crazy Milk

Hold up, now. I have a sneaking feeling that something’s not quite right about the title of this post, but IView full post »

From the Archives: Salt and Vinegar Broiled Fingerling Potatoes

Today’s World Vegan Month post is from the archives. It’s one of my all-time most popular posts — andView full post »

Pickled Red Onions

There’s alchemy in the combination of onions and vinegar. These bright, gently perfumed pickled onions lendView full post »

Perfect Steel-cut Oats

Chewy, satisfying steel-cut oats topped with chopped fruits and nuts are a perfect autumn breakfast. They’reView full post »

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins with (ahem!) Cream Cheese Frosting

Did you know that today is World Vegan Day, which kicks off World Vegan Month in November? I didn’t until I sawView full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Seriously Delicious ‘Green’ Smoothies

In the crisper this week, two recipes for “green” smoothies made with fresh whole fruits and plenty ofView full post »

That’s Bloody Brilliant: Borough Market

Umami Girl takes a touristy, expensive, and yet quite wonderful trip to London’s Borough Market.View full post »

The Crisper Whisperer on Serious Eats: Dumpling Squash, Spinach, and Quinoa with Cilantro-Lime Dressing

In the crisper this week, a homey mid-autumn meal that doesn’t like to be pinned down. Call it a salad or aView full post »

Ottolenghi. Need I say more?

A short and glowing review of both Yotam Ottolenghi’s new vegetarian cookbook Plenty and his flagship LondonView full post »