Ingredients for a more adventurous dinner are closer than you think! Mia Wasilevich’s new book, “Ugly Little Greens,” gives tips and recipes for plucking and cooking with wild foods.
This week on the market report Laura Avery talks to Michael Fiorelli, chef and partner at Love & Salt in Manhattan Beach. Fiorelli utilizes the whole carrot for this dish. He combines the carrot tops with herbs and preserved lemon to make a carrot top pesto that dresses his roasted carrots.
With the first annual L.A. Sriracha Festival kicking off next weekend, there’s no better way to prepare than to consult a longtime addict of the famous bird sauce and co-organizer of the festival, Randy Clemens, who’s actually written two cookbooks dedicated to the stuff. Below is a recipe from his vegan sriracha cookbook, The Veggie-Lovers Sriracha Cookbook.
Mollie Katzen’s new cookbook, The Heart of the Plate: Vegetarian Recipes for a New Generation, is full of recipes that layer different textures.
In her Brilliant Beet Arrangement, Katzen roasts beets, combines them in the food processor with garlic-spiked olive oil, and spoons the mixture (she calls it Beet Crush) over Greek yogurt. She tops the dish with smashed pistachios and crispy fried lentils.