Author: figsandflour

Sunchoke & Beet Couscous

Sunchoke & Beet Couscous

There are truly so many ways to enjoy sunchokes! They are definitely one of my favorite root vegetables, but I am just trying to figure out why I had not heard of them sooner! Today’s dish is sort of a cross between a lot of […]

Sunchoke & Dukkah Hummus

Sunchoke & Dukkah Hummus

I think I am running out of stories behind all the different hummus flavors I am making. The long story short is I just love hummus and after tasting the creaminess of sunchokes, I knew it would make a really good hummus, and so I […]

Sunchoke & Green Apple Arugula Salad

Sunchoke & Green Apple Arugula Salad

The first time I had a sunchoke was at last year’s Taste of the Nation. Taste of the Nation brings together the top chef’s in a given city for an incredible dining experience to supports No Kid Hungry’s mission to end childhood hunger, a mission […]

Featured Ingredient: Sunchokes

Featured Ingredient: Sunchokes

Sunchokes aka Jerusalem Artichokes are a root vegetable with a nutty flavor profile. I’ve noticed they are a little harder to find than most root vegetables on the east coast, so when you spot them, you have to go for it! They are super versatile […]

Herb Allium Hummus

Herb Allium Hummus

Ever since I went to Little Sesame in DC (I am so sad they closed and cannot wait for their new shop)I want to make all the hummus and veggie combos. Not to mention the pita from Baklava Couture I could eat this every day. […]

Leek Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

Leek Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

Leeks and Quiche are a pairing that has stood the test of time. I have always love to take quintessential ingredient pairs and dishes and upgrade the dish with a healthier twist. This is where the sweet potatoes come in. The crust of this dish is made […]

Truffle Leek Mushroom Risotto

Truffle Leek Mushroom Risotto

I pretty much love everything about this recipe. I mean truffle, a perfect six-minute egg, these are a few of my favorite things! But I really do love truffle and eggs, anytime they are in combination on a menu, I have to get it! What […]

Potato Leek Soup

Potato Leek Soup

I will call this post “how to make soup without a large soup pot, vitamix, or immersion blender.” Out of all the things I have in my kitchen (probably more linens for pictures than pots and pans) one pretty essential item I do not have […]

Featured Ingredient: Leeks

Featured Ingredient: Leeks

Leeks are an underrated vegetable, in my opinion. I am not even sure I had had one before I studied abroad in France, and even then, they weren’t featured in their best light. In France, we always had a leek gratin, which consisted of the […]

Bok Choy Salmon Soba Bowl

Bok Choy Salmon Soba Bowl

Every time, I make salmon for dinner, I wish I made it more often! It’s really so easy that time should never be a factor. For those of us on a budget, (and by those of us, I mean all of us), Salmon can certainly […]


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