Author: figsandflour

Baked Avocado Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

Baked Avocado Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

Avocado Tacos are something I always order when I see them on the menu… I mean avocados are so clearly delicious, why not make them the star ingredient of a taco. But given avocados soft creamy texture, an avocado taco begs for something crunchy, so […]

Featured Ingredient: Cabbage

Featured Ingredient: Cabbage

Cabbage often drums up a negative connotation. Past generations often steamed cabbage until it was wilted and gray. But I think cabbage is best served raw. It adds a great crunch to everything from tacos to veggie burgers to salads. So if you think you […]

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 […]


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