CATEGORY: ‘Vegetables’

Saturday Lunch at Marketman’s…

25 Mar, 2015

So I had spectacular furled taro (gabi) leaves on hand.

Young Furled Taro (Gabi) Leaves

17 Mar, 2015

I have made laing (stewed taro leaves with coconut cream/oil) several times in the past few weeks.

Banaba Bark

16 Mar, 2015

Another unusual find at the weekend markets was this little clump of banaba bark.

Sesame Leaves (Perilla frutescens var. frutescens)

16 Mar, 2015

I was browsing the greens sections at Rustan’s Rockwell over the weekend and spotted these attractive leaves in a plastic bag in the chillers.

Lemony Barley Salad with Kale Pesto a la Food & Wine Magazine

20 Feb, 2015

Sometimes, I buy food magazines and am instantly smitten by a photo or recipe and know that I have to try it for myself.

Watercress, Watermelon, Feta & Pepper Salad a la Marketman

15 Feb, 2015

My suki Mary at the FTI market gave me a bunch of watercress for free yesterday after I spent a small fortune on her stall… it was her Valentine’s offering… isn’t that cute?

Easy Sunday Italian a la Marketman

08 Feb, 2015

A few weeks before Christmas, a neighbor sent over a head of puntarelle, an Italian green that’s related to chicory with a unique, slightly bitter taste.

Roast Goose, Duck and Lamb Chops for Christmas Eve…

08 Jan, 2015

After several holiday dinners featuring western fare, our Christmas Eve dinner with family and friends was more Asian in nature.

 

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