Originally published in the Journal de Montréal on May 27, 2006. This week, to make a change from the same old ground beef hamburger, try out this little delicacy that pleases vegetarians as much as carnivores. Some legumes for texture and proteins, spices to enhance the taste and tomatoes, as they are pleasing to the […]
The chickpea is one of the most cultivated legumes in the world. It is part of the daily diet in the Mediterranean region, the Middle East and India. It was first cultivated in 7000 BC in Turkey and has since been traditionally grown in rotation with durum wheat in semi-arid soils.
Broccoli rabe is a plant that most probably originated in the Mediterranean region. It is similar to broccoli, cabbage and various other members of the cruciferous family. It has thin green stalks which end in spiked leaves and flower buds.
Celeriac, also known as celery root, is a little-known vegetable, undoubtedly because of its unattractive appearance. And yet, this large knobbly ball with a brown peel hides a crisp, creamy white coloured flesh has an exquisite taste. In fact, celeriac tastes a bit nutty. Its slightly pungent flavour is reminiscent of parsley and celery, without […]