Adding to their repertoire of ethnic-inspired dishes, low-fat recipes, and festive menus for the holidays, the Moosewood Collective now goes back to basics with Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers to deliver quick recipes that are both delicious and reliable for the busy home cook.
Creamy Lemon Pasta. Warm French Lentil Salad. Shortcut Chili. Pine-Nut-Crusted Fish. Mocha Sorbet. The easy-to-assemble recipes here were created to maximize the natural flavor and goodness of minimally adorned ingredients. From soups and pastas made with just a few pantry essentials to fresh salads, stir-fries, and sandwiches, these tried-and-true dishes are brilliant as is or can be modified with a handful of clever ingredient substitutions, cooking methods, and serving suggestions--it all depends on what's in the fridge and what sounds appetizing at the moment. Make extra Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Salad on Monday and toss leftovers with hot pasta for Tuesday's supper. No Onions for Black Beans with Pickled Red Onions? Try beans over rice with Quick Avocado and Corn Salsa instead. The 150-plus recipes in Moosewood Restaurant Simple Suppers are as flexible as they are flavorful--the perfect go-to for a quick, healthy meal any day of the week, any time of the year.
With an emphasis on natural foods cuisine, Moosewood Restaurant has operated successfully for more than 30 years and has been acclaimed as a driving force in the world of creative vegetarian cooking. Recipients of three James Beard Awards and numerous nominations, The Moosewood Collective has now branched out into prepared foods, which are available in natural food stores and supermarkets nationwide. This is their eleventh book.