RAW Marinara Sauce over Zucchini Noodles

Mix well in a blender or food processor: 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 red bell pepper, choppped 1/4 cup olive oil 2 clove garlic (minced if using food processor) 2 medjool dates (minced if using food processor) 1 tbls sun-dried tomato flakes 1 tbls vinegar (or lemon juice, orange juice or crushed pineapple) 2 tsp onion […]

Raw Sauces, Dips, Puddings

  “Success with Spices, Herbs and Salts: Culinary Secrets for Raw Foods” Free demo 20 May, Friday, noon – 2pm The raw food demo at Williams-Sonoma, Stanford went swimmingly today. The consensus was – is that raw food “tastes really good!” I used spices, herbs and toppings from Williams-Sonoma’s spice shelf … and each of […]

Free RAW food demos, Williams-Sonoma

20 May, Friday

Private cooking lesson: Fish, the menu

A woman contacted me asking to learn a few ways to cook fish, and she wants to make enough to freeze for later use. We’ll meet in her kitchen, in Mountain View, on Friday, for 4 hours. I came up with these ideas, below, she is to pick 3 of the 4 choices ….. Parchment-wrapped […]

Stanford Women’s Club Holiday Party 2010

Polenta cakes, stuffed with candied beets Shrimp w/Beurre Rouge Sauce (the dried mission figs really stepped this reduction sauce up a notch) Polenta, parsnips, coconut milk w/arugula, fig balsamic vinegar dusted with cardamom   Pad Thai Basil Bites w/a raw Pad Thai sauce over zucchini rounds Persian cucumbers dipped in lime, with kumquats and black […]

How to freeze bananas/fruit

The best way to freeze fruit: cut into pieces, place in freezer on cookie sheet for 2 hours, then transfer to ziptop baggie.

Raw – Marinara Sauce

Combine all ingredients, including tomato soaking water, into food processor and puree until very thick and uniformly smooth. 1 cup sun-dried tomato, soaked in 2cups water for 1+ hour 1 fresh tomato 1/2 red bell pepper 2 cloves fresh garlic 1 tsp onion powder 6 dates 1 tbs dry Italian seasoning 1/4 tsp cayenne powder […]

Raw – Pizza

Pineapple Pizzettes Veggie toppings: sliced zucchini, tomatoes, diced onion, bell peppers …. on a pineapple ring ‘crust’ *** Sun-dried Tomato Marinara RAW Sauce Combine all ingredients, including tomato soaking water, into food processor and puree until very thick and uniformly smooth. 1 cup sun-dried tomato, soaked in 2cups water for 1+ hour 1 fresh tomato […]

Raw: Pad Thai#1

Another simple and tasty raw dish, goes to show you, not every raw dish is complicated.

Chicken Sausage Bites w/Picatta butter

The toasted gluten-free bread absorbed the piccata butter verrrrry nicely, and the warmed chicken sausage and fresh thyme made this breakfast verrrry tasty.