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Summer Mexican Vegetable dishes: Eggplant Veracruzana

Summer Mexican Vegetable dishes: Eggplant Veracruzana

I   love this time of year when the green market is brimming  with  a wide assortment of produce that inspired this summer Mexican  vegetable dishes. I made my Veracruzana sauce which is at its best when tomatoes are sun-ripened…

Steamed Eggplant with Herb Sauce a la Jamie Oliver

Steamed Eggplant with Herb Sauce a la Jamie Oliver

  At this time of year particularly, farm grown vegetables are usually so intensely flavored with their characteristic essence and natural taste, that I often simply eat them raw or lightly steamed.. Now most people would never think of steaming…

My Seduction Meal

My Seduction Meal

Tagine of Chicken with Preserved Lemons and Green Olives Many years ago, someone from the New York Times called  to ask me what I would cook for a man if I wanted to seduce him.  I imagine that they expected…

Eggplant with Veracruzana sauce- Berenjena a la veracruzana

  We seldom ate eggplant at home when we were little though it was always a favorite at Italian restaurants. But it’s eggplant season and they are glorious now and I’ve been experimenting.  I’ve turned eggplant parmigiana into berenjena a…