Eggplant, Beet Greens & Mushrooms Quesadilla

A basic quesadilla, as served in American restaurants, consists of cheese in a toasted flour tortilla. Other, more healthy offerings may include spinach, mushrooms, mixed vegetables, chicken etc in addition to the cheese. When I occasionally make quesadillas at home I am sure to use whole wheat tortillas rather than the ones made with white … More Eggplant, Beet Greens & Mushrooms Quesadilla

Swiss Chard/Blue Cheese Empanadas & Grilled Eggplant

These empanadas are not authentic to any particular cuisine. I’ve been exploring ways to use masa harina and decided to attempt empanadas. I was craving greens so red stemmed Swiss chard, white stemmed Swiss chard and beet greens were the filling. The only added flavoring to the greens was onion, feta cheese and blue cheese. … More Swiss Chard/Blue Cheese Empanadas & Grilled Eggplant

Baked Aubergine

When I was young eggplant was one of my least favorite vegetables, in fact I pretty much despised it. In recent times I have developed a liking for it. Today I made an eggplant dish that happened to be vegan and it was truly delicious. It was a roasted eggplant with a cashew nut topping … More Baked Aubergine