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Dahlia

This blog came into fruition when I became the site host for my local farm, Golden Earthworm. I wanted to share healthy, wholesome and seasonal recipes that I have picked up along the way from my Central Asian ancestry and some recipes from cookbooks that I have adapted into my own. Plagued by... Full Bio
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Veggies, Spice and Everything Rice has MOVED by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian If you are looking for Veggies, Spice and Everything Rice, I have moved. Please find me at my new name and address: Silk Road Vegetarian Read on »
Baked Eggs with Arugula, Yoghurt & Chili by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian --> I have been inconsistent in posting recipes. Sorry for that. My hands have been very full lately. My father is quite ill and has been and out of the hospi ... Read on »
Matboucha – Israeli Roasted Tomato Salad by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Cooking a medley of tomatoes and red peppers for the Matboucha I miss Israel. I was there this past summer for many happy occasions in my family. The main ... Read on »
Crusted Lemon Tofu by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian A simple marinade for tofu that has a bright and fresh lemony flavor. Pan frying the pressed tofu in arrowroot flour creates a crispy outside that is so tender on th ... Read on »
Morrocan Carrot and Chickpea Salad by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian For the last two weeks, my CSA delivered baby carrots, so have been trying a few different recipes – from soups to salads. I came across a cookbook Roots , by Diane M ... Read on »
Curried Coconut Tomato Soup by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian As the tomatoes in the farmers market or your homegrown ones start to proliferate, this soup will make good use of those fresh tomatoes. Alternatively, you can use who ... Read on »
Cauliflower Crust Pizza by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Looks like Brick Oven Pizza Just to be clear, this is not a pizza with cauliflower on it. This is a gluten free pizza where the actual crust is made from ca ... Read on »
Spicy Cucumber Peanut Salad in Lime Dressing by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian This salad is the best of both worlds for me. Cucumbers and limes which are so refreshing and cooling against the backdrop of the slight bite from the chilies. My tast ... Read on »
Life and Times of Afghan Jews from Babylonian Captivity to Modern Times by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian This video is on the Afghan - Bukharian community that has roots from the Babylonian Exile. My family is part of this traveling pack that moved from country to country alo ... Read on »
Cauliflower Cheese Quiche in Potato Crust by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian It has been a wild few weeks now, which has resulted in me not being able to sit down and share some recipes with you. First off, it was Passover and I went down to ... Read on »
Cauliflower Peanut Curry by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian There are times, when not to judge a book by its cover. Sometimes looks are really deceiving and I think that could be a good thing. If everything looked as it seemed ... Read on »
NYC Vegetarian Food Fest by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian This past weekend was the Third Annual NYC Vegetarian Food Fest held at the Metropolitan Pavilion on 18th Street. Outside was the most exciting event of all, the Cinna ... Read on »
Dovgha ~ Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup with Rice, Spinach, and Mixed Herbs) by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Dovgha  ~ Azerbaijani Yogurt Soup with Rice, Spinach, and Mixed Herbs Finely chopped Scallions and Coarsely Chopped Spinach ... Read on »
Curried Cabbage (Cabbage Sabzi) by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Cabbage Sabzi A few months ago I signed a cookbook deal with my publisher for my upcoming book; "Silk & Spice; Recipes from the Silk Road for the Mindful Ve ... Read on »
Spaghetti Pomodoro without the Spaghetti (Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomato Sauce) by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian If you are like me, and probably like the rest of the west, you LOVE spaghetti with fresh homemade tomato sauce and fresh melted mozzarella and a drizzle of Parmesan. ... Read on »
Best Shakshuka (Sunny side eggs in Fresh Tomato Sauce) by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian When you think of Sunday brunch, what images conjure up in your mind? Pancakes, eggs and some kind of bread? Pancakes are a large part of the American Sunday ... Read on »
Curried Sweet Potato Latkes by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Who said that latkes has to be made strictly from potatoes? Although it's a custom that came from East Europe. Being that potatoes was the main crop, potatoes ... Read on »
Coleslaw Salad with Peanuts and Lime Dressing by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I have been out of commission for the last 2 weeks. Not by choice... actually I had no choice, no power, and no heat due to Hurricane Sandy. I am sure you have heard o ... Read on »
Zucchini & Carrot with Tofu in a Coconut sauce by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian A few years ago, I went to Costa Rica’s  Vista Del Valle  (View of the Valley). It's a lush self-sustaining hotel that grows its own produce, has an estuary, tropi ... Read on »
Kale & Potato Curry by Dahlia Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian We just celebrated Rosh Hashana in the sign of Virgo where attention to systems, health, details and routines are all up and in the lime light during this ... Read on »