Posts Tagged ‘Cauliflower’

Healthier Roasted Gobi Manchurian (Cauliflower in a Spicy Sauce)

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Healthier Roasted Gobi Manchurian

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you probably already know that I love Indian flavors. (more…)

Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower, Tuna, and Egyptian Roumy Cheese

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Macaroni and Cheese with Cauliflower, Tuna, and Egyptian Roumy Cheese

This dish is basically a grown-up version of Tuna Helper. (Despite my mom being the anti-processed food extremist that she was, which I now thank her for, even I tried Tuna Helper as a kid.) (more…)

Cheesy Mashed Cauliflower Gratin {Grain-Free; Gluten-Free}

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

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How does your family do Thanksgiving dinner?

Pot luck-style with everyone bringing a dish to pass? Or maybe the person hosting makes everything and someone else hosts the next holiday?

In my family, dinner is always at my mom’s house, and she and I make everything together (except for the turkey, which my mom brines and my dad roasts).

We like to have an assortment of sides to please everyone because everyone has a different favorite. And it seems like there is always at least one person who is on a new diet or who found out that they are intolerant to something, and we also like to have a dish that fits their way of eating.

Enter this pretty little number. (more…)

Smoky Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Herbed Chickpea Dumplings {Vegan; Grain-Free; Gluten-Free}

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Smoky Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Herbed Chickpea Dumplings

This soup is full of surprises.

For starters, if you’re not crazy about cauliflower (no worries, we can still be friends…I had a bad experience a while back and I went through a cauli-averse phase myself…so I get it), this soup might win you over. The broth is off-the-charts flavorful, and by association the cauliflower is pretty fantastic too.

Another surprise, if you’re a big meat eater, you might not miss meat even a little with this hearty soup. The herbed chickpea dumplings are not only rich in fiber and protein, but they kind-of look like meatballs so your eyes might start to play tricks on you. (more…)

Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Spicy Peanut Butter Crème

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

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When autumn rolls around, there are little things more comforting than a flavorful, hearty bowl of soup. This one is thick and rich, but also veggie-laden with olive oil-roasted cauliflower, onion, and garlic as the base. (more…)

Cauliflower Hash + A Beautiful Experience at a Syrian Restaurant in Kuwait

Friday, September 6th, 2013

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Syrian or Lebanese?, Mike asked me late one evening, wondering what I was in the mood for.

Syrian! A glimmer in my eyes, I replied instantly, already excited at the prospect.

(Side Note: Something you might not know about Mike is that he was born here in Kuwait and left the country as a young child with his family to live in Syria – his mother’s homeland – after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in the early 1990s. He still has several childhood friends here.)

That night, Mike and I were going out to dinner with one of his friends that he had reconnected with since we moved here. Life is funny like that…reconnections from our past are unexpectedly interwoven with new experiences.

As we drove to the restaurant through the dusty, crowded streets of Kuwait I had no idea the desert oasis that awaited us. (more…)

Bloomin’ Indian-Spiced Whole-Roasted Cauliflower {With Indian-Spiced Bloomin’ Sauce}

Monday, February 11th, 2013

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How many of us have a guilty food pleasure? Let me rephrase that: How many of us don’t?

I wholeheartedly admit that one of my favorite guilty pleasures when it comes to food is a blooming onion. Deep fried in a crunchy spiced coating, with tender pieces of onion, which is without a doubt my favorite vegetable (maybe even my favorite food!). Anyone who knows me knows that I order any sandwich “extra, extra onion” because just one “extra” just isn’t enough, lol. Topped off with a spicy little sauce for dipping, a blooming onion is perfection in all its greasy glory.

It’s a good thing treats like that don’t come around often. But I wish they did.

Actually, what I wish is that they did, but in healthier form, which is exactly what Alyssa from Everyday Maven has done with her cauliflower. How is that for brilliance? (more…)

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

I’m a buffalo wing-lover from way back; of course, around here we just call them wings – the buffalo part is assumed. Even so, I should clarify that even in Buffalo, not all wings are created equal; as uncomplicated as a traditional buffalo wing is, it is surprisingly easy to mess it up (as evidenced by the fact that we have a select few places where we will order wings from). A few common problems: some wings are dry and overcooked, which is better than undercooked and pink, but still not ideal…some wings are dry in the sense that they don’t have enough sauce…some are greasy…and surprisingly, the list of common mistakes goes on. (more…)

Cauliflower Crust Garlic “Breadsticks”

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Cauliflower Crust Garlic Breadsticks

Please note that there is no bread in these “breadsticks”! They just taste like bread. :)

I made this recipe a couple weeks ago and it was so good that just looking at the pictures now is making me giddy about it all over again. And I’m not really the giddy type, lol (unless I’m antique shopping for blog props…yes, really!).

Let me back up a sec… (more…)

Roasted Cauliflower with Bacon Breadcrumb Topping

Friday, September 28th, 2012

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you might remember that for a time I went through a cauliflower-averse phase.

(It was completely my fault, and completely – unintentionally – self-induced.  To read more about my cauliflower debacle, you can check out this post.) (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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