osso bucco

Spiced Ossobuco con Gremolata. by Patrick

This classic Italian dish gets it name from the hole in the shank bone. Osso=bone, buco=hole. It is typically made using veal shank sliced that are around 2″ think. If your butcher does not have them fresh, ask them. They may have them packed into bags and on a shelf in the freezer section. Naturally, …

Blood Orange Delights

Flourless Almond Blood Orange Cupcakes

Childhood memories of fresh Florida citrus in Winter, sustained me during my teens and twenties in Michigan.  Though beautiful, shining oranges, lemons and grapefruit would glisten in the produce sections of our local grocer I knew they were sprayed, tired and a little old, traveling thousands of miles in a truck their essence was long …

mimosas and roses

Valentines day Breakfast? Oh, Yeah!!!!

At the end of a long beautiful productive day, a challenge was proposed by my beloved. And I LOVE a good challenge! She mentioned having a very random thought over the course of the day where a Chocolate Chip Cupcake came dancing through. A Chocolate Chip Cupcake?! My mouth began to water like I was …

Spiced Carrot Beet Cupcakes

Jana’s Spiced Carrot Beet Cupcakes!

Hi All!! a month ago, Jana made a batch of AMAZING cupcakes for a weekly dinner we do in SF. We decided to highlight the virtuous Carrot! Ah the wonders of the carrot… so beautiful in its purples and reds and yellows, so completely useful with its greens that make wonderful pestos and vinaigrettes, so …

Spring Kichari

Jana’s Spring Kichari…

The long awaited time of Spring is here! It’s a time of clearing and growth.  In Ayurveda, this is one of the most powerful times for a good cleanse to let go of the heaviness we naturally accumulate during the colder Winter months.  As the weather warms and colors blossom around us we naturally become …

Hearty Soup Stock with fennel, onions, carrot, celery, leeks and garlic

Lemon Fennel Soup

  As we thaw out from the cold winter and begin to sprout with spring, it is good to remember the exuberance of summer is not yet here. Even as we joyously play in the unbelievably warm february sun, Yang is still young. Yin is aging and the warm nature of these two classic polarities …

Roasted Salmon, Red onions, Mustard Greens, Olives, Parsley coulis

Menu Ideas

Here is a list of menus from a few past events.   Roasted Heirloom Potatoes with tomatillo puree Romaine salad with Pickled Carrots and Radishes and cilantro Vin Rainbow Chard bundles filled with Feta, Poblano pepper, and caramelized Onions Corn off the Cobb with Lime, Mint and Green Onions Hanger Steak with Carrot Top Pesto …

Finished Stock and the Dregs

Hearty Stock for your Soups!

Hi all, Welcome to winter!! The cold is here and now is the time for soups! This is the time of year to nourish the kidneys. And one of the best ways to do that is through keeping your body fluids moving and your salt/potassium balanced through rich brothy soups. Nearly every soup needs a …

Black Barley Soup

Autumn with ShriCuisine!

This is the post we wrote for Bay Shakti, the Anusara Yoga based web-zine based in San Francisco. Have a look over their wonderful site too!! There is nothing like the abundance of Autumn. Every year, the crispy apples, jewel-like figs, and endless colors of the farmer’s market harvest delight our senses and beg us …