Lentil Love

This is one of my favorite comfort foods, and I will eat it warm, cold, or right out of the pot with a spoon. All spices can be ordered from World Spice Market. Dal Makhani (Kali Maa di Dal) Serves:6 Prep Time:PT0H15M 0H   15M Cook Time:PT0H30M 0H   30M Total:PT0H45M 0H   45M Ingredients […]

Green Spring Things from LesaCooks.com

Here are two of the four dishes we will be preparing and eating in my newest class at PCC Cooks, Elegant Vegan Dining! Along with Pea Pancakes with Mint Pesto and Cashew Creme, and Steamed Artichokes with Garlicky Potato Dip, I’ll feature two more LesaCooks.com client favorites: Eggless Asparagus Quiche and Grilled Fava Beans with Sea […]

Comfort Foods Cooking: Classics with a Twist!

Seats are open in my Wednesday night cooking class! Please join us at 6:30 Wednesday, October 14 at chefshop.com for an evening of good food, wine and conversation. Settle into the cooler weather with some creative takes on the classics. Personal Chef Lesa Sullivan will share with you her greatest hits of the season. Recipes include: Butternut Squash […]

Lentil, Mushroom and Walnut Pâté

The trick to making a meatless pâté that even ravenous meat eaters will enjoy is to use ingredients with plenty of umami, the palate-satisfying richness found in foods with lots of glutamic acid. In this recipe, the soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, lentils, walnuts and mushrooms all chime in on the umami note. For a meatless assiette de charcuterie, serve […]