Snootch to tha Nootch!

Here’s my quick and clean recipe for “Vegan Parmesan,” which doesn’t taste anything like Parigiano-Reggiano but instead is like a delightful savory umami magic sprinkle for All the Things. If I add some lemon and parsley to it, it becomes a gluten-free, vegan gremolata. WHAT. 1 cup toasted walnuts 3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast 1/2 teaspoon […]

A Few Notes on Pressure Cooking

Ain’t no party like a pressure cooker party! #pressurecooker #instantpot #Fagor A post shared by Lesa Sullivan-Abajian (@lesacooks) on Oct 7, 2017 at 10:13am PDT General guidelines for SPC (stovetop pressure cookers) and IP (Instant Pot, but includes all electric models): Read the manual. Read the manual. Read the manual. Every pressure cooker has its […]

Onion, Olive and Goat Cheese Tart

Hi, everyone! Thanks for joining me at for my Parisian Valentine class. It’s probably my favorite French class, because of all the kissing. Oh, and the food. As promised, here is the recipe for tonight’s delicious version of a classic pissaladiere. Click here for the delicious garlic dip, also known as aioli! Based on […]

French Onion Soup

Oh, boy! It’s cold and gross out. Time to stay home and stand over a pot of caramelized onions for about forever. It’s okay, it’s completely worth it. You can adjust the heat up or down a tad if it’s going a little too slowly or too quickly, but the key is to stay on […]