Japanese Curry Noodle SoupBy Ann GaffneyJapanese curry noodle soup is a personal favorite. It is low-heat spicy, and manages to be both warming and soothing. Real comfort food.Creamy Cashew Curry SauceBy Ann GaffneyThis vegan creamy cashew curry sauce works wonderfully with all kinds foods from chicken breasts, firm tofu to peas and lentils. It’s not hard to make and freezes well, so make it ahead of time and freeze a batch to quickly jazz up weeknight dinners.Gingery Poached PearsBy Ann GaffneyThese very simple gingery poached pears can be either a wonderful dessert or refreshing breakfast treat paired with a dollop of thick Greek yogurt.Vegan Caldo VerdeBy Ann GaffneyMy Vegan Caldo Verde is based on the simple, homey soup that originated in the north of Portugal. It is a great vehicle for the super-green kale, and really easy to make.Chermoula SauceBy Ann GaffneyChermoula, is a wonderful green cilantro based condiment from North Africa that’s delicious whether you drizzle it into soups or over vegetables, or use it as a tangy marinade for fish or chicken. And it’s very easy to make.Perfectly Easy Fish StewBy Ann GaffneyI love this perfectly easy fish stew. It is as easy to make as it is good to eat and is perfect for feeding a cast of thousands at dinner parties, or if the base is made in advance and frozen, a delicious weeknight supper for twoOven Baked FalafelBy Ann GaffneyOven baked Falafel are an easy, lower fat way to get these yummy, protein packed little vegan treats on the table. They’re pretty fast to make in a food processor once you’ve soaked the beans.Easy Tomato SauceBy Ann GaffneyThe title of this easy tomato sauce says it all. It is really easy, tomatoey and tasty too! It is my go to tomato sauce for pastas, veggies, pizzas you name it, plus it can make it with fresh or canned tomatoesLouisiana Style Andouille & White Bean StewBy Ann GaffneyThis easy, warming Louisiana Style Andouille & White Bean Stew is a quick, spicy version of cassoulet, the classic French bean dish. It’s a real cold weather dish, satisfying and delicious. Spanish Style Cod WithChickpeas and PeppersBy Ann GaffneyAside its great flavor, and easy method, the great benefit of Spanish style cod with chickpeas and peppers is that the basic veggie stew the fish sits on can be made ahead of time, even frozen, to use as needed. Warming Winter SoupBy Ann GaffneyWarming winter soup makes you feel cozy from the inside. It’s total, delicious comfort. The combo of sweet tasting Kabocha squash and middle eastern spices, gets a sweet and sour hit from salty miso and sharp lime.Simple Roasted SalmonBy Ann GaffneySimple Roasted Salmon is an easy, delicious way to cook this wonderful fish. You’ll need to allow a little time for the salmon to sit in the marinade, but after that it cooks in no time at allAnise Scented Whole Wheat BreadBy Ann GaffneyI came up with the idea for this Anise Scented Whole Wheat Bread after chatting with a friend about Greece. I have found that adding a little anise seed to my basic no-knead bread recipe takes it to another level. Spicy Lentil PattiesBy Ann GaffneyI hate letting good food go to waste. Spicy Lentil Patties are the tasty result of having a lot of dal in my freezer left over from a couple of Indian veggie curry take-out extravaganzas and lunch to make.Kabocha & Chickpea SoupBy Ann Gaffney Kabocha & Chickpea soup is a rich, warming and satisfying. For a bit of extra spiciness, I often add a dollop of chermoula to each bowl. I adore kabocha. I just love its mealy starchy quality for soups, stews and pies.Spaghetti with ClamsBy Ann GaffneySpaghetti with Clams is a classic pasta that invokes Italian summers in all their glory. This white version is a little different from usual. The delicious creaminess of the sauce comes from the pasta itself.