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Spring recipes from the Vegetarian Kitchen

Spring has finally sprung here on Cape Breton and along with the first garden and wild greens have also come a series of guests who observe a gluten-free diet.
Rice cakes for breakfast go only so far until they become oh so boring. So I finally screwed up my courage and attempted to bake a loaf of gluten-free bread. Just reading the ingredient list is a challenge: xanthan gum? tapioca flour? potato starch? Never mind where I might find these on this island that at times feels like it’s located at the end of the world…
But after a bit of research […]

Barbara’s A Hint of Spring Recipes

Carrot Ginger salad
serves 4
6 large carrots, peeled grated – place into large bowl
juice from 1 lemon – add to carrots and mix in
2″ section of fresh frozen ginger, grated – mix into carrots
1/2 c diced parseley or chives – add to carrots
3 T olive oil – add to carrots
season to taste with salt & pepper

Cauliflower Mango Curry with Cashew Nuts
Serves 4-5
3 T olive oil, heated in large wok or cast iron frying pan
Add 1 large diced onion – slowly caramelize on medium heat, stirring frequently
When onions are caramelized, add 1 stalk diced celery, sautee with onion, stirring frequently
Add 3 cloves […]