vegetarian 100

another food list:) i’m not vegetarian by any means…. but it’s a list that i can bold things on, far more things than many vegetarians… mainly because i cooked them.

The Vegetarian Hundred

1. Real macaroni and cheese, made from scratch and baked

2. Tabouleh

3. Freshly baked bread, straight from the oven (preferably with homemade strawberry jam)

4. Fresh figs

5. Fresh pomegranate

6. Indian dal of any sort

7. Imam bayildi (not a big eggplant fan -jh)

8. Pressed spiced Chinese tofu

9. Freshly made hummus

10. Tahini

11. Kimchi

12. Miso

13. Falafel

14. Potato and pea filled samosas

15. Homemade yogurt

16. Muhammara

17. Brie en croute

18. Spanikopita

19. Fresh, vine-ripened heirloom tomatoes

20. Insalata caprese (not one of my favorite salads, but great on a breezy afternoon for some reason -jh)

21. Stir-fried greens (gai lan, bok choi, pea shoots, kale, chard or collards)

22. Freshly made salsa

23. Freshly made guacamole

24. Creme brulee

25. Fava beans (i roast them as per fava bean magic )

26. Chinese cold sesame peanut noodles

27. Fattoush (i’ve had many salads like this, not called this)

28. New potatoes

29. Coleslaw

30. Ratatouille

31. Baba ganoush

32. Winter squash

33. Roasted beets

34. Baked sweet potatoes

35. Plantains

36. Chocolate truffles

37. Garlic mashed potatoes

38. Fresh water chestnuts

39. Steel cut oats

40. Quinoa

41. Grilled portabello mushrooms

42. Chipotle en adobo

43. Stone ground whole grain cornmeal

44. Freshly made corn or wheat tortillas

45. Frittata

46. Basil pesto

47. Roasted garlic

48. Raita of any type

49. Mango lassi (mmmm mango lassi)

50. Jasmine rice (white or brown)

51. Thai vegetarian coconut milk curry

52. Pumpkin in any form other than pie (i make it into cheesecake, also i cube it and pan fry it then toss in some gee and yellow curry powder)

53. Fresh apple pear or plum gallette

54. Quince in any form

55. Escarole, endive or arugula

56. Sprouts other than mung bean

57. Naturally brewed soy sauce

58. Dried shiitake mushrooms

59. Unusually colored vegetables (purple cauliflower, blue potatoes, chocolate bell peppers…)

60. Fresh peach ice cream

61. Chevre

62. Medjool dates

63. Kheer

64. Flourless chocolate cake

65. Grilled corn on the cob

66. Black bean (or any other bean) vegetarian chili

67. Tempeh

68. Seitan or wheat gluten

69. Gorgonzola or any other blue veined cheese

70. Sweet potato fries

71. Homemade au gratin potatoes

72. Cream of asparagus soup

73. Artichoke-Parmesan dip

74. Mushroom risotto

75. Fermented black beans

76. Garlic scapes

77. Fresh new baby peas

78. Kalamata olives

79. Preserved lemons

80. Fried green tomatoes

81. Chinese scallion pancakes

82. Cheese souffle

83. Fried apples

84. Homemade frijoles refritos

85. Pasta fagiole

86. Macadamia nuts in any form

87. Paw paw in any form

88. Grilled cheese sandwich of any kind

89. Paneer cheese

90. Ma Po Tofu (vegetarian style–no pork!)

91. Fresh pasta in any form

92. Grilled leeks, scallions or ramps

93. Green papaya salad

94. Baked grain and vegetable stuffed tomatoes

95. Pickled ginger

96. Methi greens

97. Aloo paratha

98. Kedgeree (the original Indian version without the smoked fish, not the British version with fish)

99. Okra

100. Roasted brussels sprouts (i prefer pan roasted, finished with a light tossing of old bay seasoning)