Posts tagged leeks
Favorite Spring Vegetables and What to do with Them

When people ask me what my favorite season is, I always have to think about who is asking the question. Are they talking about my favorite season in terms of nature and its beauty? Autumn obviously! Are they asking in terms of my deep pluviophile nature, which loves grey and gloomy days and having any and every excuse to practice Hygge? Winter, of course! Are they talking about relaxing, being playful and enjoying my city's life to the max? Summer, of course! Or are they talking about vegetables? 

When it comes to seasonality, each person is so different! I remember my veggie vendor at the farmer's market once told me: "you are SO not a summer girl. You come in August looking for kale and asking where the heck are all the vegetables, and when I show you my peaches and nectarines you look so unimpressed!". He is so right, as much as I enjoy fruit, vegetables have the key to my heart and summer veggies are just not that abundant.

The fall is great for green leafy vegetables and squashes, and even the winter brings about some of my favorites, but spring has magic in it and it has nothing to do with all the flowers.

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3 Easy Weekday Vegan Side Dishes that Require no Measuring!

There's this restaurant I love in Madrid where you basically get to assemble your own meal. Their kitchen is in the center of the restaurant and you get to see all the different sides and components they have, and you get to pick and choose like a kid in a candy store. 

I love to recreate this feeling whenever I can at home, making several smaller components, setting them out and having everybody pick the options they love and make their own combinations of flavors.

When I do this at home, I opt for simple sides that I know so well, I can practically make them in my sleep! That way there's no stress added, and I can focus on making a special recipe, or a delicious dessert, and all my components are taken care of. 

For today's quick fix I thought I'd give you a 3 for 1!

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