Episode #111: NY Times Food & Drink Issue; Homemade Bread Starter, Vegan Cheese, Vegan Yogurt


Inspired by the Food And Drink issue of the New York Times Magazine I discussed the Michael Pollan’s article on the food movement, famers markets, community, and government action, the Food from California’s Central Valley and eating in Greenland omnivores only or as a vegan.

Other topics covered in the episode include:

Using recipes from Miyoko Schinner‘s Artisan Vegan Cheese: Mozzarella, Hard cheese, Yogurt

Buying yeast, without the unwanted ingredient: sorbitan monostearate, and making starter.

This week’s Real Recipes

The REAL Asian Fusion Dinner:

Basic Miso Soup

Carrot Apple Ginger Dressing

Tofu and Eggplant in Plum Sauce


Prune Butter Muffins

I finish with Joni Mitchell’s Big Yellow Taxi whose lyrics are so appropriate four decades after the song was first written and recorded in 1970.

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