Greetings from moosewood
I have already told you that I love the cookbooks from the Moosewood restaurant in Ithaca, NY. They have great recipes. Like the green beans and fennel ragout – It’s easy and interesting (in a positive way; when some friends were going to France for a student exchange years ago, they were told by their teachers to say that it’s “interesting” when they disliked the food… Here I don’t mean interesting in this way!)
Here’s the recipe in a lightly changed version – it’s from the book “Moosewood restaurant cooks at home”:
1 onion (chopped)
3 potatoes (cut into small cubes)
1 fennel bulb
1 can of tomatoes (420g)
1 orange (organic grown – you need the peel!)
2 handfuls of green beans (frozen)
a pinch of saffron
a pinch of thyme
Sauté the onions in oil until translucent. Add the potatoes, then the tomatoes and the fennel cut in small pieces. Add some water (maybe 1/2 of the tomato can). Cover and let simmer for a while (maybe 10 minutes). Add the green beans, the grated peel of 1/2 orange, the seasonings and the juice of the orange. Continue simmering until everything’s done. Season with salt and pepper.
Moosewood proposes to serve this dish with French bread and goat cheese.
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Tags: bento, fennel, green beans, potato, tomato, vegan