Tag: winter food

Persimmon, Belgian Endive, and Fennel Salad

Persimmons are a gorgeous, sunset-colored fruit with a delicately sweet flavor. I’m incredibly fortunate that my sister’s in-laws have a farm in Kingsburg, California, and for the last couple years I’ve been given several beautiful persimmons to enjoy. They are such a treat. These squat, tomato-shaped persimmons are the Fuyu variety, and they can be

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Root Vegetable Chickpea Stew

This is a hearty, satiating stew that will help get you through a cold winter day. The base is roasted and pureed cabbage and parsnip, which both have plenty of flavor. Then there are chunks of rutabaga, turnip, and carrot. Sometimes I also add potatoes, although I did not for this batch. The stew is

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