When Alex Province grills up his meatless Portobello burgers, he thinks about the essence of chorizo. How to capture that in a meatless burger? He relies on the flavors that feel most “meaty” (and Spanish) to him, like cumin and paprika. And of course, because every burger is better with cheese, Alex melts Manchego slices over the grilled mushrooms.
Mushrooms are a mainstay of many a vegetarian’s diet as they are substantial, have great texture, and provide that elusive and desirable umami flavor we all crave (even if we don’t know exactly what umami is). But not everyone loves mushrooms, and for some kids mushrooms are one of those acquired tastes. Keep going—they are […]
If you’re gluten-free, you’re all set with this burger, because you can use the big portobello caps as the bread slices. No matter how you have it, we thought it was delicious. Make it on the grill or in the oven.
Alex Brown and Evan George, authors of Lust for Leaf, describe themselves as “bearded, mescal-swilling Martha Stewarts.” They co-write as Hot Knives at the site urbanhonking. By now you get the picture that they love food and, despite being vegetarians, have no use for rules or being hemmed in. Their recipes are original, ranging from veggie hot dogs […]