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Lemony Asparagus and Artichoke Pasta Salad

Elegant and delicious, this salad will win raves. The method for roasting canned artichoke hearts to rekindle their flavor was suggested by a chef and friend, Tina Miller. This salad tastes and looks best on the day it’s made.

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Mee Goreng

This Malaysian noodle dish is from Plenty, by Yotam Ottolenghi, and quick enough to make on a weeknight. This cookbook, a recent favorite, features vegetarian recipes. He’s a restaurant chef so the recipes can sometimes be more involved, but they are also expertly flavored and not run of the mill.

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