“The time has come,” the Walrus said, to talk of many things: of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax–of cabbages–and kings–and why the sea is boiling hot–and whether pigs have wings.” — Lewis Carroll, from Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, 1872
These sweet & savory cabbage rolls were filled with tempeh, barley, carrots, onions, and dill, cooked in a tangy tomato sauce, topped with fresh heirloom tomatoes and served over Yukon Gold mashed potatoes.
From Robin Robertson’s wonderful cookbook Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker, page 161.
Slow cooking really brings out the flavors in food and makes foods like these so tender they just melt in your mouth.
Cabbage Fact: Cultures in which cabbage is a staple food, such as in Poland and some parts of China, show a low incidence of breast cancer. Research suggests this is due to the protective effect of sulfur-containing compounds in cabbage.