Entries by Greens Admin

The Cooking and Flavoring Oils Used at Greens

We use oils for both cooking and flavoring our dishes. Because they’re the major carrier of flavor, it’s important to have high-quality oils. Here’s what’s in our pantry. EXTRA-VIRGIN OLIVE OIL: Today, finding a fine extra-virgin olive oil is no problem; one simply must decide which fantastic variety to buy. Extra virgin refers to the […]

Cheeses We Use at Greens Restaurant

From Bellwether Farms in Petaluma bellweathercheese.com Crescenza: This buttery, soft-ripened cow’s milk cheese is slightly tart and yeasty. We spread it over grilled or toasted bread and feature it in a trio of crostini along with warm chanterelles and Picholine Olive Tapenade. Fromage Blanc: This fresh, smooth cow’s milk cheese is wonderfully tangy like chèvre […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Having An Event At Greens

Q. What if my family/friends/colleagues aren’t used to eating vegetarian food? A. No one ever leaves Greens hungry. If you know your group doesn’t normally indulge in vegetarian fair, our Private Events Manager will work with you and our Executive Chef to find the best omnivore-friendly options to suit you, your guests, and your event […]

Greens Pizza Dough Receipe

Makes one 12-inch pizza Ingredients: 1 1/2 teaspoon dry active yeast 1/2 teaspoon sugar 2/3 cups warm water (110 degrees F)1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tablespoons fine corn meal 1 1/2 cups bread flour or all purpose flour plus extra for rolling1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: In a large bowl, dissolve the […]

Black Bean Chili

Black Bean ChiliFrom The Greens Cookbook, page 109 Black Bean Chili has been served every day since Greens opened in 1979. It has a woodsy campfire quality and a complexity of tastes from the various smoked and roasted chilies. In addition to serving these beans as chili, we also use them as an ingredient in […]

Greens Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a Greens favorite. Chick-peas take forever to cook but they’re worth every minute. They’re exceptionally smooth and creamy, particularly if pureed while still warm. If you can find rasted or toasted tahini, buy it and use it here it is much tastier than the usual raw variety. Makes 3 Cups Ingredients: 1 cup […]