Winter Pairing

Clothing: Fuzzy sweaters and stylish coats

Produce: Root vegetables like carrots, parsnips, and potatoes

Recipe: Hearty roasted vegetable and quinoa stew

For the winter pairing, the focus is on cozy and warm clothing paired with hearty and comforting winter recipes. Fuzzy sweaters and stylish coats evoke a sense of warmth and comfort, making them perfect for the colder months. When it comes to seasonal produce, root vegetables are abundant during winter and are ideal for creating nourishing and satisfying dishes.


Hearty Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Stew


- 1 cup quinoa

- 2 cups vegetable broth

- 2 tablespoons olive oil

- 1 onion, diced

- 3 cloves garlic, minced

- 3 carrots, peeled and chopped

- 2 parsnips, peeled and chopped

- 2 potatoes, peeled and diced

- 1 teaspoon dried thyme

- 1 teaspoon dried rosemary

- Salt and pepper to taste

- 4 cups vegetable broth

- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes

- 2 cups chopped kale or spinach

- Fresh parsley for garnish


  1. Rinse the quinoa under cold water. In a large pot, bring 2 cups of vegetable broth to a boil. Add the quinoa, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, or until the quinoa is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  1. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). In a large bowl, toss the chopped carrots, parsnips, and potatoes with olive oil, garlic, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper. Spread the vegetables in a single layer on a baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes, or until tender and lightly browned.
  1. In a large pot, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat. Add the diced onion and cook until translucent. Add the roasted vegetables, diced tomatoes, and 4 cups of vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  1. Stir in the cooked quinoa and chopped kale or spinach. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes to allow the flavors to meld. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper as needed.
  1. Ladle the stew into bowls and garnish with fresh parsley. Serve hot and enjoy!

This hearty roasted vegetable and quinoa stew is a perfect complement to the winter clothing pairing, providing warmth and nourishment during the colder months. The combination of cozy fashion and comforting cuisine creates a seamless and enjoyable experience for customers, highlighting the seasonal beauty of both clothing and food.