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Smashed Cucumber Salad with Spicy Gochujang Dressing

on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Smashed Cucumber Salad with Spicy Gochujang Dressing
Crunch, crunch, mmm!  Warning: This super crunchy, spicy, sweet and savory salad is addictive. The fiery dressing—bolstered with umami-rich Korean Gochujang Fermented Chile Paste—is tamed by cool, refreshing cucumbers and tangy rice wine vinegar while a generous sprinkling of toasted...

Turkish Lamb Kofte with Fresh Herb Salad

on Thursday, 04 May 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes, Main Course

Turkish Lamb Kofte with Fresh Herb Salad
Crushed Marash Chili—a staple in Turkish cooking and close relative of famed Aleppo pepper—has a well-balanced heat with sweet notes of roasted red pepper and dried fruit. This food-friendly pepper pairs beautifully with smoky cumin, coriander and fresh herbs in our take on Turkish...

Spring Pea Purée with Marash Chili

on Thursday, 04 May 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

Spring Pea Purée with Marash Chili
Brilliantly green in color and vibrant in flavor, this silky pea purée gets a touch of heat from crushed Turkish Marash chili. This simple yet elegant dish makes a great partner for roasted lamb, grilled fish or seared sea scallops.

Spring Crostata with Asparagus, Spring Onions and Crucolo Cheese

on Monday, 10 April 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

Spring Crostata with Asparagus, Spring Onions and Crucolo Cheese
This rustic tart celebrates the best of spring—asparagus and thinly sliced spring onions atop a luscious cheesy filling surrounded by buttery melt-in-your-mouth crust. Serve as an elegant addition to a brunch buffet or as a simple meal alongside lightly dressed greens. The crust and...

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe

on Wednesday, 08 March 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe
Crispy melted cheese, satisfying bursts of black pepper here and there—yes please!  This quick and easy dish is modeled after the classic Italian dish Riso al Salto, a crunchy rice cake traditionally made with leftover risotto. Carnaroli rice has the perfect texture and toothsome bite...

Muhammara Salad

on Thursday, 18 August 2016. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Recipes

Muhammara Salad
This riff on muhammara, a Middle Eastern dip made with roasted red peppers, walnuts and pomegranate molasses, remixes all of the traditional ingredients in a refreshing salad. Serve with pita and grilled chicken, fish or lamb kebabs. Recipe by Asha Loupy