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Asparagus with Spring Onion Vinaigrette & Wild Fennel Pollen

on Monday, 25 March 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Asparagus with Spring Onion Vinaigrette & Wild Fennel Pollen
This spring-forward dish is inspired by classic Asparagus Mimosa, a beloved French starter of blanched asparagus topped with a simple vinaigrette and sieved hard-boiled eggs. Our take keeps things traditional with one secret addition: Wild Fennel Pollen. This fragrant Tuscan spice adds instant...

The Grain You Need In Your Pantry

on Friday, 15 March 2019. Posted in Newsletters

The Grain You Need In Your Pantry

100% Abruzzo-Grown Whole Grain Farro from Rustichella d'Abruzzo

For their farro, Gianluigi Peduzzi of Rustichella d'Abruzzo works alongside a group of local farmers to grow farro vestino (a variety local to Abruzzo). This varietal is toasty, rich and earthy. This treasured grain is a staple in our pantry not only for its flavor, but for its versatility as well.

California-Style Soup Beans

on Friday, 08 March 2019. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

California-Style Soup Beans
This comforting bowlful is inspired by traditional Southern soup beans with a California twist. Santa Maria Pinquito Beans—from American heirloom bean purveyor Rancho Gordo—are slowly simmered with rich, fatty bacon, smoky chipotle pepper, cumin and other aromatics. The result? Tender, supple...

Spiced Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Green Herb Yogurt Sauce

on Thursday, 14 February 2019. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

Spiced Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Green Herb Yogurt Sauce
Move over meaty mains, there is a new showstopping centerpiece in town. Slathered in a fragrant, smoky spice paste, these whole heads of cauliflower become tender in the center with a burnished, caramelized exterior. What makes this vegetarian dish even more wow-worthy? A punchy, vibrant herbed...

Alice Medrich's Cocolat House Truffle 6.0

on Thursday, 07 February 2019. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Alice Medrich's Cocolat House Truffle 6.0
Alice Medrich is widely credited with introducing the chocolate truffle to the United States, over 40 years ago, when she began selling them at her influential dessert shop, Cocolat. The world of chocolate has evolved since then, and this new version reflects those changes and other culinary...

Sweet & Salty Tahini Date Granola

on Friday, 18 January 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Sweet & Salty Tahini Date Granola
Need an energy boost? This granola is here for you. Sesame tahini gives the granola a deep, roasty toasty can't-eat-one-bite flavor, while a double dose of dates (syrup and chopped Medjool dates) lend sweetness without refined sugar. Bonus: this granola is vegan, gluten and wheat-free, made with...