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Tastiest Croissant in the Bay Area: The Secret's in the Butter

on Wednesday, 11 October 2017. Posted in Announcements, Inside Market Hall

Tastiest Croissant in the Bay Area: The Secret's in the Butter

Market Hall Bakery knows its European-style high-fat butter

Introducing NEW croissants from Market Hall Bakery: Classic and Prosciutto & Gruyère, now butterier, flakier and tastier—basically, more authentic—than ever. We follow Croissant Master Mark Chacón into the MH Bakery kitchen to learn the secrets to creating and selecting an...

Pumpkin Torchio Pasta with Mushroom Ragù

on Saturday, 07 October 2017. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Pumpkin Torchio Pasta with Mushroom Ragù
This rustic dish—inspired by our resident recipe writer Asha's recent trip to Italy—pairs rich, nutty Pumpkin Torchio pasta (made with 30% pumpkin purée) with an earthy ragù of wild mushrooms flavored with woodsy herbs like sage and thyme. The ragù gets a triple dose of umami from...

Broken Tomato Halves (Spaccatelle di Pomodori)

on Thursday, 05 October 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Broken Tomato Halves (Spaccatelle di Pomodori)
At Masseria Mirogallo, a beautiful family-run farm in Lucania, this recipe is often made for a quick, filling lunch. Spaccatelle, derived from spaccare, means “to break, smash, or divide,” and is the key to this simple dish. Cut whole peeled tomatoes in half, discard the seeds, and scatter on...

Sicilian Baked Apples

on Thursday, 05 October 2017. Posted in Recipes, Desserts

Sicilian Baked Apples
This recipe from Sicilian fruit preserves company Marchesi di San Giuliano makes a wonderfully simple ending to a fall dinner or Thanksgiving feast. We've suggested using Sicilian Mandarin Marmalade, but any of their organic citrus marmalades would be delicious. Recipe courtesy of...

The Prize of Abruzzo

on Sunday, 01 October 2017. Posted in Newsletters

The Prize of Abruzzo

NEW Agrumato Citron Olive Oil

Agrumato Citron Olive Oil—from producers of award-winning Agrumato Lemon and Tangerine olive oils—captures the true essence of this cherished fruit. Whole citrons are pressed in the mill with the olives, capturing the citrus' essential oils for an aromatic condiment with a lime-lemon taste, a...

The Classic French Bean

on Thursday, 28 September 2017. Posted in Newsletters

The Classic French Bean

Heirloom Flageolet Beans from Rancho Gordo

Flageolet beans—from Rancho Gordo, champions of preserving heirloom beans from California and around the world—are known for their delicate flavor and supple, creamy texture.