Rustic Bread Dressing with Fennel & Leeks

on Thursday, 05 November 2020. Posted in Holidays, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

This simple rustic bread dressing is full of classic Turkey Day flavor—fennel, leeks, Italian wild fennel pollen and marjoram—with a little cheesy surprise: Parmigiano-Reggiano. This King of Italian cheeses brings an umami richness to the dressing without being too overwhelmingly cheesy. This...

Glazed Hasselbeck Squash with Dukkah & Preserved Lemon

on Wednesday, 04 November 2020. Posted in Holidays, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Add a little spice and a lot of zest to your Thanksgiving feast with these sweet 'n' spicy roasted squash. The glaze is a rich, tangy combination of butter, honey, Aleppo pepper with a ton of citrusy goodness from both preserved lemon paste and fresh lemon juice. The whole dish is finished with a...

Tartine's Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

on Thursday, 31 October 2019. Posted in Holidays, Desserts, Recipes

Elisabeth Prueitt co-founded Tartine with Chad Robertson in 2002 and we're thrilled to be hosting her at Rockridge Market Hall, for a signing of Tartine: A Classic Revisited. In celebration of her visit, the book and the season, here we're making Tartine's Cranberry Upside-Down Cake, and plan to...

7 Great Truffle Gifts

on Thursday, 07 December 2017. Posted in Truffles, Holidays, Inside Market Hall, Newsletters

A truffleicious gift for everyone on your list

Gifting truffle products is guaranteed to impress—and not necessarily pricey. Here are seven truffleicious gifts for every taste and budget.  1. For the home cook A fresh Black Winter Truffle and truffle slicer Swing by the Cheese Counter in Oakland and let us help you choose...

Sicilian Baked Apples

on Friday, 01 December 2017. Posted in Holidays, Desserts, Recipes

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...

3 Ways to Truffle Your Latkes

on Monday, 20 November 2017. Posted in Truffles, Holidays, Inside Market Hall

Add a little luxury to your Chanukah table

 Ahh, Tuber Uncinatum, also known as Fall Black Truffle or Burgundy Truffle . . . These elusive beauties—dear in price due to limited growth areas and harvesting challenges—possess some of the most seductive, enigmatic and coveted flavors on earth. There's no better way to add a...