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Appetizers & Starters

Soft-Boiled Eggs with Sea Fennel & Trout Roe

on Wednesday, 11 December 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Sea fennel—known as paccasassi in the local Ancona dialect—is an aromatic succulent plant traditionally eaten in the eastern Italian region of Marche. These sea-loving plants have tender stalks and delicate elongated leaves with a unique subtle marine flavor. When tasting Rinci's pickled sea...

Mini Brandade Twice-Baked Potatoes

on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Main Course, Recipes

These petite stuffed potatoes are inspired by the classic French dish Brandade de Morue au Gratin, a light and savory blend of salt cod, potatoes and cream baked until brown and bubbling. The best part of this recipe? It doesn't require buying dried salt cod and soaking it. Here we take a little...

Truffled Ham & Cheese Tart

on Thursday, 14 November 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Truffles, Main Course, Recipes

Meet your new holiday party hero. This savory slab tart only requires 7 ingredients, isn't fussy to assemble and will elicit a record number of mmms at your next joyous gathering. What makes this tart truly special is the black truffle mustard. As the tart bakes, the heat from cooking allows the...

Alison Roman's Creamy Sesame Turmeric Dip

on Tuesday, 29 October 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes

In celebration of the release of Alison Roman's Nothing Fancy (and her Rockridge Market Hall book signing, on November 3, 2019), we've been having a blast making a number of her new recipes.  This simple yet gorgeous sesame and turmeric dip is one of our new favorites and we're sharing it...

Smoky Tea & Shoyu-Marinated Eggs

on Friday, 30 August 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

Enjoy these eggs on their own finished with a sprinkling of togarashi and finely chopped chives, use as a garnish for ramen or serve on top of a rice bowl with pickled, fresh and sautéed vegetables (pictured). Or boil the eggs for 10 minutes instead of 7, marinate as per the recipe directions...

Lemony Whipped Ricotta Toasts with Cherry Tomatoes & Mint

on Monday, 12 August 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Main Course, Recipes

Come August, the only thing on our minds is all the peak-season produce pouring out of the farmer's markets. Crisp cucumbers, sweet, thin-skinned peppers, fragrant melon, juicy stone fruit and of course, the king of summer produce: tomatoes. These simple toasts allow these majesties of...