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Piment d'Espelette Aioli

on Thursday, 25 February 2016. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

Piment d'Espelette Aioli
This mildly spicy take on classic French aioli gets its gentle heat from Basque Piment d'Espelette AOP Powder and Espelette Mustard. The technique used in this recipe is inspired by renowned New York Chef Daniel Boulud, who uses both a raw egg yolk and a lightly poached egg to bind his aioli. The...

Oysters Rockefeller

on Wednesday, 17 February 2016. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes

Oysters Rockefeller
The recipe for Oysters Rockefeller was created over a hundred years ago at Antoine’s restaurant in New Orleans, still in operation today. Because of the butter in addition to the oysters, the dish was considered to be so rich that it had to be named after the richest man in...

Spanish Bacalao Ajoarriero

on Wednesday, 04 November 2015. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes, Main Course

Spanish Bacalao Ajoarriero
Our take on Bacalao Ajoarriero—a spicy Spanish dish of salt cod dressed in a sauce of tomatoes, peppers, garlic and Pimentón de la Vera—is inspired by a tapa that our Assistant Imports Buyer, Asha, ate at the Mercado San Miguel during her recent trip the Madrid, Spain....

Peruvian Anticuchos de Carne

on Thursday, 16 April 2015. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes, Main Course

Peruvian Anticuchos de Carne
Anticuchos, or grilled meat skewers, are a popular street food in Peru. These skewers can be made from a variety of marinated meats from chicken and fish to beef heart. The base of the marinade is usually comprised of an acid, like vinegar or lime juice, aji panca chili paste plus various...

Peruvian Causa

on Wednesday, 15 April 2015. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

Peruvian Causa
The ingredient list for this classic Peruvian dish may seem like an odd combination, but the end result is pure, comfort food (think the flavors of potato salad). Causa is comprised of layers of seasoned mashed potatoes, mayonnaise, hard-boiled eggs and olives. Most recipes also include the...

Peruvian Anticuchos de Pollo

on Wednesday, 15 April 2015. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Recipes, Main Course

Peruvian Anticuchos de Pollo
Anticuchos, or grilled meat skewers, are a popular Peruvian street food. They are typically made with different types of marinated meats - the most popular being beef heart. This recipe for Anticuchos de Pollo, from The Pasta Shop's executive chef Scott Miller, pairs chicken with a tangy marinade...