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Chickpea, Tomato & Broken Pasta Soup

on Wednesday, 31 March 2021. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Main Course, Recipes

Comfort never goes out of style, and this adapted recipe from Rolando Beramendi, author of Autentico: Cooking Italian, the Authentic Way, delivers precisely that.  Simple and satisfying this Spaghetti a Pezzi con Pomodoro e Ceci in Brodetto, would be perfect for a light evening meal...

Herby, Slow-Roasted Salmon with Lentils & Leeks

on Saturday, 19 December 2020. Posted in Main Course, Recipes

Lentillons de la Champagne—named after the French region they're grown in—are known for their pale rosé color, subtle nuttiness, minerality and delicate flavor. In French cooking, lentils are often paired with rich meats like duck and pork, but we love these pink lentils with fish and...

Champignons au Riesling with Spaetzle

on Friday, 18 December 2020. Posted in Pasta & Grains, Main Course, Recipes

Inspired by the Alsatian dish, Coq au Riesling (chicken with riesling), this humble yet comforting dish is a rich combination of caramelized mushrooms, bacon and shallots simmered in a creamy, wine-spiked sauce, and finished with fresh tarragon. Spoon over crispy, buttered spaetzle for the...

Mackerel Tortilla Española with Lemony Saffron Aioli

on Monday, 07 September 2020. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Main Course, Recipes

Escape to Spain with this play on classic Tortilla Española (potato & onion omelette). The potatoes are paired with rich, hearty olive-oil cured mackerel fillets and tons of green onions instead of the traditional white. Make it a tapas night and serve the tortilla with a simple...

Grilled Harissa Chicken Salad with Green Tahini Dressing

on Monday, 31 August 2020. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Main Course, Recipes

The star of this salad is truly the green tahini dressing. It's a vibrant combination of Calivirgin Bountiful Basil Olive Oil and Soom Sesame Premium Tahini, blended with lots of herbs, garlic, lemon zest and lemon juice (think Green Goddess dressing with an extra herbaceous kick). The tahini...

Pasta with Herby Buttered Tomatoes

on Sunday, 23 August 2020. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Main Course, Recipes

Made with a high tomato to pasta ratio, this dish is packed with so much tomato goodness that it should be called Herby Buttered Tomatoes WITH Pasta. The tomatoes are gently simmered in garlicky, oregano-infused butter until they are just cooked through and bordering on jammy, but still retain...