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Salads & Dressings

Orange and Fennel Salad with Labne

on Wednesday, 08 January 2020. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Tomato season gets all the glory, but the winter months bring one of the most underrated and delicious seasons of them all: citrus season. After an indulgent December many of us crave bright and vibrant flavors in January and this salad delivers on all accounts. It’s bursting with seasonal...

White Bean Salad with Grilled Branzino

on Wednesday, 11 December 2019. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Who says a salad can't steal the show? This salad is simplicity at its best and it is true testament to great ingredients. This is the time to pull out your favorite bottle of extra virgin olive oil (our favorite for this is big, bold Frescobaldi Laudemio) or, if it is the season, olio nuovo! The...

Caperchurri (Caper Chimichurri)

on Wednesday, 31 July 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

Capers + Chimichurri = Caperchurri. This vibrant herb sauce is a Sicilian take on the classic Argentinian condiment (usually a combination of olive oil, vinegar, parsley, oregano and garlic). Here we've switched out the oregano for fragrant fennel pollen and added a couple tablespoons of...

Puttanesca Tomato Salad

on Wednesday, 24 July 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

At the height of summer, there is nothing better than a plate of sweet, juicy tomatoes enhanced by the simplest of toppings like mozzarella and basil. And while classic Caprese salad will always have a place in our hearts and at our tables every summer, this season a new tomato salad stole our...

Ensaladilla Rusa

on Thursday, 16 May 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Ensaladilla Rusa, or “Russian Salad,” is in fact not Russian at all. This simple salad of tuna, potatoes and vegetables dressed in tangy mayonnaise actually finds its roots in Spanish cuisine and is still served in many tapas bars across Spain. Serve on a bed of butter lettuce or for an easy...

Caponata Positano (Positano Bread Salad)

on Friday, 26 April 2019. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

From Elizabeth Minchilli's The Italian Table: Creating Festive Meals for Family and Friends, p. 100. You’re probably thinking, "What’s this typical Sicilian eggplant dish—caponata—doing in the chapter on Positano?" That’s what I thought, too, the first time I saw it on a...