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Roasted New Potatoes with Fennel Pollen

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Roasted New Potatoes with Fennel Pollen
Wild Fennel Pollen from Italy (one of our go-to pantry seasonings) adds a touch of magic to anything you add it to—from eggs and tomato sauces to dry rubs and, of course, potatoes! Here we pair this intensely aromatic spice with baby new potatoes roasted with coarse sea salt and black...

Farro, Fennel & Orange Salad (Farro con Finocchio e Arancia)

on Wednesday, 20 April 2016. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Farro, Fennel & Orange Salad (Farro con Finocchio e Arancia)
This vibrant salad gets a double dose of fennel flavor from freshly shaved fennel and aromatic wild fennel pollen (a.k.a. our favorite secret flavor enhancer). The bright notes of anise pair beautifully with sweet orange segments and bright mint. Serve alongside roasted chicken, grilled shrimp or...

Farro with Greens, Poached Eggs & Fennel Pollen

on Tuesday, 19 April 2016. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Farro with Greens, Poached Eggs & Fennel Pollen
Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best. This hearty Italian dish highlights simple ingredients—nutty whole grain farro, fragrant wild fennel pollen and good extra virgin olive oil—so be sure to use the best! Recipe by Asha Loupy

Cacio e Pepe

on Thursday, 18 February 2016. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes, Main Course

Cacio e Pepe
Cacio e pepe, meaning “cheese and pepper” in Italian, finds its origins in Rome. The sauce is simple—salty Pecorino Romano cheese, spicy black pepper and some of the starchy pasta cooking water—so it's important to source the best ingredients you can. The key here is to...

Pan Bagnat Sandwich

on Thursday, 07 May 2015. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Main Course

Pan Bagnat Sandwich
Pan Bagnat is the ultimate tuna fish sandwich. This layered sandwich from the South of France, meaning "bathed bread," is stuffed with tuna, vegetables and oil-cured olives, and drizzled with a lemon dressing. The sandwich is then pressed, marrying the tuna and vegetables, thus bathing the bread...

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...