Vegetable & Side Dishes

Smashed Cucumber Salad with Spicy Gochujang Dressing

on Thursday, 17 August 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

Crunch, crunch, mmm!  Warning: This super crunchy, spicy, sweet and savory salad is addictive. The fiery dressing—bolstered with umami-rich Korean Gochujang Fermented Chile Paste—is tamed by cool, refreshing cucumbers and tangy rice wine vinegar while a generous sprinkling of toasted...

Spring Pea Purée with Marash Chili

on Thursday, 04 May 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes, Sauces & Condiments

Brilliantly green in color and vibrant in flavor, this silky pea purée gets a touch of heat from crushed Turkish Marash chili. This simple yet elegant dish makes a great partner for roasted lamb, grilled fish or seared sea scallops.

Lentil Salad from the Market Hall Foods Kitchen

on Friday, 14 April 2017. Posted in Salads & Dressings, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Recipes

We've been making this fresh, vibrant lentil for almost 30 years in our retail shops in Oakland and Berkeley—and now we are sharing the recipe for this customer-favorite with you! Lentils du Puy AOP's rich earthy flavor and ability to retain their shape and toothsome bite after cooking...

Spring Crostata with Asparagus, Spring Onions and Crucolo Cheese

on Monday, 10 April 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Main Course, Recipes

This rustic tart celebrates the best of spring—asparagus and thinly sliced spring onions atop a luscious cheesy filling surrounded by buttery melt-in-your-mouth crust. Serve as an elegant addition to a brunch buffet or as a simple meal alongside lightly dressed greens. The crust and...

Carnaroli Cacio e Pepe

on Wednesday, 08 March 2017. Posted in Appetizers & Starters, Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Recipes

Crispy melted cheese, satisfying bursts of black pepper here and there—yes please!  This quick and easy dish is modeled after the classic Italian dish Riso al Salto, a crunchy rice cake traditionally made with leftover risotto. Carnaroli rice has the perfect texture and toothsome bite...

Arborio Insalata Caprese (Rice Salad with Tomatoes, Mozzarella & Basil)

on Tuesday, 07 March 2017. Posted in Vegetable & Side Dishes, Pasta & Grains, Main Course, Recipes

This quick and easy salad is the perfect canvas for other Italian pantry ingredients. Customize it to your own tastes—add a sprinkling of dried Sicilian oregano blossoms, drizzle with Colatura di Alici for a briny pop of flavor or finish with a flourish of Agresto for a touch of brightness...