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Grilled Octopus Salad with Black-eyed Peas and Linguiça (Mild Portuguese Sausage)

This deceptively easy salad combines ready-to-eat octopus, black-eyed peas and linguiça in a 30-minute dish that would take hours to make from scratch. But no one has to know that. It’s perfect for a late spring or summer gathering outdoors, and hearty enough to serve alone as a light lunch, or as part of aContinue reading “Grilled Octopus Salad with Black-eyed Peas and Linguiça (Mild Portuguese Sausage)”

Sweet Basmati Rice with Date Syrup and Orange Blossom Water

This recipe is inspired by Muhammar, a rice dish from Bahrain, where it’s also known as “Pearl Diver’s Rice.” Early Bahraini pearl divers discovered eating this aromatic rice fortified with date syrup and butter enabled them to better withstand the physiological demands of free diving at great depths for extended periods of time.1 Although it’sContinue reading “Sweet Basmati Rice with Date Syrup and Orange Blossom Water”

Piadina Romagnola

Since Tifosi won’t be attending F1’s Italian Grand Prix at Imola, we’ll settle for imagining a picnic at the track, with a lunch of Piadina Romagnola and a refreshing bottle of Lambrusco while watching the race from our living room floor instead. (Jump to recipe). Piadina, or Piada is a rustic flatbread with a long historyContinue reading “Piadina Romagnola”

Raspberry Soufflé

You know what I remember about learning to make fruit soufflés in culinary school? EASY PEASY. That’s right. No fussing with chocolate sauce, cheese sauce or English custard. Just whip egg whites and fold in a base of fruit puree mixed with sugar and egg yolks and bake. DONE. So over the holidays I brushedContinue reading “Raspberry Soufflé”

Quinoa & Black Bean Salad

Here’s a recipe for those days when you don’t want to thaw anything out, turn anything on, wash any pots and pans, or buy anything special at the store. I make it with basic items I always have in the pantry or the fridge: cooked quinoa, cooked black beans, fresh tomatoes, shallots or red onions,Continue reading “Quinoa & Black Bean Salad”

Green Chile & Hominy Stew

Happy New Year everyone. I think it’s fitting to say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021 with food that signifies progress and forward movement. So DP and I are ringing in the new year with what has quickly become one of our favorite pork stews. I love Pozole, and DP’s been talking about making HatchContinue reading “Green Chile & Hominy Stew”

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