Muhammara is a savory Turkish red pepper and walnut dip flavored with pomegranate molasses and warm spices. Perfect for grilled meats or simple pita bread. Better late than never, I made this muhammara a while ago as I was elbow high in softened butter and was craving something savory. I am still salivating over Turkish […]
Inspired by a New Orleans favorite, these charbroiled oysters are cooked with paprika herb butter and topped with Parmesan cheese and lemon. We just got back from an incredible trip to New Orleans and I am still dreaming of the charbroiled oysters (specifically the ones from Cochon!) Doused in an herby spiced butter sauce and […]
Roman style fried artichokes recipe inspired by the infamous fried artichokes in the Jewish Ghetto in Rome. Baby artichokes are gently fried in olive oil and seasoned simply with sea salt and lemon juice. Oh if I still had the photo from our trip to Rome. One of the first places we had to go […]
This colorful beet phyllo tart is an easy and impressive appetizer. Thinly sliced beets are layered on top of phyllo sheets and scattered with salty feta and fresh aromatic thyme. Beets are one of my favorite root vegetables, and as I was skimming through my friend Julia’s new book, entitled The Ultimate One-Pan Oven Cookbook […]
Sweet and smoky grilled grapes with burrata and tossed with fruity olive oil and elegant tarragon. Serve with crusty bread for an impressive and easy appetizer.