Most of us are so used to having lettuce on salads and eaten raw, but in Asia there are dishes where it is cooked like this dish – a simple scalded lettuce in garlic oil.
Soft and creamy on the inside with the spice of cinnamon and ginger on the outside, these roasted sweet potatoes make for a great side dish on the dinner table.
Layering flavor is the key to this eggplant recipe. The combination of earthy eggplant, salted anchovies, caramelized onions, garlicky chives and crispy fried shallots is enriching and complementary tastes beyond just the basic ingredients.
Za’atar is a combination of a handful of different spices that packs a punch of flavor. Simply grind and put into a sealed container and sprinkle on almost anything!
Indian Style Radish and Peanut Salad is a great dish to serve as a salad or a side dish for any Indian meal. Crispy, spicy radishes and crunchy peanuts with the tangy warm lemon dressing – every ingredient works well with the other.
A crisp winter salad, rich in colors and flavors. The dates and vinaigrette are the special ingredients of this recipe that makes for a perfect side dish or snack.
It’s another Friday Night Dinner, and this week, creamy zucchini basil soup is being served.
In Mexico, bottled hot sauce is used everyday to spice up street fare such as potato chips, fruit cocktails, popcorn, and other fried foods sold as snacks in plastic bags. It is also used in some seafood cocktail preparations and alcoholic drinks.
This Best Italian Chopped Salad Greens Recipe doesn’t just have a great texture – it also provides the wonderful flavor combinations of tangy and mildly bitter, with a hint of salt and sweetness that will leave you wanting more.
Healthy eating advocates often tell us to eat the rainbow. This is a colorful and healthy Pomegranate Orange Salad. It’s light, tasty and filled with juicy oranges, tart pomegranate seeds, healthy avocado, and crunchy almonds. Keeping with healthy it’s topped with a light honey-sweetened dressing.
With the holidays in full effect, we could use a break from the rich foods. Try this flavorful and hearty salad without having to readjust your belt.
It’s hard to think of salads in the cooler months that use seasonal produce and are still refreshing. This Italian-inspired side made with fennel, sesame seeds, pistachios and Parmigiano Reggiano is a great way to get your winter vegetables.
Let the tropics inspire your holiday favories by tasting the culinary delights of beautiful Kauai.
A delicious dish traditionally made by Sicilians, hand crafted with cheese and red pepper, that can be customized to incorporate other fine cheeses as well.
Panzanella is a simple, yet delicious, Tuscan dish made up of caramelized onions, diced tomatoes and freshly toasted croutons. Despite its simplicity, Panzanella is fresh, flavorful and healthy; a perfect meal by itself, or addition to any dinner menu.
Chewy sun-dried tomatoes and briny olives, a hit of citrus from sweet oranges and a tangy lemon vinaigrette, make for a balanced salad with brown rice.
Thank goodness for mashed potatoes. Unlike cranberry sauce and stuffing, you’ll be hard-pressed to find folks who dismiss the homemade whipped side as “just not for them” at a holiday table. Perhaps this is partly due to their incredible versatility—from savory to sweet, mashed potatoes can be dressed up in countless ways with minimal effort to suit any taste.
Also known as Vangi Bhaat in India, this eggplant fried rice is an easy and flavorful dish made with masala spices.
Warm up with a protein rich soup. A traditional Apulian recipe,the soup retains all the simplicity and the taste of a Mediterranean dish.
Sprinkled with a confetti of seeds, nuts and herbs, this dish brings life and color into your dinner table. Oozing with flavor, each bite is addictive and scrumptious. The combination of spicy, tangy chimichurri, and creamy, nutty tahini is a match made in heaven few things in life can to.
Loaded with beans, vegetables, and herbs and calling on summer’s preserved tomatoes, this savory crumble is hearty and filled with parmesan. A needed bite on a winter day.
Pureed sweet potatoes with ginger, lime, coconut milk and curry paste create a silky-smooth, perfectly balanced bowl of soup that is truly swoon-worthy.
Use this recipe to make flavorful broth that is perfect to float cappelletti pasta in or even use the same parmesan rind method in your next red sauce.
Baby garlic potatoes boiled until tender, drizzled in melted butter and tossed with dill and minced garlic. A show stopper side that’s quick, easy and freeking delicious!
Thanksgiving is the biggest holiday feast of the year, and it is fast approaching. However, there is no need to dread all the gluttony at the table. Nor will any tastebuds have to sacrifice any savoring. These quintessential Thanksgiving fixings are all gluten-free! Yes, bellies will be stuffed, but not irritated. Go ahead, have those seconds, even thirds.
This soup takes advantage of fall vegetables like cabbage and carrots for a hearty dish that will keep you warm.
A vibrant broccoli and onion spread is pureed until smooth and served simply with a rustic loaf of bread.
An Asian-inspired potato dish, this salad is made with soy sauce, a toasted sesame seeds dressing, and seaweed for a dish that is ready in less than 30 minutes and has a combination of robust, healthy flavors.
Inspired by the ricotta found on the Italian island of Sardinia, this recipe uses the same technique but with a flavorful goat’s milk base.
Impress your guests with a quick, easy, and elegant-tasting and beautiful-Impress your guests with a quick, easy, elegant-tasting and beautiful-looking truffle potato galette. truffle potato galette.
A classic risotto dish made in the Mediterranean style with local extra virgin olive oil.
In Italy, you know that fall has arrived when you begin to smell roasted chestnuts. Here’s how to make them at home.
Tis the season of soup. Dive into Betty Rosbottom’s new cookbook debuting the hottest soups of the year and of all time with fresh salad ideas and sandwiches to match the hot or cold bowls.
This creamy cottage soup is a warm classic hailing from Connecticut. It’s comforting and loaded with garlic, leeks, cauliflower, and cream cheese.
Let this Spanish potato salad with tuna and boquerones take you on a delicious tapas adventure that’s easy enough to accomplish on even the busiest of days.
Looking to add more veggies to your life? Ever heard of Dragon Tongue beans? It’s great in this recipe. Try this as a side dish or as a main dish to pack for the next day!
Try this simple Italian-style potato recipe with swiss chard, chili pepper flakes, and a tasty garlic dressing that doesn’t require ANY mayonaisse for once!
If you’re looking for a hearty, creamy side dish that is perfect for a cold day and can be made with little effort, then look no further than this comforting potatoes raclette.
Italian Béchamel Potato Gratin combines French and Italian flavors into one delicious, easy to make and comforting potato dish.
A simple, rustic chickpea puree with pasta made flavorful with anchovies, garlic, and rosemary.
Radishes are delicious as an addition to a salad. A little peppery and crispy. Delicious because this vegetable can just put that extra accent. And what I also think is a great way to enjoy them is to dip them in salt. Then it becomes a delicious snack. Nice for Sunday and healthy too.
Learn how to shape cecamariti pasta that can even be made with leftover bread dough.
This simple romesco sauce can be whipped up in minutes while the fingerling potatoes are roasting. Enjoy as a hearty side dish topped with hazelnuts and fresh herbs on a cool fall day.
Today’s blog post is about an AIP Bolognese Sauce without nightshades and dairy that you…
For some parts of the world, summer has come and gone. To savor the season, learn how to pickle your favorite vegetables with this easy recipe.
The taste of Rajma (red kidney beans) cooked in a tomato onion gravy enriched with spices (Masala) makes you ask for more. Rajma Masala is usually had with steaming hot rice along with a side of sliced onions and some hot peppers for extra zing.
So easy to make in pinch and perfect for a pick-me-up snack, Roasted Cashew Butter with Honey!
India is a place of such diversity that the food and ingredients can change entirely within a few miles you travel. Within the same region, there are differences and even bigger differences when you step into another state. A whole new world, a whole new meal.
It’s a super nutrient dense slaw full of color and texture. The earthiness of the raw vegetables is softened by the tangy, light, zesty vinaigrette.
For this quick & simple dish has a few ingredients, but bursting flavours that need no accompaniments whatsoever. Of course, a little pickle on the side never hurts though!
Here is a lighter, skinnier version of eggplant rollatini without sacrificing any of its original flavor.
Nachos are a great way to sneak in veggies for the little ones. Try this colorful nacho recipe and watch the little fingers eat it all up!
Easy, cheesy, herbed potatoes au gratin is always a go-to crowd pleaser, not to mention that this comforting dish is also gluten free!
Enjoy this recipe for a traditional Italian rice dish, known as riso freddo.
Try an authentic Malaysian, Singaporean, and Thai recipe for roti canai from the wonderful duo at Laut NYC.
Mix up a batch of these cocoa peanut butter energy bites and celebrate the fact that you now have a nutritious and delicious snack on hand.
Make an easy, beautiful bell pepper soup topped with chickpeas and mascarpone.
Arugula pistachio pesto is easy to make and oozes flavor. Take a break from tradition with this delicious pesto. Buon Appetito!
This savory Grilled Watermelon Salad is packed with feta cheese, mint, basil, and onion. It’s zingy/creamy, sweet/savory, and is bound to be the summer salad of your dreams/life.
Sweet, tangy orzo salad with figs is tossed with creamy blue cheese, crunchy walnuts, and balsamic for delicious bliss.