A hearty family roast, done right, is a cause for celebration – and a great reason to know your local butcher! This roasted pork loin is flavored with herbs and served with spiced apple chutney. And look at that crackling!
Welcome to 2017. Yes, the new year is here, and everyone is trying to stick to their lists of physical improvement. This year, on top of committing to that gym membership, let’s also consider what we are putting into our bodies. It does not have to be a bland torture. Here are different cuisines and their common herbs and spices to add plenty of flavor to food with just a pinch of salt.
Pilaf, which is traditionally made with rice, can contain a variety of different ingredients depending on the culture cooking it. This adaptation takes on an Italian spin: with celery, carrots, onion, thyme, and oregano. And a handful of raisins to add some sweetness.
The holidays will be upon us in no time at all! Check out these tips to pairing traditional spices and flavors with wines from France’s Languedoc region.
Easy, cheesy, herbed potatoes au gratin is always a go-to crowd pleaser, not to mention that this comforting dish is also gluten free!
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.
Cauliflower, garlic, thyme, and pine nuts. Each ingredient is wonderful roasted. Toss them together and voila – an easy side dish.
Crispy browned edges and fresh herbs make these smashed potatoes out of this world. Oh and did we mention cheese?
Sweet potatoes and carrots are tossed in tahini dressing before being roasted and served with figs, walnuts, feta, and fresh mint and basil. A beautiful vegetarian side dish.
Chefs Fredrik Johnsson and Peter Andersson are keeping the food industry fresh, simple, and delectable at Volt. The Swedish menu is coming to New York.
Fragrant fresh herbs are a fabulous way to liven up your favorite summer sips and servings. From parsley to oregano to cilantro, we can’t get enough. Add some extra green to your diet with these summery herb recipes that are a great way to use up whatever is growing like crazy in your garden.
It’s easy to take herbs for granted when they are growing in your backyard, but before they wilt learn to save them by using one of these creative methods.
Jayne Reichert, of Cavallo Point Lodge, loves to cook with bold flavors. Here are her favorite spices and how to use them to create unique flavors.
Lemon zest with tomatoes and olives give this halibut and potato gratin a great Mediterranean flavor. Who says fresh, good eating had to be boring?
Thanksgiving is an occasion to practice gratitude in your heart and creativity in your kitchen. While planning your menu, decorate with edible materials.
Tallow is rendered fat from beef or lamb bones. The rich marrow adds amazing flavor to make simple roasted potatoes into a decadent side dish.
Tzatziki is one of the easiest condiments. All you need is Greek yogurt, cucumber, herbs of your choice, and garlic. Ta-dah, the delicious dip is ready.
Warm weather brings out the bubbles, citrus and herbs in cocktails. Here are a few recipes we enjoy that use all sorts of different herbs.
Stews or Khoreshts are common in Persian cuisine and amazingly easy and delicious to prepare.
Rillette is incredibly easy to make, serve, store and it tastes absolutely amazing.
Wild apples are often too tart to eat straight from the tree, but quick-pickling is one way to balance this tartness.
The tanginess of chimichurri is great for cutting through fatty meats but in this vegetarian dish the Argentinean sauce adds spice to sweet roasted carrots.
The complexity comes from the tangles of soft pasta, the pop of the peas and the vitality of the fresh herbs. Each bite lifts you with tangy-lemony-flavors.
A light and fragrant soup generously filled with vegetables, vermicelli and meatballs.
Hugh Amano tells us about his garden theft and the craving for mint juleps.
In America we talk more and more about mixologists, who are creators of new drinks, engineers of liquor stills. Read about it on Honest Cooking today.
The shrimp are cooked in a wine and garlic infused broth. Steamed white rice is the perfect vehicle for soaking up lots of the perky sauce.
Enjoy this scrumptious herb meatballs recipe from Bryan Pickard.
The real gems in this local herb treasure trove are the folks behind the handsome antique counter.
Simple, delicious and memory-stirring, this pesto macaroni with feta and herbs is a wonderful and simple dish.
Crisp, yet tender fresh market vegetables packed with flavor and drizzled with a spicy cilantro herb sauce for a delicious herbaceous tang.
When your garden hands you an herb jungle – make an herbal chimichurri sauce.
Aromatic, light, and healthy, to say the least. A perfect combination of nourishing rice, crunchy garbanzo sprouts, and fresh herbs.
The kids enthusiasm for Chuck Norris was evident, but the knowledge of herbs questionable. Three weeks later, they were herb experts.
Priscilla Willis discovers the wonders of ancient herbal remedies and delicious tea in Hong Kong.
Giulio Sturla about the pleasures of having access to a fantastic herb garden.
The sourness of the buttermilk marinade creates a “fresh” aroma in the meat.
There’s almost nothing that vamps up a piece of bread like some herbed butter.
Don’t be deceived by the flat, almost scrawny French omelet. It tastes buttery and delicate with fine herbs and takes less than 5 minutes.
Curiosity and knowledge is vital when you are foraging for food, around the city, in the mountains or deep in the forest you can come across edible flora.
In the New Nordic Cuisine, local herbs, plants and vegetables are redefining what is luxury eating.
Fresh herbs and feta hot off the grill is a great appetizer or side dish.
Even if Italian basil isn’t exactly common in Indian cuisine, SriVani Ganti successfully incorporates into this tomato chutney.
To make Akvavit you don’t have to go to the woods, you just need three simple spices that you may already have in your pantry.