Whether you call it a Spanish empanada, an Indian samosa, an English pasty, or an American hand pie, they all have the same thing in common — they are vegetables or meat baked or fried in a dough.
With only a handful of very basic ingredients, you can make this luxurious Polish-style creamed cauliflower soup
One of my favorite take-away lunch spots when I worked in downtown San Francisco offered a shaved fennel, apple and smoked whitefish salad. The salad works equally well with chicken or duck.
It doesn’t get more Tuscan than Ribollita, a soup found on menus and in Italian kitchens everywhere in the fall and winter.
Quiche has an air of elegance to it, doesn’t it? Really, though, with the requisite custard base, it can be a dumping ground for whatever you have in your refrigerator!
Spinach and Ricotta Gnudi are like the fillings of cheese ravioli, but they are made like a meatball. Without its pasta “clothing,” it’s nude!
Panzanella is an Italian summer salad made of stale bread (the “pane” part of Panzanella), tomatoes and other in-season vegetables.
Put your pantry and spice rack to work. With barely heating up your kitchen, this vegetarian chickpea dish packs a wallop of flavor in very little time.
When a garden-loving father of a friend gave me a huge basket of tomatoes… I had to make gazpacho!
The Caprese salad is well known. But what do you do when tomatoes aren’t the best or you want an alternative? Think “(Not a) Caprese 2.0,” with zucchini and mint!