Browsing Tag

Mint

  • Turkey Salad With Fried Shallots and Herbs

    This recipe is adapted from Naomi Duguid’s chicken salad in “Burma: Rivers of Flavor.” It incorporates shallots two ways, raw and fried, as well as the deeply savory oil used to fry them. Bright…

  • Chicken and Tomato Salad With Sumac and Herbs

    Layered flavors are the secret behind this chicken salad. After grilling the chicken and letting it rest, reserve the chicken juice to whisk into a vinaigrette of olive oil and lemon juice. Then add…

  • Cucumber and Tonic

    An evolution of soda water with bitters, think of this as a virgin gin and tonic. Vegetal cucumber and herby mint replace the botanicals in the gin. If tonic water is too bitter for…

  • Chilled Watermelon Soup

    This simple, refreshing gazpacho-like chilled soup depends on the sweetness of the watermelon, tempered by the addition of olive oil, vinegar, lime juice and salt, to create the perfect balance of flavors. A little…

  • Farro With Roasted Squash, Feta and Mint

    Falling somewhere between a grain bowl and a warm grain salad, this colorful dish is substantial enough to be a meatless main course, or it makes a hearty side dish to simple roasted meat…

  • Mezzelune Pasta With Peas and Shiitake Mushrooms

    These delicate little half-moon stuffed pasta bundles (virtually the same as ravioli but for its name and shape) are fun to make and perfect for a light springtime meal or first course. Though best…

  • Basic Yogurt Sauce

    Serve this yogurt with basmati rice, quinoa, or couscous. Use to garnish lamb, chicken or fish kebabs. Spoon a dollop into pureed soups and shellbeans just before serving. Or thin with a little water…

  • Mediterranean mezze platter

    Dive into some light yet delicious Mediterranean flavors. A perfect appetizer served with some fresh vegetable sticks. Difficulty: Easy Time: 60 min. preparation time, 40 min. baking time Nutrition: Calories ca 464 / Protein…

  • Vietnamese summer rolls

    This recipe is perhaps my favorite in the entire app! These summer rolls are as delicious as any that you’ll find in a restaurant. Difficulty: Easy Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking…