Food & Recipes

Gumbo Z’Herbes

Green gumbo or gumbo of herbs is soooo New Orleans. This Creole gumbo is traditionally served on Good Friday. I serve it during the winter when local greens are at their best and in abundance at the local farmers markets. This gumbo is easy to make because it allows you complete free expression in combining …

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Salade Letchine

Date and Orange salad from Morocco, Recipe by Paula Wolfert Paula recommends serving this with spicy foods. I think it compliments bouillabaisse well. I have also served it with a true Moroccan couscous, which has spicy harissa. 1 head romaine lettuce 3 navel oranges, pared and cut into sections 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons …

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Sweet Winter Slaw

Sweet Winter Slaw Recipe from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi Serves 6 Dressing: 6 1/2 tablespoons lime juice 1 lemongrass stalk, chopped 3 tablespoons maple syrup 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1  tablespoon soy sauce ¼ teaspoon chili flakes 4 tablespoons light olive oil or sunflower oil 1 1/4 cups macadamia nuts 2 teaspoons butter 2 tablespoons sugar ½ teaspoon salt …

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This is the Shakshuka recipe from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi and the Kale Eggs recipe inspired by Darnell Shuart and the Covington weekend walking group. Both recipes use the same technique of poaching eggs on a bed of savory vegetables. Enjoy! Shakshuka Recipe from Plenty by Yotam Ottolenghi Ingredients: ½ teaspoon cumin seeds ¾ cup …

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