Category: Spring Vegetables with Peter Berley

  • Butter-Braised Radishes With Their Greens

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1-2 bunches red radishes with their greens (about 2 pounds) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 to 2 teaspoons brown sugar Sea salt or kosher salt 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar Freshly ground black pepper Freshly grated nutmeg DIRECTIONS Cut the radishes away from their leaves, leaving about ½ inch of green attached. […]

  • Wild Leek and Dandelion Frittata with Goat Cheese

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS ½ pound dandelion greens, ends trimmed 8 large eggs 8 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled ¼ teaspoon coarse sea salt or kosher salt ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch wild leeks, ramps or large leek (white and tender greens only) thinly sliced and washed 1⁄8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes DIRECTIONS […]

  • Asparagus Salad with Mimosa and White Wine Vinaigrette

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 1 pound thin asparagus, 1 inch trimmed from the bottoms Sea salt or kosher salt 4½ teaspoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced scallion (white part only) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1⁄8 teaspoon honey 4½ teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil Freshly ground black pepper Mimosa (optional) 1 hard-cooked egg 1 tablespoon finely chopped […]

  • Sauteed Baby Artichokes with Garlic and Mint

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 16 baby artichokes, trimmed, stems left on if possible, halved and rubbed with lemon 6 cloves garlic, peeled 2 sprigs fresh thyme ¾ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons fresh mint, chopped Sea salt or kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Warm the oil […]

  • Potage of Spring Greens, with Green Garlic and Mint

    Serves 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cups onions, finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, peeled and left whole Salt 1 small potato, peeled and diced 1 bunch dandelion greens 1 large bunch arugula 4 cups vegetable stock or water 1 (10 ounce) bag baby spinach ½ cup fresh mint leaves ½ cup […]