Tag: ground black pepper

  • Cavatelli with Seared Squid, Oven-Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Arugula and Black Olives

    Cavatelli with Seared Squid, Oven-Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Arugula and Black Olives

    4-6 servings Ingredients For the Cavatelli 1 pound all-purpose flour, or Italian OO flour 1 pound whole-milk ricotta, drained/hung in cheesecloth overnight 4 ounces semolina 3 ounces Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, freshly grated Water, just enough to make a firm dough For the Sauce 10½ ounces baby arugula, long stem ends removed 8 ripe plum tomatoes, […]

  • 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. […]

  • Grapefruit and Avocado Salad

    Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 4 cup mixed greens 2 Ruby red grapefruits 2 avocados, chopped 2 tablespoons avocado oil or extra-virgin olive oil Maldon salt Freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS On a large platter, arrange mixed greens. To prepare the grapefruit segments, use a serrated knife to slice off both ends of each orange, and then […]

  • “Kwalitys” Chickpeas

    Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds ¼ teaspoon black peppercorns 4 whole cloves 4 green cardamom pods 3 whole dried red chiles 1½-inch piece of fresh ginger, minced 4 fresh or 6 frozen curry leaves, torn into pieces (optional) 2 red onions, finely chopped 3 fresh hot green […]

  • Belgian-Style Pan-Seared Duck Breasts with Cherry-Beer Reduction and Dried Cherries

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS 4 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, peeled finely chopped 4(7-to-8-ounce), skin-on, boneless Pekin duck breasts 1 teaspoon Sea salt or kosher salt 1 cup Belgium Cherry Beer 1 cup duck or chicken stock 16 dried cherries […]

  • Winter Squash Potage with Spiced Créme Fraiche

    Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS For soup 3 pounds winter squash (such as kabocha, acorn, or butternut), peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 large or 2 medium Spanish onions, chopped (2 cups) Sea salt or kosher salt 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 3 garlic cloves, […]

  • Water Cress Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

    Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 2 bunches watercress, trimmed, washed, stems torn into 2 inch pieces For vinaigrette 1 tablespoon Dijon Style mustard 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt and fresh ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Place the prepared watercress in a large bowl and […]

  • Root Vegetable Potage with Spiced Créme Fraiche and Honey-Crisped Walnuts

    Serves 4 to 6 INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 pound onions, roughly chopped (about 4 cups) 4 to 6 peeled garlic cloves 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger Sea salt or kosher salt 2 pounds assorted winter root vegetables, such as rutabaga, carrot, parsnip, turnip, celery root, and sunchokes, […]

  • Roasted Tomato Basil Soup

    Make 4 to 6 servings INGREDIENTS ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 2½ pounds plum tomatoes, cored, quarter and deseeded 2 yellow onions, peeled and quartered 5 cloves garlic, peeled ½ cup fresh basil, stems and leaves (chop leaves and reserve) 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 cups vegetable […]

  • Curried Yellow Lentils and Sweet Potato Soup (Yellow Lentils)

    Serves 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped fine 1 (1-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1½ teaspoons garam masala 1½ teaspoons curry powder 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes 4 cups vegetable broth 1 cup yellow lentils 1 fresh bay […]

  • Beef Short Ribs, Potato Puree, and Brussels Sprouts

    Serves 4 INGREDIENTS For the beef 2 pounds boneless beef short ribs, cut into 4 pieces Sea or kosher salt Extra virgin olive oil Season the beef very well, and seal individually in a sous vide or FoodSaver bag with 1 teaspoon olive oil. Cook in a water bath or in a combi at 54°C/129°F […]

  • Fish Foil with Veggies and Sun-dried Tomatoes

    Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 small traditional eggplant or 4 Japanese eggplants, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 whole head of garlic 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped 2 medium zucchini, sliced into disks 10 sundried […]

  • Quinoa and Turkey Sausage Stuffed Peppers

    Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa 1 pinch salt 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 4 pieces turkey sausage (favorite variety) 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ bunch (about 10 big leaves) Swiss chard or kale, chopped 1 handful fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 cup goat milk feta, cubed Salt Freshly […]