This recipe for Roasted Poussin with Cinnamon and Sumac produces a tender and extremely flavorful dish that's sure to impress. With bacon and brussels sprouts roasted in the same dish (soaking up all of those spiced poultry drippings), this meal couldn't be easier!
Tapenade is a salty condiment traditionally constructed with olives, capers, and anchovies. This recipe incorporates pomegranate molasses and fragrant spices to balance that saltiness. It makes for an excellent appetizer, served with feta and persimmon chips or as a stuffing for poultry.
This lumpfish caviar atop baguette with sour cream spread is delish! Lumpfish roe, though not a true caviar (sourced from sturgeon), is an inexpensive stand-in for the real thing. Paired with a tangy spread and crusty bread, it makes for a beautiful appetizer with a sort of rustic elegance and is so easy to make!
A fresh take on classic chicken soup, this hearty soup (closer to stew, really) is made with spicy ginger and fragrant saffron. It's sure to beat the winter chills and warm you from the inside out.
Cauliflower Gratin is a fantastic low-carb option for a comforting, winter side dish. Try this fully-loaded bake with bacon, cheddar, green onion, saffron, and a hint of nutmeg or trade out ingredients as you see fit. This recipe can easily be made gluten free by using a gluten free flour and vegetarian by omitting the bacon.
Canned legumes don’t always need to be boring, and with this recipe, they could be considered a sort of rustic elegance. This recipe for Spiced Lentils with Chickpeas, Cannelini Beans, and Feta is as easy-to-make as it is delicious, making for an equally acceptable weeknight or party meal!
Savory Cheesecake with Whipped Feta, Cream Cheese, and Nutmeg Whipped is maybe one of the easiest dips to make at home, yet strays from the expected and is an impressive dish for entertaining. A spin on the traditional Greek Tyrolsalata, these mini savory cheesecakes are perfect alongside a glass of wine!
Khachapuri is a decadent cheese bread from Georgia. There are many variations but this version takes on the traits of Adjaruli Khachapuri, shaped like a canoe, filled with a combination of salty and tangy cheeses, and topped with an egg yolk. We kicked up the flavor further by adding a bit of fresh nutmeg.
These Crustless Tartlets with Apples, Ham, and Cheese Apple and ham are an easy dish to prepare and is equally perfect for an appetizer, breakfast, brunch, or dinner. These little savory delights somehow feel both rustic and fancy. Plus, they are low-carb so you can feel good popping more than one!
French onion soup is one of those comfort dishes that might be severely missed when one transitions to a vegan lifestyle. So we've given the French classic a vegan makeover—French Onion Soup with Porcini Mushrooms and Vegan Cheese!