Salads

Summer fava a creamy yellow split lentil purée

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Fava is a dish you can serve warm or at room temperature but it’s also delicious cold. The creamy purée of yellow split lentils cut with scallions, bay leaves, thyme and topped with tomatoes, capers and red onion make this a flavorsome and nutritious meal. We make a different recipe in winter, topping the fava … [Read more…]

Gastra cooked chickpeas (chickpeas cooked in a clay pot)

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The Cycladic island of Sifnos is famous for a dish called Revithia sti Gastra – chickpeas slow-cooked in a clay pot called a gastra. The islanders are passionate about their chick peas almost all of them grow some. They love them so much that the eat them every Sunday probably as long as Sundays have … [Read more…]

Smoked Trout Wilted Lettuce Garden Salad

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This salad is about surprises from flavors and textures. There is the crunch from the kohlrabi the softness of the trout the velvety of the wielded lettuce and in between you have capers scallions purslane and arugula and if that wasn’t enough the dill and the lime play around withe smokiness of the trout. This … [Read more…]