Dancing Tomatoes

fleur de sel

Go to Recipe Go to Video Flamboyant Vegetable The modest yet flamboyant radish, that little harbinger of spring, has a most distinguished history.  The people of the Levant – Turkey to Ethiopia – were the first to enjoy their crisp texture and sometimes spicy flavor.  The radish travelled to Europe through the Mediterranean basin to …

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Stuffed Almonds on a serving plate

Go to Recipe Go to Video What better warm, salty-sweet tidbit to offer guests than an almond-stuffed date that has been wildly sauteed in olive oil then seasoned with fleur de sel?  There isn’t one.  This very fast, very simple delight transforms a simple amuse bouche (appetizer) into a feast. Sweet History The date has …

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