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Mediterranean

  • Recipe

    Haddock with Rustic Tomato-Fennel Sauce

    This recipe works well with any firm, meaty fish. Try it with salmon, cod, or striped bass. You could even use extra-large shrimp.

  • Recipe

    Farro Salad with Beets, Pistachios, and Pomegranate

    This salad makes a delicious meatless main, as well as a great side dish that pairs well with chicken, fish, and even lamb.

  • Recipe

    Cocoa-Rubbed Rack of Lamb with Gremolata

    Smoked paprika and cocoa powder add a subtle earthiness that complements the full flavor of lamb. If you can, use New Zealand or Australian lamb; it tends to be smaller,…

  • Recipe

    Jeweled Israeli Couscous

    This simple side is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. Use whatever tender herbs you have on hand. Parsley and cilantro make fine substitutions for mint.

  • bouillabaisse
    Moveable Feast

    Bouillabaisse

    This briny fish stew was traditionally made by fishermen at the dock using whatever catch they were unable to sell that day. You can’t get much fresher than that!

  • Stuffed Tomatoes
    Recipe

    Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes with Pistachios, Currants, Feta, and Tomato Vinaigrette

    Before roasting, stuff peak-season tomatoes with Mediterranean-style rice studded with pistachios, currants, and feta. The tomato vinaigrette salvages the tomato pulp. These tomatoes are delicious warm and at room temperature.…

  • souvlaki
    Recipe

    Souvlaki (Skewered Grilled Lamb)

    A simple Greek-style marinade with just a few delicious ingredients tenderizes and enhances the flavor of the lamb and vegetables. You can substitute chicken or beef, if you like. Add…

  • Tzatziki
    Recipe

    Tzatziki (Cucumber-Fennel Dip)

    Fennel’s hint of anise flavor imparts a beguiling note to this delicious dip.

  • Greek Yogurt with Berries
    Recipe

    Fresh Greek Yogurt with Mixed Berries

    A creamy, thick, tangy homemade yogurt served with fresh berries and honey makes a delicious dessert after a healthful meal.

  • braised cauliflower
    Recipe

    Kounoupidi (Braised Cauliflower)

    This robust yet light vegan side is a great accompaniment to any meal. For a thicker sauce, remove the cauliflower with a slotted spoon once it’s tender, and reduce the…

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