recipes: #appetizers

  • Bastilla
    minced garlicRice bran oil for fryingsmoked paprikaKosher salt and black pepperyellow onionsminced gingerchicken thighsRas al hanoutchicken stocksaffron threadsbay leavescinnamon stickcinnamoncilantrosliced almondsgolden raisinspowdered sugarfueille de brick doughbutter
  • Black Bean and Cheese Empanadas
    all-purpose flourKosher saltsugarbaking powdercold unsalted butterwaterextra flour for dustingrice bran oilyellow onionjalapenogarliccuminchili powdergranulated sugarblack beansKosher salt and black pepper to tasteshredded mozzarellaeggswater
  • Bruschetta Three Ways
    baguettesextra-virgin olive oilKosher saltgarlicgolden raisinswhite wineextra-virgin olive oilartichoke quartersceleryshallotsgarlichoneybalsamic vinegarchopped mint leavesKosher salt and ground black pepperpine nutsricotta cheesemozzarella cheese curdKosher saltHot water (about 160 F)2-3 heirloom tomatoesbasilextra-virgin olive oilKosher salt and ground black pepperquail eggsSpanish white anchovies (boquerones)4 or 5 roasted Piquillo peppersthymeextra-virgin olive oilKosher salt and ground black pepper
  • Calamari (Kalamarakia Tiganita)
    clean squid with tentaclesVegetable oil for deep-fryingall-purpose flour (use rice flour for gluten-free option)minced parsleySalt and freshly ground black pepperparsleyoreganolemon zestgarlicred chili flakeslemons
  • Chilled Soba Noodle Salad with Sesame Dressing
    dried soba noodlesrice bran oilshiitake mushroomssoy saucerice bran oilZest of 1 limewhite misosoy sauceunseasoned rice vinegartoasted sesame oilgrated gingerhoneySrirachalime juicetoasted sesame seedsscallionsdaikon sproutstoasted sesame seedsEnglish cucumberpurple cabbageshelled edamamecilantro