Category: Salads

Caponata: Cooked Sicilian Aubergines

This was a cuisine we’ve been really looking forward to exploring. Sure, Sicily is technically part of Italy these days, but the island’s history has endowed it with a culture so…

Tabouli: Syrian Parsley & Bulgur Salad

Sure, there are some foods that have become so popular that everyone knows about them. Tabouli certainly qualifies in that category. Even in non-Mediterranean, non-Levantine restaurants around our area, chances are…

Laap Muu: Lao Shredded Pork Salad

On this pursuit to “cook around the world,” we’ve come into our fair share of fairly confounding ingredients. With a mysterious ingredient called padek, the recipe for a true Laotian laap…

Som Tam: Thai Papaya Salad

We always enjoy exploring the dishes and recipes of Southeast Asian cuisines. From Laos to Thailand to Vietnam (and beyond), each cuisine offers an incredible diversity of taste brought into…

Mizeria

It’s always fun to find recipes with ironic and sometimes bizarre names. When we do, the backstory to the name is almost as intriguing as the recipe itself. Mizeria certainly counts…

Poisson Cru: Tahitian Ceviche Coconut Salad

This was a recipe that we were both really looking forward to, and for good reason. When we first came across it, poisson cru struck us as a rich and…