Our featured pesto recipe is in Nancy Harmon Jenkins new cookbook, Virgin Territory, about the culture and practice of making olive oil in the Mediterranean region. Each of her recipes, which are her own or those of her friends, have olive oil as an important ingredient.
Senior Contributor Chris Prosperi has reinvented Pho, the Vietnamese soup, enabling us to use supermarket ingredients to make this satisfying broth filled with good things. Pho is so beloved that Pho restaurants are popping up all over our region, including one that Chris says is among the best in the country…Pho Ethan in Wallingford, Conn. […]
Author Brooke Parkhurst says her husband Jamie hasn’t met a street food he doesn’t like. His all-time favorite is a sausage and pepper sandwich. Brooke lightens it up in a Mediterranean way with mint, feta and watercress, stuffed into Pita-style pockets along with the grilled sausage.