Beef-bone broth has become all the rage in recent years, due to the popularity of the Paleo diet, one that promotes eating lots of meat as well as this type of rich, nourishing broth. It is said to have all kinds of health benefits, since it’s rich in protein, gelatin, and anti-oxidants.
There are enough options in this beautiful soup to really make it your own (use guanciale or pancetta, Sicilian or European lentils, white or red wine, protein or vegetable stock, orange-flavored olive oil or not). But whatever you do, do not skimp on the orange or tangerine zest. That one bright element makes this a soup you won’t soon forget.
Chef Mehmet Gürs of Istanbul’s Mikla restaurant pairs lamb shanks with an eggplant purée that has the unexpected—for Turkey, at least—addition of béchamel and Gruyère cheese, a nod to his classic European training. Excerpted with permission from Saveur magazine Feb. 2016, Issue #181 Recipe by Mehmet Gürs Photo by Christina Holmes Food Styling by Eugene […]
Carla Bartolucci, author of Einkorn: Recipes for Nature’s Original Wheat, calls this New York–Style Pizza to distinguish it from Italy’s Neapolitan pizza. See Faith’s review of Einkorn to learn more about Carla and this ancient grain.
In a very small motor boat galley, Kurtis Denison of Hartford likes to whip up fresh ricotta as an appetizer, or to pair with bolognese sauce, also on this page. “There’s just nothing quit like homemade ricotta,” he says. We agree. It’s ridiculously easy, leaving us wondering why we buy it!