Recipes

Roast Plantains with Cumin-Lime Dressing

Roast Plantains with Cumin-Lime Dressing

yield: 4 SERVINGS  INGREDIENTS: 3 plantains, tops and bottoms trimmed 3 tbsp olive oil, plus more for drizzling Kosher salt Cracked black pepper 1 tbsp toasted, crushed cumin seeds, or 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 tbsp honey 1 lime, zested and juiced 1 sm shallot, minced 1/2 cup cilantro leaves and tender stems DIRECTIONS Preheat… Continue Reading

Spring Minestrone

Spring Minestrone

Photo by Alex Lau, Food Styling by Sue Li yield: 4 SERVINGS  INGREDIENTS: 1 tsp. coriander seeds 1 tsp. fennel seeds ½ tsp. black peppercorns ¼ cup COOC certified EVOO 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 6 scallions, coarsely chopped ½ serrano chile, thinly sliced (optional) 2 2×1″ strips lemon zest 2 large leeks, white and… Continue Reading

White Pesto Pasta

White Pesto Pasta

Photo by: Chelsie Craig, Food styling: Kate Buckens yield: 4 SERVINGS  INGREDIENTS: ½ cup walnuts Kosher salt 4 oz. fresh ricotta Zest of 1 lemon 1 garlic clove, finely grated 2 tsp. finely chopped oregano 2 oz. finely grated Parmesan (about 1½ cups), plus more for serving ¼ cup COOC certified EVOO Freshly ground black… Continue Reading

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Roast Sweet Potato, Tomato Sauce and Feta

Yotam Ottolenghi’s Roast Sweet Potato, Tomato Sauce and Feta

Photo by: Louise Hagger/The Guardian, Food styling: Emily Kydd. Prop styling: Jennifer Kay. yield: 1 SERVING total time: 45 MIN INGREDIENTS: 1 large sweet potato (250g), cut into 2½cm-thick rounds 3 tbsp COOC certified EVOO Salt and black pepper 4 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 200g tomato passata ½ tsp caster sugar 100g datterini tomatoes (or… Continue Reading

Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Caesar-ish Dressing

Grilled Chicken Sandwich with Caesar-ish Dressing

Photo By Alex Lau, Food Styling By Judy Mancini yield: 4 SERVINGS  INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 2 garlic cloves, finely grated 2 Tbsp. plus 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, plus more ⅓ cup plus 2 tsp. COOC certified EVOO, plus more for grill 6… Continue Reading

Oven Risotto with Crispy Roasted Mushrooms

Oven Risotto with Crispy Roasted Mushrooms

Photo By Chelsea Kyle, Prop Styling By Beatrice Chastka, Food Styling By Dana Bonagura yield: 4 SERVINGS total time: 50 MIN INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. mixed wild, shiitake, and/or crimini mushrooms, broken into pieces or sliced 1/4″ thick (about 4 cups) 3 garlic cloves, peeled, thinly sliced 6 thyme sprigs 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes… Continue Reading

Crispy-Skinned Fish with Herb Sauce

Crispy-Skinned Fish with Herb Sauce

Photo by Stephen Kent Johnson, Food Styling By Rebecca Jurkevich, Prop Styling By Kalen Kaminski yield: SERVES 4  INGREDIENTS: 2 oil-packed anchovy fillets (optional) 1 small garlic clove, thinly sliced 1 cup chopped tender herbs (such as parsley, dill, and/or basil) 1 Tbsp. chopped pickles (capers, cornichons, or chile) 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon or lime… Continue Reading

Pantry Pasta With Anchovies, Olives & Capers

Pantry Pasta With Anchovies, Olives & Capers

Photo by James Ransom yield: SERVES 3 total time: 30 MIN INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more to taste 1 bunch parsley leaves, chopped (about 1 3/4 cups) 1/2 cup chopped oil-cured olives 6 tablespoons COOC certified EVOO 1 (2-ounce) tin anchovies, drained of oil and minced into oblivion 3 tablespoons drained capers, roughly chopped 2 big garlic cloves (or 3 small), peeled and minced… Continue Reading

Orange-Scented Olive Oil Sticky Buns

Orange-Scented Olive Oil Sticky Buns

Photo by Julia Gartland yield: MAKES 12 LARGE BUNS INGREDIENTS: For Bun dough: 1 3/4 cups warm water 1 teaspoon active dry yeast 2 tablespoons sugar 3 teaspoons salt 4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided 1/2 cup COOC certified EVOO For Orange filling and buttermilk glaze: 1 cup granulated sugar zest of 2 oranges 3… Continue Reading