In the Kitchen today…

What: Spicy Beet, Leek, & Walnut Salad Where: Jerusalem Who: Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi This is another exquisite recipe from Ottolenghi and Tamimi. What makes this salad unique to middle eastern fare is the tamarind water, which finds its way into the dressing. Chile flakes give the heat. And the leek, after being simmered for [...]

Beet Salad with Blackberry Balsamic

2 very large (like, monster-sized) red beets, peeled and diced bite-size (about 4-5 cups) 3 oranges + zest, peeled and diced bite-size 1 small jicama, peeled and diced bite-size 3 tablespoons blackberry balsamic vinegar 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil pinch of salt 2-3 big handfuls baby arugula 4 ounces fresh goat cheese Boil the [...]