Recipes by Category > Appetizers

Gomadofu
Gomadofu (Sesame Tofu)

Because summers in Japan are hot and humid, Japanese cooks know a thing or two about the refreshing dishes such […]

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  • August 10, 2010
Olive Oil and Seed Crackers
Olive Oil and Seed Crackers

If you’ve been on the fence about getting a pasta roller — either an attachment for your stand mixer or […]

  • 32
  • August 3, 2010
Radishes in Soil
Radishes in Soil à la Noma

I first heard about Rene Redzepi’s Copenhagen restaurant Noma when I attended the 2008 edition of the Omnivore Food Festival […]

  • 35
  • May 8, 2010
Cheese Thins
Cheese Thins with Smoked Paprika

When it comes to appetizers, I generally try to offer relatively light preparations, and often opt for vegetable-based dips* that […]

  • 60
  • August 25, 2009
Carrot rosemary scones
Carrot and Rosemary Miniature Scones

Ah, the Curse of the Potluck and its familiar dilemmas that grip and nag — what to bring, what to […]

  • 44
  • October 17, 2007
radisavocat
Avocado and Radish Canapés with Smoked Salt

[Avocado and Radish Canapés with Smoked Salt] I’ve been on an avocado kick lately, and I blame my favorite produce […]

  • 42
  • April 16, 2007
Zaatar Pita Chips
Zaatar Pita Chips

Zaatar is a popular spice blend in Middle-Eastern cuisines — those of Syria and Lebanon in particular –, made with […]

  • 51
  • February 23, 2007
goudapearbiscuit
Aged Gouda and Dried Pear Scones

[Scones au Gouda Vieux et Poires Séchées] Before we begin, I would like to address the scone/biscuit question. To Americans, […]

  • 38
  • November 10, 2006
Strawberry Basil Pesto
Strawberry Basil Pesto

What do you do when your deepest desire is a little homemade pesto in your sandwich, but you discover with […]

  • 46
  • June 8, 2006
Fresh Herb Muffin
Fresh Herb Muffins

A popular item at French picnics is the cake salé, our version of the American quick bread. While I like […]

  • 25
  • August 24, 2005
summer_rolls
Mini Summer Rolls with Thai Dipping Sauce

When Pim suggested we food bloggers try and raise some funds for the tsunami relief effort, her idea was that […]

  • 14
  • June 2, 2005
crostini
Pancetta and Capers Crostini

On Saturday night, we had the pleasure of meeting Derrick and his wife Melissa. They were in Paris for a […]

  • 13
  • May 16, 2005
tartelettes_oignon
Red Onion and Rhubarb, Fresh Cheese and Quince Mini-Tartlets

[Red Onion and Rhubarb Mini-Tartlets / Fresh Cheese and Quince Mini-Tartlets] When I throw a party, even if I’m going […]

  • 4
  • August 3, 2004
bruschetta
Bruschetta

I remember very well the first bruschetta I ever had, served at the San Francisco vegetarian restaurant “Herbivore”. We had […]

  • 27
  • July 17, 2004

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