Side Dishes

  • Watermelon Feta Salad

    2012-07-24
    Best summer salad in just four easy steps! I love this version of one of my favorites, serve this south-of-the-border salad with fresh chips, guacamole and tacos and have the perfect dinner party ready in minutes
  • Star Anise Stars in Authentic Vietnamese Summer Rolls

    2012-07-16
    Our friend Julie’s mother sent us the stunning recipe direct from her farm in Vietnam. Star Anise’s unique flavor adds complexity to this wonderfully simple recipe that is perfect for a hot summer meal.
  • Persian Salad

    2012-02-03
    Here is a great new recipe by our good friend and lovely lady, Parvaneh Holloway. A delicious refreshing salad for her Persian Dinner.
  • Mast O Bademjan, Persian Eggplant Dip

    2012-02-03
    Here is a true Persian delight, a creamy eggplant dip that is perfect with cocktails, lunch or dinner.
  • Persian Spices Blend

    2011-11-29
    We liked it so much, we’ve combined all the ingredients in our Organic Persian Spice Mix Collection for you to try this spice blend at home.
  • Classic Styrian Gold Salad Dressing

    2011-11-17
    Classic Styrian Gold Salad Dressing. Mix together all the ingredients, Refrigerate at least for half an hour, allowing flavors to blend.
  • Pumpkin and Butternut Squash, Sicilian Style

    2011-10-31
    A twist on a classic accompaniment to Thanksgiving dinner that I happened upon recently in Italy. We recommend using Calvi Quadro Unfiltered Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Giusti’s Family Reserve Balsamic Vinegar to make this dish extraordinary.
  • Grape Leaves Stuffed with Rice and Ground Beef

    2011-10-05
    Whenever I tell anyone that I’m originally from Egypt and that I love to cook, the first question is usually: “Do you ever make stuffed grape/vine leaves (wara’ enab in Arabic)?” I smile; how could I not have made this old-time favorite?
  • Stuffed White Eggplants

    2011-10-04
    In traditional Egyptian cuisine, aubergines have been popularized by two main meals – moussaka (which is typically a baked casserole consisting of rumi eggplants, tomato sauce and ground beef), and bitingan mahshi, or stuffed eggplant.
  • Easy Delicious Spicy Potato Bake

    2011-09-09
    A perfect accompaniment to roast lamb, beef or chicken!
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