Vegetarian

Vegetarian

The French figured out a long time ago that the best way to cut the heat of a raw radish is to dip it into softened butter and sprinkle it with salt. They also take it one step further and put it on a baguette, turning it into a light lunch or a snack with wine.

If you’ve never eaten turnips raw before, you will love their slightly peppery, earthy flavor, especially when combined with the radishes and raw asparagus.

Thickly sliced eggplant brushed with a glossy pomegranate olive oil coating and broiled brings out an alluring, mouthwatering shade of mahogany.

While tomato kibbeh is at its finest at the height of tomato season, it tastes wonderful even with winter tomatoes.

This wintry, satisfying dish can be made with store-bought fresh egg noodles or, if you have time, you can make your own.

The natural bite of the radishes is balanced by fresh basil, orange segments, and a simple citrus dressing.

Bibimbap is vitality in a bowl, from your very own kitchen.

These onions have the perfect herbal tones to complement a great gin martini or a Bloody Mary.

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  • Nordic cuisine: Leave the herring, take the taco quiche

    With almost 800 pages of recipes and striking photography, Magnus Nilsson's The Nordic Cookbook is the definitive work on the food cultures of his native land. He spoke with Melissa Clark about the impact winter has on the Nordic countries, the common source of everyone's family herring recipe, and the enduring popularity of taco quiche.

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Reviving an 8,000-year-old winemaking tradition in Georgia

John Wurdeman studied music and art before becoming a winemaker in the country of Georgia. His winery, Pheasant's Tears, has revived an 8,000-year-old Georgian winemaking tradition. He tells Melissa Clark what brought him there, the myriad varieties of Georgian wines, and the integral part they play in that country's meals.