Main Dishes

Main Dishes

A tartine is an open-faced sandwich, usually made with coarse country bread spread with fresh cheese and topped with fresh vegetables or herbs.

Salmon with a simple miso sauce.

Piperade is a Basque specialty, a stunning saute of red, green, and yellow bell peppers scrambled with eggs fortified with paprika.

Salt pork is simply salted pork belly; it looks like side or slab bacon, but it's not smoked.

Trust me, you won't miss the bacon.

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Use less sugar in baking by treating it as a spice

"Instead of thinking about [sugar] as an evil ingredient, I thought maybe we can just go back in history a little bit and think about a time when sugar was one of the many spices that people used to flavor their foods," says Sam Seneviratne, author of The New Sugar and Spice.