An Easy Appetizer Plate Recipe For Beautiful Starters

This appetizer isn’t fancy, but it’s on the menu of Noma, a three-Michelin-star restaurant run by chef René Redzepi in Copenhagen, Denmark. (The name is a syllabic abbreviation of the two Danish words nordisk (Nordic) and mad (food), and the restaurant is known for its reinvention and interpretation of New Nordic Cuisine. It aims to…
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Smoked Salmon Spring Rolls Recipe

Our friends at Petrossian shared with us this delightful recipe for smoked salmon summer rolls. They are as much a treat for the eye as for the palate (photo #1). Petrossian calls them maki, the Japanese word for roll; but they are more correctly namu harumaki that are sliced in the manner of sushi maki.…
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Gnocchi Antipasto Recipe For National Gnocchi Day

[1] Serve this gnocchi appetizer in small portions, or make it into a lunch-size salad atop greens (photo © DeLallo Foods). [2] Cook and drain the gnocchi (photo © iGourmet). [3] Roasted red pepper strips, a.k.a. pimento or pimiento (photo © Monjardin)./span> [4] Artichoke hearts (photo © La Tienda). [5] Genoa salami—salame in Italian (photo…
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RECIPE: Irish Nacho Bites For St. Patrick’s Day

[1] Irish-style potato nachos (photo © Irish Potato Commission). [2] Clockwise: horseradish root, prepared horseradish (made with vinegar and salt) and grated horseradish (photo © Microplane).   Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day? If you’d like a special bite to serve with beer and Irish whiskey, try these Irish-Style Potato Nachos. This recipe was created by Patterson…
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RECIPE: Fig & Goat Cheese Pancetta Crisps

[1] You can build these crisps on any base you like. We chose toasted ficelle*, a long loaf of French bread that’s narrower than a baguette (photos #1 and #2 © Cambria Style). [2] Buy extra figs and place them in a bowl for those who’d like some fresh fruit. [3] Divina fig spread is…
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