Avgolemeno Sauce

Following the theme in my previous post of the chicken and the egg together in a pot, here’s a similar savory, warm, and beguiling herald to Spring. Called avgolemeno, meaning literally egg and lemon, it’s a classic of Greek cooking that can be either a sauce or a soup. I first came across avgolemeno in … Continue reading Avgolemeno Sauce

Grape Mostarda

Casting about for a way to glamorize a turkey preparation, my gaze fell upon a bunch of plump, seeded purple grapes I had purchased at the farmers’ market. I like the seeded varieties for their winy flavor and crunchy seeds, and I thought of the Italian delicacy mostarda, a specialty condiment of Northern Italy. It … Continue reading Grape Mostarda