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  • Crispy coconut, asparagus and green bean salad
    • Categories: Salads; Side dish; Spring; Indonesian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: asparagus; green beans; limes; grapeseed oil; white miso; maple syrup; sliced almonds; unsweetened shredded coconut; granulated sugar; Aleppo pepper; breakfast radishes; cilantro
  • Cheese and spinach phyllo rolls
    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Appetizers / starters; Entertaining & parties; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: red onions; garlic; sumac; baby spinach; lemons; feta cheese; halloumi cheese; mint; ground cinnamon; pine nuts; phyllo; olive oil; parsley; pomegranate molasses
  • Cabbage rolls with walnuts and sour cream
    • Categories: Stuffing; Main course; Georgian; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: yellow onions; unsalted butter; Savoy cabbage; ground allspice; ground cinnamon; ground cumin; walnuts; pine nuts; parsley; dill; lemons; sour cream
  • One-pan paprika chicken with lentils, squash and daqa
    • Categories: Quick / easy; Sauces for poultry; Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Egyptian
    • Ingredients: chicken thighs; kabocha squash; sweet paprika; yellow onions; garlic; cumin seeds; chicken stock; sour cream; chives; dill; apple cider vinegar; French green lentils
  • Lamb meatball and semolina dumpling soup with collard greens
    • Categories: Soups; Main course; Iraqi
    • Ingredients: ground lamb; fresh breadcrumbs; onions; parsley; ground allspice; ground cumin; garlic; jalapeño chiles; olive oil; tomato paste; cilantro; ground coriander; turmeric; collard greens; fine semolina; chicken stock; lemons; buttermilk; unsalted butter; eggs
  • Butternut squash, leek and za'atar pie
    • Categories: Pies, tarts & pastries; Main course; Entertaining & parties; Christmas; New Year; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: butternut squash; maple syrup; ground cinnamon; leeks; scallions; garlic; za'atar; Swiss chard; cream cheese; feta cheese; puff pastry; eggs
  • Roasted Brussels sprouts with cinnamon-butter yogurt and chestnuts
    • Categories: Sauces, general; Side dish; Thanksgiving; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: yellow onions; cooked chestnuts; maple syrup; ground cinnamon; ground allspice; pomegranate seeds; Brussels sprouts; Tuscan kale; parsley; apple cider vinegar; sage; Greek yogurt; garlic; unsalted butter
  • Butternut squash lasagna pie
    • Categories: Pasta, baked; Main course; Fall / autumn; Italian
    • Ingredients: garlic; tomato paste; cumin seeds; coriander seeds; Aleppo pepper; jarred red peppers; butternut squash; lasagna noodles; baby spinach; basil; feta cheese; Parmesan cheese; unsalted butter; all-purpose flour; whole milk
  • Spicy coconut greens with tomatoes and shrimp
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Main course; Philippine
    • Ingredients: yellow onions; Swiss chard; garlic; fresh ginger; dried red pepper flakes; canned full-fat coconut milk; limes; fish sauce; hot smoked paprika; turmeric; red bird's eye chiles; datterini tomatoes; shrimp; virgin coconut oil
  • Sunset Pavlova with sweet vinegar and rosemary
    • Categories: Cakes, large; Frostings & fillings; Dessert; Cooking ahead; Entertaining & parties; Australian; New Zealand; Gluten-free
    • Ingredients: egg whites; superfine sugar; apple cider vinegar; orange juice; rosemary sprigs; heavy cream; mascarpone; cardamom pods; nectarines; yellow plums; kumquats; muscat grapes; passion fruit
  • Grilled cucumbers with tomato-cardamom dressing and mozzarella
    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Dressings & marinades; Salads; Lunch; Main course; Side dish; Summer; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: datterini tomatoes; garlic; white miso; cardamom pods; sweet paprika; limes; Persian cucumbers; cilantro; buffalo mozzarella cheese; fresh bay leaves
  • Cream soda and raspberry cupcakes
    • Categories: Cakes, small; Frostings & fillings; Afternoon tea; Valentine's Day / romantic
    • Ingredients: lemons; raspberries; unsalted butter; superfine sugar; cream soda extract; eggs; mascarpone cheese; heavy whipping cream; meringues
  • Grilled broccoli and lemon with chile and garlic
    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Side dish
    • Ingredients: broccoli; Fresno chiles; garlic; anchovies; lemons; parsley
  • Yogurty butter beans with pistachio dukkah
    • Categories: Sauces, general; Small plates - tapas, meze; Lunch; Appetizers / starters; Cooking for 1 or 2; Spring; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: coriander seeds; cumin seeds; sesame seeds; pistachios; dried oregano; dried mint; turmeric; Greek yogurt; lemons; canned butter beans; frozen peas; dill; mint; feta
  • Grilled portobellos with chile sauce, sour cream and corn nuts
    • Categories: Grills & BBQ; Sauces, general; Side dish; Suppers; Main course; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: red bell peppers; plum tomatoes; dried guagillo chiles; dried chipotle chiles; sour cream; lime juice; portobello mushrooms; red onions; cumin seeds; maple syrup; corn nuts; oregano
  • Potato and celery root gratin with caper brown butter
    • Categories: Stews & one-pot meals; Side dish; Main course; Winter
    • Ingredients: yellow onions; garlic; thyme; white miso; dry white wine; celery root; Yukon Gold potatoes; chicken stock; Gruyère cheese; nonpareil capers; lemons; chives; unsalted butter
  • Devil’s food cake with hazelnut praline
    • Categories: Frostings & fillings; Candy / sweets; Cakes, large; Dessert
    • Ingredients: sunflower oil; unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder; all-purpose flour; superfine sugar; eggs; kefir; coffee; blanched hazelnuts; mascarpone; malted milk powder; heavy cream
  • Five-spice butternut squash in cheesy custard
    • Categories: Egg dishes; Main course; Side dish; Breakfast / brunch; Christmas
    • Ingredients: butternut squash; shallots; five-spice powder; ground cinnamon; heavy cream; Gruyère cheese; egg yolks; white miso; white sesame seeds; Aleppo pepper; sweet paprika; chives; lime juice
  • Double lemon chicken
    • Categories: Main course
    • Ingredients: egg whites; soy sauce; boneless skinless chicken breasts; neutral oil of your choice; spring onions; cilantro; lemons; chicken stock; superfine sugar; ground turmeric; cumin seeds
  • Pesto pasta with white beans and halloumi
    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Main course
    • Ingredients: garlic; serrano chiles; thyme; canned cannellini beans; short pasta; chicken stock; lemons; halloumi; pine nuts; arugula; parsley
  • Lemon-labneh possets with meringue and burnt lemon powder
    • Categories: Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert
    • Ingredients: Greek yogurt; lemons; granulated sugar; labneh; egg whites
  • Turmeric fried eggs with tamarind and pickled shallots
    • Categories: Egg dishes; Chutneys, pickles & relishes; Quick / easy; Breakfast / brunch
    • Ingredients: shallots; limes; tamarind concentrate; fish sauce; baby spinach; ground turmeric; eggs; green chiles; cilantro
  • Oven fries with tahini yogurt and smoky-sweet nuts
    • Categories: Sauces, general; Appetizers / starters; Snacks; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: Yukon Gold potatoes; rice flour; cilantro; apple cider vinegar; pine nuts; blanched almonds; nigella seeds; Urfa chiles; light brown sugar; Aleppo chile flakes; hot smoked paprika; Greek yogurt; tahini
  • Soba noodles with ginger broth and crunchy ginger
    • Categories: Pasta, doughs & sauces; Stocks; Appetizers / starters; Main course; Side dish
    • Ingredients: dried red pepper flakes; sweet paprika; fresh ginger; shallots; panko breadcrumbs; white sesame seeds; black sesame seeds; chicken stock; garlic; soba noodles; soy sauce; limes; cilantro
  • Confit leeks with lentils, lemon and cream
    • Categories: Main course; Suppers; Lunch; Side dish; Fall / autumn; Winter; Spring; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: leeks; garlic; thyme sprigs; French lentils; heavy cream; parsley; dill; tarragon; lemons

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  • Pistachio and raspberry tart

    • Jane on November 13, 2017

      I didn't love this though it was enjoyed by my guests. To be fair I think some of the issues were mine. I don't think my pistachios were raw although the pack did not say they were roasted. The paste and resulting frangipane were an unappealing khaki color rather than the delicate green I imagine it should have been. Also I made it in a 9" tart tin and only noticed after it was in the oven that the conversion on the NYT recipe is wrong. The recipe says 9"/26cm but 26cm is 10.25 inches. I think the larger size would have been better - my filling slightly overflowed and I added an extra 5 minutes baking time before it looked set. Even then I thought the center was too gooey when the tart cooled. The larger tin size and a shallower filling would not have had these issues. I don't think this is a dessert I will repeat. Pistachios are so much more expensive than almonds and I prefer an almond frangipane.

  • World's best chocolate cake

    • Jane on November 03, 2017

      I liked this cake a lot though it really needs the ganache and coffee/cinnamon cream to make it a special dessert. With those it was a lovely dessert for not a lot of effort or time. I found it took 65 minutes at 170C to be baked through. Be aware the recipe on the NYT website has the F conversion at 350 which is too high - it should be 338F.

  • Maple-cardamom saffron sticky buns

    • coryelizabeth on February 17, 2018

      These are incredible. The buns were light, fluffy, and perfectly cooked at 20 minutes. I added a teaspoon of "buttery sweet dough" extract when making the buns, but I'm sure they'd be delicious without it; the saffron is really a genius touch. I also added a small dribble of maple extract to the maple syrup, just to bring the maple flavor in balance with the cardamom. For the garnish, I used nigella seeds (this was terrific), but I'm betting sesame seeds would be really good, too. Finally, I found that the buns needed to removed from the pan and brushed on all sides with the syrup to promote the absorption. This recipe is really wonderful: different and yet comforting at the same time.

  • Pan-seared salmon with celery, olives and capers

    • bernalgirl on March 05, 2021

      Great interplay of flavors and textures. I grilled the salmon and substituted oil cured black olives because that’s what I had, but otherwise made the recipe as written. I would maintain the oil cured black olives when making this again.

  • Roasted asparagus with buttered almonds, capers and dill

    • aargle on October 07, 2019

      Easy peasy and delicious as well. Happened to have every ingredient on hand - a lovely side dish.

  • Braised eggs with zucchini, feta and lemon

    • Frogcake on August 21, 2018

      A very tasty brunch dish, which I will make again. I added about a half cup of caramelized onions left over from another recipe and about 100 grams of thinly sliced and crisped prosciutto. I didn’t follow the technique suggested of draining off the oil - didn’t seem necessary.

    • emiliang on June 06, 2020

      I completely agree with the other reviewers: don't bother draining and re-adding the oil. Used kale instead of spinach (I added it at the same time as the zucchini because it takes longer to cook than spinach). And used one zucchini and one summer squash for the extra color. Didn't have squash blossoms. Sprinkled some smoked paprika over everything. Since I didn't have a large-enough lid, I just used the oven for the last step: 10 minutes at 350 cooked the eggs perfectly. Great dish, will make again.

    • Jane on August 17, 2020

      A lovely lunch. I used rainbow chard and no zucchini blossoms. Like the other reviewers I didn't drain the oil (and used half of that called for). Will definitely make this again.

    • Auxilia on August 20, 2018

      A punchy, zippy recipe! Even without the zucchini blossoms, it was good--maybe even a little above average--but I'm not convinced that the finicky steps (draining off the oil, re-adding the oil, etc.) actually made an appreciable difference...! Also...have to be careful not to overcook the eggs! Time per serving: 31 minutes

  • Shrimp Bolognese

    • Kinhawaii on March 20, 2022

      Delicious! Will make again. Took the advice of others & cooked the shells in the stock & used only a cup of stock- didn’t need the 2 cups.

  • One-pan pasta with harissa Bolognese

    • DFarnham on January 28, 2021

      So good and easy!

  • Eggplant, lamb and yogurt casserole

    • wkhull on January 22, 2023

      Extremely flavorful. Really nice dish to cook during winter. I used 2% fat Greek yogurt and what I thought would come out rubbery and lackluster, came out divine. I also committed a foodie crime and instead of using canned, subbed in three chopped lackluster pale and pasty grocery store tomatoes. And continued my sacrilegious anti-foodie path of destruction in the produce aisle by purchasing those big, big fat eggplants that I usually eschew. Don't skip the pine nuts.

    • blintz on January 25, 2023

      This took me longer than 2 hours and I was getting aggravated about opening the oven over and over (as directed) to stir and break up the lamb mixture, BUT it was all worth it. A very delicious take on moussaka and a recipe I will definitely make again. It makes a ton, so I froze half and we'll see how well it does being defrosted and reheated. Don't skimp on the cinnamon and allspice.

  • Grilled tomatoes and onions with feta-harissa pine nuts

    • msakir on September 22, 2019

      Great base for shakshuka!

  • Chickpea and herb fatteh [tahini sauce, chile oil]

    • Rutabaga on July 25, 2020

      This was very good, although I think my chickpeas were a little overcooked. I think I also included too many chickpeas in the herb paste, which wasn't bad, but increased the amount of paste and changed the consistency of the dish (mine looked much pastier than the photo from the NYT). But the flavor is great, and making it with fresh cooked chickpeas really sets it apart. We ate it with pita, the tahini sauce, and also whipped feta dip.

  • Spring onion and cheese potato cake, two ways: pea and thyme filling

    • Rutabaga on September 12, 2020

      I made this using Yukon Gold potatoes and dried thyme, and it was very good. My only disappointment was that the taste of the preserved lemon didn't really come through. My husband and older son especially liked it, and I appreciated the fact that it can be prepared in advance, then baked just prior to serving it. It makes a hefty amount, and we ate about half of it in one meal, then enjoyed the rest as leftovers.

  • One-pan crispy spaghetti and chicken

    • Rutabaga on December 22, 2020

      This was a really good family meal, just serve a simple veg on the side. My husband and younger son especially liked it. My older son wasn't as into it, but liked it reasonably well. I probably doubled the amount of breadcrumbs, but that was the best part.

  • Cheesy bread balls in tomato sauce

    • Rutabaga on December 25, 2020

      This is really yummy. My youngest son especially loved the bread balls, although neither of the kids were very into the sauce. For some reason, they've been a bit anti-tomato sauce recently, although they still like pizza. My husband and I felt the sauce made the dish; eating a bite of cheesy bread together with the sauce was the ideal way to enjoy it. In any case, it's a fun, indulgent meal, and not too difficult as long as you have time to make the bread dough an hour or two in advance.

  • Double lemon chicken

    • emiliang on May 10, 2022

      This was a little involved to prepare but the end result was worth it. Very savory. I substituted an actual preserved lemon (seeds removed) for the boiled lemon in the recipe, and I think that made the taste of the final dish more complex. The only problem I had was with the chicken sticking to the pan while frying. If I made it again, I'd try to lightly dredge the chicken breast pieces in flour right before frying.

    • meggan on October 27, 2022

      Agree that this was involved. I found the chicken stuck a lot to my "non-stick" pan and therefore tore off that nice crunchy layer that should have been there. I am not a huge lemon fan but I thought sauce was yummy if, in my case, a bit lumpy.

  • Butternut squash lasagna pie

    • twarner on October 30, 2022

      Not difficult if you use the food processor for all prep. Used chard instead of spinach,delicious,

  • One-pan paprika chicken with lentils, squash and daqa

    • tmitra on March 06, 2023

      I liked several aspects of this dish, but ultimately, it wasn't very flavorful. If I made it again, I'd experiment significantly. For me, the cooking time was 10 minutes + 20 minutes + 10 (not 40!) minutes. The chicken and sweet potatoes (which I used in lieu of kabocha squash) were done at this point, and the lentils were close but could have used five more minutes. Many of the NYT Cooking reviews of this dish complain about it being too soupy, but for me, 2 c chicken stock + 1 c water worked well. I used pardina lentils and a roasting pan.

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