This week’s top recipes feature foods we thought we knew in a whole new light. Potatoes get spiced, raisins get pickled and rhubarb gets a complete savory makeover. Toss in a little international drama, and you’ve got recipes that can stand up to some hearty conversation.
1. Roasted Eggplant With Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Pickled Raisins and Mint. Many people don’t like raisins — sorry, it’s a fact! However, pickling them adds a little tart edge and a tiny bit of plumpness to make them a multidimensional star in this dish. Partnered with creamy mozzarella, roasted eggplant alongside and some crunchy, garlicky bread crumbs, it’s a magical flavor match you never knew you needed. Get the play-by-play on Voraciously.
2. Shaved Rhubarb and Radish Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette. We love rhubarb in a pie, but we also like to treat it as a savory vegetable. Shaved into translucent ribbons with pink skinned radishes, rhubarb makes for a lovely salad, bright and light for spring. You’ll find more savory rhubarb recipes on Voraciously.
3. Dosa Potatoes With Lime and Ketchup. Potatoes and ketchup go together like cereal and milk. Spice those potatoes like the ones you get in a dosa and watch that relationship blossom into something utterly delightful. A squeeze of lime makes the whole ensemble sing. On Voraciously, you’ll find two more ways to go for Indian-style potatoes.
4. Mary Berry’s Orange Tea Bread. Back again for another whirl in the top recipes is this fragrant and fruit-studded tea bread by none other than the queen of British bakes. The best part? You only need one bowl! Head to Voraciously for the step-by-step guide.
5. Aperol Spritz. This slightly bitter, bubbly, low-alcohol drink made with Italian Aperol has made quite a stir this week when a New York Times column by a cookbook author proclaimed that the humble spritz is not a good drink. The people of social media were both mad and confused. Why attack a bright, light drink that brings so much joy when sipped on a patio in springtime? Why not just relax, sip this Italian favorite and be happy? Catch more of the drama on Voraciously.
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