Tag: capers

Roasted Eggplant Salad

Ingredients: 2 medium eggplants, cut into roughly 1 inch cubes 2 cloves garlic, minced* 1/3 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 16 oz jar roasted red pepper, drained and coarsely chopped 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Wild Sardine Spread

Ingredients: 4.2 oz canned sardines* in extra virgin olive oil 4.2 oz canned sardines in water, drained 1 tablespoon Dijon 1 tablespoon nonpareil capers 1 large shallot, chopped 1/2 teaspoon hot peri-peri sauce 1 stalk celery, finely diced freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place the sardines, Dijon, capers, pepper, peri-peri […]

Fennel-Orange Pickled Shrimp

Ingredients: 3 lb shrimp, peeled, deveined and steamed 6 green onions, chopped 1/2 Cara Cara orange, thinly sliced 1 bulb fennel, thinly sliced 1 small onion, thinly sliced juice of 2 Cara Cara oranges 1/2 cup white wine vinegar 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, […]

Veal Cutlets with Spinach and Capers

Ingredients: 3/4 lb thin veal cutlets* 1 lb fresh “baby” spinach 2 shallots, quartered and sliced thinly 1/3 cup chicken stock 1/3 cup white wine juice of 1 lemon 2 tablespoons nonperil capers 2 tablespoons Herbs de Provence 1/4 cup “instant” flour (like Wondra) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 tablespoon […]

Marinated Cherry Tomatoes with Capers and Basil

Ingredients: 3 cups halved various heirloom cherry tomatoes 1/4 of 1 red onion, thinly sliced 2 tablespoon nonpareil capers 5 sprigs’ worth of leaves from bush basil* 1 clove garlic, minced 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Toss together the […]

Crab Cakes with Dill & Capers

Ingredients: 1 shallot, minced 16 oz backfin blue crab meat 16 oz lump blue crab meat 2 eggs, beaten 2 thin slices sourdough bread, torn into small bits 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 2 tablespoons minced fresh dill […]

Biff à la Lindström (Swedish Hamburger)

Ingredients: 2/3 lb lean ground beef 1/3 lb ground pork 1/3 lb ground veal 1 egg, beaten 3 tablespoons bread crumbs 3 pickled beet slices, finely diced 1 1/2 tablespoons capers, minced 1/2 small onion, finely diced 1 (cucumber) pickle spear, finely diced to serve: top with fried eggs Directions: […]

Egg Salad with Watercress-Goat Cheese Spread Crispbreads

Ingredients: 4 eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 1/4 teaspoon Dijon 1/2 teaspoon capers pinch celery seed freshly ground black pepper for the spread 1/2 (loose) cup watercress 1/4 cup soft goat cheese 1/4 teaspoon anchovy paste sea salt freshly ground black pepper to serve crispbread Directions: Place eggs in […]

Calamari Stuffed with Eggplant

Ingredients: 1 eggplant, cubed 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 1 large shallot, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon capers 1/4 cup breadcrumbs 1 onion, diced 1 tablespoon minced parsley 1 teaspoon minced oregano 1 lb cleaned squid “tubes” 32 oz crushed tomatoes 6 oz cooked pasta (I used gemelli) Directions: […]