Spring Tonic

I infuse Old Tom gin with our Curcumade blend to add earthiness and a subtle spice, then combine it with tonic and Kumquat Compote for a refreshing...

Sweet Potato Walnut Gratin

Melted cheese covers this walnut-studded puree. The salty notes of cheddar complement the earthy sweetness of the sweet potatoes nicely. Together, ...

Gin Sonic

The Gin Sonic is a variation of the traditional G&T that's popular in Japan, replacing half of the tonic with seltzer (hence sonic). I winteriz...

Baked White Beans

Dried garlic and parsley make the crunchy panko topping on these beans savory and irresistible. Under that crisp layer, feta cheese melts into a bu...

Sri Lankan Eggplant Curry

Eggplant has a lot of versatility.  It can be roasted, braised, fried, and goes very well in satisfying dishes like curry.  The Sri Lanka blend and...

Root Vegetables with Orange and Silan

I love vegetable salads with both roasted and raw vegetables.  I made an easy vinaigrette with orange and silan to toss through this dish to add sa...

Juniper & Orange Cured Salmon

Combining piney juniper berries and rosemary with orange results in a blend that’s reminiscent of mulled wine and other wintery treats, making this...

La Boîte Fried Chicken

The signature LBFC has arrived, and you can make it a meal by adding Bernise Potatoes, Bread and Butter Pickles, and a jar of Harissa Honey on the ...

Black Cumin and Turmeric Eggplant

This spice blend recipe is from the Spice Companion book and highlights turmeric and black cumin. It is also great for meat and fish. Japanese egg...

Chilled Chickpea Chaat Masala Salad

This fresh and easy take on traditional Indian chaat captures the delicious flavors of a normally heavy dish in a light and fresh salad.

Zucchini Bread

Sweet enough to be a breakfast treat and savory enough for a cheese board, this fluffy cake combines thyme with the faint anise scent of carawa...

Macaroni & Cheese

My son Max is going to be 4 soon, and like many parents of young kids I make a lot of macaroni and cheese. My version relies on a couple simple tec...