Brown Butter Tomato Sauce

I accidentally came up with this pasta sauce many years ago and still make versions of it at home and work. Here’s to brown butter tomato sauce. Th...

Lemon Basil Tiramisu

I love tiramisu and can never get enough of it.  Lemon and basil-filled Luberon syrup bring a sweet floral quality to this caffeine free treat to c...

Challah and Vegetable Dressing

Full of fall vegetables and rich challah bread, this vegetable (stuffing) is a great seasonal side dish.  

Grilled Tomato & White Beans

Grilled ripe tomatoes have a rich, caramelized aroma.  Tossed with basil and lavender pesto, grilled red onions, and cannellini beans it’s a quick ...

Basil and Lavender Pesto

Fresh basil is complemented by lavender and fennel in this pesto to transport you to Provence for a moment.  

Roasted & Raw Salad

This is a simple dish that I put together when i don't feel like cooking much but still want something nice to eat. Roasted peppers (you can either...

Puff Pastry Croutons

This recipe uses our Luberon N4 blend and Christian's dead-easy puff pastry method to make these flaky and airy herbed croutons. Because the herbs ...

Luberon Grilled Cheese

Another dish I discovered when I moved to the US in 2002 was a grilled cheese sandwich. I still am not sure about the name since there is no grill...

Luberon-Braised Chicken Thighs

I don’t argue with Justin, since he’s a big, tall guy—but more so because he’s a great chef who has learned to embrace spices in a variety of cuisi...

La Boite Latkes

I grew up eating greasy latkes in Israel and since then tried many variations including the domestic version with apple sauce, etc. Something abou...

Za'atar Pasta

I love finding new uses for familiar spices. In this dish, za'atar supplies acidity, a grounding bitter note, and rich toasty flavor from the sesam...

Katama Bread

My version of the Kyrgyz onion-stuffed flatbread is greatly simplified. No yeast, no kneading, and only a few ingredients. It's a great blank canva...