Sweet Potato Croquettes

Add crunchy bread crumbs to creamy sweet potatoes for easy-to-fry croquettes that are delicious on their own but even better when served with aioli...

Birria: Tacos and Soup

Birria is a delicious stew of simple meat and complex flavor that makes you wonder how you lived without it.  The tacos then take the stew to anoth...

Pasha Pine Nut Oil

A recipe by our friend chef Paul Kahan using the Pasha spice blend.

Silan Roasted Ribs

Silan (date molasses) brings not only sweetness to a dish but also a nice savory note and deep flavors, which pair wonderfully with slow-roasted ri...

Chicken and White Bean Soup

Simply simmering a spice blend into store-bought chicken broth instantly turns it into a deeply flavorful soup. A mix of canned white beans and shr...

Cranberry Gin Fizz

This gin cocktail uses a spiced cordial I make from cranberries (it's an older recipe from 2017!). The Sri Lanka blend lends great depth, and makes...

Chili Oil Three Ways

There are so many amazing ways to enjoy chilies. You can have them fresh or fried, ground or whole, flakes or powder. And they're delicious in a wi...

Za’atar Roasted Chicken With Lemons & Olives

Za’atar refers to both the dried leaves of the za’atar plant as well as a blend made with those leaves, sumac, and sesame seeds. Here I start with ...

Top Recipes of 2021 Part 2

Part 2 of our favorite recipes of the 2021! Staff picks, contributor favorites, and some dishes and techniques that we feel like exemplify La Boit...

Top Recipes of 2021 Part 1

Thank you so much for joining for this past year of spice-filled, creative recipes inspired by seasonal cooking, exciting collaborations, and clas...

Our Favorite Drinks of 2021

We love adding spices into as many different dishes, meals, and edible things as possible and drinks are surely no exception. Adding spices and he...

French Onion Soup

Amazing French onion soup is the sum of it’s parts.  Each of the parts is good – the rich, caramelized onion soup, the nutty Gruyere cheese, proper...