Monday, February 1, 2010

1.30.10 -- Middle Eastern

Homemade farmer's pita with za'atar and olive oil


Trio of mezze: muhammara, baba ghannouj with smoked salt, carrot puree with nigella seeds. Homemade pita chip.


Mixed baby greens with feta, awesome nuts*, and fuji apple. toasted orange-pomegranate vinaigrette.


Deconstructed stuffed zucchini with cumin-lemon chickpeas and mushrooms. persian rice. yogurt.


Hot, spiced date on a pita tuile, turmeric-yogurt, and sauteed pears. shot of turkish coffee.

*this dish was inspired by Ana Sortun's fried haloumi cheese with spiced dates and sauteed pears, found in her excellent cookbook Spice.


Satisfied guests

Photos courtesy of Catherine Nakajima

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