Every November, a box of Fuyu persimmons arrives at my doorstep. They come all the way from California, lovingly gathered from a friend’s garden by my father and then individually wrapped before being shipped to me.
Heirloom tomato and avocado salad with crispy wontons and spicy cilantro vinaigrette
In 2009, I had the great pleasure of meeting Jaden Hair at her book signing in New York City. Jaden is a fantastic cook, and the talented author of the popular blog Steamy Kitchen. With her huge smile and endearing personality, Jaden never fails to light up the room.
Roasted asparagus salad with Valencia oranges and ginger-citrus vinaigrette
Every year, I look forward to asparagus season more than words can express. I’ve already praised this odd-looking yet succulent vegetable in this post for roasted asparagus with burrata, Tahitian lime oil and sorrel chiffonade, so it seems redundant to do it again here.
Lentil salad with baked beets, spinach and yogurt-mint dressing
French green lentils are the little jewels of legumes. They’re nutritious, delicate, slightly nutty and incredibly delicious. Best of all, they cook quickly, require no soaking time and hold on to their shape once cooked. Every kitchen should have a jar of these tiny jewels on hand.
Mâche and Asian pear salad with hazelnuts and truffle vinaigrette
Mâche is unforgettable. I call it the princess of all leafy greens. The tiny lettuce, when picked young, looks like a rosette, no bigger than a small daisy. Also known as corn salad, field salad or lamb’s lettuce, mâche thrives in cool weather and, contrary to its delicate features, is […]
Everyday leafy green salad
An everyday salad recipe with two great salad dressings. Serve with seasonal farmers’ market greens: arugula, mustard greens, pea shoots, baby romaine, oak leaf, baby kale, endive, mizuna, tatsoy, Boston lettuce or watercress. The delicious variations are endless.
Heirloom tomato salad with bocconcini and basil
Easy and utterly delicious
Niçoise salad with grilled vegetables and basil-mustard vinaigrette
Here’s a delicious twist on the classic Provençal dish: Niçoise salad. Viviane Bauquet Farre serves it with grilled vegetables and a basil vinaigrette – A perfect recipe for hot summer days!
Sugar snap peas and pea microgreens with ginger-curry vinaigrette
This sugar snap peas and pea microgreens salad is served with an exotic ginger-curry vinaigrette — an easy recipe and a delicious way to eat your greens!
Avocado and mango salad with tequila-lime vinaigrette
A winter salad recipe with a tropical flair: Avocado and mango salad with Tequila-lime vinaigrette. Viviane Bauquet Farre pairs this tropical salad with Sokol Blosser, Evolution #9, Lucky Edition, a dancing blend of 9 grapes.
Quinoa with Piquillo peppers, cured olives and frisée
Quinoa with Piquillo Peppers, Cured Olives and Frisée: A versatile and easy recipe that can be a sophisticated appetizer or a salad served family style. Viviane Bauquet Farre also shares her recipe for how to cook quinoa the perfect way, with step-by-step photos and instructions.
Fresh chickpea and heirloom tomato salad with mint
Fresh chickpeas are in season in mid to late summer. They are deliciously tender and pair beautifully with green beans, cranberry beans and heirloom tomatoes to make a salad that truly taste like summer!