Salpicones are Latin American salads often concocted to repurpose cooked meat. A hodgepodge of minced meat, fish and vegetables are bound by a thick sauce, eaten cold or at room temperature. Salpicon is also used as a filling for things like tortillas and puff pastry or a stuffing for mushrooms and peppers.
July is the start of yellow bean season and this easy-breezy crisp salad will help you enjoy the lazy days of summer. Strut your beautiful three bean asparagus salad at any gathering or on a bed of spinach trimmed with prosciutto and toasted almonds for a fine patio meal!
These little green furled tips of ferns have a short season and are somewhat of a food lovers delicacy in North America. Fiddleheads are only available two to three weeks every year so grab them when you see them and get cooking! Their woodsy flavour is fine enough on its own but paired with morel mushrooms, this dish captures the essence of spring.
If homemade crackers strike you as one of those things likely to be more effort than they’re worth, think again. In reality, crackers are one of the easiest homemade pantry projects once you learn one of my favourite hacks to get the dough thin and even in seconds… the tortilla press!