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Red Lentil Kofta with Pomegranate Sauce
Red Lentil Kofta with Pomegranate Sauce

by Erica Perez April 18, 2018

Red lentil kofta is a popular, lightly spiced Turkish appetizer featuring a dough made with red lentils, bulgur, and vegetables.

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Mediterranean Lamb Kofta Kebabs with Tahini Sauce
Mediterranean Lamb Kofta Kebabs with Tahini Sauce

by Erica Perez April 18, 2018

The Turkish-inspired flavors of our Eastern Mediterranean Spice -- cumin, dill, citrus and garlic -- pair perfectly with the earthiness of lamb in these kebabs. 

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Golden Milk Paste
Golden Milk Paste

by Erica Perez April 17, 2018 5 Comments

Golden Milk, the yellow-hued creamy spiced beverage that is having a moment in the sun, has ancient origins in India and Ayurvedic medicine. The health benefits of its main ingredient, turmeric, range from anti-inflammatory to antioxidant.

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Spiced Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding
Spiced Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding

by Hannah Buoye March 18, 2018

People go crazy for bread pudding. As a pastry chef who enjoys fresh fruit and freshly baked cookies, I couldn’t quite understand it. You take stale bread, soak it in custard and re-bake it? What’s so great about that?

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