Jacobsen Salt Co.’s Ben Jacobsen plucked herbs straight from the MUNCHIES garden to make this easy-but-fancy salt.
You want some caramelised beets? Roast them, then grill them. Mind = Blown.
Tofu sheets, known as "yuba," make for a great gluten-free alternative to pasta in this twist on the Italian classic.
Basil, mozzarella, tomatoes, balsamic, and olive oil go together beautifully. Even better if the olive oil has a special infusion.
With something so delicate, it only makes sense to stuff it and fry it.
“If you have really good ingredients, a meal doesn’t have to take an hour and a half.”
Pasta with mussels, clams, and bright cherry tomatoes are cooked in a delicious white wine sauce.
Bright and slightly creamy, this simple pesto is perfect on pasta, pizza, eggs, steak ... pretty much anything.
Cheese is the star of the show in this simple, fresh salad.
The potatoes serve to soak up the driblets of oil from the pesto while the beans add a delightful crunch and a counterpoint of sweetness.
It is 12 noon on a grey Tuesday in the middle of February as I sit here, in a red nylon frock, preparing to eat a three-course Valentine’s Day meal alone. Entirely alone.
“The jars you buy in the shop are gross. It’s not a sauce. Pesto is expensive to make because you can’t compromise on the quality of ingredients.”