The Deli Dish

  • Mulling Spices Apple Cobbler Recipe

    A classic that never gets old! Don’t be afraid to use the same apples or a combination of different apples to obtain different tastes and textures. Recipe courtesy of Épices … Continued

  • 1,001 Nights Carrots & Peas Recipe

    Spice combinations such as the ones used in 1,001 Nights spice blend are traditionally used for meat dishes. Carrots and green peas, however, lend themselves well to sweet and sour … Continued

  • Yakitori: Chicken Kebabs

    Yakitori, or chicken kebabs, are extremely popular in Japan. They’re one of its most emblematic street foods, often served with a cold beer in a bar or Izakaya. We like … Continued

  • Grilled Fish with Citrus Vinaigrette

    It doesn’t get much easier than this! Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 1½ lb fillet sea bass with skin (or striped bass, red snapper, or yellow perch) Coarse … Continued

  • Dukkha Grilled Chicken

      The simple charm of this recipe lies in the endless possibility of textures we can achieve – depending on the different combinations of nuts used. It is of course … Continued

  • Apicius Pork Tenderloin

    This recipe reproduces Roman Imperial flavors as faithfully as possible using ingredients available today. Since sugar was unknown to the Romans, it’s more authentic with pekmez (grape molasses) or honey … Continued

  • Silk Road Carrot Cake

    Cake Ingredients: 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 2 cups diced canned pineapple, drained 2 cups carrots, grated 1 cup vegetable oil 3 cups flour 3 tsp baking powder 2 tsp … Continued

  • Kale Curry

    Ingredients: 1 bunch of kale 6 Tbsp coconut oil (or vegetable oil) 1 onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 slice of ginger, chopped 4 shallots, chopped Fresh Habanero pepper, … Continued

  • Epices de Cru Trinidad Curry mix spread out on a white background

    Trinidad Curry by Épices de Cru

    Calypso music, like this curry mix, and so much of Trinidadian culture, is a blend of various “imports” adjusted and added to become distinctly Trinidadian.

  • Spicy Lemonade

    This lemonade is the perfect balance of sweet, tangy, and spicy to refresh you during the hotter months! Make a pitcher or two and soak up the sun with your … Continued

  • Épices de Cru: Cassia versus Cinnamon

    Does True Cinnamon Exist? If cassia and cinnamon were running for president, we could frame this as a debate. However, good cooks don’t need to choose—they can and do use … Continued