The Deli Dish

  • 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

  • Ventresca Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

    Ingredients: 1 tin Ortiz Yellowfin Ventresca Tuna 1 bunch arugula or spicy greens 1/3 cup Meski olives, pitted and quartered 1/4 cup Marcona almonds, toasted and roughly chopped Half of … Continued

  • Vinegar not just for Vinaigrettes

    Top Ten Interesting Ways Your Vinegar Can Do More If you think of vinegar as something which only adorns your leafy salads, it’s time to expand your horizons. Here are … Continued

  • Butternut Squash with Cocoa Nib Vinaigrette

    adapted from The Essence of Chocolate by John Scharffenberger & Robert Steinberg serves 3-4 as a side Ingredients: 2 lb butternut squash, ends trimmed, halved lengthwise, seeded 1/2 cup extra … Continued

  • Balsamic vinaigrette

    Pink’n Plum Balsamic Vinaigrette

    This plum balsamic vinaigrette is perfect for dressing up a simple salad, using our youngest offering from Vecchia Dispensa – a deliciously tart and flavorful balsamic. Aged in oak barrels, … Continued

  • Olive Oil Club

    Alluring Blackberry Vinaigrette

    Ingredients: 1/2 cup Extra Virgin Olive OIl 1/2 cup Moutere Grove Olive oil 2-3 tbsp Agrimontana Blackberry Preserves 1 tbsp Green Peppercorni Dijon Mustard salt to taste Directions: I love … Continued

  • Spring Olive Oil Change and Sale

    Kyle’s Summer Tarragon Vinaigrette

    Ingredients: 1/3 cup Orduna Txakoli Vinegar 2/3 cup Moutere Grove Olive oil 1 tbsp Edmound Fallot Tarragon Mustard 1 tsp Tupelo honey salt and pepper to taste Directions: I love … Continued