The Deli Dish

Pantry Staples

October 4, 2020

How to Cook Dried Beans: A Simple Recipe

  This is our staff recipe for how to cook dried beans.  It’s a simple recipe– requires few ingredients, little attention, and no skill in the kitchen.  Ultimately, beans should be soft but not mushy, their skins barely starting to break – our average cooking time is 80-90 minutes.   INGREDIENTS: 1 pound dried beans, […]

Recipes to Try

January 1, 2018

Classic Carrot Potage Soup Recipe

Épices de Cru’s 1642 Soup blend provides the base to make classic Quebec Potage—the thick soup/stew that Quebecois people are so fond of. Try the recipe!


October 26, 2009

Butternut Squash and Coconut Milk Soup

Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds or 4 heaping cups of Butternut Squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 3 cups Coconut Milk 1/2 cup Palm Sugar, or to taste 2 tsp Salt, or to taste 4 thin slices Pancetta Pumpkin Seed oil for garnish Adopted from NY Times and Chez Pim Directions: In a medium pot, […]


October 1, 2009

Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Olive Oil 1 cup Onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup Carrot, chopped 1/2 cup Celery, finely chopped 1 tsp Sea Salt 1 pound Lentils, picked and rinsed 1 cup Tomatoes, peeled and chopped 2 quarts Chicken or Vegetable Broth 1 tsp Freshly Ground Coriander 1 tsp Freshly Ground Toasted Cumin 1 tsp Freshly […]

Main Dishes

October 1, 2009

The Mahjoub Family’s Lablabi

Ingredients: 2 cups Dry Chickpeas (About A Pound Dried Or 2 Pounds Cooked) 4-6 cloves Garlic, Minced Sea Salt To Taste Slices Of Day-old Bread Broken Into Small Pieces Moulins Mahjoub Sliced Preserved Lemons Moulins Mahjoub Sun-dried Tomatoes Moulins Mahjoub Sun-dried Garlic Moulins Mahjoub Wild Capers Moulins Mahjoub Harissa Ground Cumin Extra Virgin Olive Oil […]