Falafel, a popular recipe from the Middle East, consists of seasoned pureed chickpeas that are shaped into patties and usually fried. It's worth the effort to seek out Greek yogurt, which is thick, rich, and creamy. Make the sauce up to three days in advance and the falafel mixture up to one day ahead; bake falafel patties just before serving.
In my opinion, salad is delicious in all it's forms (ok, except for those crazy grated carrot/raisin salads...not so much a fan of that salad variety, sorry to say). But sometimes it's a challenge to find a salad that is
This hearty meatless chili is packed with chickpeas, canned tomatoes, carrot, celery and onion and flavored with spices that are prevalent in Moroccan dishes: cumin, ginger, turmeric, cinnamon and red pepper. This recipe proves that you don't need meat for a satisfying and filling chili.
At Eataly's pasta and pizza counter, Mario Batali's team serves three different pasta shapes with a choice of about five different sauces ("made by some crazy dudes," says Batali). For the first time ever, he's going to let his customers match the sauce with the pasta shape. This sauce, an ever-so-slightly creamy ragù made with ground beef, pancetta and ham, is flavored with tomato paste instead of canned tomatoes.