Ingredient mysteries are part of the fun of co-posting with a friend from another country. Earlier this year Giovanna asked, “What is whole wheat flour?” We discovered that in Italy it’s called ‘farina integrale’. And believe me, when we were in Italy, we spent plenty of time in confusion – especially at the grocery store....Read More »
Traditionally, Niçoise salads are "composed," meaning each ingredient is artfully arranged in separate little piles on the plate. Here's the truth: That's a terrible (and lazy!) way to make a salad. This one is loaded with all the best ingredients, cooked with care, and assembled like you actually give a damn. Which you do. Your guests will thank you.
Here's a snappy, fresh side dish or a light supper: a lemony green salad, rich with tang and crunch. The dressing is nothing more than lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and salt. Its simplicity makes it perfect. (Photo: Craig Lee for The New York Times)