Take baba ganoush to the next level with the addition of heat and spice, courtesy of Vanns Hot Paprika and Cumin.
Baba ganoush is a great base layer for flavor and spice, similar to hummus. The smoky charred eggplant, tart lemon juice, creamy tahini, and spicy raw garlic are delicious all on their own, but the addition of certain Middle Eastern spices can bring new flavors to life. Here, Vanns Ground Cumin accentuates the earthy nature of the eggplant, while Hot Paprika adds heat to the raw garlic spice. A sprinkling of Smoked Spanish Paprika at the end ups the overall smokiness. The recipe below is just a starting point - play around with the quantities and spices involved to create your own favorite baba ganoush!
Makes about 3 cups.
Creamy raita and tangy tomato chutney offer the perfect accompaniment to these crispy, savory, Indian-spiced potato patties spiked with a generous amount of spinach.
It's almost Memorial Day, and you know what that means -- time to take the cover off your grill, stock up on the charcoal and propane, and fill your grocery cart with your favorite pieces of meat and grillable vegetables.
It’s going to be a cold one on the East Coast this weekend — time for a warming breakfast that gives you the power and energy to get through the day. Here’s one amazing option — Shakshuka! Not only is it fun to say, it’s a delicious, savory, healthy egg dish that makes for an exciting and comforting meal.
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Both of these recipes are kind of magical -- they take super simple ingredients like water, flour, butter, salt, and Vanns Smoked Spanish Paprika and turn them into beautiful, impressive golden brown focaccia and a deeply orange-red, perfectly flavored smoked paprika butter to be spread on top. It makes a great appetizer for any occasion, but be careful that your guests don’t fill themselves up on it! It’s a little bit addictive.
It’s starting to feel like real springtime weather these days -- cool in the mornings and evenings, warm during the day, weather that sometimes makes it hard to know what to eat. A cool, refreshing, summery salad or a comforting, warming wintery stew?
A simple Spanish stew uses technique and a bold combination of spices to elevate affordable, healthy ingredients.