Pumpkin Spelt Loaf with Pepita Streusel

Whole-grain loaves can often be sturdy and squatty, but this fall beauty is almost stately in stature, with a light crumb and subtle kiss of spice. While I love grinding down pepitas to use in the batter, you can certainly use almond or hazelnut meal if you prefer....

Sheet Pan Harissa Chicken and Sweet Potatoes

This dish takes just 10 minutes of hands-on time before going into the oven to bake. Mildly spicy and smoky, the quick harissa marinade is easy and simple — just stir it up in a bowl....

Rustic Rosemary Cornmeal Tart with Wild Blackberries

The recipe has grown up with me and reflects my fondness for herbs with sweets and my propensity to add the crunchy, nuttiness of cornmeal everywhere I can! Make one big tart or individual galettes, and serve warm with vanilla bean ice cream for dessert. If there are leftovers, have a second slice for breakfast with coffee....

Arròs Negre

This dish is one of Ataula’s most popular paella offerings. At the restaurant, arròs negre is served with grilled octopus and a spicy chili aioli. In this recipe, however, we use ingredients more widely available. We replaced grilled octopus with nicely seared calamari. Different, but just as delicious....

Tân Tân Spicy Fried Rice

The Tân Tân Mom's Hot Chili Sauce is undeniably special. It layers the bracing heat of habaneros with spices that hint at sweetness, such as star anise and coriander and delicious notes of lemon grass....

Strawberry and Lemon Balm Drizzle Cake

Lemon balm has long been used for medicinal purposes — hence the name — so this cake is practically health food. That’s my story anyway....