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Tsatsiki Recipe

  • Ingredients: 16
  • Serves: 5

Tsatsiki with plain yogurt, cucumber , peeled and chopped fine, salt, fresh mint, chopped fine, extra-virgin olive oil, quartered pita loaves as an accompaniment.


For quick preserved lemons:

  • 1 tbsp. brine from quick preserved lemons
  • 2 tbsps. minced fresh coriander
  • 2 tsps. fresh lemon juice, or to taste

For jus

  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 2 tsps. chopped fresh tarragon
  • 2 tablespoons chilled unsalted butter, cut into pcs.

For topping

  • *Be sure to use white rice flour; brown will result in gritty pizza dough.

Special equipment:

  • Special equipment: pizza stone or heavy baking sheet, baking peel or heavy baking sheet, parchment paper

Rice Fritters

  • 4 cups peeled jicama, cut into matchstick-size pcs.
  • 3 cups pea sprouts


  1. Step 1 In a sieve set over a bowl and lined with a triple thickness of rinsed and squeezed cheesecloth let the yogurt drain, covered and chilled, for 8 hours or overnight.

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  2. Step 2 Put the cucumbers in a sieve and press out as much excess liquid as possible. In a bowl stir together the drained yogurt and the garlic paste, add the cucumbers, the mint, the oil, and salt and pepper to taste, and combine the mixture well.

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  3. Step 3 The tsatsiki may be made 1 day in advance and kept covered and chilled. Serve the tsatsiki with the pita.

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Tsatsiki Recipe

  • Ingredients: 15
  • Serves: 1
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Bake: 25 min

Tsatsiki with pita wedges or chips. To make this tsatsiki for 1 persons you will need 10 min for preaparation and 25 min for baking.



  • pita wedges or chips


  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 4 large cracked-wheat hamburger buns, split horizontally
  • 1 1/3 cups thinly sliced Bibb lettuce
  • Mayonnaise


  • Equipment: an ice cream maker
  • Accompaniment: lemon-almond tuiles

Fontina toast and assembly:

  • 2 tbsps. unsalted butter
  • 2 slices brioche, quartered
  • 4 oz. Fontina cheese, grated
  • 1 tbsp. chopped fresh chives


  1. Step 1 Meanwhile, mince and mash garlic to a paste with 1/4 teaspoon salt, then whisk together with olive oil, yogurt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

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  2. Step 2 Squeeze out any excess water from cucumbers with your hands, then stir cucumbers into yogurt mixture.

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