yogurt Recipes

Diana Henry's Uzbeki Carrots recipe
Diana Henry's Uzbeki Carrots

The most interesting carrot recipe I've attempted in a long time - infused with fragrant spices like saffron, cumin, and cinnamon. Punctuated by dried fruit, savory from caramelized onions and tomatoes, with spots of fresh, green herbaceousness from mint, and chiles, and cilantro. Things just get increasingly delicious from there.

Anna's California Miso Avocado Salad recipe
Anna's California Miso Avocado Salad

A California-inspired Miso, Avocado, & Lima Bean Salad from A Modern Way to Eat, by Anna Jones. Seasonal greens and beans are tossed with an assertive, creamy miso dressing. There are crunchy seeds, and broccoli, and avocado - it all comes together into a brilliant, beautiful, feel-good salad.

Bar Tartine Cauliflower Salad recipe
Bar Tartine Cauliflower Salad

A beautiful cauliflower salad from the new Bar Tartine cookbook - a crunchy, hearty mixture of cauliflower, seeds, chiles, radishes, chickpeas, and green onions slathered in an enveloping garlicky yogurt dressing.

Lentils folded into Yogurt, Spinach, and Basil recipe
Lentils folded into Yogurt, Spinach, and Basil

Have you seen the little book, Lunch at the Shop: The Art and Practice of the Midday Meal? It's great on many fronts, and I made these Lentils folded into Yogurt, Spinach, and Basil from it.

Mung Yoga Bowl recipe
Mung Yoga Bowl

The kind of bowl that keeps you strong - herb-packed yogurt dolloped over a hearty bowl of mung beans and quinoa, finished with toasted nuts and a simple paprika oil.

California Barley Bowl recipe
California Barley Bowl

I made this Megan Gordon's beautiful California Barley Bowl for a family brunch last week. From her inspiring new cookbook, Whole Grain Mornings.

Persian Yogurt Soup recipe
Persian Yogurt Soup

Traditional and tasty, this soup is a test of patience and restraint. If you're easily distracted, skip it. If you can mind a pot, stirring, singularly-focused, for a half hour, perhaps longer, you'll be rewarded with a beautiful, vegetarian version of the herbed, Persian yogurt soup, Ashe Mast.

Pluot & Poppy Yogurt  Bowl recipe
Pluot & Poppy Yogurt Bowl

A simple late-summer breakfast bowl - Greek yogurt with a bit of chopped dill incorporated, topped with sliced pluots, toasted oats, poppy seeds, and honey.

Labneh recipe
Labneh

How a package from Jaipur, India inspired lots of yogurt-straining, labneh-making.

An Ideal Lunch Salad recipe
An Ideal Lunch Salad

There's all sorts of good stuff in this salad - chickpeas, celery, black olives, pepitas, avocado, blanched broccoli. Full of crunch & substance, it's a salad that can stand up to a few hours in a container without collapsing.

Kale Rice Bowl recipe
Kale Rice Bowl

A quick lunchtime brown rice bowl with kale, capers, salted yogurt, za'atar, toasted sesame seeds - and a poached egg for good measure.

Pomegranate Yogurt Bowl recipe
Pomegranate Yogurt Bowl

A simple breakfast bowl made with Greek yogurt, fresh pomegranate juice, puffed quinoa cereal, toasted sunflower seeds, and honey.

Roasted Vegetable Orzo recipe
Roasted Vegetable Orzo

Roasted delicata squash and kale tossed w/ orzo pasta & salted yogurt dressing & I try to answer a few questions about living with marble kitchen counter tops.

Na'ama's Fattoush recipe
Na'ama's Fattoush

A beautiful fattoush recipe and a preview of Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi's new book, Jerusalem.

Mast-o-Khiar Yogurt Dip recipe
Mast-o-Khiar Yogurt Dip

The prettiest dip in my repertoire - my take on the Iranian preparation of Mast-o-Khiar (yogurt and cucumber). I use lots of fresh herbs, dried rose petals, toasted walnuts and a pop of added color and tartness from dried cranberries.

Fresh Mint Chip Frozen Yogurt recipe
Fresh Mint Chip Frozen Yogurt

A luscious fresh mint frozen yogurt recipe from the soon-to-be-released(!) Sprouted Kitchen cookbook.

Chocolate Bundt Cake recipe
Chocolate Bundt Cake

I took slices of this chocolate bundt cake on a road trip to Portland this week. Slathered with chocolate buttermilk icing, it's a great travel treat made with a blend of whole wheat and all-purpose flours, lots of yogurt, and the darkest brown sugar I can get my hands on.

Sesame Yogurt Pasta Salad recipe
Sesame Yogurt Pasta Salad

An off-beat pasta salad made with stuffed pasta, seasonal vegetables, and a spice-forward, golden sesame yogurt sauce.

Corn Soup recipe
Corn Soup

A simple corn soup topped with an electric harissa-yogurt swirl + photos from a walk around North Beach on the Fourth of July.

Oatmeal Muffins recipe
Oatmeal Muffins

A crumble-topped muffin recipe made with an oatmeal and yogurt base. Craggy, golden-topped, the last thing I'll bake before moving on to a new oven.