Lamb Meatball

Serves 4 1 large egg 1 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp. grated white onion 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½  teaspoon ground allspice ½ teaspoon cinnamon 3 tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro 3 tbsp. finely chopped mint 1 teaspoon kosher salt ¼  teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 pound organic ground lamb Combine all meatball ingredients in a bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands. Take […]

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Date & Ginger Granola

Yield: 10 servings • 2 cups pitted Medjool dates (firmly packed) • 1 ½ inch piece of fresh ginger, washed and unpeeled • ½ cup vegetable oil or coconut oil (divided in half) • ¾ cup water • 6 cups old-fashioned oats • ½ dried coconut chips • ½ sliced blanched almonds • ½ dried […]

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Wine Maker Spotlight: André Mack

André Mack left a successful career with Citicorp Investment Services to pursue a career in winemaking. He developed a passion for wine while working as a sommelier in San  Antonia, he discovered the joys of introducing guests to the little-known vineyards that first attracted him to the business and “instant gratification of a guest’s reaction.” […]

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Rocking to the Music

Tucked away in NYC’s West Village is Recette. This is a tiny hidden gem serving up American food with a fusion of Spanish flavors. One of the most crucial ingredients isn’t edible but audible. Even though things can get hectic at the restaurant Jesse Schenker, the 29-year old chef, manages to stay in the zone. […]

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