Cucumber and Israeli Couscous Salad

I love this tabbouleh-like mixture because of all the herbs and refreshing flavors, and also because of the nice contrast in textures. Make sure that you cook the couscous until the spheres are tender but not gummy. I have seen package directions that call for too little water; make sure you cook them in twice…

Sautéed Japanese Turnips (Hakurei) With Turnip Greens

YIELD:Serves 4 as a side dish ACTIVE TIME:25 minutes TOTAL TIME:25 minutes INGREDIENTS Kosher salt 1 1/2 pounds (675g) Japanese (Hakurei) baby turnips, with green tops 3 tablespoons (45ml) extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling Freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, cut greens from…

Zucchini Tart

INGREDIENTS 1 stick unsalted butter, melted 9 sheets frozen phyllo dough (12 by 17 inches each), thawed 6 large eggs, lightly beaten 3/4 cup heavy cream 3/4 cup whole milk 1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese (1 1/2 ounces) 1/3 cup fresh basil, cut into strips Coarse salt and freshly groundpepper 1 medium zucchini (about 8…