Keftedes (Greek Meatballs)

Keftedes, Greek Meatballs

Take an ordinary meatball, pack it full of Greek flavor, and you have fresh, delicious, slightly sweet yet savory Keftedes; a Greek version of meatballs. Serve with some creamy tzatziki sauce and pita breads or as a main course with some basmati rice & a Greek salad. Want to do fewer dishes afterward? Forego the… 

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Homemade Pasta

Homemade Pasta, a whole sheet of it

The instructors at Saltbox Farm in Concord, MA taught us the art of homemade pasta and after many failed attempts, I’m starting to get the hang of this rolling of the dough process! Our grandmothers made it look easy. But after diving into a pile of flour and dough, I know they must have spent… 

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Turkish Lahmacun Pizza

Turkish Lahmacun

At the Saltbox Farm , we made Lahmacun, which is one delicious twist on pizza. This pizza-like, thin, round dish, topped with herbs and minced meat (also known as Armenian Pizza, Turkish Pizza, Lahmajun and Lahmajoon) is very famous in Armenia and Turkey. Once the Lahmacun’s are out of the oven, top it off with some fresh lemon juice, and you have… 

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Art of Ramen

Art of Ramen

Saltbox Farm gave us a taste of Japan, where we made Ramen, a Japanese noodle soup dish, consisting of of Chinese-style noodles served with tonkotsu (pork bone) broth, and garnished with marinated soft boiled eggs, torched pork belly, Kastsuobushi (bonito flakes), and sliced scallions. After trying some of this you’ll never go back to Oodles of… 

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