Eggplants Stuffed with Lamb

Cookbook author Rebecca Seal first tried this dish in an esnaf lokanta, one of Istanbul’s ubiquitous cafés for local workers serving home-style hot dishes, in the Fatih district. She didn’t know enough Turkish to order, so ended up pointing and smiling at a few of the dishes bubbling away on the counter. This was one of them and it made a very satisfying ...

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Lamb Chops with Moroccan Spices

While lamb and Pinot Noir are commonly paired, this preparation of lamb, with its use of earthy, pungent, hot and sweet spices, tastes best with a more assertive red. Ample tannins and some body, in the form of alcohol, are needed to handle the smoky, charred effects of grilling. Serve the chops with couscous and sautéed beets and carrots glazed with ...

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