Posts by westportmarket

Seared Shrimp with Salsa Macha, Black Bean Puree, Mango, and Sauteed Peppers, by Lauren Braun Costello, It’s Lauren of Course!

This recipe will make you look like a culinary master with a major assist from the Westport Farmer’s Market. Salsa Macha and Mexican Seasoned Black Beans from Alma Mexican Foods provide depth of flavor and alluring texture, while bell peppers from Ox Hollow Farm are the ideal seasonal accent. Puréeing the black beans—paired with a…

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Spinach and Strawberry Salad with Feta, Red Onion and Toasted Almonds, by Lauren Braun Costello of It’s Lauren of Course!

This salad is a celebration of everything the Westport Farmer’s Market has to offer in June, from the verdant spinach leaves and vermilion strawberries to the artisanal goat cheese and local honey. Nothing screams summer quite like a flavorful and colorful salad made from farm-fresh greens and berries. Salty feta, toasted almonds, and blanched red…

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Roasted Spring-Dug Carrots with Pistachio Dukkah and Crème Fraîche, by Lauren Braun Costello of It’s Lauren of Course!

This recipe can be made with regular, conventional orange carrots, but spring-dug rainbow carrots from the farmer’s market are a colorful celebration of time and place like no other. Seasoned with a pistachio dukkah (an Egyptian nut-herb-spice blend traditionally made instead with hazelnuts, plus sesame seeds, coriander, mint, cumin, and salt and pepper), the flavors…

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