Photograph by Keirnan Monaghan Food Styling by Maggie Ruggiero Prop Styling by Theo Vamvounakis


Amuse-Bouche from Issue 7 – Summer 2015 – Spectrum

A red-letter day is one that is pleasantly noteworthy or memorable. Our chromatic cornucopia—radishes, radicchio, figs, and cured meat—and hibiscus-tinted cocktail mark the beginning of a red-letter meal.

serves 4

  • sliced cured meats such as speck, Mortadella, and sopressata
  • leaves of radicchio or Treviso
  • radishes
  • softened butter
  • ripe figs
  • pink salt
  • crackers or breadsticks

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    Arrange on a platter. We like the radishes dipped in butter with a sprinkle of pink salt.