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Bergen Fish Soup with Fish Dumplings - Appetizers
This is one of the great dishes of Norway, though it's barely known outside of Scandinavia.

Bouillabaisse Broth - Appetizers
A traditional favorite from France's Mediterranean coast

Bruschetta - Appetizers
The perfect starter, a meal in itself.

Bruschetta al Pomodoro - Appetizers
If you love the taste of pappa al pomodoro, try this variation

Bruschetta with Fresh Tomato and Basil - Appetizers
The perfect starter, a meal in itself

Bruschetta with Gorgonzola, Kalamata Olives, and Grilled Red Peppers - Appetizers
Called fettunta in Tuscany, the southern Italian bruschetta is grilled bread that has been rubbed with garlic and anointed with great olive oil. This version is a great pass-around before a dinner party, and a great first course.

Cabbage Soup with Paprika, Kielbasa, and Raisins - Appetizers
A guaranteed crowd-pleaser in winter.

Caesar Salad - Appetizers
Caesar salad, that ever present item on Continental restaurant menus of decades past, doesn't come from the continent at all -- it's from Tijuana, Mexico, where Caesar Cardini, an Italian restaurateur, created it on Fourth of July weekend in 1924.

Caesar Salad with Roquefort Dressing and Crispy Walnuts - Appetizers
You want a rich and creamy Caesar salad? Try this startling variation

Caldo Verde - Appetizers
Serve the soup with its classic companion, Portuguese vinho verde, a crisp, crackling white wine

Caldo Verde with Salt Cod - Appetizers
The Portuguese are masters of salted cod; the dried fish, in fact, is called Fiel amigo in Portugal (faithful friend).

Charcoal-Roasted Beets and Red Onions - Appetizers
The flavor of these smoky roasted beets is spectacularly concentrated

Cherry Tomato Salad with Herbs and Champagne Vinaigrette - Appetizers
Use both red and yellow cherry tomatoes for a colorful splash.

Chinese Chicken Salad with Carrots and Star Anise - Appetizers
This creative, light, room-temperature salad features a subtle whiff of anise.

Chinese Hot and Sour Fish Soup - Appetizers
This delicious new variation is more subtle and more delicate than the regular hot and sour soup

Chinese Hot and Sour Soup - Appetizers
This soup took America by storm and many feel it has medicinal powers!

Classic Salade Niçoise - Appetizers
Dean & DeLuca's version of a classic.

Classic Shrimp Cocktail Sauce - Appetizers

Classic Shrimp Cocktail Sauce Makes enough sauce for 4 to 5 dozen shrimp Dean & Deluca Cookbook 3/4 cup ketchup 3 tablespoons grated horseradish in vinegar (available at supermarkets) 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice a few drops of hot sauce (optional) Mix ingredients together in a bowl. Serve.

Cold Cream of Watercress - Appetizers
Exceptionally refreshing, with a pronounced watercress flavor

Creamy Lentil and Ancho Chili Soup - Appetizers
This soup boasts a number of fabulous soup adjectives: creamy, hearty, complex, full-flavored

Cuban Black Bean Soup with Sherried Onions - Appetizers
Black bean soup has crawled out of the barrio onto the menus of some of America's most upscale eateries. The sherried red onions give this hearty soup a unique flare.

Fennel Minestrone with White Beans and Sausage (Minestrone Finocchio) - Appetizers
This creative take on the classic minestrone, though it contains meat, is lighter than the standard dish

French Onion Soup - Appetizers
When accompanied by a wintry salad and a glass of Beaujolais, there is no better simple supper.

Fresh Porcini Salad with Fennel, Arugula, and Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano - Appetizers
Porcini shaved paper-thin to make this classic Italian first course

Frisée aux Lardons with Warm Vinaigrette - Appetizers
A new generation of adventurous diners has discovered this old bistro classic

Galician Sausage and Kale Soup (Caldo Gallego) - Appetizers
One of the world's most satisfying soups

Gazpacho - Appetizers
We'll never forget our first encounter with real gazpacho in Sevilla. A smooth drink with the taste of the Moorish south. Try this simple recipe and be creative with garnishes.

Grilled Eggplant Bruschetta with Prosciutto - Appetizers
The perfect starter, a meal in itself

Grilled Eggplant with Yogurt Sauce - Appetizers
This recipe makes a great appetizer -- or, along with pita, rice, and salad, a great main course.

Grilled Shrimp Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Capers, Fresh Basil, and Toasted Pine Nuts - Appetizers
An outrageously delicious summertime salad

Guacamole - Appetizers
In this terrific version, the avocado is cut into coarse chunks, and then gently folded into a flavorful purée.

Indian Split Pea Soup with Seared Shrimp and Fresh Tomato Relish - Appetizers
The flavors of dal are so bright and wonderful, why not dress it up with a fresh relish and a trio of spicy seared shrimp

Italian Lentil and Wild Mushroom Soup(Pasta e Lenticchie ai Porcini) - Appetizers
The epitome of comfort food

Japanese Spinach Salad (Oshitashi) - Appetizers
A light and lovely salad

Kamut and Feta Salad - Appetizers
This dish combines the great tastes and textures of kamut with a series of Greek and Middle Eastern flavor explosions that, if you're tasting with imagination, seem to emphasize the ancient nature of this grain.

Korean Raw Beef Salad (Yook Hwe) - Appetizers
This wild dish, a favorite at the many Korean restaurants springing up across America, has one of the strangest textures imaginable

Lobster Bisque - Appetizers
The following version is exquisite: intense with lobster essence, creamy and light at the same time.

Mama's Chicken Soup - Appetizers
An American classic, great with the addition of matzo balls.

Manhattan Clam Chowder - Appetizers
Unlike the New England purists, we just don't find an intrinsic problem with clams and tomatoes.

Many-Onion Soup with Ginger and Goat Cheese Croutes - Appetizers
Onion soup without the traditional richness, heartiness, cheesiness

Minestrone - Appetizers
This recipe is a marvelous, densely flavored version of the classic

Miso Soup with Bean Curd - Appetizers
Many different flavorings and garnishes may be added to miso shiru: try using tiny blanched cubes of aburage (fried bean curd), thinly sliced mushrooms, diagonal slices of slender scallion or carrot, slivers of lemon or whatever sounds good to you.

Moussaka - Appetizers
A fabulous party dish; assemble it early in the day, bake and brown just before serving

Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil Salad - Appetizers
In Italy, it's often called insalata caprese -- here, it's become a favored first course

New England Clam Chowder - Appetizers
The following version is neither too thin nor too thick; to our taste, it is what New England clam chowder ought to be.

Norwegian Cream of Salmon Soup - Appetizers
This unusual Norwegian fish soup is rich and intense.

Original Buffalo Chicken Wings - Appetizers

Original Buffalo Chicken Wings This is the most famous chicken wing in the world, of course. Today, lots of people are misguidedly baking the wings to save a little fat -- but the dish, to us, tastes right only when the wings are deep-fried, as in the original, to a crunchy golden brown. The juxtaposition of hot

Orzo Salad with Lemon, Mint, and Ricotta Salata - Appetizers
One of the lightest pasta salads you'll ever taste; it's especially good in the summer alongside grilled fish

Pappa al Pomodoro - Appetizers
Pomodoro means tomato, and pap means something soft -- and this soup seems more like what we might call a delicious porridge

Posole Salad with Avocado, Green Chile, Lemon, and Cilantro - Appetizers

Posole Salad with Avocado, Green Chile, Lemon, and Cilantro Posole is often paired with pork and pork fat in New Mexico's chile-laden soups and stews. We find that pairing posole with avocado in this delicious salad adds the richness that the pork usually provides. This yellow, green and red salad is easy to make

Pugliese Beet Salad with Fresh Mint - Appetizers
We were served this marvelous combination of flavors in Puglia, where restaurant meals always begin with more than a dozen vegetable dishes.

Radiatore Salad with Olives - Appetizers
A salad version of a good southern Italian pasta dish

Radish and Scallion smorrebrod - Appetizers
Simplicity itself

Red Bell Pepper Bisque - Appetizers

Red Bell Pepper Bisque A quick soup with the taste of summer. Serves 4 Dean & DeLuca 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 carrot, minced 4 roasted red peppers, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cups chicken

Ribollita, Traditional Tuscan Minestrone - Appetizers
Some places in Florence serve this soup with a fork.

Salad of Bitter Greens with Poached Eggs and Prosciutto Fettunta - Appetizers
This lightly dressed salad is a great brunch dish

Salade Verte with Herbs and Warm Goat Cheese Croutes - Appetizers
This simple French bistro idea has become wildly popular in many forms at everything from cross-cultural bistros, to informal California-style restaurants, to hoity-toity New American places

Shrimp and Rice Salad, Sushi-Style, with Sesame and Avocado - Appetizers

Shrimp and Rice Salad, Sushi-Style, with Sesame and Avocado Use as a great lunch main course Serves 4 Dean & Deluca Cookbook 4 cups water 1 cup thick slices of peeled fresh ginger 1/2 cup plus 1 teaspoon Japanese rice vinegar 1/4 teaspoon salt 16 large shrimp salt to taste 6

Smoked Mozzarella Salad with Grilled Red Peppers - Appetizers
We'll never forget watching mozzarella being smoked in the parking lot of a mozzarella factory near Naples

Smoked Salmon and Lentil Salad with Walnut Oil Vinaigrette - Appetizers
This winning combination is based on a dish we tried at a deluxe restaurant in Germany

Soupe au Pistou - Appetizers
The French version of minestrone, served with the French version of pesto.

Spanish Chickpea Soup (Potaje de Garbanzos) - Appetizers
An irresistible whiff of the Middle East in the Middle Ages

Spicy Raw Clam Soup with Cilantro - Appetizers
This offbeat, sea-bright summer soup—it's like a bowl of Southwestern clam cocktail—offers a real chili kick.

Springtime Barley Salad with Morels, Asparagus, and Fresh Mint - Appetizers
This salad really shows off the pleasing texture and subtle flavor of barley

Stacked Salade Niçoise with Seared Fresh Tuna and Creamy Vinaigrette - Appetizers
Abandon the classic canned tuna altogether for the fresher-tasting sashimi-quality tuna, typically seared on the outside, and raw or rare on the inside. Beautiful presentation, light and healthful, this salad is ideal for a lunch with friends.

Thai Chicken and Coconut Milk Soup (Tom Kha Kai) - Appetizers
This Thai classic is a staple on Thai restaurant menus, and one of the easiest dishes to prepare in the whole Thai repertoire.

Thai Chicken and Coconut Milk Soup with Lime and Lemon Rind - Appetizers
This ingenious variation -- which substitutes lime and lemon rind for the other ingredients -- is also very delicious, and very authentic-tasting

Thai Cucumber Salad - Appetizers
an extremely refreshing accompaniment to an authentic Thai dinner

Thai Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup - Appetizers
Otherwise known as Tom Yum Kung, this recipe is easy to make, light and fragrant, and it packs a wallop of flavor from the shellfish-scented broth to the tingle of hot chilies.

Thai Hot and Sour Shrimp Soup with Lime and Lemon Rind - Appetizers
The intermingling of hot and sour with citrus

Thai Squid Salad - Appetizers
A refreshing summer salad, with lingering hints of the sea

The Compromise Clam Chowder - Appetizers
If you can't decide which chowder to make -- New England or Manhattan -- pick this one.

The Soup with Basil Toasts and Rouille - Appetizers
For Bouillabaisse

Tuscan Bread Salad (Panzanella) - Appetizers
Now that the peasant dish panzanella has achieved near-cult status among American aficionados of authentic Tuscan cuisine, we are seeing all kinds of inauthentic variations in fancy restaurants

Vichyssoise - Appetizers
This granddaddy of cold summer soups, despite its French title, was actually created in New York City by Louis Diat at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in 1910.

Warm Artichoke Salad with Bacon and Mustard Vinaigrette - Appetizers
A spring salad that's a snap to make.

Warm Sweetbread Salad with Haricots Verts, Wild Mushrooms, and Hazelnut Vinaigrette
Serve as a first course at an important dinner party

Warmed Mozzarella with Tomato and Arugula - Appetizers
a great mozzarella and tomato salad

Wheat Beer Soup with Cheese Croutons - Appetizers
This great beer soup has an impossible depth of flavor for such a short cooking time.

Wheatberry Salad with Dried Cranberries and Fresh Herbs - Appetizers

Wheatberry Salad with Dried Cranberries and Fresh Herbs Winter or summer, our customers can't get enough of this salad. It's ridiculously good for you, of course, but it's also one of those rare dishes with an impeccable nutritional profile that does not prevent it from being absolutely addictive. We use hard red

White Almond-Garlic Soup and Variations - Appetizers

White Almond-Garlic Soup and Variations Use as a first course or a main dish. Use as a first course or a main dish. Dean & DeLuca 1 3/4 cups (about 8 ounces) blanched, ground almonds 4 slices white bread, crusts removed, diced 6-8 cloves garlic, peeled (Use 6 if serving cold, 8 if serving

White Gazpacho, Malaga-Style - Appetizers
This white, silky-smooth gazpacho is a traditional variation from Malaga in southern Spain.

White Miso Soup with Steamed Clams - Appetizers
This recipe calls for white or yellow miso, and its motif is delicacy.

Winter Melon Soup - Appetizers
For maximum dramatic effect at a big-deal dinner, use a scooped-out, elaborately carved winter melon as a tureen for this delicious soup