A Few Great Vintage Recipes

July 20, 2016

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As I said yesterday, the April 1980 issue of Gourmet was a particularly good one, filled with all sorts of intriguing recipes. Here are a few that caught my eye.

Figs are in the market now, so I’d begin by making my own fig jam, but this fig tart from the Bistrot de Mougins is intriguing

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This Indian zucchini soup seems just right for this time of year:

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I like the idea of this eggplant dish, from one of those tony uptown New York Italian restaurants too (although I’ll probably use a much simpler tomato sauce):

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Here’s an appealing shrimp dish:

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And finally, Nina Simonds’ irresistible black bean spareribs:

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I can’t leave you without posting this interesting ad, which says so much about the time:

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