Recipes from Agricola Cookbook

The official cookbook of Agricola, the celebrated farm-to-table restaurant in Princeton, NJ.Taking its name from the Latin for “farmer,” Agricola is a community-minded eatery in Princeton, New Jersey, offering locally sourced food in a warm, stylish atmosphere. It’s a farm-supported restaurant with its heart in the right place. Along with his talented kitchen staff, executive chef Josh Thomsen, a French Laundry alum, presents soups, salads, starters, preserves, braised and roasted meats, desserts, brunch dishes, signature cocktails and more. From spicy mushroom flatbread crowned with a sunny fried egg to warm Granny Smith apple bread pudding, the recipes are accessible and totally appealing.

A cooked cranberry apple crostata on a piece of parchment.

Cranberry Apple Crostata

Know what we can’t stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices and rustic charm, you’ll tumble head over heels.

Five white bowls filled with pureed cold sweet pea soup, topped with a few who peas

Cold Sweet Pea Soup

It doesn’t get much simpler or sweeter than this cold sweet pea soup, which can be made with frozen or fresh peas and just happens to be vegetarian as well as weeknight friendly.

A white oval casserole dish filled with duck confit legs.

Duck Confit

Duck confit is perhaps the best thing that could ever happen to duck legs in any possible universe. Here’s how to make it and what to serve with it.