Joanne Richard, Recipe Tester

A list of all the recipes Joanne Richard has tested.

Almond roca in a green bowl, broken layers of chocolate, caramel, and sliced almonds, on striped fabric

Almond Roca

Studded with almonds and coated in silky chocolate, this roca—essentially toffee—is utterly impossible to resist. Give it as a holiday gift.

An eggplant timbale with one wedge cut from it on a white plate.

Eggplant Timbale

It may be a tad boring looking from the outside, but wait ’til you see what this eggplant timbale is filled with on the inside.

A plate with five baguette slices, a knife, and white bowl filled with fresh cod brandade, garnished with parsley.

Fresh Cod Brandade

Fresh cod is poached in an herby milk-cream mixture and gently folded into mashed potatoes. It makes a perfect spread for garlic toasts.

Three jars filled with pickled green tomatoes and a cinnamon stick with two empty jars in the background.

Pickled Green Tomatoes

A little sweet, a little sour, and a whole lotta delicious. And so obscenely easy to make, the most difficult part will be finding the patience to wait before trying them.

A metal container filled with tart lemon sorbet and a metal ice cream scoop resting inside.

Tart Lemon Sorbet

True to its name, this tart lemon sorbet is lip-puckeringly sour and exceptionally refreshing. Finally, something to tuck in the freezer for you that’s safe from the kids pillaging it.

A white plate filled with tomato and feta salad with small bowls of freshly ground pepper, and olive oil and balsamic vinegar on the side.

Tomato and Feta Salad

A cleverly engineered salad made with everyday ingredients in a slightly unconventional fashion. No PhD required.