A Big Little Recipe has the smallest possible ingredient list and everything in between – flavor, creativity, wow factor. Psst: We don’t count water, salt, black pepper, and certain fats (specifically, 1/2 cup or less of olive oil, vegetable oil, and butter), as we assume you have them covered. Today we give a tortilla everything you ever wanted.
When I was a kid in the 90s, I’d never known a world without all seasoning: the all-in-one combination of poppy and sesame seeds, chunks of garlic and onion, and salt that sinks the luckiest bagels and gets you hopelessly stuck in the bagels. teeth. .
According to David Farley for Taste, “A handful of middle-aged men believe they have invented [the everything bagel], ”Whether it’s the 1980s or 1970s, depending on who you ask. Since then, it has skyrocketed to become a must in bagel stores, with polka dots not just white bagels, but whole wheat and pumpernickel as well.
Thanks to its tasty poke and crunch-crunch-crunch, people now use all the seasonings for, well, everything else too. Which makes sense: he’s a bird, he’s a plane, he’s a Big Little superhero. Like chili powder and za’atar and berbere, this ready-to-sound mix is a single ingredient way to pack any recipe with loads of flavor. (one)
Imagine this: all buns. Or pigs on a blanket. Or cheese buns. Or seasoned nuts. Or, in this week’s Big Little Recipe, a cream cheese filled omelette.
Because while all seasonings are most often used in the bagel sense, as a last-minute crust or pinch, it’s just as powerful as a mix. Beating it with the eggs and By shaking the entire finished omelet, you get the best of both worlds – flavor and texture throughout, with a crunchy topping.
And sure, cream cheese is not as popular a diner tortilla filling as, say, American or cheddar. But it should be. Just as it excels for spreading on toast, cream cheese is second to none at turning melt and melt at the mention of a hot skillet.
In the video above, I serve my omelette with buttered toast. Needless to say, crisp potatoes or French fries would be equally welcome. Likewise, a mound of arugula slathered with vinaigrette. Or tucked into an everything bagel? A dream come true.
(1) In fact, you can do it yourself. But honestly, why would you, when there are so many great options available? I haven’t met a mix that I don’t like, and I especially like Trader Joe’s and King Arthur’s.