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Pickled mustard seeds and marjoram transform the bland, creamy avocado

The Avocado Makeover

It was the simplicity of it that took me by surprise. Half an avocado, sliced and fanned across the plate. Over it, marjoram vinaigrette studded with tender spheres of pickled mustard seeds. Thin slivers of ricotta salata. A squeeze of lemon juice. A sprinkle of sea salt.

Photos: Connie Miller of CB Creatives