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Recipes? Rice Salad from TFB in Austin and Chickpea Feta Salad from Apple Annie's

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Recipes? Rice Salad from TFB in Austin and Chickpea Feta Salad from Apple Annie's

Hieran | Oct 7, 2002 11:05 PM

Hi everyone,

I'm an unhappily transplanted former Austinite desperately missing some of my favorite Austin restaurants. I'd love it if I could just airlift some of my favorite foods to my new home, but lacking that ability, I wondered if anyone might by some wild chance have recipes for either of the following items:

Texas French Bread's Rice Salad
This was/is a chilled dish consisting of wild rice, walnuts, dried cherries or cranberries, and green onions in a luscious light "dressing" that I don't know how to describe or recreate. I dream about it at night.

Apple Annie's Chickpea Feta Salad
This is another cold "salad" featuring chickpeas, feta cheese, cucumbers, tomatoes, and sweet red onions in a light, vinegary dressing. Indescribably delicious.

The restaurants are reluctant to give out their recipes, for understandable reasons, but if any of you out there has a friend of a friend at one of these restaurants,or has figured out how to make these dishes ... I would be forever grateful to you!

Thanks,

Hieran

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