One of Portugal’s most beloved dishes, these deep-fried fritters are a melding of salt cod, potato, and onion that are readily devoured.
A simple hot pepper sauce made from piri-piri peppers brings big flavor to shrimp in mere minutes. Those Portuguese know what they’re doing.
chile rellenos, poblano chiles are stuffed with a trio of cheeses: Cheddar, Monterey Jack, and queso fresco. A recipe for the whole family.
An updated braised brisket recipe based on Eastern European tradition with black radishes, parsnips, mushrooms, and, uh, chipotle and quince.
Ham glazed with cranberry fruit cocktail provides a tart sweet combination. Garnish with cranberries and oranges for a colorful holiday main course.
The garlic—all 40 cloves of it—turns mellows, mild, and darn near sweet as it cooks low and slow in this French classic.
Golden caramels — literally, that’s what these are in taste, color, and topping. Decorate each caramel square with a bit of 24-karat gold for a glitter look.
For vanilla ice cream purists, nothing competes with a recipe that relies on just the essentials: milk, sugar, vanilla bean, eggs, and cream.
All meaty pistachios and sweet creaminess, this is true Italian gelato. Don’t mind the drab green color; it’s a sign of authenticity.
This French classic exhibits all the custardy creaminess you’d expect. Typically made with cherries but quite nice with other stone fruits, evidenced here.
For this roly-poly, fresh blackberries are rolled up jelly-roll style in a milk pastry. A zingy sliced-lemon sauce is serve on the plate as a perfect companion.
Baked oysters with spinach, parsley, or watercress was a seaside trend in the early 20th century, and a classic in modern times.
Though not as famous as hummus or baba ghanoush, this Mediterranean dip is just as delicious. Just ask Paula Wolfert.
For this specialty of Portugal, seared marinated pork and fresh clams meet in a spice-filled broth. Serve over fried potatoes cubes as the Portuguese do.
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