Pao de queijo, Brazil’s favorite cheese rolls, are chewy, cheesy puffs made from manioc starch. They’re great on a buffet table, as a snack, or a starter.
Known as moqueca in Portuguese, this fish stew is rich with peppers, onions, garlic, and a tomato-coconut broth–and, natch, fish.
Mild and oh so creamy, Gorgonzola dolce gussies up a cheese course with honeyed roast pears to sweet effect. Certain to woo even stinky-cheese haters.
This soup, which hails from Italy’s Amalfi Coast, takes its depth of flavor from ample fish, San Marzano tomatoes, fennel, herbs, and a splash of spirits.
This ooey gooey chocolate nougat is similar to what’s in classic candy bars, except this has more chocolate-y oomph.
There’s one foolproof way that we can think of to get avowed Brussels sprouts loathers to eat them. Hint: It starts with a vat of hot oil….
This spicy tomato soup gets its heat from Thai sriracha sauce and depth from blue cheese. San Marzano tomatoes are used, so the soup can be made anytime.
When the vinegar is splashed to the pan of chicken, magic occurs. The vinegar deglazes the brown bits and permeates the chicken with a sweet/sour flavor.
The secret to this intensely flavored risotto? Chicken stock infused with the liquid used to rehydrate dried porcini mushrooms.
An Italian classic that’s woo’d would-be-husbands for generations, this single-skillet supper melds meat, potatoes, bacon, and onion to moist, crisp effect.
Braised lamb shanks are cooked slowly in wine until the meat is falling-off-the-bone tender. The lamb shanks can be braised ahead for more flavor.
Soft pillows of different flavors–cauliflower and caviar, smoked salmon, and blue cheese and walnuts–are piped into spoons for these elegant bites.
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