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.
A late-summer classic, this corn chowder is replete with corn, potatoes, onion, and bacon. Mmm mmm good.
It’s not easy being green. Or is it? This recipe proves that it is, indeed, at least easy to make something that’s green.
This simple marinade made of black pepper, fresh coriander (cilantro) roots, garlic, and fish sauce works its magic in a savory yet subtle way.
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.
Shrimp are marinated in a little vodka, adding sweetness and improving their flavor. Curry powder and coconut milk give richness to a finished dish.
Rice pudding is a Portuguese staple. This lighter recipe, which doesn’t call for the traditional use of eggs, is flavored with lemon and dusted with cinnamon.
Fava beans, Portuguese style. We gotta say, it’s worth all the shelling to get at those beans. Swear.
Few vegetable combinations are more natural than green beans and new potatoes. A healthy dose of shallots adds brilliant flavor to this potato salad.
A daube is simply a Provencal-style beef stew, chockablock with beef, carrots, onion, mushrooms, and olives in red-wine sauce. See? You’re fluent in French.
More than just French stew, Provencale Daube is a classic preparation rooted in geography. For a weekend dinner, make a day ahead for deeper beef flavor.
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