Meatballs may be a cocktail party standard, but this version, dunked in a mint yogurt sauce, is hardly predictable.
Three layers of dark chocolate cake are filling and surrounded by a seven-minute frosting. The finish: sweetened coconut. This is a perfect birthday cake.
For this soup, onions, mixed greens, and soaked chewy bread are layered with milk, stewed leeks, and cheese then slowly baked until thick and bubbly.
Roasted partridges are filled with sausage -mushroom stuffing and served with polenta. Chicken can be substituted for the partridges, but be adventurous and try the partridge.