This vanilla cake is brightened with lemon zest and topped with a fine wreath of caramelized pears. Warm vanilla custard is poured over each wedge.
Sesame-peanut noodles, those slurpy, peanut butter-y wonders are the true test of Chinese restaurants. But you can make akiller version at home.
Why turn off the grill after you’ve cooked the main meal? You’ll taste sweet, salty, and tart in these grilled apples basted with Roquefort butter.
Paella, the classic Spanish dish, is given the full treatment here. You don’t need a paella pan to make this paella recipe, either. A Dutch oven will do.
Sea bream fillet bundles alternate with lemon slices on skewers and are then grilled until the sea bream is cooked and the lemon slices are caramelized. A summer spectacular.
Steamed mussels go from standard to superlative when doused in a delicate curry-white wine broth spiked with shallots, garlic, lime, and cream.
This dish, called Trutas a Moda de Braganca, consists of trout wrapped in a deep red jacket of smoked Portuguese ham and fried in bacon drippings.
Sweet caramelized onions and Greek feta cheese make this tart an ideal companion with a salad. It’s especially easy with store-bought puff pastry.
Enjoy for an afternoon treat or more special occasions, this sour cream coffee cake is rich and moist with a sweet cinnamon streusel drizzled on top.
Broa, or Portuguese cornbread, has a distinctive whitish crust, which cracks to reveal a golden-brown crumb. This is a toothsome, hearty bread.
Couscous cooks quickly and is easy to mix with a variety of flavors. Shrimp, oranges, tomatoes, raisins, and almonds make this a delicious picnic salad.
Grilled chicken quesadillas. Your summertime solution to lunch, dinner, appetizers, midnight cravings, and more.
Essentially an Italian tart, this crostata is made with a butter crust and is filled to overflowing with apricot-glazed Granny Smith apples.
For this tart, a shortbread cookie crust cradles a sweet sour-cream custard and peach slices. A trip to the oven makes everything irresistibly golden.
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