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 or French than green beans and new potatoes. Ooh la la.
So long, pasta that’s buried beneath heavy cream sauces. This pasta is made with a barely there broth and the sweetness of leeks.
Just because you can’t be in the South of France this winter doesn’t mean you can’t eat like you’re in the South of France.
More than just French stew, Provencale daube is a classic preparation rooted in geography, good sense, and even better taste.
A favorite holiday dish, beef Wellington is beef fillet is slathered with pate, covered in a dice of mushrooms, wrapped in puff pastry, and baked.
A unique way to roast duck from Gascony. The fat is removed from the pan as the duck roasts, yielding tender, succulent meat. Pair with French Burgundy.
Called chicken grandmere, this French fricassee is full of sweet small onions, whole garlic, potatoes, bacon, plenty of mushrooms, and chicken, of course.
Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!
These buttery little cakes have as tiaras slices of fresh nectarines, though truth be told apricots or peaches would work just as well.
Julia Child didn’t mess around when it came to breakfast. Here her velvety hollandaise sauce is spooned over poached eggs, ham, and brioche, to marvelous effect.
A creamy custard flecked with flakes of sweet coconut. That’s what you can expect from pasteis de coco, a dessert classic from Portugal.
Seared duck breasts. Wilted greens. Creamy goat cheese. Toasted walnuts. Tastes like autumn to us. Thanks, Charlie Trotter.
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