Meaty pork spareribs are marinated in Portugal’s molho de piri-piri, a traditional hot sauce, then grilled over an open flame.
The garlic turns mellows, mild, and sweet as it slowly cooks in this Provencal classic that’s a fave of the late James Beard.
For this roly-poly, fresh blackberries are rolled up jelly-roll style in a milk pastry. A zingy sliced-lemon sauce is serve on the plate as a perfect companion.
A late-summer classic, this corn chowder is replete with corn, potatoes, onion, and bacon. Mmm mmm good.
Though not as famous as hummus or baba ghanoush, this Mediterranean dip is just as delicious. Just ask Paula Wolfert.
In this specialty of the Azores, the quail is marinated in paprika and beer for a sublime and intense flavor.
Scrubbing shrimp with salt cleans them. Marinating shrimp in vodka lends sweetness to them. Who knew?!
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.
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, good sense, and even better taste.
Layers of vanilla cake take turns with oodles of coconut filling and the whole shebang is slathered with fluffy white icing. Uh, yes please!
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