Not as famous as hummus or baba ghanoush, this Mediterranean dip is just as delicious. Serve at room temperature with kabobs or crisp pita triangles.
Here’s a perfectly balanced spring salad: just enough fresh flavors like cool mint, tangy feta cheese, sauteed tomatoes, and savory couscous mingling together.
With its dark, dark chocolate and its indulgent amount of espresso, this incredibly moist mocha creation ought to have a minimum age requirement.
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.
Few vegetable combinations are more natural than green beans and new potatoes. A healthy dose of shallots adds brilliant flavor to this potato salad.
Layers of vanilla cake alternate with a coconut filling and the whole thing is slathered with a fluffy white icing. Crowning touch: A coating of coconut on top.
These buttery little cakes have as tiaras slices of fresh nectarines, though truth be told apricots or peaches would work just as well.
A creamy custard riddled with flakes of sweet coconut. That’s what pasteis de coco, from the Azores, Portugal, are all about.
Not your nonna’s tiramsu, this sigh-inducing stack of goodness relies on made-from-scratch chocolate cake drenched in coffee and smothered in mascarpone and cocoa.
Sometimes called a volcano cake, this much ballyhooed molten dessert is, quite literally, bursting–or rather, oozing–with chocolate.
Dead ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil leaves, sherry vinegar, a fruity extra-virgin olive oil, and an ability to layer. That’s all you need to make this.
Tahini is the base for this Mediterranean dip made of leafy greens. Paula Wolfert chooses her greens by season and availability.
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