Slices of sponge cake are dipped in a sugar syrup, drizzled with a custard sauce, and sprinkled with cinnamon in this Portuguese Christmas tradition.
Sonhos–Portuguese for “dreams”–is the apt name for Portugal’s dreamy doughnuts that are as easy to make as they are to eat.
This ever-so-slightly cooked salsa of sorts works with huevos, chips, tortillas, chile rellenos, and just about anything else you’d think to smother in it.
Keep this on hand for those desperate dinner dilemmas in which it seems you’ve got nothing on hand…and remember you’ve got this.
chile rellenos, poblano chiles are stuffed with a trio of cheeses: Cheddar, Monterey Jack, and queso fresco. A recipe for the whole family.
Golden caramels — literally, that’s what these are in taste, color, and topping. Decorate each caramel square with a bit of 24-karat gold for a glitter look.
For vanilla ice cream purists, nothing competes with a recipe that relies on just the essentials: milk, sugar, vanilla bean, eggs, and cream.
All meaty pistachios and sweet creaminess, this is true Italian gelato. Don’t mind the drab green color; it’s a sign of authenticity.
This French classic exhibits all the custardy creaminess you’d expect. Typically made with cherries but quite nice with other stone fruits, evidenced here.
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.
Though not as famous as hummus or baba ghanoush, this Mediterranean dip is just as delicious. Just ask Paula Wolfert.
Some recipes are sooooooooooo ridiculously crammed full of flavor, you may not even notice the relative lack of meat. This is one of those recipes.
With its dark chocolate smack and intense espresso buzz, this 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.
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