An rectangular dessert wrapped in thin stands of pastry, topped with crushed pistachios on a glass plate

Kataifi Pastry and Cheese Rolls

Kataifi, spaghetti-like strands of pastry similar to phyllo dough, are wrapped around a savory cheese filling (sometime ham or bacon) and baked until golden.

A plate of sweet potato salad sprinkled with cracked pepper, chopped parsley, and pickled pepper relish

Sweet-Potato Salad

For this potato salad recipe, sweet potatoes and a homemade pepper relish are tossed in a dressing full of garlic, mustard, olive oil, and lots of parsley.

A white bowl filled with seven Finnish meatballs, sauce, and topped with lingonberry jam.

Finnish Meatballs

Similar to Swedish meatballs, these Finnish balls are made with pork and are served in a sour cream sauce and are topped with tart preserves.

Creamy Caramel Mousse

Creamy Caramel Mousse

A rich, deep caramel flavor and a velvety, creamy texture. Not much else you could possibly want from a mousse.

Three bowls of Indian rice pudding parfait with mango slices on top on a platter

Rice Pudding and Mango Parfait

This Indian rice pudding isn’t only tasty but has a very striking presentation. The bright yellow mango against the white rice is stunning.

Bowl of saffron mussel stew with a yellow broth, a plate with shells to the left

Saffron Mussel Stew

An utterly simple, Indian-inspired recipe in which mussels are bathed in a savory saffron broth spiked with ginger, garlic, peppers, and curry.