Mast-o-khiar is a chic, Persian cucumber and yogurt dip. Sort of like tzatziki but seriously pretty with the addition of golden raisins and dried rose petals.
A creamy chile-spiked curry loaded with vegetables. Yet the richness of the sauce sorta makes you forget you’re eating healthy. Swear.
Fennel turns meltingly tender and oh so sweet when slowly, slowly, slowly braised in cream, cheese, and butter. One more reason to be enamored with the holidays.
This butter-rich spice cake, flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves and known as spekkuk is an inheritance from Holland’s colonization of Indonesia.