A few dollops of cranberry sorbet in a white porcelain bowl.

Cranberry Sorbet

This pretty little number is sweet and tart and sassy enough to hold its own against all manner of menus, whether holiday or more humdrum.

  • (1)
  • 10 M
  • 45 M
  • 18
A white bowl filled with chicken coconut noodle soup, topped with cilantro, lime wedges, and hard boiled eggs.

Chicken Coconut Noodle Soup

This popular Burmese chicken coconut soup features noodles doused in a mild curry sauce with a consistency that’s somewhere between soup and gravy. Delish.

  • (3)
  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 20 M
  • 7
Semolina-Olive Oil Cake

Semolina-Olive Oil Cake

This semolina-olive oil cake is a rustic cake with a moist texture, thanks to the semolina, olive oil, and wine-grape syrup. The cake can be made ahead.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 0
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.

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  • 30 M
  • 1 H
  • 0
Paella

Paella

Paella, the classic Spanish dish, is given the full treatment here. You don’t need a paella pan to make this paella recipe, either. A Dutch oven will do.

  • (2)
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 1 H, 45 M
  • 17
Three cookies--two balls, one oblong--with circular and perforations decorations on top on a wire rack

Traveler’s Date Cookies

Popular in Lebanon and Syria, these sweets are rich semolina cookies shaped around a date paste perfumed with orange-flower water and rose water. Delicate.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 2