A metal pot filled with cauliflower and tomato curry with a ladle resting inside, and a bowl of rice, a bowl of chutney and a pile of cilantro stems on the side.

Cauliflower and Tomato Curry

Loads of rich spices yet not overly spicy, this little curry number is a spectacular way to dress up cauliflower. And it just happens to be healthy and vegan.

A metal wok with a serving of char kway teow and a wooden spoon resting inside.

Char Kway Teow

Street food at its finest. This is the real deal, straight from Malaysia by way of this recipe and your local Asian grocery store.

Three bottles filled with homemade Sriracha sauce.

Homemade Sriracha Sauce

The traditional and incendiary Thai condiment has incited quite the following. Here’s how to save yourself a trip to your local Asian market.

Several small salt-roasted potatoes surrounded by a bed of browned salt.

Salt-Roasted Potatoes

This recipe turns out obscenely aromatic, ridiculously moist spuds the likes of which you ain’t ever seen before. And you thought potatoes were boring.

A person assembling a taco with a plate of tofu adobo, a bowl of green sauce, and a bowl of rice with peas on the table.

Tofu Adobo

If you’re not already familiar with the sorta-but-not-too-fiery sauce known as adobo, trust us, you’re going to want to slather it on everything. Even tofu.

Two spoons with homemade harissa on them on a cracked enamel surface.

Homemade Harissa

In the words of one of our recipe testers, “If this sauce is what Moroccan food is all about, then I’m all in.” Us, too.

Four glasses of michelada on a wooden board with a lime wedge in between them.

Michelada

The customary morning-after equivalent of a Bloody Mary in Mexico—except this is lighter, less tomato-y, and all around lovelier.

A bowl of caramelized onion ramen with chile, choy sum, and soft boiled egg.

Caramelized Onion and Chile Ramen

French onion soup meets veggie ramen in this inspired hybrid from Meera Sodha. Flavored with sake, miso, chiles, and piles of caramelized onions, it’s revelatory.

Wooden bowl of octopus with paprika, bowl of paprika, cruet of olive oil

Octopus with Paprika

Octopus with paprika, aka pulpo a la Gallega, is pretty much ubiquitous at bars and restaurants in Spain. There’s a reason for that.