I grew up in Silesia, a part of Poland, which – due to its turbulent history and geography – is a melting pot of Slavic and Germanic traditions. A Sunday dinner in our house was literally unthinkable without kluski. Made with cooked potatoes they are chewy and gummy in texture and unlike any other type […]
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A leg of lamb is always a treat and an impressive main course, especially when it comes hugged with pancetta and flavored with wine, garlic, and herbs. I served with sauteed baby spinach and small boiled potatoes.
Spiced apple filling in delicate pastry, served with a dusting of icing sugar. Smacznego!
They are not only beautiful to look at, but they also taste amazing. You can vary the recipe and enhance the flavor by using extra virgin olive or pumpkin seed oil instead of neutral vegetable oil.
Italian cuisine or an American staple? Although I have visited Italy multiple times, I had never been to the most southern part of the country and (probably) therefore hadn’t heard about Pasta e Fagioli until…I came to the U.S.! Here on the East Coast, every corner deli serves their own version of this hearty Southern Italian […]
The Mediterranean take on mashed potatoes, intensely flavored with extra-virgin olive oil and garlic instead of dairy products such as butter or milk.
Its delicate texture and rich flavor of dark chocolate truly make this one THE best marbled kugelhopf.
Harira is a Moroccan soup made with dried legumes and plenty of cumin, turmeric, and cinnamon, traditionally cooked with lamb or beef. Although it is typically eaten to break the fast during Ramadan, it is served throughout the rest of the year as well. The soup tastes best the next day after all the flavors had […]
The art of making the perfect garlic bread is to make it neither too greasy nor too dry. Other than that it’s super simple and it goes well with a wide range of grilled dishes.
I wasn’t familiar with black-eyed peas until I have married into a Southern family. Those small, creamy-flavored beans with a ‘black eye’ where they were joined to the pod are a Southern good luck tradition for New Year’s Day, one with deep roots in African-American culture. People in the South will tell you that the […]