This popular, ancient food—like so many popular, ancient foods—has been subject to multiple claims of origin. We may never know the origins of hummus, but we know what we like.
Brussels Sprouts with Peanut Sauce is a vegetarian fusion of cuisine and memory with a non-vegetarian option. It took a roundabout path to arrive here—halfway around the world and back in time.
Family traditions led to an unusual name for a quick, easy-to-make Italian staple that crosses cultural boundaries.
Who likes ease and options? Our garden harvest of tomatoes led to this marinara, which incorporates ingredients from Leek and Spinach Stuffed Bread: leek, garlic, spinach and an Italilan-inspired blend of herbs and spices.
One word: umami. Two words: or not…. Either way, this is a fabulous base stock that uses a few items and scraps to inject flavor into many different dishes. It’s also open to variations.
In search of salad sides for Cuban meals, I discovered a cabbage slaw with Cuban flair—a Mojo dressing with some added zest.
A classic Cuban sauce featuring garlic, olive oil and citrus that is used with meat and vegetables as a marinade or even a dressing.