These pogacsa, Hungarian for “biscuit,” are perfect for parties. You may either add the following in the dough, sprinkled on top before baking, or both - finely shredded medium-firm fresh cheeses and aged dry hard cheeses, chopped pork crackling, minced cabbage, black pepper, hot or sweet paprika, minced garlic, minced red onion, caraway seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds or poppy seeds.
This is a copycat recipe off of the P F Changs website. After a single review, it has been determined that the soy sauce and vinegar are out of balance and should be switched around. Use 3 tbsp vinegar to 1 tsp soy sauce.
Originally thought to have been brought to Morocco, Algeria, Libya and Tunisia in the 18th century by traders from the East or across the Straits of Gibraltar from Spain, these sinful treats originally were served as breakfast items alongside vendors selling roasted lamb's head (another breakfast treat). Now available throughout the day, several of these golden rings are enough to satisfy any hungry person.
This combination of pickled chile peppers, carrots and onions are offered across Mexico but is considered a Yucatan regional dish. In Spain and the Mediterranean region, Escabeche is fish, fried or grilled, with an acidic type sauce and this has influenced the Mexican version. Some offer it as a garnish while others offer it as a salad.
This wonderful Taste of Home recipe is quick, easy and surprisingly tasty. Versions of this salad are found all across the colder parts of Europe in one form or another. I prefer the sour cream version over the mayonnaise version.
To make this dish simple to make, prepare the greens and garnishes in advance and refrigerate. Cook the noodles up to two hours ahead and keep at room temperature. At serving time, you'll just have to prepare the toppings.
Thai curries are brilliant combinations of curry paste, coconut milk, vegetables, and meat, seafood or tofu, punctuated by intoxicating fresh herbs. The flavors are exotic, but they're surprisingly quick to cook (15 minutes maximum) with a nearly identical technique, so they're easy to customize to your own taste with ingredients found in most supermarkets. Have fun mixing and matching to your favorite style of curry.
Whether deep molasses hued, translucent golden amber, or crystalline white, the potent beverage once called Kill Devil is a history lesson in a glass. The Dutch expelled from North-Eastern Brazil brought with them their knowledge on cane cultivation and processing as well as their ability not only to produce sugar, but also the beverage that was known in Brazil as aqua ardente or burning water. The rough and ready beverage became popular for it enlivened the social rounds of the plantocracy and soothed the miseries of the enslaved Africans. The drink in question was Rum, of course.