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Duck Confit Mole Tacos

Duck Confit Mole Tacos? Yes, really!! This dish brings together two epic indulgences- duck confit and mole, and the result is a decadent taco that is simply over the top. Both dishes are pretty labor …

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Tadka Carrot and Cauliflower Salad

Sometimes we crave something hearty and filling, yet light enough to be healthy. This flavorful salad is able to achieve both! Tadka is a South Asian technique, also known as tempering, that uses hot oil …

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Tostada Salads with Limón-Chile

Here’s a great way to eat healthy and enjoy every bite, colorful tostada salad toppers turbocharged with Limón-Chile! Tostadas are a fried corn tortilla kept flat for easy loading of ingredients and we made two …

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Pasilla Oaxaca Black Bean Dip

We know it’s wrong to have a favorite child, but pasilla Oaxaca reigns as our favorite chile. Don’t tell the others. They are great in their own ways, but pasilla Oaxaca has it all. Piquant …

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Garam Masala Meatballs with Mango and Barberry Chutney

These meatballs are sweet, spicy, fruity and tangy.  We seasoned our meatballs with an all purpose blend, Indian Garam Masala. We used some over ripened mangoes and barberries to make a chutney. Making it the …

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Chole

Our July Cookbook Club selection is Chai, Chaat & Chutney: a street food tour through India, and we’ve been looking forward to it ever since we heard that author Chetna Makan was coming out with …

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Khingal

  We are so excited to feature Olia Hercules‘ new book Kaukasis: A Culinary Journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan and Beyond for our March Cookbook Club selection. Full of stunning photographs evocative of the region, this book …

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Beef and Bean Taquitos with Avocado Sauce

‘Tis the season for hosting parties. While sometimes that can be a bit stressful, the experts at Cook’s Illustrated have come out with this book of 75 “only the best” appetizer recipes to reduce some …

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Down South Goat Biryani

From My Two Souths and Chef Asha Gomez, we get this stunning recipe for Down South Goat Biryani.  With her love of Deep-South cooking as well as her southern Indian roots, this recipe is sure to …

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Southern-Style Pork Vindaloo and Green Bean Verakka with Cardamom Cornbread

If you’ve never had vindaloo, you don’t know what you’re missing. From My Two Souths and Chef Asha Gomez, we get this recipe for a Southern-Style Pork Vindaloo and Green Bean Verakka with Cardamom Cornbread. Tangy, …

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Steamed Cuban Beef Buns (with Chicken Stock)

At one time, Havana’s Chinatown was the largest Chinatown in Latin America. The large influx of Chinese workers also brought food traditions such as dumplings, chow mein, egg rolls and fried rice which still linger …

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Chicken Drumsticks with Spices and Coconut Milk

This lovely recipe comes from Béatrice Peltre’s My French Family Table, the World Spice Cookbook Selection for May 2017.  This recipe is one of the author’s favorite chicken “go to recipes” for when she needs …

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Sweet Potato and Squash Parathas

If you love Indian food, you’re sure to love Summers Under The Tamarind Tree: Recipes and memories from Pakistan.  We selected this wonderful cookbook as our April 2017 featured book partly because it showcases a full-flavored cuisine with …

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Japanese Chicken Curry

For our final meeting of the year, the World Spice Cookbook Club is taking on recipes from The Flavour Principle: Enticing Your Senses With Food And Drink. This cookbook, containing recipes from around the world, focuses …

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