International Cooking

Smoky Chipotle Quinoa Burgers
Carnivores and vegetarians will be equally delighted with these “meaty” quinoa burgers. They get their smokiness from chipotle chile powder and smoked Gouda, but you could increase it with some barbecue sauce spread on the buns. More »
Buckwheat Crêpes with Pepper, Asparagus and Mushrooms
The desire to eat healthily, the wish to ward off cardiovascular diseases brought on by a diet high in animal fats, and even respect for the environment are pushing more and more people to turn vegetarian. This is the perfect recipe to get you started. It also makes a fabulous springtime brunch... More »
Grilled Chicken and Roasted Veggie Tacos
This Italian-style taco is lightly flavored with olive oil and lemon juice in the true spirit of Santa Margherita, a little village on the edge of the Italian Riviera. The fresh, seasoned vegetables wrap flavor around the grilled chicken filling. More »
Vegan French Herbed Strada
Delicate herbs of the French countryside come together to create a sophisticated and light-as-a-feather strata well suited for a springtime brunch. More »
Angel Hair Pasta with Tomatoes, Asparagus and Peas
One has only to walk through the supermarkets and look at the products on the shelves to see the impact of dried foods on our lives, say authors of The Food Dehydrator Bible, Jennifer MacKenzie, Jay Nutt, and Don Mercer.Not sure what all you can do with dehydrated food? We can help inspire you with... More »
Green Pea and Asparagus Curry
The onions melt into a sweet, spicy sauce for the fresh peas and asparagus. Fabulous spring-time vegan fare! More »
Fettuccine with Asparagus and Shrimp
Nothing beats the taste of fresh spring asparagus! More »
Israeli Couscous Summer Chopped Salad (Rice Cooker)
Chef Katie Chin says: "This is one of my standard recipes for summer night picnics at the Hollywood Bowl. It is easy to make, store and serve, and gets a standing ovation every time. It pairs well with poached salmon and your family and friends will love it!" More »
Spanish Vegetable Paella
Traditional paella is made in a wide shallow pan, but today’s nonstick skillet makes a very good substitute and reduces the amount of oil needed for this perfect-for-spring dish. More »
Sichuan Beef Stir-Fry (diabetes-friendly)
This dish, called Si Chuan Jiang Bao Niu Rou, originated in the Sichuan province, in southwestern China, and is popular, in various incarnations, in restaurants around the world. This version is spicy, but if you are heat-averse, you can omit the dried red chiles. Serve with a side of rice and some... More »
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