International Cooking

Leek Risotto
Serve this simple risotto as an accompaniment to a meat course, such as plain roast chicken or grilled veal chops. When accompanied by a tossed green salad and some crusty rolls, it makes a wonderful springtime meal. More »
Linguine with Lemon and Mint
The combination of lemon and mint is common in southern Italy, a legacy of the Moorish occupation, says author of 250 True Italian Dishes, John Coletta. Today mint is not widely used in cooking, but it’s a shame to waste it on garnishing drinks and desserts. It has a fragrant, distinctive flavor... More »
Penne with Vegetables and Aromatic Herbs
John Coletta, author of 250 True Italian Pasta Dishes, says he "likes to think of this pasta as a hot vegetable salad." It's the perfect recipe for Mother's Day or a casual get-together this spring! More »
Big Cool Noodle Bowl with Roast Chicken, Cucumbers and Mint
This perfect-for-spring recipe is a pattern for innumerable delicious variations on the meal-in-a-bowl known in Vietnam as bun. You can compose a go-to version using ready-to-savor ingredients, such as chunks of rotisserie chicken, roast duck from an Asian market or tender slices of grilled flank... More »
California Fish Tacos with Cucumber and Pineapple (extra simple pantry meal)
While pork, beef and chicken tacos are more familiar — and we’ve never met a meaty taco we didn’t like — why not give fish tacos, a popular favorite from Camilla Saulsbury's home state of California, a try? They are as easy as can be when made on a sheet pan, making them ideal for spring. More »
Tequila Shrimp Tacos
Gold tequila has a sweet distinctive flavor that lights up this taco. Shrimp sautéed in a buttery, velvety sauce and spiked with tequila and pepper delights the senses. What a delicious way to treat the gang this spring! 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 »
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 »
Fettuccine with Asparagus and Shrimp
Nothing beats the taste of fresh spring asparagus! More »
Sesame Noodle Salad
Here’s a salad that’s nutty with toasted sesame seeds. Perfect anytime of year. It makes a quick and easy spring meal. More »
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