International Cooking

Gingered Fruit Tagine
Make this easy compote when fresh fruit is plentiful and serve with yogurt or toss with cooked rice for a healthy rice pudding. It's the perfect accompaniment to almost any meal. More »
Strawberry Eclairs
With step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions Christophe Adam easily guides you through mastering eclairs. See how to make his incredible Strawberry Eclairs by clicking on the link below... More »
Mozzarella Cranberry Croquettes (vegan)
Perfect for parties, the crispy and tender little morsels known as croquettes lend themselves especially well to vegan cuisine. In this version, we added cranberries and chives to vegan mozzarella for a sweet and savory mixture that is sure to please everyone. You can use this recipe as a base to... More »
Avocado Ice Pops
In Mexico and other parts of Central America, avocados are sometimes used in sweets. This use certainly won’t seem strange to Filipino, Vietnamese and Indonesian people, who primarily enjoy the fruit over shaved ice with sweetened condensed milk or in milkshakes, says author of 200 Best Ice Pop... More »
Coconut Ice Cream
Here is the classic Thai ice cream that could not be simpler and it could not be better. You can jazz it up with flavors and additions in the modern manner, but we think it is perfect as is. Thais love it sprinkled with chopped peanuts and served in tiny bowls. Wouldn't it be great this summer! More »
Star Anise and Mandarin Orange Ice
The licorice flavor of star anise adds a mellow edge to this Eastern-inspired ice. We like to serve this paired with plain vanilla ice cream or as a side to lemon loaf or angel food cake. Star anise vary in size, so you’ll have to judge for yourself whether to use 6 or 8. Eight large star anise... More »
Pomegranate Margarita
Fresh pomegranate juice layered with citrusy orange and lime creates the perfect balance in this special margarita from the author of 300 Best Taco Recipes, Kelley Cleary Coffeen. Wouldn't this be a wonderful treat for your summer guests! More »
Mango Lassi
'I had never had mango lassi until I came to the United States, but it is a favorite in restaurants now. I prefer to use canned Indian mango purée as mangos are seasonal and only the sweetest fiber-free ones should be used.' -Suneeta Vaswani More »
Mexican-Style Tomato Juice (Sangrita) (vegan, gluten-free)
Whip up this Mexican-inspired spicy tomato-citrus juice for your next summer party! It’s a delicious nonalcoholic refreshment, but if you want to liven up the experience, add a dash of vodka or (as they often do in Mexico) a splash of tequila. More »
British Brown Ale
 Brown Ales are one of the easiest first-time brews. Classic examples from across the pond are Samuel Smith’s Nut Brown Ale and Newcastle Brown. The Sammy’s is a robust version, while the Newkie is more light-bodied. We’ll try to peg our example in the middle. This is a great beer to quaff on... More »
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