Turkish Ravioli with Eggplant and Tomato Sauce and Feta

Turkish Ravioli

I ran across Turkish Ravioli (Manti) during a trip to Istanbul. They are tiny dumplings typically filled a mixture of spiced beef or lamb. Despite their small size, the dumplings, typical of Turkish cuisine, have a lot of flavor. They are often served with a yogurt sauce, but for this recipe I opted to go … Read more

Turkish Meatballs – Kofte

Kofte Turkish Meatballs Recipe

When I first ordered, Köfte, or Turkish Meatballs (Kofta) in Istanbul I was completely surprised by the flavor. They were like no other meatball that I had ever tried. The Turkish are not afraid of using exotic spices combinations and this dish is no exception. We found Kofte on most Turkish menus, and were told … Read more

Brazilian Seafood Stew – Moqueca Baiana

Brazilian Seafood Stew

When traveling through Rio de Janiero, Brazil, we found that the food was just as colorful as the scenery. You can’t go far without hearing the sound of music or people laughing. And you rarely find people wearing drab colors. This seafood dish, called Moqueca Baiana, lives up to its surroundings with bold flavors and … Read more

Creamy Spiced Chicken – Peruvian Aji Gallina

Peruvian Aji Gallina

Aji Gallina is a classic Peruvian dish with French influence. The name translates roughly to Chili Pepper Chicken, although the flavors in this dish are more creamy and milder than the name implies. French chefs came to South America during the French Revolution in the 18th Century in order to work for wealthy Peruvian families. … Read more

Peruvian Lomo Saltado

Lomo Saltado

When we first arrived in Peru we asked the cab driver who was taking us from the airport toward the center of Lima, “What we should eat in Peru?” His English was pretty non-existent, and our Spanish could use (a lot) of improvement. But despite that we were able to understand a lot of what … Read more

Sunrise Quesadillas

sunrise-quesadilla

This is an easy Mexican inspired recipe for 2. The crispy tortillas along with fluffy eggs, bacon and mild cheese come together perfectly to make a dish that is great for brunch or a light dinner. Here are some additional Mexican inspired recipes you might enjoy! Pin or bookmark the recipe for later! Previously published by the author in:

Hungarian Goulash Soup

Hungarian Goulash

Goulash is a traditional Hungarian Soup featuring the favorite spice of the regional – paprika. When making this dish it is important to use the freshest Hungarian Style Sweet Paprika you can find. The soup was originally made with lard and thickened with lots of sour cream. Since most of us don’t work on a … Read more

Bolognese Sauce Made Simple

easy bolognese sauce

This is a simplified version of the Classic Italian Bolognese Sauce. Full of flavor but you can whip this up in 30 minutes for dinner any night of the week.  Here are a few additional Italian inspired recipes you might enjoy: Pin it for later     The Recipe comes courtesy of our Chef Daniele … Read more

Tagliatelle All’ Arancia

tagliatelle pasta with orange sauce

We were introduced to this dish, translated to Orange Tagliatelle, during a cooking party in Prague. The host, Daniele Toniolo, is an Italian Chef who hosts a Cook And Meet event every Thursday evening. Guests pay a fee in order to participate and indulge in Daniele’s hospitality, the imported foods from his travels to Italy, and his … Read more

Saltimbocca alla Romana

Saltimbocca

This recipe comes courtesy of our friends at Eating Italy. We made it during our a cooking class while we in Rome – Cooking With Nonna (Grandmother). The name of the dish translates loosely to “Jump In Your Mouth” celebrating the full flavors of this dish. A few additional Italian inspired recipes you might enjoy! … Read more