Nidi di Rondini and Red-Head Fury

San Marinese NIDI DI RONDINI INGREDIENTS 1 12-ounce package lasagna noodles 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons flour 1 cup milk ⅛ teaspoon salt ⅔ cup marinara sauce (⅓ cup more later) 1¼ cups grated mozzarella […]

Share this Post:

Great Arctic Eats – Archangelsk

Great Arctic Eats – Archangelsk Do you like to eat well, but you’re an introvert? Do you find social distancing difficult in your crowded, bustling metropolis? Well, I have the place for you. It’s Archangel […]

Share this Post:

Piri Piri Shrimp and Dueling

Mozambican Entree PIRI PIRI SHRIMP INGREDIENTS 5 garlic cloves 6 piri piri chiles of 6 Thai chiles or 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper) 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 bay leaf 10 tablespoons peanut […]

Share this Post:

The Soup That Got the French Kings Laid

Chinese Soup WONTON SOUP INGREDIENTS 2 green onions (1 more later) 1″ ginger root ½ teaspoon brown sugar ½ pound ground pork 2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine or sherry 1 tablespoon soy sauce (2 teaspoons […]

Share this Post:

The French Plan For World Domination

Gentle Readers, France, having failed to take over world under Louis XIV and Napoleon I, is on the march again. Oh no, this time it’s quest for world domination will not occur by force of […]

Share this Post:

Shrimp Bisque and Giraffes at Ballgames

French Soup SHRIMP BISQUE INGREDIENTS 1 pound medium shrimp, shells on* 1 medium carrot 1 stick celery 1 garlic clove 1 small onion 2 tablespoons vegetable oil ½ tablespoon tomato paste 6 cups water 1 […]

Share this Post:

Pumpkin Seed Meatballs and the French Revolution

Central African Entree PUMPKIN SEED MEATBALLS (Kanda) INGREDIENTS 3½ cups shelled, lightly toasted pumpkins or squash seeds 6 garlic cloves 1 medium onion (1 more later) 1¼ pounds ground beef ½ cup water (if needed) […]

Share this Post:

Roast Beef Po’ Boys Solve Everything

Cajun Entree ROAST BEEF PO’ BOYS INGREDIENTS 8 garlic cloves 3½ pounds beef chuck ¼ cup flour ¾ teaspoon pepper ½ tablespoon salt ¼ cup vegetable oil 5 8″-po’ boy, French, or Italian loaves 1 […]

Share this Post:

Pork With Camembert and the North Pole

French Entree PORK WITH CAMEMBERT INGREDIENTS 1½ pounds pork tenderloin ¼ teaspoon pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 tablespoons white wine ½ cup heavy whipping cream or crême fraîche […]

Share this Post:

Drunken Cheeseburgers and Marie Antoinette

American Entree DRUNKEN CHEESEBURGERS INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves 1 pound ground beef (80%) or ground chuck 2 cups Cabernet Sauvignon, Marsala, or red wine 1 red onion or sweet onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 […]

Share this Post: