national cuisines

food market in rio

Intriguing Food at a Market in Rio

“You won’t find the true spirit of Rio in the flashy bars and tourist-traps of Ipanema – you’ll find it in the bustling street markets and little restaurants th...
houmous with walnut oil and cumin recipe

Humous with Walnut Oil and Cumin

This is really just a tarted up version of humous (or houmous as some people spell it).Serve with middle-eastern crackers and a pink vermouth with tonic and...
all about epazote

What is Epazote?

Inspired by Jozef Youssef’s enthusiasm for Mexican cooking I began experimenting with a recipe involving pork fillet.Most ingredients were straightforward a...
Chinese aubergines and garlic

Chinese Aubergines with Garlic

We’re celebrating the Chinese New Year this month and this is a Chinese dish which brings me particularly happy memories.This is the Chinese name for this ...
roman gnocchi recipe

Eternal City Gnocchi

"I am a Roman housewife, just what I wanted to be.... I never was part of Hollywood or anywhere else, and I've finally found a place that I can call home." Aud...