List of recipes from category World recipes: 72 recipes

Amuses-bouches (small appetisers)

[Mixed seed grissini]
Mixed seed grissini
Little crusty bread sticks of Italian origin, these are delicious for aperitifs, plain or with dips like tuna rillettes, guacamole or houmous.
76,4304.2/5 for 20 ratings 2 hours 30 min.
[Bread with Tomato ]
Bread with Tomato
This tomato-flavoured bread, the famous "pan con tomate" of our Spanish friends, is ridiculously simple, but such a treat! It only takes a few minutes to prepare and makes a delicious aperitif snack.
5,5354/5 for 1 ratings 6 min.
[Pan con tomate]
Pan con tomate
"Pan con tomate" (tomato toast) is a staple of Spanish cuisine, where it is often served as an aperitif snack. It is really simple to make and delicious: the bread is rubbed with half a tomato to soak it with the juice. After that, all it needs is seasoning and a drizzle of olive oil. This is a...
2,9834.8/5 for 12 ratings 7 min.

Beef and veel

[Express chilli con carne]
Express chilli con carne
This is a really express recipe, a "true" chilli is longer and more difficult to do.
79,8073.8/5 for 18 ratings 33 min.
[Hamburgers]
Hamburgers
Hamburgers don't have to be the greasy flabby things you find in fast-food outlets, well-made they can be excellent. It's a very convivial recipe as everything goes on the table, and everyone assembles their own burger according to personal taste.
86,1594.8/5 for 20 ratings 33 min.
[Carbonnade]
Carbonnade
Carbonnade is a dish that comes from Belgium and the north of France. Large pieces of beef are slowly simmered in beer with carrots and onions. Here's a personal version.
36,289 14/5 for 4 ratings 2 hours 44 min.
[Saltimbocca]
Saltimbocca
Saltimbocca literally means "jumps into the mouth" in Italian. These delicious little meat rolls, made with veal, ham and sage, will do just that!
8,4184.9/5 for 20 ratings 40 min.
[Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe"]
Roast beef "like they do it in Santa Fe"
For this delicious roast, the beef joint is seared all over, then wrapped in slices of grilled (broiled) bacon before the final long, slow roasting in a bag with aromatic ingredients (bayleaf, shallots, carrot, thyme and chilli). Cooked this way, the meat will be well done on the outside, meltingly...
3,1584.5/5 for 12 ratings 5 hours 39 min.

Cakes

[Cookies]
Cookies
Traditional american recipe for homely biscuits, which can be made in different flavours or with additions (seeds, dried fruit, nuts, chocolate, etc.).
97,6864/5 for 6 ratings 1 hour 28 min.
[Cranachan]
Cranachan
Cranachan is a traditional Scottish dessert made with whipped cream, raspberries, rolled oats and whisky. In this recipe, the oats are made into a nougatine before being incorporated into the cream.
17,819 14.1/5 for 16 ratings 42 min.
[Brownie]
Brownie
Brownie is a traditional North-American recipe for a moist chocolate cake with pecan nuts.
18,8134.1/5 for 16 ratings 1 hour 3 min.
[Doughnuts]
Doughnuts
Ring doughnuts are a traditional American treat. In the United States they are part of the culture and come plain or with lots of different icings and toppings. Here is a recipe for plain doughnuts to which you can add your own choice of icing.
21,7414.7/5 for 15 ratings 3 hours 13 min.
[Panettone]
Panettone
Panettone is a brioche-style Italian loaf, made with dried fruit (raisins and candied peel) and flavoured with left-over citrus fruit. The recipe is a bit complicated but, above all, it takes time, a great deal of time...
12,3945/5 for 13 ratings 1 day 1 hour 19 min.
[Santiago Cake]
Santiago Cake
Santiago cake (or Torta de Santiago) has a lovely moist texture. It is made with almonds and lemon and contains no butter or flour. This Spanish speciality from Galicia is still often decorated with the cross of St James.
5,5825/5 for 1 ratings 52 min.

Creams and foams

[Tzatziki]
Tzatziki
Tzatziki is an ideal summer recipe: a cooling combination of Greek yoghurt, onion, garlic, cucumber and herbs. It is normally served as a side dish or condiment. This is a Greek recipe, but similar dishes exist in other eastern and middle-eastern countries, under different names.
6,0884.7/5 for 10 ratings 16 min.

Eggs and omelettes

[Eggs Benedict ]
Eggs Benedict
Soft-boiled eggs, served on toast with a slice of fried smoked ham, and the whole covered with Hollandaise sauce.
65,9874/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 4 min.

Entremets

[Tiramisu]
Tiramisu
Classic italian recipe (the name means "pull me up" or more poetically, "take me up to the sky"). It's similar to a charlotte in its structure: layers of flavoured biscuits between layers of smooth cream.
109,8075/5 for 1 ratings 49 min.
[New tiramisu]
New tiramisu
This new version of tiramisu is easier, and in my opinion much better. You will certainly appreciate, like me, the light creamy taste, this time presented in brandy goblets.
101,5254/5 for 3 ratings 54 min.
[Pavlova]
Pavlova
Pavlova is a dessert which originated in New Zealand (or was it Australia?). It consists of a meringue shell filled with a layer of whipped cream and topped with seasonal fruit.
27,2724.3/5 for 18 ratings 2 hours 34 min.

Fish

[Tahitian style fish]
Tahitian style fish
Little pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.
72,5745/5 for 13 ratings 12 hours 57 min.
[Mexican ceviche]
Mexican ceviche
Ceviche is typical of South American cuisine, made with avocados, tomatoes and fish fillet cured in lime juice. This is a personal version of Mexican-style ceviche.
99,913 15/5 for 1 ratings 3 hours 9 min.

Gratins

[Moussaka]
Moussaka
Here is my personal version of this famous recipe from the eastern Mediterranean. It's a kind of gratin, made with layers of aubergines, cooked meat with tomatos and bechamel sauce with cheese.
120,786 14/5 for 1 ratings 2 hours 53 min.
[Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole)]
Pan-baked hash brown (Hash-brown casserole)
This hash-brown recipe is an American version of the classic grated potato cake (like roesti), baked in a pan. In the USA hash browns are often served for breakfast.
24,8873.9/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 46 min.
[Enchiladas]
Enchiladas
Enchiladas are tortillas (cornmeal pancakes), filled with a pre-cooked filling, then topped with grated cheese and browned in the oven.
587 1 hour 41 min.

Meat

[Home-made doner kebab]
Home-made doner kebab
The kebab is a way of cooking meat that originated in the Middle East (the word means grill or grilled meat in different languages). The doner kebab is made up of slices of meat skewered and grilled vertically. The Turkish version is traditionally served with a yogurt and herb sauce in bread and/or...
56,616 15/5 for 2 ratings 2 hours 32 min.
[Wiener Schnitzel]
Wiener Schnitzel
A Wiener schnitzel is a thin veal cutlet (escalope) coated in breadcrumbs.
27,2684.1/5 for 16 ratings 1 hour 20 min.
[Sautéed Pork with Peanuts]
Sautéed Pork with Peanuts
This sautéed pork has a hint of Thai style, with its accompaniment of chopped vegetables, dry-roasted peanuts and soy sauce.
5,5423.9/5 for 18 ratings 55 min.
[Taos hotpot]
Taos hotpot
This hotpot inspired by a stay in Taos (New Mexico) is a mix of different meat and vegetables cooked long and slow, served with polenta. The preparation is rather long, as is the cooking time, but it reheats very well.
2,792 3 hours 14 min.

Miscellanous

[Couscous]
Couscous
In couscous, the meat and vegetable mixture is rather long to cook, but not difficult. And the couscous itself (a kind of coarse semolina) is simple and quick to prepare.
85,7454.3/5 for 4 ratings 2 hours 36 min.
[Röstis]
Röstis
Probably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.
75,6174.2/5 for 10 ratings 40 min.
[Eton mess]
Eton mess
Behind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
51,9675/5 for 13 ratings 4 hours 55 min.
[Potato tortilla (Spanish omelette)]
Potato tortilla (Spanish omelette)
Tortilla is a recipe from Spain, which can be eat hot or cold. It's a kind of omelette, with several ingredients, in this recipe potatoes, onion and smoked ham. Ingredients are cooked first, then mixed with egg, to make a tortilla which is cooked on both sides.
75,876 34/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 17 min.
[Sushi]
Sushi
Sushi is probably the best known element of Japanese cooking outside Japan. For the Japanese it's a culinary art learned over time from masters, but we can make simplified and easier sushi which are still pretty and delicious. The most common types of sushi are nigiri: a little oval-shaped mouthfuls...
95,8804.5/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 38 min.
[Papadums]
Papadums
Papadums (pronounced "poppadoms") or papad are very thin, crisp Indian crackers. They are often served as an aperitif snack in Indian restaurants. The tricky part of making them at home is rolling them out thinly enough.
14,0554.6/5 for 20 ratings 22 min.
[Paella]
Paella
Paella is a traditional Spanish dish made with round rice, associated mainly with the Valencia region. The name comes from the large two-handled pan in which it is traditionally prepared. This is an adapted version with a mix of meat, vegetables and shellfish.
78,5514.1/5 for 16 ratings 2 hours 58 min.
[Spinach fritters]
Spinach fritters
This Indian inspired recipe gives a delicious contrast betwen the hot crispy fritters and the cool, slightly sharp herb dressing.
69,0965/5 for 1 ratings 2 hours 6 min.
[Liège waffles]
Liège waffles
Liège waffles have a very distinctive texture: quite dense with the crunch of sugar crystals. They also have a characteristic form: round and fairly small. Then there's that special flavour that comes with the delicious light caramel crust.
61,6645/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 55 min.
[Algerian brik rolls]
Algerian brik rolls
In this recipe, the brik (or filo) rolls are filled with fried minced meat, flavoured with cous-cous spices, garlic and onion.
9,3485/5 for 1 ratings 37 min.

Pasta and rice

[New York style pasta]
New York style pasta
Pasta served like in NYC: tagliatelle or spaghetti with lightly fried ham, peas and a nutmeg-flavoured cream sauce.
19,3514.3/5 for 15 ratings 46 min.
[Bolognaise lasagne]
Bolognaise lasagne
Lasagne is an Italian pasta that comes in rectangular sheets. These are used to separate layers of filling, like a large savoury oven-baked millefeuille. A bolognaise lasagne combines bechamel sauce, minced meat and tomato sauce.
48,7844.3/5 for 15 ratings 2 hours 3 min.
[Pea risotto "mantecare"]
Pea risotto "mantecare"
This pea risotto recipe is finished with a typical Italian 'mantecare': mascarpone and Parmesan are incorporated at the end of cooking to make the dish incomparably smooth.
24,8834.9/5 for 19 ratings 1 hour 26 min.
[Spaghetti Bolognese]
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti "bolognese" (after the town of Bologna, Italiy) is a well-known dish, but so often amounts to nothing more than pasta topped with minced meat in a plain tomato sauce. Here is a more traditional version, in which the sauce is made with tomatoes, herbs, red wine and - of course - meat.
11,4733.8/5 for 21 ratings 1 hour 19 min.

Pastries

[Apple Strudel]
Apple Strudel
Apple strudel is a traditional pastry from central Europe. It is like a large apple turnover, usually served in slices. Here is a version with apples, walnuts, almonds and rum-soaked raisins.
8,7375/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 32 min.

Poultry

[Chinese style chicken]
Chinese style chicken
Only "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.
72,4364/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 38 min.
[African style chicken]
African style chicken
This is a sort of smoked chicken, cooked in a tomato-coconut sauce, and served with kidney beans and plain rice. It's quite a simple recipe, with ready-made ingredients, but which needs a long cooking time on low heat (one hour).
82,5855/5 for 11 ratings 2 hours 4 min.
[Chicken nems]
Chicken nems
Nems are probably the best known Far Eastern dish in France. These small crispy rolls can be made in different flavours: chicken, crab, pork, etc. Making your own is not very complicated, the only difficulty is in the rolling stage. You will find in this recipe full details on how to successfully...
104,9384/5 for 9 ratings 2 hours 21 min.
[Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts]
Thai-style Chicken with Cashew Nuts
This Thai-inspired recipe combines diced chicken with cashew nuts, spring onions, herbs and a lime-soy sauce.
8,1825/5 for 13 ratings 24 min.

Salads

[Coleslaw]
Coleslaw
Coleslaw is a cabbage salad that is popular in North America. This version includes carrots as well.
21,783 14.9/5 for 18 ratings 38 min.
[Caesar salad]
Caesar salad
Ceasar salad is a classic of North American cuisine. It consists of lettuce served with croutons and the famous Caesar dressing. Here's my own version.
19,6704.5/5 for 10 ratings 37 min.
[Piedmont salad]
Piedmont salad
Piedmont salad is a mix of potaotes, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, gherkins and cervelas sausage dressed with mayonnaise.
44,787 14.5/5 for 20 ratings 1 hour 19 min.
[Hot tomato sauce]
Hot tomato sauce
This is a quick tomato sauce, just the thing for dipping crisps (chips, if you are American), or nachos. It is very similar to the sauce served with aperitif snacks in Tex-Mex restaurants.
21,5804.1/5 for 16 ratings 42 min.

Sauces

[Pesto]
Pesto
Pesto is an Italian sauce made from pine nuts, Parmesan and basil. It's very simple but quite delicious, and goes particularly well with pasta.
60,773 25/5 for 13 ratings 22 min.

Shellfish

[Vietnamese prawns]
Vietnamese prawns
In this recipe, the prawns are first lightly fried, then spiced up with a piquant sauce.
22,2354.3/5 for 15 ratings 54 min.
[Crab Cakes]
Crab Cakes
These crab cakes are a mixture of crab meat - of course - with onion, parsley, breadcrumbs, egg and mayonnaise. The cakes are made fairly thick and shallow fried in a pan, but they can also be deep fried.
9,2824.7/5 for 18 ratings 1 hour 3 min.
[Potatoes with prawns]
Potatoes with prawns
This recipe, originally from Belgium, consists of baked potatoes which are hollowed out and filled with fried prawns. A cream and white wine sauce is then poured over the potatoes before returning them to the oven.
28,3083.8/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 49 min.

Small cakes

[Little lemon biscuits]
Little lemon biscuits
These small, lemon-flavoured biscuits are very easy to make and are inspired by the Italian "biscotti al limone".
10,3105/5 for 13 ratings 1 hour 42 min.
[Amaretti]
Amaretti
Amaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
8,6644.5/5 for 2 ratings 1 hour 3 min.
[Dublin fruit scones]
Dublin fruit scones
Scones originated in Britain and Ireland. The Irish version is often made plain and traditionally served with tea. Scones are more of a bread than a cake, eaten split in half and spread with butter or jam, for example. There are also sweeter versions and scones with dried fruit, like the ones I have...
33,4644.1/5 for 19 ratings 48 min.

Soups

[Minestrone]
Minestrone
Minestrone is a traditional Italian soup. It is made with a mix of vegetables and a poultry stock. It is quite simple to make, but preparing all the vegetables takes time.There are doubtless as many minestrone recipes as there are Italian cooks, but here is my version.
40,0694.3/5 for 15 ratings 3 hours 30 min.
[Chorba]
Chorba
Chorba is a spicy meat and vegetable soup, typical of the Maghreb. This is my own personal version.
30,2915/5 for 2 ratings 2 hours 8 min.
[Chinese Soup]
Chinese Soup
This delicious soup is a flavoursome mix of herbs, mushrooms, soya noodles and small diced vegetables briefly cooked in vegetable stock. It takes a while to make and there are lots of ingredients, but the result is worth it.
26,167 24.5/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 15 min.

Special breads

[Burger buns]
Burger buns
Much better, softer, in particular not as sticky as the commercial buns, these buns are ideal for hamburgers, but you can also use them for sandwiches.
83,5804.3/5 for 12 ratings 2 hours 48 min.
[Pitta bread]
Pitta bread
This Lebanese speciality is made as a flat round pocket, which can be filled with all manner of things.
89,201 14.5/5 for 10 ratings 2 hours 55 min.
[Naan]
Naan
Naan is a type of Asian bread made from wheat flour. This kind comes from the Punjab region of India.
38,6064.2/5 for 10 ratings 3 hours 42 min.
[Cretan Bread]
Cretan Bread
This Cretan (or Cretan-style) bread has a soft dough, enriched with olive oil, preserved tomatoes, green olives and cooked onions.
7,4224.3/5 for 15 ratings 4 hours 26 min.

Tarts

[Key Lime Pie for Jeremy]
Key Lime Pie for Jeremy
Key Lime Pie is a famous speciality from the Keys region of southern Florida. This delicious tart is usually made with Key limes - a special variety. But in this simplified version, normal limes will work perfectly well.
21,738 13.8/5 for 17 ratings 3 hours 50 min.
[Linzer torte]
Linzer torte
Linzer torte, or tart from Linz (Austria), has a cinnamon-flavoured crust filled with raspberry jam. The special and rather crumbly sweet pastry used for the case is made with cinnamon, ground almonds and the yolks of hard-boiled eggs. There are many different versions. In this rather unusual one,...
4,1054.7/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 5 min.
[Flaked almond tart]
Flaked almond tart
This almond tart is an American-inspired version of the classic dessert. This one leaves out the almond cream or frangipane and uses flaked almonds instead. These are toasted, then mixed with cream and sugar. There's no point denying it, this is a rich dessert...
2,9294.8/5 for 18 ratings 1 hour 24 min.

Terrines and pate

[Koulibiak in pie dish]
Koulibiak in pie dish
Koulibiak is a traditional russian recipe from, usually served in a flat puff pastry fish shape. Here is an easier version, in a pie dish.
103,5134.7/5 for 3 ratings 3 hours 19 min.

Vegetables

[Guacamole]
Guacamole
For this typically Mexican recipe there are two main methods: smooth mashed avocado (made with a blender), or simple mashed avocado (made with a fork) with small pieces. And you can add, or not, finely diced tomato. You will find the first version (smooth) below.
55,9374.1/5 for 17 ratings 1 hour 21 min.
[Houmous]
Houmous
Houmous (or hummus or homos), is one of the famous and delicious lebanese "mézzés".
88,8145/5 for 2 ratings 16 min.
[Colcannon]
Colcannon
Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish, made by mixing creamy mashed potatoes (or purée) with cabbage, chives and spring onions. There are many different versions and ways to adapt this classic recipe. My version here serves it with baked sausages.
3,4964/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 8 min.

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