List of recipes from category World recipes: 78 recipes

List of recipes from category World recipes

Amuses-bouches (small appetisers)

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.
33K4 6 min. November 8th 2015
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.
236K4.2 2 hours 30 min. February 21th 2011
Nachos
Nachos
Nachos (or tortilla chips) are small Tex-Mex snack triangles, often served with guacamole. Authentic nachos are made from tortillas, cut into triangles and fried, but here is a lighter, oven-baked version. The recipe is very simple, though the cutting out is a bit of work, and I've given you 2...
11K 1 hour 6 min. November 4th 2020
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...
22K4.8 7 min. June 13th 2018

Beef and veel

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.
178K 14 2 hours 44 min. November 13th 2011
Express chilli con carne
Express chilli con carne
This is a really express recipe, a "true" chilli is longer and more difficult to do.
358K3.8 33 min. February 21th 2011
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.
386K4.8 33 min. December 6th 2015
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...
31K4.5 5 hours 39 min. July 30th 2017
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!
45K4.9 40 min. July 20th 2015

Cakes

Brownies
Brownies
Brownies are traditional North-American tray-baked cakes: always moist in texture, usually with chocolate and pecan nuts. Brownies should still be soft in the middle, so need to be slightly undercooked.
81K4.1 34 min. March 8th 2020
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.
67K 14.1 42 min. October 13th 2013
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.
80K4.7 3 hours 13 min. September 22th 2013
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...
74K5 1 day 1 hour 19 min. April 15th 2020
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.
45K5 52 min. April 24th 2016

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.
35K4.7 16 min. September 8th 2015

Custard tarts

Parisian-style chocolate custard tart
Parisian-style chocolate custard tart
You may well already have met the classic French custard tart, with its vanilla filling. Here is a delicious chocolate-flavoured version.
20K 1 hour 26 min. May 3rd 2020

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.
196K4 1 hour 4 min. August 8th 2018

Entremets

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.
336K3.3 54 min. January 19th 2015
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.
93K4.3 2 hours 34 min. March 24th 2013
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.
447K5 49 min. July 27th 2013

Fish

Erika's ceviche
Erika's ceviche
Ericka's ceviche is a Peruvian version of the classic South American dish. The diced fish is cured (effectively "cooked") in lime juice. This dish is fairly simple to make, but delicous and full of fresh flavours.
28K 1 hour 9 min. December 30th 2019
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.
317K 15 3 hours 9 min. October 13th 2010
Tahitian style fish
Tahitian style fish
Little pieces of fish marinated overnight a night in lime juice.
242K5 12 hours 57 min. February 21th 2011

Gratins

Enchiladas
Enchiladas
Enchiladas are tortillas (cornmeal pancakes), filled with a pre-cooked filling, then topped with grated cheese and browned in the oven.
22K 1 hour 41 min. May 8th 2019
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.
343K 14 2 hours 53 min. August 1st 2011
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.
93K3.8 1 hour 46 min. May 24th 2012

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...
290K 15 2 hours 32 min. May 20th 2015
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.
32K4 55 min. April 3rd 2016
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.
20K 3 hours 14 min. January 10th 2018
Wiener Schnitzel
Wiener Schnitzel
A Wiener schnitzel is a thin veal cutlet (escalope) coated in breadcrumbs.
113K4.1 1 hour 20 min. September 7th 2018

Miscellanous

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.
44K5 37 min. June 3rd 2015
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.
446K4.3 2 hours 36 min. November 16th 2017
Eton mess
Eton mess
Behind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
140K5 4 hours 55 min. July 25th 2010
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.
224K5 1 hour 55 min. July 12th 2011
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.
296K4.1 2 hours 58 min. February 21th 2011
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.
63K4.6 22 min. June 26th 2014
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.
265K 34 1 hour 17 min. February 21th 2011
Röstis
Röstis
Probably a swiss recipe originally, but also known in the French region of Franche-comté. This version is more sophisticated.
224K4.2 40 min. February 21th 2011
Spinach fritters
Spinach fritters
This Indian inspired recipe gives a delicious contrast betwen the hot crispy fritters and the cool, slightly sharp herb dressing.
195K5 2 hours 6 min. May 20th 2015
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...
288K4.5 1 hour 38 min. October 13th 2010

Pasta and rice

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.
198K4.4 2 hours 3 min. February 27th 2011
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.
74K4.3 46 min. July 1st 2013
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.
83K4.9 1 hour 26 min. September 23th 2012
Rice à l'italienne
Rice à l'italienne
A simple recipe full of Italian flavours: cooked rice, morsels of ham, tomatoes, sage and Parmesan.
13K 24 min. December 6th 2020
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.
69K3.8 1 hour 19 min. November 16th 2014

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.
40K5 1 hour 32 min. September 11th 2018

Poultry

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).
345K5 2 hours 4 min. February 21th 2011
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...
460K3.8 2 hours 21 min. April 6th 2017
Chinese style chicken
Chinese style chicken
Only "chinese style", not a true chinese recipe.
276K4 1 hour 38 min. February 28th 2012
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.
50K5 24 min. June 21th 2015

Salads

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.
80K4.5 37 min. November 25th 2012
Coleslaw
Coleslaw
Coleslaw is a cabbage salad that is popular in North America. This version includes carrots as well.
84K 14.9 38 min. January 3rd 2014
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.
91K4.1 42 min. September 20th 2012
Piedmont salad
Piedmont salad
Piedmont salad is a mix of potaotes, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, gherkins and cervelas sausage dressed with mayonnaise.
237K 14.5 1 hour 19 min. September 29th 2012

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.
209K 25 15 min. July 25th 2020

Shellfish

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.
47K4.7 1 hour 3 min. July 1st 2015
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.
94K3.8 1 hour 49 min. January 14th 2016
Vietnamese prawns
Vietnamese prawns
In this recipe, the prawns are first lightly fried, then spiced up with a piquant sauce.
99K4.3 54 min. May 26th 2013

Small cakes

Amaretti
Amaretti
Amaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
46K4.5 1 hour 3 min. May 31th 2015
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...
91K4.2 48 min. September 12th 2018
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".
53K5 1 hour 42 min. September 14th 2014
Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies
Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies
A traditional American recipe for homely biscuits, which can be made in different flavours or with additions (seeds, dried fruit, nuts, chocolate, etc.).
314K4 1 hour 49 min. January 5th 2020

Soups

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.
86K 24.5 1 hour 15 min. April 6th 2017
Chorba
Chorba
Chorba is a spicy meat and vegetable soup, typical of the Maghreb. This is my own personal version.
115K5 2 hours 8 min. May 4th 2012
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.
145K4.3 3 hours 30 min. May 29th 2011

Special breads

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.
51K4.3 4 hours 26 min. October 24th 2017
Naan
Naan
Naan is a type of Asian bread made from wheat flour. This kind comes from the Punjab region of India.
149K4 3 hours 42 min. September 25th 2011
Pitta bread
Pitta bread
This Lebanese speciality is made as a flat round pocket, which can be filled with all manner of things.
492K 14.5 2 hours 55 min. February 21th 2011

Tarts

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...
25K4.8 1 hour 24 min. August 27th 2017
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.
72K 13.8 3 hours 50 min. September 30th 2012
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,...
28K4.7 1 hour 5 min. November 27th 2016
Mexican tart
Mexican tart
This unusual tart features two star ingredients of South American cuisine: red kidney beans and avocado. The shortcrust pastry case is filled with a red bean and onion purée, then topped with sliced avocado dressed with lime and garnished with fresh coriander.
24K 1 hour 17 min. December 30th 2019

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.
314K4.7 3 hours 19 min. September 7th 2018

Vegetables

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.
27K4 1 hour 8 min. April 23th 2017
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.
260K4.1 1 hour 21 min. November 26th 2011
Hummus
Hummus
Hummus (or houmous), is one of the famous and delicious Lebanese "mezzes".
291K4.7 16 min. May 30th 2020
Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas
Pumpkin and red-bean tortillas
Here's a recipe for tortillas with a simple, pre-cooked vegetable filling, made from Japanese chestnut pumpkin (potimarron), onion and red kidney beans.
4,589 56 min. April 4th 2021
Shakshuka
Shakshuka
This spicy, ratatouille-style tomato and onion purée can be eaten on its own or to accompany other dishes. Here, I've baked it in individual ramekins, topped with an egg. This recipe originated in North Africa and has spread all around the Mediterranean.
15K5 1 hour 38 min. January 19th 2020

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