List of recipes from category World recipes: 49 recipes (without meat)

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.
34K4 6 min. November 8th 2015
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...
23K4.8 7 min. June 13th 2018
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...
13K 1 hour 6 min. November 4th 2020
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.
237K4.2 2 hours 30 min. February 21th 2011

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.
83K4.1 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.
69K 14.1 42 min. October 13th 2013
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.
48K5 52 min. April 24th 2016
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.
82K4.7 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...
83K5 1 day 1 hour 19 min. April 15th 2020

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.
36K4.7 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.
23K 1 hour 26 min. May 3rd 2020

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.
450K5 49 min. July 27th 2013
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.
340K3.3 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.
94K4.3 2 hours 34 min. March 24th 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.
32K 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.
321K 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.
244K5 12 hours 57 min. February 21th 2011

Gratins

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.
94K3.8 1 hour 46 min. May 24th 2012

Miscellanous

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.
66K4.6 22 min. June 26th 2014
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...
292K4.5 1 hour 38 min. October 13th 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.
227K5 1 hour 55 min. July 12th 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.
197K5 2 hours 6 min. May 20th 2015
Eton mess
Eton mess
Behind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
142K5 4 hours 55 min. July 25th 2010

Pasta and rice

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.
84K4.9 1 hour 26 min. September 23th 2012

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.
41K5 1 hour 32 min. September 11th 2018

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.
81K4.5 37 min. November 25th 2012
Coleslaw
Coleslaw
Coleslaw is a cabbage salad that is popular in North America. This version includes carrots as well.
85K 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.
93K4.1 42 min. September 20th 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.
214K 25 15 min. July 25th 2020

Shellfish

Vietnamese prawns
Vietnamese prawns
In this recipe, the prawns are first lightly fried, then spiced up with a piquant sauce.
105K4.3 54 min. May 26th 2013
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.
49K4.7 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.
96K3.8 1 hour 49 min. January 14th 2016

Small cakes

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...
92K4.2 48 min. September 12th 2018
Amaretti
Amaretti
Amaretti are little Italian almond biscuits. They are a bit like meringues, very sweet, and made with ground almonds.
47K4.5 1 hour 3 min. May 31th 2015
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".
56K5 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.).
318K4 1 hour 49 min. January 5th 2020

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.
147K4.3 3 hours 30 min. May 29th 2011

Special breads

Pitta bread
Pitta bread
This Lebanese speciality is made as a flat round pocket, which can be filled with all manner of things.
494K 14.5 2 hours 55 min. February 21th 2011
Naan
Naan
Naan is a type of Asian bread made from wheat flour. This kind comes from the Punjab region of India.
151K4 3 hours 42 min. September 25th 2011
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.
53K4.3 4 hours 26 min. October 24th 2017

Tarts

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,...
30K4.7 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.
28K 1 hour 17 min. December 30th 2019
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...
27K4.8 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.
73K 13.8 3 hours 50 min. September 30th 2012

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.
320K4.7 3 hours 19 min. September 7th 2018

Vegetables

Hummus
Hummus
Hummus (or houmous), is one of the famous and delicious Lebanese "mezzes".
295K4.7 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.
5,854 56 min. April 4th 2021
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.
263K4.1 1 hour 21 min. November 26th 2011
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.
17K5 1 hour 38 min. January 19th 2020

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