Portuguese Filhóses

June 29 , 2015 by Kristin Vukovic - in

Filhóses   Author: Hugo Dos Santos Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: Portuguese Print   Here is one of my grandmother’s favorite recipes. She loved to make it every Christmas. Ingredients 6 cups flour 3 oz yeast ½ cup confectioner’s sugar ¼ cup cinnamon 8 eggs, beaten 2 cups milk ¼ lb butter, melted (1 stick) 2 tbsp honey ½ tsp salt Optional: ½ cup aguardente Instructions […]

Greek Fanouropita

May 12 , 2015 by Kristin Vukovic - in

Fanouropita Cakes   Author: Eleni Gage Recipe type: Dessert Cuisine: Greek Print   Fanouropita must have nine ingredients to work, so if you omit one, add another. Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 cup oil 1 tsp baking soda 2 cups orange juice 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 shot cognac (like Metaxa). No cognac? Rum works well, too. (I’m partial to Flor de Caña.) 4 cups […]

Afghan Kabobs

April 23 , 2015 by Kristin Vukovic - in

Afghan Kabobs   Author: Murwarid Abdiani Recipe type: Meat Cuisine: Afghan Print   I can’t give away the family recipe, and there’s no such thing as exact measurements where I come from, but the foundation of a good Afghan kabob marinade is as follows: Ingredients 1 onion Several cloves of garlic Juice of at least 1 lemon or lime (or a mix of the two) […]

Nayomi Munaweera’s Caramelized Eggplant Curry   Author: Nayomi Munaweera’s Recipe type: Vegetable Cuisine: Sri Lankan Print   This dish will not look pretty. It’s also lot of hard work. But I promise you it’s absolutely worth the labor. It’s one of the crowning achievements of our cuisine and even people who hate eggplant, such as myself, adore this dish. When I cook for my friends, […]

pag’s needle macaroni   Author: konoba giardin Recipe type: meat Serves: 8-10 Print   Ingredients Macaroni: 500 grams flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup water Meat sauce: ⅓ cup olive oil 1 large onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 1 celery stalk, diced 1-2 garlic cloves, crushed 2-3 teaspoons paprika 500 grams minced or finely-chopped lamb 1 cup beef broth […]

grandma johnson’s chocolate chip cookies   Author: lois johnson (via kimberley lovato) Recipe type: dessert Serves: approximately 24 cookies Print   The nuts are optional, and the flour, salt and baking powder should be mixed thoroughly, according to my grandma. Ingredients 2 cups + 2 tbsp. flour 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 Crisco butter stick 2 eggs 1 tsp. salt 1 […]

Punna’s Indian Dal Recipe

December 30 , 2014 by Kristin Vukovic - in

punna’s rajma dal   Author: indira shergill (punna) Recipe type: vegetable Print   “One usually cooks it according to individual taste—that means you reduce the amount of spices, taking into consideration how much the person eating it can take.” Ingredients 2 cups rajma dal (a.k.a. red kidney beans) 4 tablespoons vegetable oil or ghee (clarified butter) 3 red onions, around a three-inch radius (“I am […]

grandma vuković’s palačinke   Author: grandma vuković Recipe type: Breakfast Serves: 14 crepes Print   This recipe is adapted from my grandmother, who never measured when she cooked palačinke, but helped to quantify the ingredients for us. Ingredients ingredients for the palačinke: 4 eggs 3 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2 ¼ cups milk 2 cups flour 4 tablespoons melted butter ingredients for the cottage […]

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