Global Cuisine

5 Restaurants That May Be Trying To Kill You

Here are the world’s deadliest dishes
Nov 4, 2013 10:00 am

Bad fish and blind dates notwithstanding, going out to eat is usually a safe affair. But that’s no reason to get soft. At restaurants around the world, dangerous dishes challenge diners’ courage and constitutions. From a Las Vegas institution that prides itself on its death toll to a Korean octopus appetizer that literally strangles the eater, these are the world’s five most life-threatening eateries. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.

Basic Chermoula Recipe

Make this classic Moroccan sauce for any protein
Oct 23, 2013 3:30 pm
Photo: John Valls

Scott Snyder is chef-owner at Portland's incredibly popular Levant, where his signature chermoula, a classic, tangy-savory Moroccan condiment and sauce, is a best-seller. Marinate your favorite protein in this simple preparation, or use it as a finishing sauce (especially if freshly grilled sardines are involved).  

Chicken Liver 3 Ways: You Know You Want It

Recipes for awesome silky, savory chicken liver
Oct 20, 2013 2:30 pm

Few things are more delightful than a great chicken liver recipe. We're not talking about that huge mound of chopped stuff at the Jewish deli (which, by the way, is also very delicious) — tonight, we're going for pure class. Angelo Sosa loaned us his step-by-step for perfect, silky chicken liver mousse, and we invited risotto and deep-frying into the mix as well. The only tip we have: find very fresh livers from all-natural chickens. Those are the livers you want to be eating.

Israeli Couscous With Chicken Sausage And Over-Easy Eggs Recipe

Mediterranean-inspired grains topped with an egg
Oct 19, 2013 10:00 am

Israeli couscous, also known as ptitim, is little pasta balls that are vaguely reminiscent of tapioca pearls, but in a much less goopy way. I love the little spring they have when cooked perfectly al dente and the way they soak up the flavors of the sausage and preserved lemon in this Mediterranean-inspired dish. The recipe, after the jump.

Salt Cod Fritters Recipe

Enjoy these fried bites tapas-style tonight
Oct 15, 2013 3:00 pm
Photo: ACP Magazines Limited

When it comes to the basics, look no further than a cookbook by renowned Test Kitchen master Pamela Clark. Her simple, triple-tested recipes are delicious and genuinely foolproof, two things you'll want when tackling homemade tapas. Master these salt cod fritters, a tapas staple, and consider yourself ready for happy hour.

Dijon Rosemary Lamb Fondue Recipe

Because everyone loves a good fondue
Oct 8, 2013 4:00 pm
Photo: Mark Shapiro & Colin Erricson

The great thing about fondue is how simple it is — aside from setting up the pot and forks, you're simply building flavors. For this recipe from The Fondue Bible, use a classic French marinade for rich, hearty lamb for a meat fondue dinner you'll keep coming back to all fall and winter long.

Hungarian Egg Salad Recipe

Light version of egg salad for a salad or sandwich
Sep 28, 2013 2:00 pm

If you've ever loved a pastrami on rye with cole slaw and pickles after a bowl of matzo ball soup and before a slice of chocolate babka, you've come to the right place. Food writer Michael Zusman and Nick Zukin, co-owner of Portland deli Kenny and Zuke's, teamed up to publish this collection of the classic homestyle Jewish deli food you crave. This superb egg salad will restore your faith in egg salad.

We Didn’t Know Much About Nigerian Street Food Until We Read This Crucial Story

A colorful dispatch from Lagos
Sep 25, 2013 3:00 pm

When it comes to African street food, we sort of draw a blank. It’s no secret that African foodways are sort of a blind spot, though chefs like Sean Brock are starting to travel there for research and inspiration. With that in mind, here's a closer look at Nigerian street food.


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