Category: Recipe

A delicious meringue roulade with strawberries and cream.
Jun 24, 2020

Meringue Roulade with Strawberries

We love baking in our house, and when we discovered this tasty meringue dessert watching an episode of Britain’s Best Home Cook we knew we knew we had to try it. I think it’s originally a Mary Berry recipe, but we’ve adapted it slightly based on the ingredients we had at hand – and in […]

Delicious salt cod fritters made during our cooking classes in Spain.
Jun 19, 2020

Recipe for Salt Cod Fritters from our Spain Cooking Vacations

In honor of our new virtual cooking class in Madrid offered with our friend and partner Mireia, we’re exploring one of our favorite Spanish tapas dishes: salt cod fritters. Salt cod has a long history in Europe, including in the Mediterranean basin. It might seem odd to some – where this so much fresh seafood […]

Delicious suppli al telefono, a Roman fried rice ball, as enjoyed on a cooking vacation in Italy.
Jun 01, 2020

Supplí al Telefono – Recipe for Fried Roman Rice Balls

One of our favorite types of Roman street food to eat are Supplí al telefono, a type of fried rice ball that is very like the more widely known arancini, which hail from Sicily. Supplî are a perfect and hearty little snack, consisting of leftover risotto formed into an oblong ball, stuffed with cheese, and […]

Mussels cooked in white wine and enjoyed on an authentic culinary vacation in Italy.
May 20, 2020

Mussels with White Wine (Cozze al Vino Bianco)

We love mussels. We love them with a clear broth or a tomato broth, baked or steamed, stuffed – even raw. We like them with an Italian flair, or French, Spanish, Thai, or Mexican – we pretty much just like mussels. I’ve eaten mussels so many times during my travels to Italy and France in […]

Rice pudding with cinnamon and raisins during a cooking class with The International Kitchen.
May 08, 2020

Recipe for Rice Pudding

Rice pudding is at heart a type of porridge like any other. It incorporates a grain (rice), a liquid (usually milk or milk and water), a sweetener (sugar, honey), and spices (nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, cardamom, ginger). It can include fresh fruit, fruit zest, dried fruit, nuts, and egg (which gives it a custard-y texture). I’ve […]

Delicious savory crepes with mushrooms, spinach, and cheese during a French cooking vacation with The International Kitchen.
May 01, 2020

What Are Crêpes? And a Recipe for Savory Crêpes

What is a crêpe? Many cultures have a form of pancake, and the French are no exception. crêpes are a thin, unleavened, and can be served in a multitude of ways! They originally hail from the Brittany region of France, where they are made of Buckwheat flour. The recipe below, like many others, uses wheat […]

A delicious plate of homemade pasta made during a cooking vacation with The International Kitchen.
Apr 27, 2020

Pappardelle with Mushrooms and Sage

We love pasta in almost any shape or size, and homemade egg pasta, or “pasta all’uovo,” is one of our favorites, and one you will probably learn during our cooking vacations in Italy. There are versions of this pasta made from Tuscany to Puglia, from Sicily to the Veneto. You can use the same pasta […]

A classic Croque Monsieur sandwich during a cooking vacation in France.
Apr 15, 2020

Recipe for a Classic Croque Monsieur Sandwich

These days we’re all about comfort food at The International Kitchen, and there are few sandwiches more comforting than a classic Croque Monsieur! We’re using Richard’s favorite croque monsieur recipe today. The classic croque monsieur sandwich has been around in French cafes for over a hundred years and always combines a delicious mixture of ham […]

Homemade matzo ball soup made during a culinary vacation in Israel.
Apr 09, 2020

Matzo Ball Soup Recipe

If you’re scrambling to get the soup made for tonight’s Passover Seder, don’t worry! This Matzo Ball soup is quick and easy, but oh so tasty! We prefer to make it with our own homemade bone broth, but you can substitute store-bock chicken stock – or even vegetable stock if you’re cooking for vegetarians. See […]

Close up of a delicious white layer cake made during a cooking class with The International Kitchen.
Mar 31, 2020

Simple White Cake with Pastry Cream Filling

This simple white cake recipe, taken straight from the legendary Mary Berry, is super versatile and can be adapted to a number of fillings and frostings. It’s so simple it literally has 3 ingredients! One of our favorite ways to prepare it is with a simple pastry cream and preserves of your choice. Try it […]