Lacy Kerala Style Appam

In Kerala, wheat-based breads are rare. You’re more likely to find Appam, a lacy, crepe-like bread made with fermented rice batter and coconut milk.

Stewed Plantains

You can serve these plantains as a side dish or as dessert. This dish pairs nicely with the rice-flour Appam.

Railways Beef Curry

Because Kerala has a sizeable Christian population, this is one of the few regions in India where beef is regularly eaten. The cinnamon imparts...

Tropical Fall Salad

Add a zing of spice and citrus to fruit for a fresh side dish that balances out the richness of the pepper, curry, and...

Browned Butter Doughnuts with Orange-Browned Butter Glaze

Pairing tangy citrus with nutty brown butter, this glaze adds a little extra zest to a pastry standard. Be sure to glaze the doughnuts...

Pots de Crème

This silky dessert is a big step up from your basic pudding—it eats more like the center of a really good chocolate truffle.  

Happy Hour Hot Chocolate

Warm up with a one-two chocolate punch from Chicago’s queen of cocoa When it’s cold and blustery outside, Chicagoans know the best place to retreat...
Grapefruit Soufflés with Grapefruit Crème Anglaise

Grapefruit Soufflés with Grapefruit Crème Anglaise

Bitter with bright acidity, this oversized citrus works well in baking because it pairs so beautifully with vanilla. The key to a successful soufflé...

Tangerine Madeleines

A relative of the mandarin that’s smaller, sweeter, and easier to peel than a regular orange. It imparts the delicate essence of orange without...
Quick Strawberry Jam

Quick Strawberry Jam

This quick strawberry jam comes together in a snap and is good enough to eat by the spoonful.    


Red Wine Pear Tart

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Ready to make the most of pear season? From Anjou to Bartlett to Bosc, we’re giving the juicy gold, ruby, and green hued fruit the...

Blushing Pear Pie

Gingerbread House

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