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Tastes of the World

Put away your passport and forget about plane tickets. These recipes from around the world will send you on a culinary adventure from your own kitchen.

Two Authentic Beignets on a plate with coffee.

Authentic Beignets

Grew up eating these all the time. Nothing in the world like them. One order ...

Slice of Irish Banoffee Pie on a plate.

Irish Banoffee Pie - Caramel and Banana Pie

This is a traditional popular pie in Ireland and England. The pie is full of ...

Kroketten (Dutch Croquettes) on a platter with dipping sauce.

Kroketten (Dutch Croquettes)

These were some of my favorite treats in Holland and they have vending machines in ...

A bowl of Kickin' Guacamole.

Kickin' Guacamole, YUMMY!

This is the best guacamole I have ever tried. If you like your guacamole with ...

Sopaipillas on a plate drizzled with honey.

Sopaipillas (Mexican Dessert)

Tender warm pillows of fried dough, sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with honey.

Betty's Thai Basil Stir-Fry Chicken in a bowl.

Betty's Thai Basil Stir-Fry Chicken

I love Thai basil, it has an amazing flavour. This dish comes with a fragrant ...

Cuban Cristo served with pepper jelly.

Cuban Cristo

The Cuban Cristo sandwich is a cross between a Cuban and a Monte Cristo sandwich. ...

Cajun Chubby Shrimp and Veggie Debris Po'Boy on a plate.

Cajun Chubby Shrimp and Veggie Debris Po'boy

I have always enjoyed seafood po'boys from New Orleans growing up on the Gulf Coast. ...

Two glasses of Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog).

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

This is a very typical, traditional Puerto Rican drink served during the holidays. It can ...

Southern-Style Hush Puppy cut in half.

Southern-Style Hush Puppies

Living on the coast of North Carolina, we love Calabash-style seafood and hush puppies. I ...

Eggplant Rollatini with basil sprinkled on top.

Eggplant Rollatini

This is a great recipe for eggplant lovers!! Alternatively, veal, chicken, or fish may be ...

Beef and Snow Peas over rice ready to serve.

Beef and Snow Peas

We wanted a yummy, hot comfort meal with all the snow and colder weather here. ...

A platter of Louisiana-Style Smothered Pork Chops.

Louisiana-Style Smothered Pork Chops

This is a great little meal that I love to cook and my hubby loves ...

A bowl of Nine Layer Greek Dip.

Nine Layer Greek Dip

By chance, I ran across a recipe for a 5 Layer Greek Dip which sounded ...

Greek Bruschetta on Italian bread.

Greek Bruschetta

I made this recipe up and it's so good. Different from the Italian bruschetta and ...

Charoset in a serving bowl.


This is a traditional Passover recipe but is delicious anytime.

A slice of Key Lime Cheesecake on a plate with whipped cream.

Key Lime Cheesecake

If you love lime you will love this cheesecake. So rich and luscious, to ...

Australian Pavlova on a cake stand with fresh berries and whipped cream.

Australian Pavlova

Castor sugar or superfine sugar may not be readily available. It is not powdered sugar. ...

A platter of Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs.

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Made these up for Easter dinner and everyone loved them. I didn't even have any ...

A platter and plate of Real Deal Irish Shortbread Cookies.

Real Deal Irish Shortbread Cookies

I was given this recipe many years ago by a little old Irish woman I ...

Sweet Kugel ready to be eaten.

Sweet Kugel

This kugel is a must on our holiday table. It's my most requested recipe. There ...

Chicken Rama in Thai Peanut Sauce over spinach.

Chicken Rama in Thai Peanut Sauce

This is one of the few recipes I actually created and am proud of. My ...

Mexican Bruschetta ready to be served.

Mexican Bruschetta

Add a little twist to the common bruschetta (which I love as much) but with ...

A slice of Perfect Italian Cream Cake on a plate.

Perfect Italian Cream Cake

Everyone loves this cake, and can't believe it starts with a mix! The frosting ...