These are the dishes that represent a place on a plate, they're those classics you just gotta try from Lebanese Lemonade to Portuguese Pineapple Cake, and, of course, our easy, healthy version of those recipes.
A must-make recipe from the San Francisco institution, Zuni Cafe, this roast chicken served with a charred bread salad with toasted nuts and spicy greens is perfect for a Sunday meal or a romantic dinner.
Leave it to the French to come up with one of the most classic sparkling cocktails of all time. Sure, the Kir Royale is better known but, to us, there is nothing more perfect than the sweet, sour, bubbly, and unsuspectingly stiff drink that is the French 75 cocktail.
Not all classic French food is complicated! This classic Potato Leek soup is simply buttery sauteed vegetables that get pureed together with herbs and a dash of cream for one of the easiest and satisfying soups of ever!
A recipe for a classic cheese-stuffed focaccia bread named Focaccia di Recco for the town where it originated. This unleavened focaccia is made by sandwiching melty cheese between an olive oil dough. We up the ante by topping it with pesto!
This is one of those recipes that separates the donne from the ragazze. We can all debate the best way to make and serve pesto but my favorite is this: Mandilli di Seta, aka Handkerchief Pasta with Creamy Pesto. If you know me, then you know I take great pride in this recipe. It took me years to crack the code on how to make such a creamy pesto without any cream. So, when I say I'm sharing one of my all-time best recipes, know that's because I believe we all should be kickbutt donne in the kitchen. You with me?