Recipes from SAVEUR Issue #138

Stout Ice Cream

The malt flavor of strong stout, such as Guinness Foreign Extra or Dragon, adds a bittersweet contrast to this rich, custardy ice cream, which is based on one served at the I-Scream shop at Devon House in Kingston, Jamaica. See the recipe for Stout Ice Cream »Landon Nordeman
Quick Fish Filets in Tomato Sauce

Quick Fish Filets in Tomato Sauce

Bring all the ingredients along for this simple main dish on a camping trip and make it with freshly caught fish.Todd Coleman
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Arroz a la Mexicana

Arroz a la Mexicana
This vibrant rice is served with virtually every meal in Zacatecas.Todd Coleman

Pork in Red Chile Sauce (Asado de Bodas)

Pork in Red Chile Sauce (Asado de Bodas)
This sumptuous stew makes a satisfying supper when paired with Mexican rice, pinto beans, and tortillas.Todd Coleman
Elote The herb epazote added to the boiling water lends a floral flavor to this corn. See the recipe for Elote » Back to Mexico Feeds Me »Todd Coleman

Enchiladas

Enchilads
These enchiladas aren't baked; they're simply drenched in a rich sauce made with fruity dried chiles, rolled, and eaten right away.Todd Coleman

Frijoles de la Olla (Stewed Beans With Pico de Gallo)

Frijoles de la Olla (Stewed Beans With Pico de Gallo)
Leftovers from these soupy pinto beans can be used to stuff Gorditas Zacatecanas.Todd Coleman

Zacatecan Baked Masa Cakes (Gorditas Zacatecanas)

Zacatecan Baked Masa Cakes (Gorditas Zacatecanas)
Margarita Morales of Fresnillo, Zacatecas, shared the recipe for these crisp, bean-filled snacks.Todd Coleman

Masa Cakes Stuffed With Eggs (Gorditas de Huevos)

Gorditas de Huevos
These savory gorditas stuffed with chile-spiced scrambled eggs make a great breakfast meal or afternoon snack.Todd Coleman

Squash Blossom Sauté (Guiso de Flor de Calabaza)

Squash Blossom Sauté (Guiso de Flor de Calabaza)
Squash blossoms bring color and a light texture to this fresh vegetable stew. It's great served with warm corn tortillas.Todd Coleman

Mole Verde Zacatecano

Mole Verde Zacatecano
Lighter and simpler than the nut-enriched moles of Puebla and Oaxaca, this Zacatecan version is made with fresh tomatillos, cilantro, jalapeños, and garlic.Todd Coleman
Papas en Chile Rojo Crisp-fried potatoes bathed in fresh salsa make a Mexican-style hash that's great with eggs and tortillas for breakfast. See the recipe for Papas en Chile Rojo » Back to Mexico Feeds Me »Todd Coleman
Pastel de Tres Leches con Coco This velvety cake is drenched in coconut milk and topped with poached peaches. See the recipe for Pastel de Tres Leches con Coco » Back to Mexico Feeds Me »Todd Coleman

Rebocado (Pork Neck and Purslane Stew)

Rebocado (Pork Neck and Purslane Stew)
This slow-cooked stew of pork, chiles, and peppery purslane is best eaten with warm flour tortillas.Todd Coleman

Fava Bean Soup (Sopa de Habas)

Fava Bean Soup (Sopa de Habas)
The secret to this soup is a flavorful aromatic base of tomatoes, garlic, and onions—called a recado—that is pureed and fried before the beans go into the pot.Todd Coleman

Tacos de Papa

Tacos de Papa
These tacos are stuffed with cumin-spiced potatoes and fried until they're crunchy.Todd Coleman
Javanese Cucumber and Carrot Pickle (Acar Timun)

Javanese Cucumber and Carrot Pickle (Acar Timun)

This relish is an easy-to-make version of Indonesian pickle.Todd Coleman
Thai Cucumber Relish (Ajad)

Thai Cucumber Relish (Ajad)

This quick, spicy-sweet relish makes a perfect picnic side.Todd Coleman
Beef Satay

Beef Satay

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten created this intensely flavorful contemporary satay. Get the recipe for Beef Satay »Todd Coleman
Southern Thai-Style Mussel Satay (Hoi Malaeng Puu)

Southern Thai-Style Mussel Satay (Hoi Malaeng Puu)

This satay gets its tangy fieriness from red curry paste and tamarind. Get the recipe for Southern Thai-Style Mussel Satay (Hoi Malaeng Puu) »
Lebanese Beef Kebabs (Kafta)

Lebanese Beef Kebabs (Kafta)

Sun-dried tomatoes and Aleppo peppers stud these Lebanese kebabs.Todd Coleman
Lemongrass Pork Satay

Lemongrass Pork Satay

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten uses pork shoulder for this umami-packed satay. Get the recipe for Lemongrass Pork Satay »Todd Coleman
Thai Pork Satay (Muu Satay)

Thai Pork Satay (Muu Satay)

Coconut milk imbues this pork satay with a subtle sweetness.Todd Coleman
Reshmi Kebab

Reshmi Kebab

These fragrant chicken kebabs hail from North India.Todd Coleman
Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce (Sambal Kecap)

Sweet Soy Dipping Sauce (Sambal Kecap)

This sweet, thick, soy sauce is spiked with chiles and shallots.Todd Coleman
Chicken Satay (Satay Ayam)

Chicken Satay (Satay Ayam)

These fragrant chicken skewers are infused with traditional Indonesian spices like lemongrass, garlic, and ginger. Get the recipe for Chicken Satay (Satay Ayam) »Todd Coleman
Lamb Satay (Satay Kambing)

Lamb Satay (Satay Kambing)

A sweet-and-sour marinade gives this west Javanese-style satay its distinct flavor. Get the recipe for Lamb Satay (Satay Kambing) »Todd Coleman
Balinese Tuna Satay (Satay Lilit)

Balinese Tuna Satay (Satay Lilit)

This Balinese-style tuna satay is adapted from Janet De Neefe's Fragrant Rice. Get the recipe for Balinese Tuna Satay (Satay Lilit) »Todd Coleman
Shrimp Satay (Satay Udang)

Shrimp Satay (Satay Udang)

Ground macadamia nuts enrich this spicy Singaporean-style shrimp satay. Get the recipe for Shrimp Satay (Satay Udang) »Todd Coleman
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Shish Kebab

Shish Kebab

This lamb kebab is adapted from a recipe in Anissa Helou's Mediterranean Street Food.Todd Coleman

Cūkgaļas Sautējums (Pork Stew)

This one-pot dish of pork shoulder, vegetables, and prunes in a sweet and sour tomato sauce is a specialty of home cook Anita Rūtīte's. See the recipe for Cūkgaļas Sautējums (Pork Stew) » Back to Riga Revisited »Landon Nordeman

Debesmanna (Cranberry Mousse)

Farina undergoes an unexpected transformation from hot cereal to airy pudding in this tart-sweet Latvian dessert, which is typically served with milk poured on top. Back to Riga Revisited »Todd Coleman
Boiled Potatoes With Dill (Kartupeli ar Dillēm)

Boiled Potatoes With Dill (Kartupeli ar Dillēm)

Use Yukon Golds or other waxy potatoes, such as red or new potatoes, for this simple, comforting side dish.Landon Nordeman
Boiled Potatoes With Dill (Kartupeli ar Dillēm)

Boiled Potatoes With Dill (Kartupeli ar Dillēm)

Use Yukon Golds or other waxy potatoes, such as red or new potatoes, for this simple, comforting side dish.Landon Nordeman

Kolrābju salāti (Kohlrabi Salad)

When grated and mixed with heavy cream and farmer's cheese, kohlrabi makes a creamy yet refreshing slaw. See the recipe for Kolrābju salāti (Kohlrabi Salad) » Back to Riga Revisited »Landon Nordeman
Rye Bread Pudding (Maizes Zupa)

Rye Bread Pudding (Maizes Zupa)

A delicious way to use leftover rye bread, this sweet pudding enhances the bread's tangy flavor with the addition of spices and dried fruits.Todd Coleman
Waffle Cones Filled With Sweet Cheese and Berries (Pilditas Vafeles)

Waffle Cones Filled With Sweet Cheese and Berries (Pilditas Vafeles)

These waffle cones are filled with a mixture of sweetened farmer's cheese and fresh berries.Landon Nordeman

Pupiņi un Biešu Salāti (Beet and Bean Salad)

Sour cream and tart pickles complement earthy beets in this salad made by home cook Maija Kalnina. See the recipe for Pupiņi un Biešu Salāti (Beet and Bean Salad) » Back to Riga Revisited »Landon Nordeman
Layered Herring Salad (Selyodka Pod Shuboy)

Layered Herring Salad (Selyodka Pod Shuboy)

In Poland and Germany, herring is considered a bearer of good fortune. In this recipe, salt-cured herring becomes a lavish centerpiece when layered with apples and a sour cream-mayonnaise dressing.Landon Nordeman
Bacon Turnovers (Speķa Pīrāgi)

Bacon Turnovers (Speķa Pīrāgi)

These small bacon and onion pies are a staple of Latvian festive tables. We prefer double-smoked bacon, but any thick-cut bacon will do.Landon Nordeman
Baked Chicken With Peppers

Baked Chicken With Peppers

Slow-braised chicken with peppers and onions is a soul food staple. This version is seasoned with plenty of paprika.Todd Coleman
Cabbage and Collards

Cabbage and Collards

At Martha Lou's Kitchen, earthy collard greens and sweet cabbage are steamed together for this unique spin on Southern greens.Todd Coleman
Carolina Cornbread

Carolina Cornbread

In some parts of the South, cooks prefer corn bread that's slightly sweet, to counterbalance the salty, smoky flavors of vegetables stewed with pork.Todd Coleman
Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken

Simply seasoned and fried, with a thin, crisp coating and tender, juicy meat, the fried chicken at Martha Lou's Kitchen is some of the best we've ever tasted.Todd Coleman
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Macaroni and Cheese

This classic side dish from Bertha's Kitchen is made with white cheddar and topped with orange cheddar for a crunchy, golden brown crust. See Recipe for Macaroni and Cheese » Back to Specialty of the House: Inside South Carolina's Soul Food Restaurants »Todd Coleman
Okra Soup

Okra Soup

Okra is often boiled or fried and served as a simple side in soul food restaurants, but in Charleston it often comes as a luscious vegetable soup with tomatoes, onion, and celery.Todd Coleman
Stewed Green Beans

Stewed Green Beans

Infused with the meaty flavor of a smoked turkey leg, these super-tender green beans are wonderful side dish.Todd Coleman

Stewed Rutabagas

Sandra McCray at Dave's Seafood Carry-Out serves an inventive take on rutabagas by stewing them with pork neck bones and ginger, then caramelizing them with sugar to deepen the flavor. See Recipe for Stewed Rutabagas » Back to Specialty of the House: Inside South Carolina's Soul Food Restaurants »Todd Coleman

Strawberry Cake

Strawberry cake, topped with strawberry cream cheese frosting, is a favorite soul food dessert; this delicious version comes from Bertha's Kitchen.Todd Coleman