I had become obsessed with this idea of an ultimate taco pizza recently, but I wanted something with a Mexican authenticity that hasn’t been attempted. I wanted to take the flavors of the region and apply it to a tantalizing dish. I made this happen in my own home andContinue Reading –
I love curry in all its glorious forms: from India to Japan. That being said, there’s something truly special about its Thai red curry incarnation that utilizes coconut milk, herbs, and aromatic leaves that makes such a great impression on my taste buds.
Traditionally, ingredients were chosen based on regionalContinue Reading –
Skip the takeout, skip the drive-thru, with just a little bit of a prep (and some freezer space) you can have a satisfying fast food with exotic flavors — the empanada. Prep some of these empanadas (it’s easy, we’ll show you), freeze, and then reheat anytime you want a snackContinue Reading –
While in Oaxaca, Mexico, TropicsGourmet contributor Alejandro Filloy was able to enjoy an immersive cooking class that taught him to build traditional recipes from the region. He brought back with him a fun story and several recipes. Whip up this cactus salad with aderezo dressing for an appetizer or side dish that isContinue Reading –
Chilli crab is the signature dish of Singapore. If you are making the trek to Singapore, be sure to check out our travel guide to finding the best chilli crab in Singapore. But you don’t have to travel to Asia to have this dish whenever you like. This recipe forContinue Reading –
A princess once said, “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche,” which roughly translates to “Let them eat cake.” Trust that I take every opportunity to have my cake and eat it too. I think about all the birthday parties, weddings, and impromptu midnight cupcakes and all of the joy attached toContinue Reading –
One of my favorite things about Mexico is that the country is hung in a state of perpetual summer: great weather all year round and watermelons are always in season.
Yes, that’s right. Watermelons are always in season in Mexico. The succulent, guilt-free treat that many of us only enjoyContinue Reading –
Although there are many recipes that are Brazilian through-and-through, the cuisine in this part of the world has been heavily influenced by international flavors and ingredients for centuries. Immigration has had a huge impact on Brazil’s culture, including its food and drink scene, since the Portuguese arrived in 1500. FollowingContinue Reading –
If you are like me, when traveling you love having the full cultural experience: insight into people’s day-to-day lives, cultural history, native food, language, and color. Rarely have I had the opportunity to experience all aspects of a culture intimately in one day, but I received the gift on aContinue Reading –