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Pineapple beignets from Cote d’Ivoire

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Pineapple and beignets go so well together. We’ve done one recipe from the Caribbean, and here is one from Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa. I served it for dessert to some friends and it was a huge… 

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Larb salad, or sophistication made easy

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Name: Larb pork
Eaten in: Thailand
Category: Traditional

Whenever I had larb anything at at Thai restaurant, I wondered at how complicated it must be to make such a dish. It turns out I was completely wrong. What makes the larb is the combination of lime, mint, fish sauce … 

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Poulet roussi, Martinique-style super chicken stew

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Name: Poulet roussi
Eaten in: Martinique
Category: Traditional
 

This is a recipe that I will be making over and over again. It is stew-like, but on the light side and delightful in the mixture of flavors and textures. As the ingredients melt and cook together, they bind together to give the chicken a distinctive … 

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