A layer cake is like a fanfare: It blares “Celebration!” Full of flavor, this cake is based on nuts, cranberries and grated parsnips, a vegetable that might not spring to mind immediately when you’re thinking cake.
I brown the butter for these cookies to add flavor and remove the water. Adding golden syrup or corn syrup helps to keep them moist and chewy. Golden syrup adds a delicious butterscotch element.
Potato latkes and jelly doughnuts called sufganiyot are the most widely known Hanukkah dishes in America. But in Italy, the focus is decidedly on pollo fritto— crunchy, oil-kissed fried chicken.
This Persian take on a frittata is packed with bites of creamy sautéed eggplant and a bundle of fresh, green herbs.
These crispy scallion pancakes have all of the traditional appeal of their restaurant namesakes, with more flavor and texture thanks to sesame oil and sesame seeds and less greasiness than what is often served in Americanized Chinese restaurants.