How to make an authentic Italian torta pasqualina

How to make an authentic Italian torta pasqualina

Italy may be a small country, but as any foodie knows, it’s packed with a rich diversity in cuisine — especially when it comes to the holidays; from north to the south, every region has its own classic menu for festivities. And Easter is no exception. One of our favourite...

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How to make Czech pancakes (lívance)

How to make Czech pancakes (lívance)

Lívance, oh lívance; such tasty little Czech treats you are. For those unlucky people who are not in the know, lívance are leavened Czech pancakes. Don’t be afraid, they’re just as simple to make as American pancakes, except I’ve found them to be consistently better in both taste and texture....

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How to make the perfect caipirinha

How to make the perfect caipirinha

While no one really knows where the caipirinha came from (some say it started in the early 1900s as a cure for the Spanish flu), there’s no denying that the cocktail has arrived as one of those drinks you’ve just got to try — going to Brazil and not having...

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How to make Czech-style marinated cheese

How to make Czech-style marinated cheese

Nakládaný hermelín (cheese marinated in garlic and onion) lives in the hearts of Czech people. It’s a Czech phenomenon you can find in every (proper) local restaurant in Prague — just look for the section on the menu that says “Food to go with beer.” There are even books and websites dedicated...

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Local Kitchen: Vegetarian Sago Cutlets

Local Kitchen: Vegetarian Sago Cutlets

This recipe for sago cutlets comes from India’s capital courtesy of our friends at Delhi Urban Adventures. The recipe is super simple, and with its main ingredient of tapioca pearls, it’s an unusual vegetarian take on the cutlet. Without much planning or hard work, you’ll have a delicious Indian treat...

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Local Kitchen: Grandma’s Applesauce

Local Kitchen: Grandma’s Applesauce

This family recipe comes from the heart of Pennsylvania apple country . Mary from Philadelphia Urban Adventures shared her Thanksgiving tradition of making fresh applesauce with her Grandma and we have to say, it’s better than anything you’ll find in a can and it’ll feed the whole family! It’s easy to prepare and...

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