Pear Gingerbread. Easy on the sugar, deliciously spicy cake with refreshing pears on top.
Ginger Cosmopolitan. This delicious cocktail features two flavors of the holiday season: ginger and cranberry.
Deep Fried "Cracked" Conch at Bishop's Restaurant, Grand Bahama Island
Polenta Cups with Braised Beef. Polenta cups are a great edible container for holiday appetizers.
Ham and Leek Roll Ups. A perfect party appertizer.
Khombi Tarkari - Spicy Mushrooms with Ginger and Chilies - to warm up your night!
Prawns and sea-urchins spaghetti
This quick calamari makes a great party finger food.
he's hot *and* he can make holiday hors d ouevre? Tyler Florence's Grilled Beef Tenderloin on Focaccia Toast, perfect for holiday entertaining
Asian Spring Rolls Recipe
Fried Risotto Balls. Most of the work can be done a day in advance of your party.
Gourmet Magazine makes food predictions for 2009, including the rise of The Big Bean
Nothing like a hearty soup to take the chill off an East Coast winter -- Manhattan Bay Scallops Chowder
Japanese dumplings (団子) for Chinese dongzhi festival, made with glutinous rice flour and it has chewy texture like mochi.
Barbacoa Taco from Tehuitzingo - NYC
Prawns (Shrimp) in Spicy Coconut Sauce
Tofu and bean sprouts doused in special black peanut sauce.... specialty from East Java, Indonesia
Spinach & Sun-Dried Tomato Puff Pastry Pinwheels
Baked Brie with Cranberry Sauce
Festive fish: gravlax with dill!
Chocolate Ganache Tartlets. These simple, bite-sized tartlets pack a rich, chocolatey punch.
Enchilado de Langosta y Camarones. A.K.A. Lobster and Shrimp Creole. Cuban food at its best!
Super simple, super easy, no-fuss chicken karaage (Japanese fried chicken) recipe.
Christmas Wreath with Walnut and Dried Fruit Filling
Tandoori prawns with cucumber and shallot raita. Not as complicated as you think....
Salmon and Sweet Potato Quiche, a unexpected combination with mouthwatering results
Tender steamed white fish with crisp ginger and coriander.
An adorable quail egg appetizer - great for all the potlucks you go to, no one else will have brought this.
Lobster noodles for the holidays?
Yakisoba with prawns and asparagus, a quick meal for bento lunch or a weekday dinner.
Tender zucchini stuffed with a savory meat filling and topped with gooey melted cheese.
Steak simmered in a mushroom gravy served over noodles. A perfect cold weather meal!
Penne with Shrimp and Herbed Cream Sauce. Here's a fast and flavorful meal.
Wonton Shrimp Blossoms ~ Warm, creamy shrimp in a crispy wonton cup