This authentic stew of tender lamb with herbs and wine can also be prepared with chicken, beef, or pork and conjures up delights of the Roman countryside! For a modern variation, add carrots, potatoes, or vegetables of choice.
Recipes for apple pie or “torta” date back to the Registrum Coquine, a beautiful cookbook written at the beginning of the 15th century by the German cook, Johannes Bockenheim, who worked at the court of Pope Martin V. There are countless modern versions of this universal favorite, including this award-winning apple crumb!
Here is a traditional recipe from the South Indian state of Kerala. Fish fillets are cooked in a bath of coconut milk, fresh herbs, chile, and spice. The richness of the coconut milk imparts a silky consistency to the curry, adding body with none of the heavy characteristics of cream. Substitute chicken breast if preferred.