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NOT Lost in Translation: Best of Russia

Russian herring salad called ‘Shuba,’ which means ‘Fur Coat.’

Learning about another country’s cuisine can be intimidating at first. Sometimes you can’t pronounce the names of the dishes, and other times you’ve never used some of the ingredients. But once you take the dive, you’ll be immensely rewarded with the flavors of a different culture. Russian food, which features all kinds of delicious ingredients Read more…

Expand Your Repertoire Ten-fold with Rice Recipes

Easy Chinese Egg Fried Rice

In many parts of Asia, rice is THE one thing that will never be missing from the table. Just as some people always have to have bread or potatoes with their meal, rice is the staple food in many Asian countries. Rice grows wild in this part of the world, especially in Southeast Asia. It Read more…

The Best of Italian Food

Pizza Margherita

We at Recipe Finder love Italian food- just like gazillions of people in the world. Italian cuisine is simply so vast and rich that you can keep writing, cooking, and tasting and not lack for recipes and ideas. From pasta to pizza to soups to desserts – there is at least one Italian dish that Read more…

Chinese Food for the Home Cook

Chinese Food

Chinese food is one of those things that is difficult to resist. While you may not eat Chinese food on a daily – even weekly – basis, you probably have those irresistible cravings every now and then. I know I do! (The mere act of organizing this post in my head is already making me Read more…

7 of the World’s Best Desserts

Dessert Bar

There is something about desserts that just gets people all pumped up. Perhaps it is the idea of indulging in some of the sweetest concoctions that can be had. Or perhaps it’s in the science of sugar giving people a high. Whatever the reason is for dessert frenzies, it does not really matter. What matters Read more…

Going Gaga Over Pasta

Pasta Variety

What are the most common food items you consume on a weekly basis? The answer will definitely vary, but I am willing to bet that pasta will make it to the top of the list. There is something about pasta that makes it an easy choice when it comes to preparing meals. There are so Read more…

Scrumptious Bacalao

Scrumptious Bacalao

There are certain dishes that are so intrinsically linked to a culture that a mere mention of it will give you mental images of where it came from or the people who cook and enjoy it. One of these dishes is the bacalao. Bacalao refers to both a dish and the ingredient in the dish. Read more…

What to Drink on Cinco de Mayo: Play with Tequila!

What to Drink on Cinco de Mayo: Play with Tequila!

What is tequila? Tequila is a spirit made from the agave plant. Who doesn’t recognize the name Jose Cuervo? Countless songs have been written about this drink – and rightly so. Tequila can go down very smoothly but it does leave its mark after you’ve had several shots. Based on Mexican law, only spirits made Read more…