This popular Peruvian dish comes together fast, but delicious. Typically it features French fries, but the substitution of plantains seemed fitting and lends the dish an extra layer of texture and flavor.
These Argentinian-style beef ribs are tender and juicy, their robustness mouthwateringly complimented by the bright, complex acidity of the chimichurri. It’s an unapologetically indelicate dish—it’s carnal, demanding that you pick up the bones and tear every last bite off with your teeth, licking the chimichurri from your fingers.
Tender chicken and crisp, herby salad drizzled with yogurt sauce, chicken shawarma is a healthy yet flavorful dish punctuated by warm Middle Eastern spices!
An economical but hearty dish, scrapple is satisfyingly crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside, very much like the texture of a hash brown, if hash browns were made with meat.
This crispy dirty fried rice is an irresistible fusion of spicy Cajun and umami rich, salty Asian flavors. In one version, the liver is the star, while the shrimp add some extra textural interest, while in the second version the shrimp take center stage while the liver blends with the other ingredients for subtle richness.
This pork and eggplant stir fry is easy and absolutely delicious—perfect for a hearty lunch or a weeknight meal. The sauce is a take on hoisin, with just the right amount of salt, sweet, and heat. Much yummier and healthier than takeout!
This keto version of batter-fried fish is crave-worthy, with moist, flaky white fish wrapped in a shatteringly crisp golden crust.
With its complex, warming flavors, this Goan Shrimp Curry with Vegetables is a beautiful taste of coastal Western India.
These deep-fried pig’s ears are salty, tender yet crispy, and super indulgent; the lemon vinaigrette arugula salad brings a fresh and acid element to the dish that balances the decadence of the pig’s ears.
While this recipe is amazing with pork belly—spicy, nuanced, with tender meat and vegetables—and my new favorite way to eat it is with tripe. Regardless of the protein you choose, this makes for a fabulous and authentic taste of Sichuan.