Coffee and Walnut Cake

This Brit was somewhat bemused when she first arrived in the U.S. and was offered a slice of "coffee cake"...

Kibbe Naya

This dish is inspired by a traditional Lebanese recipe that mixes raw lamb with bulgur wheat, often served with lettuce cups and raw onion petals....

Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Scones

With a deep, dark flavor, thanks to the maple syrup, brown sugar, and molasses, these scones are an easy fit for the holiday morning table....

Muhammara Dip

This brightly hued, roasted red pepper dip hails from Syria, and its signature ingredient is sweet and tangy pomegranate molasses....

Quick Braised Lentils with Blistered Tomatoes and Kale

The last of summer tomatoes enliven this dish and, when blistered, add sweetness and brightness. Fall kale is plentiful this time of year, and pairs well with earthy lentils and crumbled goat cheese. To save time with this recipe, buy pre-cooked lentils, which can be found at many upscale markets....

Quick Chickpea Biryani

Biryani is a fragrant and flavorful rice dish hailing from India, and varies greatly from region to region. This version is vegan and features chickpeas as the protein, minimizing the cooking time significantly....