A Trip Around the World: International Recipes & Posts

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During the month of September we took a virtual and yet all-too-brief trip around the world, stopping off for culinary treats in France, Italy, Mexico, China, and Japan. We swooped in and out (there's so much to talk about!) and of course we missed many other places, but even a little taste of a country far away is so enriching to our everyday cooking experience. Here's a look back at some of our favorite posts and recipes from international places.

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France

FRENCH STYLE
The Mouli Grater
Paule Caillat's Splendid Paris Kitchen
A Food-Lover's Walk Down Rue Montorgueil in Paris
French-Style Rolling Pins
Who Eats a Better Lunch — You or a French 3-Year Old?
French-Inspired Kitchen Linens

FRENCH FOOD
Pierre Hermé vs. Ladurée: Macaron Smackdown
A Fabulous French Vegetable Terrine
Blue-Footed Wonders: Poulet de Bresse
Julia Child Makes the Perfect French Omelet
The Best Hot Chocolate on Earth? Café Angelina
Exploring Some of France’s Lesser-Known Wonderful Wines

FRENCH RECIPES
Paule Caillat's 3-Cheese Soufflé
Clotilde Dusoulier's Mini Financiers
Dad's Authentic Ratatouille
Crispy, Chewy, Gluten-Free: Socca (Chickpea Pancake)
How To Make Perfect Crêpes
Zucchini and Olive Breakfast Cake, French-Style
Pistachio-Lemon Langues de Chat (Cat's Tongues)
How To Make French Onion Soup at Home
How To Make French Madeleines

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Italy

ITALIAN STYLE
Sleek Italian Kitchens
5 Storage Ideas for Pasta
Product Review: KitchenAid Pasta Press Attachment
Pizza Night: Baking Stones For All Budgets
3 Details to Steal from Traditional Italian Kitchens

ITALIAN FOOD
Make Marinara Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes
Orange and Yellow Tomatoes
5 More Ways to Doctor up Tomato Sauce
All About Olive Oil
8 Lighter Italian Meals
Calabrian Hot Pepper Pasta
Fruity Olive Oils
Our Readers' Favorite Italian Cookbooks
10 of Our Favorite Ingredients for Italian Cooking
Acini to Ziti: Check Out This Pasta Glossary!
What's the Deal with Tuscan Bread?

ITALIAN RECIPES
Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad
How To Make Pasta
How To Make Gnocchi
Easy Recipe: Roasted Tomato Sauce with Garlic
No Fuss Recipe: Uncooked Tomato Sauce
Squash, Bacon, and Goat Cheese Pasta with Basil

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Japan, China, India & Other Asian Countries

JAPANESE, CHINESE, & INDIAN STYLE
An Artful Chopstick Collection
Modern Asian Tea Cups
Asian Kitchens
The Only Knife You Need? The Chinese Cleaver
Contemporary Tea Houses
Darkness in Japanese Food and Architecture
Best Bamboo Steamers Under $20
The World of Woks
Beautiful Asian Kitchen Tools

JAPANESE, CHINESE, & INDIAN FOOD
Tofu Tour: Hodo Soy Beanery in Oakland, California
From the Spice Cupboard: Wasabi Powder
Chinese Red-Cooking
6 Quick Asian Snacks
Zippy Desserts Using Chinese Five-Spice
A Look at Breakfast in Japan
Mae Ploy Curry Pastes
How to Use a Bamboo Steamer Basket
Seasonal Eats from Traditional Chinese Medicine
Comfort Food: Miso Soup for Breakfast
New from Annie Chun's: Brown Rice Noodles
What's the Deal with Whole Grain White Rice?

JAPANESE, CHINESE, & INDIAN RECIPES
Vegetarian Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese Crêpes)
Pork Stir-Fry with Asparagus and Sugar Snap Peas
Simple South Indian Recipe: Pongal
Savory South Indian Soul Food: Khara Bath
Lobster to Sweet & Sour: How To Make 6 Stir-Fry Sauces
Coconut Ice Cream with Shiso Sugar
Kenny Lao's Rickshaw Dumplings
Pork Sinigang Soup
Mark Bittman's Easy Pad Thai

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Mexico and Other Latin American Countries

LATIN AMERICAN STYLE
A Tool for Extra-Frothy Hot Chocolate: The Molinillo
Arch-Front Storage in Colonial Mexican Kitchens
Three Latin American Kitchens
Five Sets of Colorful Fiesta Flags & Banners
Corn Husk Dishes, Décor, and Cooking Ideas
Kitchen Linens Inspired By Latin America
Things We Love: Terra Cotta Cazuelas
The Real Thing: Basalt Molcajetes
Cuban Tile-Inspired Backsplashes

LATIN AMERICAN FOOD
10 Latin Ingredients You Should Know By Sight
The Curry of Mexico: Mole Sauce
Mango on a Stick
Uruguay's Amazing National Dish: The Chivito Sandwich
Want Perfect Tortillas at Home? Try a Tortilla Press!
Jicaletas: Flavored Jicama On A Stick
How Do I Peel a Plantain?
The Best Way to Keep Cut Avocado Fresh!
Pasta Para Duros: The 30 Second Snack
Nose-to-Tail Eating: Have You Had Lengua?
Favorite Recipes for Guacamole and Salsa
Bizcochitos
8 Latin Desserts
7 Recipes from South America

LATIN AMERICAN RECIPES
An Avocado Smoothie
Concord Grape Caipirinha
How To Make Sopes: Plus a Vegetarian Topping Recipe
Cinnamon-Sugar Tortilla Rolls
Chiles en Nogada
Plantain and Macadamia Nut Bread
Slow-Cooker Black Bean Enchiladas
Cinnamon Walnut Dulce de Leche Bars
Spiced Mexican Wedding Cookies
Enchiladas Verdes

Which country or region do you wish we could have hit on this, our first cursory trip around the world of food? Tell us and we'll put it on the list for next time!

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