Recipes by Region

Travel the world without ever leaving your kitchen—these delicious recipes are inspired by regions across the globe and making one will transport you to another place entirely. Try a new technique, enjoy fresh flavors, or treat your loved ones to a taste of your favorite destination with these regional recipes.

Staff Picks

Prime Rib Roast

Rating: 3.75 stars 246
Serve the holiday-worthy roast with its traditional side dish, Yorkshire Pudding.

Simple Crepes

Rating: 3.61 stars 825
Crepes are easier to make than you think. These French street-food staples can be dressed up with sweet or savory toppings and any number of flavorful fillings.

One-Pan Pasta

Rating: 3.35 stars 7146
It's one of our most popular recipes and for good reason. This is our original one-pot pasta recipe, inspired by a dish one of our food editors ate in Puglia, Italy. All the ingredients cook together in a straight-sided skillet, you don’t even need to boil water first—and it's on the table in just 20 minutes.

Classic Cream Puffs

The foundation of the perfect cream puff is light, airy pâte à choux, which is made with eggs, flour, and butter. Once the cream puffs are shaped and baked, they're filled with a rich homemade pastry cream.

Slow-Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Rating: 3.23 stars 2060
This St. Patrick's Day favorite couldn't be simpler to make. By making your corned beef and cabbage in a slow cooker, all of the hard work is done for you.

Quick Basic Pizza Dough

Rating: 3.37 stars 1896
This homemade pizza crust comes together quickly—give the dough time to rise and a couple of kneads, and it's done! Use it as a base for your favorite pie and have an at-home pizza night.

Baked-Eggplant Parmesan

Rating: 3.36 stars 2559
Choose firm, smooth eggplants for best results when making this incredible dish. We bake rather than fry ours for less mess and less fat.

Simple Crostini

Rating: 3.18 stars 455
Crostini are perfect spooned high with your pick of toppings.

Devils on Horseback

Rating: 3.57 stars 333
Don't let the sinister name throw you -- these bacon-wrapped dates couldn't be more delicious. Martha takes them to the next level by stuffing the dried fruit with pungent Stilton.

Chocolate Souffle

Rating: 3.68 stars 211
Soufflés have a reputation for being temperamental, but they're actually very simple. They get their signature height from stiffly beaten egg whites. Using a few staple ingredients, you can whip up a chocolate dessert that's guaranteed to impress at a dinner party yet easy enough for a casual supper.

Broccoli-Cheddar Quiche

Rating: 3.17 stars 1237
This versatile dish goes from brunch buffet to dinner table in a snap and is great with a leafy green salad. The flaky crust and custard filling make it a perfect vehicle for an array of mix-ins.Baking the crust before adding the filling, known as blind baking, ensures it won't get soggy. Our favorite pie dough recipe is Basic Pie Crust.

Minestrone with Cabbage and Anelli

A vibrant vegetarian soup showcases late-summer tomatoes along with fall produce, cabbage, butternut squash, and sweet potatoes. Small, ring-shaped pasta like anelli makes this dish hearty but still light enough for those warm, early autumn days.

Inspiration and Ideas

Potato Pave
Rating: 3.25 stars

Pave, the French word for "paving stones," is a term chef Thomas Keller uses to describe any such rectangular or square food preparation. Try his recipe -- a slightly more refined version of scalloped potatoes -- for an unforgettable holiday side dish. Excerpted from "Ad Hoc at Home," by Thomas Keller (Artisan Books. (c)2009. Photo credit: Deborah Jones