Global Kitchen

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Distinctly Corsican cuisine

Corsica boasts a captivating culture all its own and a stunningly diverse landscape. And while this 100-mile long island is nestled close to Italy, a country with which it shares deep roots, it is actually part of France, and has been for two centuries...

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Savory or sweet—scones are a treat

Since the British ritual of “afternoon tea” was created some 200 years ago—likely by the hungry and impatient Duchess of Bedford—the scone has since become the perfect complement to that mid-day cup of brew...

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Sugar & spice

Just as varietals of wine vary throughout countries and climates, the base spirit for gluhwein (spiced wine) varies depending upon what’s popular in vineyards along Europe’s most treasured rivers...

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Warm family recipes

I’ll never forget the first time Alan’s mother shared her secret cookie recipe with me—I felt like I was officially part of the family, even though he and I were still dating. That’s why the legend of Poland’s Torun gingerbread intrigues me. Dating back to the 14th century, these icons of Polish cuisine are considered a delicacy and confectioners regarded the recipe for the spicy but sweet treat fiercely. Bakers in neighboring Germany got in on the act and the countries didn’t call a truce until almost two centuries later...

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Sweetness from Scandinavia

As we settle into autumn here in New England, it seems that everyone’s thoughts turn to home and hearth. The climate in both Boston and Scandinavia is rather similar, so it’s no surprise that Norwegians love freshly baked treats as much as I do—including pulla sweet bread...

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