Europe

Deck The Halls, Foie Gras La La La!

The December holidays are fast approaching, and many of our readers may be wondering what they can add to their seasonal menus to spice up their annual family gatherings. Look no further than foie gras!

Blood Orange Sangria Recipe

Sangria is the perfect summer-y beverage for all occasions. This recipe uses blood oranges as a fun twist.

13 Peachy Spanish Food Idioms

Did you know that more people speak Spanish than English around the world? With 400 million speakers, it’s the second-most spoken language in the world after Mandarin Chinese. Spanish is extremely versatile, and its idioms often reflect what’s most important in the culture where it is spoken. It’s no surprise […]

Spain Box

Our Next Food Destination: Welcome to Spain!

This month, we’re traveling to Europe and the Iberian Peninsula to discover Spain! A country rich in culture, flavor, and flair, Spain’s best-known dishes are famous for incorporating local ingredients with foreign influences and flavors.

Paella Valenciana Recipe

Paella is quintessentially Spanish. This Paella Valenciana recipe incorporates both meat and seafood, and comes from Chef Jamie Bissonnette, the chef for our Spain box.

Meet Chef Nurdan Erdem of Enfes NYC

Chef Nurdan Erdem answers our questions about Turkish cuisine, her series of pop-ups, Enfes NYC, and her life in Turkey and the US.

5 Adventurous Dried Apricot Recipes

Whether you say “a-pricot” or “ah-pricot”, you’ve undoubtedly tasted an apricot in your lifetime. While it’s maybe not the best idea to gift your sweetheart a bouquet of apricots, these juicy delights are actually members of the rose family, along with apples, peaches, strawberries, and almonds. So, next time you’re trying to impress, instead of roses, why not win that special someone over with one of these five delicious apricot recipes we’ve rounded up?

Balık ekmek: Fish Sandwich with Red Onion Salad

Balık ekmek, a simple fish sandwich, is one of the must-eat items for any tourist in Turkey. This recipe combines the traditional street food with Chef Nurdan Erdem’s favorite red onion salad.

Through An Artist’s Eyes: Bilgehan Güzel

Bilgehan Güzel, the artist for our Turkey box, is a watercolor painter and graphic designer from Ankara, Turkey. Bilgehan paints a veritable tour of Turkey, capturing not only the sights but the spirit of her home country. We’ve curated a selection of her work to give you a glimpse of Turkey through her eyes.

Easy Turkish Red Onion Salad

This easy salad is a favorite of Chef Nurdan Erdem, chef-owner of Enfes NYC and the curating chef for our Turkey Box. It is great on its own, or you can use it as a relish for dishes like balık ekmek, a fried or grilled fish sandwich with vegetables on Turkish […]