A search for “Mexican vanilla” delivers pages of information about vanilla extract but very little regarding whole Mexican vanilla beans. Considering the origin of all vanilla beans is Mexico, this is quite perplexing. Let's dig in to the reasons why. Then we'll share a phenomenal atole recipe.
If you are looking for Easter brunch ideas and recipes, look no further. This roundup contains a list of items that can be prepared in advance and are still incredibly delicious and impressive. Enjoy a mix of all of your favorites food types, sizes, and flavor profiles.
It may be surprising, but cinnamon and potatoes work wonderfully together. That festive spiciness lends itself beautifully to that natural sweetness found in roasted root vegetables. Plus, the cinnamon stick contributes additional sweetness and a mild, woody flavor with hints of citrusy notes.
Khachapuri is a decadent cheese bread from Georgia. There are many variations but this version takes on the traits of Adjaruli Khachapuri, shaped like a canoe, filled with a combination of salty and tangy cheeses, and topped with an egg yolk. We kicked up the flavor further by adding a bit of fresh nutmeg.
These Crustless Tartlets with Apples, Ham, and Cheese Apple and ham are an easy dish to prepare and is equally perfect for an appetizer, breakfast, brunch, or dinner. These little savory delights somehow feel both rustic and fancy. Plus, they are low-carb so you can feel good popping more than one!
This recipe for savory Crêpes with lemon-scented goat cheese filling is so easy and versatile (turn it from savory to sweet by swapping a few ingredients). It's equally perfect for brunch or dinner. A fried egg on top makes for an excellent light dinner or a drizzling of honey will sweeten any brunch.
This strawberry, apple, and açaí fruit crisp is loaded with antioxidants, fiber, protein, and even beneficial minerals, including magnesium, potassium, and zinc. Extremely easy to make and low in sugar, this is a surprisingly healthy dessert.
This slow-cooked plum butter is infused with Ceylon cinnamon and vanilla bean for an extraordinary flavor explosion. It's so simple to make and is the perfect accompaniment to toast, ice cream, or hot cereal!
Fall sweet potato pancakes with stone fruit and berry compote get a sweet upgrade with rosemary whipped cream and touch of Ugandan vanilla beans
Savory Quiche with Wild Mushrooms, Sautéed Leeks, and Italian Sausage Quiche is a simple, dish that is as suitable for just about any meal and occasion. It's custardy, meaty, earthy, and a bit of creamy fontina takes it to the next level of deliciousness.