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Fried OrecchietteBy PeterOrecchiette, which means "little ears" in Italian, is a traditional pasta shape that has its roots in the southern regions of Italy, particularly in Puglia. The history of orecchiette pasta dates back several centuries, and it is closely tied to the culinary traditions of the Italian people. Orecchiette is strongly associated with the region of Puglia, located in the southeastern part of Italy. Puglia's capital, Bari, is often considered the birthplace of orecchiette. The origins of orecchiette can be traced back to the medieval period. The pasta shape is thought to have been created by local housewives who used simple ingredients like durum wheat semolina and water to make their pasta. Frying orecchiette, like other types of pasta, likely emerged as a practice in response to the desire to transform and repurpose leftover or cooked pasta in a flavorful way. Frying pasta brings interesting texture and bit of the crunch in to the dish.Italian MeatballsBy PeterThe ancient Romans had a dish called "isicia omentata," which was made by mixing minced meat with bread soaked in wine and various seasonings. These could be considered early versions of meatballs. The recipe, attributed to the Roman gourmet Apicius, can be found in the "Apicius," a Roman cookbook dating back to the 4th or 5th century CE. In this recipe we are using only one skillet. This will allow us to maximize flavor by fond which is created during step of meatballs browning. Additionally all the fat which is released by meatballs will stay in the sauce which contributes to the complexity of sauce. If you are in rush you can simmer your sauce separately while you are browning your meatballs, but you will scarify flavor for gained speed.Quiche LorraineBy PeterQuiche Lorraine is a savory pie that originates from the Lorraine region in northeastern France. Its history is deeply rooted in German and French culinary traditions, and its evolution has spanned centuries. The word "quiche" is derived from the German word "kuchen" which means cake. The earliest versions of the quiche can be traced back to medieval Germany. The original dish was made using bread dough as a base, filled with a mixture of eggs, cream, and meat. As the dish made its way to the Lorraine region of France, it became popularized as "Quiche Lorraine." In its traditional form, it was made with a base of puff pastry filled with a creamy mixture of eggs, cream, and smoked bacon or lardons. Cheese was not originally a part of the classic recipe. Over the years, various adaptations of the quiche emerged. Cheeses like Gruyère became popular additions, and variants like Quiche Alsacienne, which added onions, came into being. Today, quiche has diversified immensely with ingredients such as mushrooms, spinach, salmon, and more being incorporated into recipes worldwide. After World War II, the popularity of Quiche Lorraine began to spread beyond the borders of France. By the 1950s and 1960s, it had become a well-known dish in the United States. It was often perceived as sophisticated and gourmet, making it a staple in upscale American restaurants and cafes.Khua KlingBy PeterKhua Kling, also known as "Kua Kling" or "Khua Kling Moo," is a traditional Thai dish with roots in Southern Thailand. It is a spicy and flavorful dish that is popular among Thai food enthusiasts who enjoy the intense heat and bold flavors. The exact origins and history of Khua Kling are not well-documented, but it is believed to have originated in the southern region of Thailand, particularly in the province of Pattani. The dish is strongly associated with the cuisine of the Muslim community in Southern Thailand, known as the Malay or "Pattani" people. The dish is prepared by first pounding the spices together to create a paste or "khua" in Thai. The paste is then fried in oil until fragrant, creating a rich and aromatic base. The minced or ground meat is then added and stir-fried with the spice paste until cooked through, allowing the flavors to meld together.Smoked Pork SteakBy PeterWe can call this recipe almost a pulled pork steak. This recipe is popular in the southern United States in regions such as North Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas. In the mentioned states, grilling has deep roots and is celebrated as a culinary tradition. Pitmasters smoked large chunks of pork for hours, which is part of tenderizing the meat and infusing it with smoky flavor.Chashu PorkBy PeterThe origins of chashu pork can be traced back to China, where it is known as Char Siu. The technique of roasting or braising pork and flavoring it with a sweet and savory sauce has been a part of Chinese cuisine for centuries. Chinese immigrants brought their culinary traditions to Japan, including the concept of Char Siu. The term "Chashu" is derived from the Cantonese term "Char Siu," which translates to "fork roast" or "fork burn" in English. This refers to the traditional method of cooking the pork by skewering it on long forks and roasting it over an open fire or in a special oven. The exact origins of Chashu pork are unclear, but it is believed to have originated in southern China, particularly in the Guangdong province. It has been a staple in Cantonese cuisine for centuries, with its roots dating back to ancient cooking methods and preservation techniques.Tonkotsu BrothBy PeterThe origins of tonkotsu broth can be attributed to the rise of ramen culture in post-World War II Japan. During that time, a restaurateur named Nagahama Yasuji opened a ramen shop called "Ajitoya" in Hakata, Fukuoka. Ajitoya specialized in serving a new style of ramen that featured a creamy and flavorful pork-based broth, which eventually became known as tonkotsu ramen. Nagahama Yasuji developed the technique of boiling pork bones for long hours to extract their rich flavors and create a hearty broth. The resulting tonkotsu broth was different from the lighter soy-based broths that were more commonly used in ramen at the time. The Hakata-style tonkotsu ramen quickly gained popularity in Fukuoka and eventually spread to other parts of Japan.Flame Baked PastaBy PeterPizza ovens, known for their high temperatures and ability to create a crispy and charred crust, have been used primarily for baking pizzas for centuries. However, in recent years, chefs have begun to utilize pizza ovens for other culinary creations, including baking pasta. The trend of baking pasta in pizza ovens gained momentum as chefs sought to infuse pasta dishes with the distinct smoky flavors and unique textures that can be achieved in a pizza oven. The high heat of the oven allows for quick and even cooking, creating a perfectly al dente texture while adding a subtle smoky undertone to the dish. The concept of baking pasta in a pizza oven aligns with the overall trend of wood-fired cooking, which has become increasingly popular in modern cuisine. Wood-fired cooking imparts a distinct flavor and aroma to dishes, and it provides a unique sensory experience for diners.Grilled Bun ChaBy PeterBun cha is believed to have been created in the early 20th century and has since become an iconic and beloved dish in Vietnamese cuisine. The exact origin story of bun cha is not well-documented, but it is believed to have developed as a street food dish in Hanoi. Hanoi is known for its vibrant street food culture, and bun cha quickly gained popularity among locals and visitors alike. Bun cha is traditionally eaten by combining the noodles, grilled pork, and fresh herbs in a bowl and then dipping them into the nuoc cham sauce. The dish is known for its balance of flavors and textures, with the smoky and savory pork complemented by the freshness of the herbs and the tanginess of the dipping sauce.Kimchi Fried RiceBy PeterKimchi itself has been a staple in Korean cuisine for centuries, with records of its consumption dating back to the 7th century. The fermentation of vegetables was an important preservation method in ancient Korea, and kimchi quickly became a popular way to preserve and flavor vegetables. Fried rice, on the other hand, is believed to have originated in China around 4000 years ago. The dish quickly spread throughout Asia and eventually made its way to Korea, where it was adapted and transformed into a unique Korean dish. The combination of kimchi and fried rice is believed to have first appeared in the 1960s in South Korea, during a time of rapid economic growth and increasing globalization. As South Korea became more connected to the rest of the world, people began experimenting with new flavors and ingredients, and kimchi fried rice was born.Smoked Pork ShankBy PeterOne of the earliest known recipes for baking pork shank can be found in a medieval German cookbook called the "Kochbuch Meister Eberhards." This cookbook, which dates back to the 14th century, contains a recipe for baked pork shank that involves roasting the meat with onions and herbs. In many other cultures, baked pork shank is a popular dish for special occasions and holidays. For example, in China, baked pork shank is a staple dish for the Lunar New Year, and it is often served with vegetables and rice. In the Czech Republic, baked pork shank is a traditional dish that is served with sauerkraut and dumplings.Kimchi Fried NoodlesBy PeterThe origins of kimchi fried noodles can be traced back to the early 20th century when Chinese immigrants settled in Korea and brought with them their traditional dishes. Over time, these dishes were adapted to the local palate and ingredients, giving rise to Korean-Chinese cuisine. Kimchi fried noodles became particularly popular in the 1960s and 1970s when Korean-Chinese restaurants began to appear in cities throughout Korea. This dish is variation of dish known as "jjajangmyeon" in Korean, is a popular Korean-Chinese dish that combines the spicy and tangy flavor of kimchi with the savory flavor of stir-fried noodles.Sichuan Mapo TofuBy PeterThe history of Sichuan Mapo Tofu dates back to the Qing Dynasty in the late 1800s. The dish was created by a woman named Chen Mapo, who was the owner of a small restaurant in the Sichuan province. Chen Mapo was known for her delicious tofu dishes, and she created Sichuan Mapo Tofu as a way to use up leftover ingredients and satisfy her customers. The name "Mapo" comes from Chen Mapo's nickname, which means "pockmarked old woman" in Sichuanese dialect. Legend has it that Chen Mapo was known for her pockmarked face, but her tofu dishes were so delicious that people continued to flock to her restaurant despite her appearance.Slovak Potato DumplingsBy PeterSlovak potato dumplings, also known as halušky, are a traditional dish in Slovakia. The history of halušky can be traced back to the medieval period when potatoes were introduced to Europe. Dumplings made from potatoes and flour were a common food for rural populations and were often served as a hearty and filling meal. In Slovakia, halušky became especially popular in the 19th century and have since become a staple dish in Slovak cuisine. They are typically served with a variety of toppings such as fried bacon, sheep cheese, and sour cream. Halušky are also a popular dish for special occasions and celebrations, and are often served at family gatherings, holidays, and festivals.Hong Shao RouBy PeterHong Shao Rou (红烧肉) is a popular Chinese dish. Literal translation of the dish is red braised pork. Essence of this recipe is braising pork in soy sauce and sugar, which gives the sauce a glossy caramelized finish. The dish originates from the Chinese province of Hunan, but nowadays it is associated with Shanghai. It was favorite dish of Mao Tse-tung, the founding father of China, and it is often referred to as Chairman Mao’s red braised pork.Sauerkraut SoupBy PeterThis recipe is Slovak version of the Sauerkraut soup which is traditionally served during Christmas festivities. No one is more associated with sauerkraut than Gemans but they didn't invent this dish and there is tons of variations of this recipe across Europe. Over 2000 years ago the Chinese were building the great wall of China and needed to feed thousands of workers in a remote area. They found probably one of the most remarkable things about cabbage that you can preserve it with no refrigeration or canning by fermenting it. They didn't use salt, probably because salt was scarce back then, but they used a rice wine to ferment and preserve the cabbage and it was a nutritious dish that fed the workers and kept them healthy and strong.Bolognese SauceBy PeterThe history of Bolognese sauce, also known as ragù alla Bolognese, is deeply rooted in Italian culinary traditions. It originates from the city of Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region of Northern Italy. The sauce has a rich and complex history that dates back several centuries. The earliest known recipe resembling Bolognese sauce can be found in a cookbook called "L'Apicio Moderno" written by Cesare Lancellotti in the late 18th century. However, the sauce likely existed in some form even before that time. It is believed that the recipe for ragù alla Bolognese has been passed down through generations in Bologna, evolving and refining over time.Sichuan Pork Miso NoodlesBy PeterThis recipe is more or less fusion of Japanese and Sichuan cuisine. It builds on the dan dan noodles recipe. First we cook pork with Sichuan spices to make it aromatic and fragrant. Sauce on the other hand is using Shiro miso paste which is Japanese ingredient. In combination with rest of the ingredients we create creamy sauce, which coats the noodles all over, bringing the two worlds together.Carolina Pulled PorkBy PeterGreat North Carolina recipe for pulled pork should consist of succulent, smoky meat napped in a tangy vinegar-based sauce. To streamline this often labor-intensive dish without losing out on any of the flavor, we started with a traditional pork butt roast.The moist heat of the multicooker effortlessly tenderized this tough cut.Gratin DauphinoisBy PeterGratin dauphinois is a French dish of sliced potatoes baked in milk or cream, using the gratin technique, from the Dauphiné region in south-eastern France. There are many variants of the name of the dish, including pommes de terre dauphinoise, potatoes à la dauphinoise and gratin de pommes à la dauphinoise. The first mention of the dish is from 12 July 1788. It was served with ortolans at a dinner given by Charles-Henri, Duke of Clermont-Tonnerre and Lieutenant-general of the Dauphiné.Cuban Black BeansBy PeterSome believe dried black beans were brought to Cuba by the Spaniards, who introduced the “Moros con Cristianos” (black beans with rice). A representation of Spain’s occupation by the Moors. Black beans represent the “Moros” (Moors), and the white rice is the Christians, in this case, the Spaniards battling the occupation. The recipe was so popular that it became a Cuban cuisine staple.Bucatini AmatricianaBy PeterThere are many variations of this recipe as it's one of the staple pasta recipes. In my version I'm also adding one small anchovy to create more complex taste. Originally this dish was known as pasta alla gricia, or griscia, as it came from the village of Grisciano where shepherds made their meal using pasta, guanciale, and pecorino. It was in the nearby town of Amatrice that tomato sauce was added in the late 1600s and the dish was officially named amatriciana.Spagetti CarbonaraBy PeterLet's be honest, Spagetti Carbonara is hard recipe but it's totally worth to learn it. This recipe is respecting the original procedure so no cream, there is no discussion about this! Same applies to cheese, originally it's done with Pecorino Romano which is sheep cheese, can be done with other types like Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano but it changes the taste of the dish significantly. Garlic is also not supposed to be in the original version, however even some high profile Italian chefs are using garlic in their recipe, it gives more complexity to the dish, i prefer it too.Split Pea SoupBy PeterWith the help of the pressure cooker, split pea soup is done in a few minutes. If you omit the meat you have great vegetarian dish. However, addition of a smoked ham adds very nice complexity to the whole dish. This is great recipe for busy weeks as its very hearty. You can control level of soup thickness by adding more or less water.Yakisoba NoodlesBy PeterYakisoba is very popular Japanese street food. It's very versatile recipe where you can use a lot of creativity to make it your own. The dish first appeared in food stalls in Japan around the 1930s. Noodleds are typically flavored with a condiment similar to Worcestershire sauce.Smoked Pork TenderloinBy PeterSmoked Pork Tenderloin recipe delivers really good results. It's easy to prepare and requires relatively short time for smoking. This meat can absorb smoke very well, it gets nice complex flavor. In our recipe we are injecting pork with liquids to keep it moist and hydrated during the entire cook.Osaka OkonomiyakiBy PeterThis version of the okonomiyaki recipe comes from the Japanese city of Osaka where this dish is a famous street food delicacy. The basis is freshly cut cabbage into strips, or you can also use romaine lettuce, it is important that it is crunchy. Eggs and flour form a dough, it serves as a glue that holds the entire pancake together after cooking.