dried fruit

  • Shanghai Eight-Treasure Glutinous Rice Recipe

    Perfectly steamed rice studded with an assortment of dried fruit, nuts, and seeds, and drizzled with a sweet syrup.

  • I Went to the Fatherland of All Modern Apples

    Nikolai Vavilov, a Soviet-era botanist concluded that the domestic apple had evolved from a species of wild apple endemic to Southern Kazakhstan. Naturally, we followed in his footsteps to the Tien Shan Mountain range in search of wild apple forests.

  • Screw the Puritans and Eat More Mince Pies

    Supermarket pies are the bearers of gloom rather than culinary joy. Don’t buy your pies—make them yourself, because it ain’t that hard. And the classic mince pie, frowned upon by the Puritans, is as good a place to start as any.

  • Sweet Samhain Buttermilk Bread Recipe

    Ring in Samhain with this sweet buttermilk bread recipe.

  • You Think Fruitcake Is Gross?

    Presents are great, and so are singing and kissing and being merry, but the holidays also rely majorly on food. There are delicious birds and roasted nuts being served while your grandmother drunkenly yells above the various arguments going around the...