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Persian Chicken with Turmeric and Lime

A crisp cucumber and fresh herb salad makes a light yet vibrant companion to this golden dish. A squeeze of fresh lime juice and a dollop of yogurt added at the finish lends a lovely citrus tang and a...

Author: Mindy Fox

Spiced Milk Tea (Masala Chai)

Enjoyed by millions in India, masala chai, a spiced, sweetened black tea mixed with milk, is now popular around the world. It is sold all over India by chai wallahs, or tea vendors, who pour the tea from...

Lebkuchen (German Honey Bars)

Lebkuchen recipes are many and diverse-some are flourless, made with almond and hazelnut meal; some are made in bar form and others in cookie form; some are glazed with chocolate and others with a thin...

Author: Megan Scott

Thai Muslim Style Grilled Chicken

This saffron-based Thai grilled chicken recipe is inspired by the grilled chicken served at Jeerapan, a 77-year-old restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand.

Author: Leela Punyaratabandhu


There's a history lesson in this spice blend: Yemen and India were stops on the ancient trade route, so this turmeric-based mix bears a resemblance to some Indian masalas.

Somali Beef Stew with Spiced Rice (Bariis Maraq)

This classic Somali stew is great for a crowd and packs a big flavor punch, thanks to the xawaash spice mix, a classic Somali spice blend, which lends a warm, peppery flavor. Add any leftover spice mix...

Author: Hawa Hassan

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Savory fruit salads are officially a thing. (And, for the record, cucumber is a fruit.)

Iced Chai

Most iced chai lacks that burst of spice flavor that you taste in hot chai. This recipe overcomes that challenge in two ways, and gives you a spicy cup.

Author: Leena Trivedi-Grenier

BA's Best Deep Dish Apple Pie

Reducing the liquid in this mile-high apple pie recipe to a syrupy consistency concentrates the flavor and yields the ideal juicy sauciness. Do not attempt in a standard pie plate!

Author: Claire Saffitz

Savory to Sweet Coffee Spice Mix

Use this coffee spice mix as a dry rub on chicken, steak, pork chops, or carrots for dinner, or fold into chocolate chip cookies, coffee cake, ice cream, and more for dessert-it plays happily on both sides...

Author: Tara O'Brady

Lebkuchen Spice Mix (Lebkuchengewurz)

This classic German spice mix can be used anywhere you want a dash of warm, Christmas-y spice.

Author: Luisa Weiss

Iranian Rice Cookies

The textured end of a meat mallet is gently pressed into the dough of these cardamom- and rose water-scented cookies to form a grid pattern.

Author: the editors of Martha Stewart Living

BA's Best Morning Buns

Cinnamon and brown sugar, combined with cardamom, honey, and orange zest, produce the most aromatic, tender, and tasty version of breakfast rolls.

Author: Claire Saffitz

Slow Roast Spiced Lamb Shoulder with Sumac Onions

At Maydan the lamb shoulder is cooked sous vide until meltingly tender and then finished in the hearth until crisp and golden brown. We adapted their recipe for the oven to similar effect.

Cardamom Knots

These Swedish morning buns, also known as *Kardemummabullar*, are traditionally paired with coffee and have an amazing floral and delicately peppery flavor.

Author: Martha Collison

Shaah Cadays (Somali Spiced Tea With Milk)

Essentially Somali chai, this spiced tea with milk is served most often during the Somali afternoon tea tradition known as casariya.

Author: Hawa Hassan

Golden Beet Cake With the Best Cream Cheese Frosting

This spin on a classic carrot cake recipe uses golden beets and a remarkable ermine frosting, which spreads like a dream. It's the ideal springtime dessert.

Author: Joe Sevier

Spiced Butter

Author: Marcus Samuelsson

Tandoori Turkey

Unlock the cure for the common roast turkey with New York City chef Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez's ingenious techniques: First, toast and grind whole spices to coax out their essential oils. Next, marinate...

Author: Heather Carlucci-Rodriguez

Persian Spice Mix

Also known as advieh, this aromatic blend comes from Persian cuisine. It's fragrant, a little sweet, and gently warming. It is delicious mixed with sugar and sprinkled over baked goods, donuts, and rice...

Author: Ana Sortun

Glazed Cinnamon Cardamom Buns

These sweet rolls are soft, pillowy, scented with cardamom, and streaked with a sweet, buttery cinnamon swirl.

Author: Kat Boytsova

Bite Size Stollen (Stollenkonfekt)

Making Stollen is not for the faint of heart. Avoiding it altogether because excellent store-bought Stollen abounds is further abetted by the invention of Stollenkonfekt, bite-size chunks of spiced, tender...

Author: Luisa Weiss

Quince Poached in Cardamom Syrup

Author: Andrea Albin

Iced Café de Olla

I love the flavor of orange zest and spices in a café de olla, so I created a concentrated syrup that is ready on demand to flavor any cold brew. Coconuts are grown all along the Pacific coast of Mexico;...

Author: Rick Martinez

Royal Chicken Cooked in Yogurt

An elegant Indian chicken curry that may be served to the family or at a grand party. Rice is the ideal accompaniment.

Author: Madhur Jaffrey

Instant Pot Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup (Pho Ga)

Using the Instant Pot, this flavorful broth-traditionally cooked for hours-is made by electric pressure cooker in a fraction of the time.

Author: Laurel Randolph

Cardamom Orange Sugar Cookies

Author: Dede Wilson

Chai Spiced Monkey Bread

No butter? No problem! This ooey-gooey monkey bread, ribboned with layers of sweet, aromatic spiced pecans and pumpkin seeds and drizzled with caramel sauce, doesn't need it.

Author: Katherine Sacks

Coconut Cardamom French Toast With Raspberry Rhubarb Compote

Layered with a rich coconut filling, soaked in velvety custard, and topped with a vibrant fuchsia raspberry and rhubarb compote, this French toast is perfect for Mother's Day or any time that calls for...

Author: Tara O'Brady

Pistachio Thumbprints

You can find pistachio paste at specialty food stores and some grocery stores, but making your own is easy. Process 1/2 cup raw pistachios, 2 Tbsp. honey, and 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil in a food processor...

Author: Claire Saffitz

Tahini Chiffon Cake With Burnt Honey Cream and Poached Rhubarb

Chiffon cake has all the fluffy texture of angel food cake, with a touch of extra richness. This cake recipe is made with tahini and sesame seeds for crunch.

Author: Jennifer Yee

Grated Shortbread Bars With Rose Jam

These delicate jam-filled bar cookies are made with frozen dough that's grated into the pan, which gives them a very light and crumbly texture. If you can't find rose petal jam, substitute any jam you...

Author: Michelle Polzine

Fancy Cranberry Sauce

Straight out of the can is perhaps a bit too retro-but cranberry jelly unmolded from a decorative pan is seriously retro-chic!

Author: Andy Baraghani

Spiced Rum No. 5

Author: Martin Cate

Papadums With Whipped Dal

Chips and dip: classic, and every culture has its take. There's hummus and pita, tortilla chips and guac, British chips and tartar sauce... From time to time, we'll run an Indian take on chips and dip...

Author: Rich Landau

Pistachio Cardamom Butter Cookies

Creamy white chocolate makes a rich, milky finish for these deliciously spiced cookies. For the best flavor, buy the highest quality white chocolate you can find. High-quality milk or dark chocolate can...

Author: Samantha Seneviratne

Savory Peach and Cucumber Salad

This is the time to celebrate peaches. Look for standout varieties such as July Flame, Suncrest, or O'Henry for this salad recipe.

Author: Sara Kramer

Mid Century Modern Cookie House

This isn't your standard gingerbread house; it's an elaborate, modern dwelling in pale shades of teal, made from a cardamom cookie you'll actually want to eat.

Author: Judy Kim

Flourless Almond Cookies with Cardamom, Orange Zest, and Pistachios

Both cardamom and pistachios are essential ingredients in Persian dessert making. This dough is delicate because it doesn't contain any gluten, so be sure it's fully chilled and firm before rolling into...

Author: Louisa Shafia

Cardamom Pistachio Carrot Cake

Take your time when streaming the butter into the egg and sugar mixture-you want to create an emulsion, as when making a vinaigrette. If you go too quickly, you'll end up with a greasy batter.

Author: Sohla El-Waylly

Carrot Curry

This curry is redolent with big spices like star anise and garam masala-you'll be thrilled by how well they play against the sweet meatiness of the carrots.

Author: José Andrés

Fresh Ginger Masala Chai

This masala chai recipe highlights the bright, citrusy and fiery notes of fresh ginger. Make this South Asian spicy milky black tea at home!

Author: Leena Trivedi-Grenier

Olive Oil Apple Cake with Spiced Sugar

This dairy-free cake hits all the right autumnal notes: it's earthy thanks to the olive oil, warm thanks to the spices. Just be sure to choose your apples wisely-a softer type will melt into the cake,...

Author: David Tamarkin

Turkish Coffee Rubbed Brisket

Author: Michael Solomonov

Lamb Shanks With Pomegranate and Walnuts

Like any braised dish, this lamb shanks recipe is better when made one day ahead.

Author: Andy Baraghani