Around the World in Icy Treats

Café Liégeois

The bravery of the city of Liége during the 1914 Battle of Liége prompted French chefs to name this decadent treat after them. A café liégeois is made of two scoops of coffee ice cream and one scoop of vanilla ice cream that are doused in either coffee or espresso, and topped with whipped cream. In case this treat wasn’t sweet or caffeinated enough, it’s often topped with crushed coffee beans.



Cultured Palate: Dishes from Iran

Iranian cuisine uses a myriad of spices, dried and fresh fruits, herbs, and nuts to flavor dishes. These ingredients turn even the simplest meal of rice and stewed meat into a sensory explosion.

Around the World in Holiday Baking

Every December, millions of pounds of butter, sugar, and flour contribute to the creation of spectacular treats for holiday celebrations. Even if you’re not ordinarily a baker, many people venture into the kitchen before the holidays to make sure that they’ve got plenty of treats to offer to family and friends.

The Most Unusual McDonald’s Menu Items from Around the World

If you’re a fast-food connoisseur, chances are you’re already familiar with the McDonald’s menu that’s typical in North America. They bring in new choices fairly frequently. However, most people stick with their usual order of Big Macs, Quarter Pounders, fries, McFlurries, and Apple Pies. It’s familiar food, and the bulk of the menu is essentially…