Whenever I return from a trip, I come back inspired to cook something from that area’s cuisine. October was a hectic month for me that included business travel to Baltimore and personal travel to Austin, Texas, and the spectacular wine country of Northern California. Here’s the Baltimore-inspired dish — crab-stuffed flounder.
Cold soup like gazpacho on a hot summer day makes a refreshing meal.
Mangospacho is a refreshing and fruity alternative to traditional tomato-based gazpacho. Mild rice vinegar is added to a mango purée along with extra-virgin olive oil, cucumber, red onion and fresh herbs. The result is savory without being overly sweet.