A Malaysian Banquet Featuring Famous Malaysian Dishes

It’s time for another Compass & Fork dinner party! Here is a banquet of famous Malaysian dishes featuring laksa, noodles, creamy chicken curry and dessert. Welcome to another Compass & Fork Dinner Party menu, this time featuring a banquet from the culinary diverse nation of Malaysia. Diverse, because of the many culinary influences at play in Malaysia. With Georgetown, Penang being a major, colonial trading town, people from around the region flocked to Penang for the employment opportunities. Bringing their … Read More

Why You Need to Know this Easy Romanian Zacusca Recipe

This Romanian zacusca recipe showcases Romanian food and is testament to how the locals continue to uphold the many, Romanian traditions, so evident when traveling around the country. Zacusca is a smoky, Romanian eggplant spread. Some people call it Romanian eggplant salad. It is delicious spread on good crusty bread. In addition to the eggplants, red bell peppers, tomatoes and onion form the basis of this healthy dish. This Romanian zacusca recipe will yield enough to fill a 24 ounce … Read More

You Need to Know These 16 Lunch Menu Ideas for Friends

Looking for lighter, lunch menu ideas for friends? Expand your horizons with a great collection of 16 lunchtime recipes from different cultures around the world. With spring in full swing and summer not too far away (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), it’s time to enjoy the company of family and friends over lunch. We visit a number of countries and cultures to bring you recipe ideas from all around the world. Our collection of lunch ideas for friends includes … Read More

How to be a Gourmet Chef with this Unique Mashed Potato Terrine

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Today’s dish will make you look like a gourmet chef with this unique mashed potato terrine. I must put my hand on my heart and confess- food presentation is not my thing. For me, it is all about the taste, not what it looks. But with a moderate amount of effort you can make a dish which looks like these photographs. That’s the end of the confession. The point is this dish is easy to make and by using a … Read More

How to Smoke Your Turkey for the Festive Season

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Today, at Compass and Fork, we put the spotlight on smoked turkey, as cooked in the smoker, to help celebrate the festive season. Here is everything you need to know to smoke your turkey perfectly! A little more work, maybe, than roasting your festive-season turkey in the oven, but the extra rewards make this a great reason to go the extra mile and use a smoker to cook your turkey. And here is how to smoke your turkey so it … Read More

Found the Best Thai in Town and It’s at Your House

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An Easy to Make Thai Dinner Banquet Continuing with Compass & Fork tradition we close our featured coverage of Thailand with a Thai Dinner Party. This collection of recipes will have your friends saying they found the best Thai in town is at your house! In Thailand this would be referred to as a Thai Banquet,so we will go with it! Thai custom is to serve food all at one time (except dessert), rather than in courses. Guests are free … Read More

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