Mexican atole, a hot drink made from corn, comes in a staggering variety of flavors, from sweet to savory, each one more delicious than the next. In this sweet one, the corn-flavored base, made from masa harina, is infused with orange zest for a warming, aromatic beverage that's perfect for winter.
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This simple, warming soup is made with sweet roasted sweet potatoes and a splash or orange juice, and topped with a sauce made from crushed pistachios, olive oil, mint, scallions, and orange zest.
Incorporating the classic flavors of cranberry sauce--tart cranberries, the warm spice of orange zest, and a kick of ginger--this drink re-imagines the timeless flavors of the season.
A "tray bake" sounds like a peculiar thing, but it merely references a sweet dish baked in a rectangular container, cut into pieces—we're talking everything from brownies to fruit bars to sheet cakes. This iteration from The Ginger & White Cookbook may look to be a standard orange sponge, but that's far from the case: Ground almonds and egg form the base of the cake, with a flavorful orange purée folded into the mix.
Greek loukaniko with orange and leeks is a brightly flavored sausage that's perfect for summer grilling.
The classic creamsicle gets an upgrade with tangy yogurt and a big jolt of orange zest to bolster the fruit's bittersweet citrus edge.
Cubed pork chops doused in garlicky and tangy sour orange sauce are contrasted with sweet mango in these mojo-marinated kebabs.
This elegant dessert marries three components: a moist olive oil cake made with cornmeal and flavored with orange, sweet olive oil-roasted grapes, and a thin coating of bittersweet chocolate ganache.
Salt cod makes several appearances in Jeff Koehler's new cookbook, Spain. Some recipes use it for seasoning rather than a centerpiece, while others offer it on a plate with little more than olive oil. I wanted to strike a balance between the two, and chose to prepare a simple salad of salt cod, orange, and black olives.
This ice cream is all about balance: heady saffron, floral honey, and bittersweet orange zest.
A simple carrot juice sweetened with fresh oranges and spiced with ginger.
Although sweet potato is often juiced for its nutrients, it's also a lesser known source of subtle creaminess in terms of both flavor and texture. I won't pretend this juice tastes like dessert, but it really does have an undertone of creamsicle.
Tangerines and honey lend a light sweetness to this creamy, citrusy drink.
Carrot cake isn't for everyone, but for those who like the rich spiced cake, these quick pancakes hit all the right notes. They're just the thing to combat a dreary morning, with a bright flavor and comforting warmth that wakes up the palate.
These little loaves have a light and springy crumb because there's no butter or oil in the recipe. The pumpkin flavor and warm fall spices are made more decadent with an orange glaze, but feel free to omit it for a light breakfast sweet.
Liven up your morning oatmeal with this sweet-tart compote made from fresh cranberries, orange, and hazelnuts.
These breakfast cream biscuits are flavored with orange and dried cranberries.
Be your own Balaboosta and serve malabi at your next dinner party. It's a milk custard thickened with cornstarch and topped with an orange marmalade and brandy sauce.
A mere few minutes of work and minimal ingredients can turn a rather ho-hum bottled barbecue sauce into serious eats.