The great cuisines of the world began in the simplicity of a mother's love and have developed over the centuries as cooking techniques evolved. Though the cultural history of the world is written in the particulars of each ethnic cuisine, varying from region to region, the experience of home cooking, of assembling to eat is universal. Browse our categories to find heirloom recipes for bread or soup. You are in the kitchen with your mother and your grandmother. These are heirloom recipes.
Below is a sampling of our recipes, just to make your mouth begin to water. All the recipes have been contributed by women who were raised in each ethnic tradition. You may also browse through the mother pages, or use the links to each category that you see above. These are our comfort foods.