Looking to add an international flair to your dinner? Padma Lakshmi of Bravo's hit show "Top Chef" shares delicious and sophisticated comfort dishes from her cookbook “Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day.” Discover how to make Mexican macaroni and cheese, barbecue Korean short ribs and sautéed sweet potato with lima beans:
Excerpted from “Tangy, Tart, Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day” by Padma Lakshmi. Copyright 2008 Padma Lakshmi. Reprinted with permission from Weinstein Books. All rights reserved.