We must confess 2014 was definitely a delicious year. As evidenced by the recipes below, our readers feasted on flavorful dishes from all corners of the world. Our top 10 best gourmet recipes of the year include specialties like Peking duck, spring rolls, honey-smoked ham, potato pakoras and the French classic Mont Blanc. Who wouldn't want to feast on these mouthwatering dishes? Learning how to make them is just minutes away...
PANCAKES WITH CRISPY PEKING DUCK
The irresistible crunch of five-spiced duck wrapped in silky pancakes was enough to win over our readers. Try the recipe now.
ANGELINA'S MONT BLANC
Pureed sweet chestnuts and whipped cream at the secret to making this French classic, which was FDL's most popular dessert this year. Here's the recipe from chef Sebastien Bauer from La Maison Angelina café near the Louvre.
These scrumptious vegan spring rolls were everyone's favorite appetizer in 2014. They are delicious dipped in soy sauce.
From 28-30 October, join Fine Dining Lovers for a celebration of young culinary talent, when 12 global finalists will battle it out in Milan for the title of best young chef in the world - plus, join our first edition of Brain Food forum. See what's on.
Fine Dining Lovers teams up with the Culinary Institute of America, James Beard Foundation and Black Food Folks on the Better Business project to build stronger, more sustainable business practices for the industry.