Modern folklore patterns adorn decor

This photo provided by Annie Selke shows her Merry Go Round hooked rug, Inspired by a piece of 1950s art she found in France. The rug is modern and playful. (Annie Selke via AP)

Many young international designers are drawing on heritage, folklore and their imaginations to create contemporary textile, ceramic and wall-covering patterns.

Primavera is made with vegetables, cream and cheese

This April 1, 2018 photo shows spatzle primavera in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Sara Moulton. (Sara Moulton via AP)

Springtime is the right time for Pasta Primavera, which is, after all, the Italian word for spring. There’s some controversy about who invented this wonderful dish, but everyone agrees that it was made famous in the late ’70s at New York’s Le Cirque restaurant. In any case, the recipe consists of spring vegetables, cream and cheese. How far wrong can you go?

Greek Roasted Chicken Breasts

This 2018 photo shows Greek roasted chicken breasts in New York. This dish is from a recipe by Katie Workman. (Mia via AP)

Oregano, lemon, garlic, glugs of olive oil … these are just a few of the ingredients that make Greek food so appealing. They match up well with all sorts of other hero ingredients, from potatoes to chicken to seafood.

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