Gretchen’s table: A spicy shrimp stew with roots in the island nation Mauritius

  • Shrimp rougaille is spicy with chiles and fragrant with ginger. (Gretchen McKay/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/TNS)

No matter where they hail from, part of the appeal of skillet dishes is the fact they get dinner on the table in no time, usually with just a handful of ingredients.