A guide on the kinds of food eaten in Poland from the main course to what Poles eat for dessert. Includes information on various elements used in Polish cooking as well as commonly prepared dishes.
Are you craving Korean food but don't have the money to eat in a fancy restaurant? Why not cook at home? Try this recipe for kongnamulguk with chicken gizzards. It's very affordable and easy to make.
A full Welsh breakfast is similar in many respects to other British fried breakfasts. It is made truly unique, however, by the inclusion of laverbread and cockles on the plate, two things you would never find in English, Scottish or Northern Irish breakfasts.
I always look forward to simple yet nutritious meals. Allow me to share my recipe for fried tofu with mung bean sprouts, an Asian-inspired dish that you can easily make at home.
A kidney-beans-based recipe that is one of Jamaica's most popular dishes. This dish uses pig's tail, can be made with or without salt beef, and needs lots of red kidney beans.
Soup is perfect for warming up during the colder months. Learn how to make a delicious Filipino soup called chicken hi-bol.
Wheat flour pancakes are a quick and easy breakfast. No need to plan in advance to make these yummy and super healthy pancakes. Just gather a few ingredients, make a batter, and your pancakes are almost ready!
Moong dal dosa is a convenient, fast, and easy-to-prepare dish. No need for fermentation. It makes a great option for a vegan, gluten-free breakfast that's rich in protein.
Five gorgeous Japanese restaurants within quick walking distance of Musashi-Kosugi Station near Tokyo.
How many ways can we make chicken and rice? Arroz con pollo, paella, and chicken adobo are just a few examples. Let’s explore the world’s favorite chicken-and-rice combos.
How many ways can we make flatbread? Focaccia, pita, and naan are just a few examples. Let’s explore the world’s favorite flatbreads and discover 10 easy recipes.
Fafda is a popular Gujarati street snack. It's easy to make this snack at home for teatime—or any time. The main ingredient is chickpea flour. Chickpeas are a good source of vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber.
Learn how to cook Armenian hachapuri (khachapuri). This recipe uses lavash and is the Armenian version of the famous Georgian dish.
Known as "kanom pang jee" in Thai, these no-fuss macaroons are definitely a must-try for coconut lovers. Plus, they are also gluten-free and dairy-free!
Methi thepla is a type of Indian flatbread made with fenugreek leaves and wheat flour. The various spices used in this savory flatbread make it delicious and flavorful. Methi thepla stays fresh for many days, which makes it a favorite snack for travelers.
Morocco has some of the world's best olives. The variety is staggering and the options are endless. Spices, citrus, and herbs are all part of the olive-making process. This guide will help you not only identify the different types but will tell you how to use them in Moroccan cooking.
Red, white, and green—the colors of the Mexican flag are all represented in chiles en nogada, which is one reason this is the traditional dish for Mexican Independence Day. But these fabulous chiles are as delicious as they are beautiful, rewarding your guests with a virtual explosion of flavor.
Fideo con carne y papas is a family dish made that tastes great and can feed 4-6 people for under $10. Includes instructions and photo tutorial.
These sweet dumplings are almost like coconut-jaggery stuffed idlis. They are soft, aromatic, and delicious. They don't contain much oil because they are steamed. Eat them with a spoon of ghee on top.
Stuffed eggplant curry, or badanekai ennegai, is a popular vegetarian curry. It is spicy and flavorful. This curry is best eaten with plain rice roti. Making this curry is easy!
Not only is bottle gourd delicious, it's healthy, too. You can make this awesome bottle gourd dry masala curry in just 30 minutes. Serve it as a side dish alongside chapati, roti, or flatbread of your choice.
Also known as boat noodles or kuay teow rhua, this unique soup is a dish so dear to a lot of Thais. Luckily, with this recipe, you don't have to fly all the way to Thailand to try it.
Beetroot is a tasty vegetable with many health benefits. This beetroot pulao (rice) is a simple yet delicious dish. Make this one-pot main course that can serve as a full meal!
This Puerto Rican dessert is one of my favorites. It is a layer of cake on the bottom, flan on the top and it's covered in caramel.
In Malaysia, fried rice vermicelli noodles is known as bihun goreng. Made with thin rice noodles, this dish is commonly available at mamak stalls. Now, you can make this delicious meal at home for your family.
Japanese food has gained a great reputation and is still increasing in popularity. Even so, there is so much more variety to Japan's food that you may not know about. This article highlights what you should try when you visit Japan for a delightful, and possibly adventurous, culinary experience.
Tomato and onion raita is a very tasty side dish. Quick and easy to make, this raita incorporates raw veggies and yogurt in a spicy coconut sauce. Try it, and see how delicious it is!
Nasi lemak is one of my favorite Malaysian breakfast foods. It is traditionally served with spicy sambal ikan bilis, fried chicken, fresh cucumber, and hard-boiled or fried eggs. It is delicious!
Try traditional Georgian satsebeli sauce. It will make anything—meat, poultry, pasta—have a great flavor and taste really Georgian.
One of the easiest desserts you can make is brigadeiros. A favourite here in Brazil, it has just three ingredients. It's so easy, the kids can help, as well. Try making this easy dessert and wow your friends and family!
Thai eggplants can be hard to find. So, when you do find them, it's best to be prepared! Let me show you how to prepare, cook, and store them.
Peanut chikki bars were my childhood favorite. We used to munch on them while walking home from our far-away high school. Chikkis are instant energizers and the ultimate toothsome desserts!
Have you ever tasted Filipino adobo? It is a popular dish from the Philippines, usually made with meat, that is savory, sour, and sometimes sweet. I created a vegetable version of this dish, which I call adobong sitaw with crunchy fried tofu.
Chinese restaurants are very popular in Puerto Rico. Most of them have adapted many Puerto Rican dishes into their menu, creating a unique and exciting fusion cuisine.
Stuffed potato and cottage cheese paratha is an ideal breakfast or lunchbox recipe. Delicious and healthy, this meal can be served with yogurt, butter, or pickles.
Have you ever tried edible flowers? In this simple recipe, I use kalabasa flowers, or squash blossoms, to make a delicious and healthy salad. I also added the exciting flavor of bagoong, or anchovy sauce.
Have you ever tried pastillas? Pastillas are a famous milk-based sweet from the Philippines. This is a no-cook variation on a traditional pastillas recipe.
A simplified variation of traditional custard-filled Norwegian skolebrød buns (also called Norwegian "school bread").
Fideo is a toasted pasta tomato soup garnished with sour cream or a Mexican cheese, such as queso fresco. This soup is guaranteed to become a favorite in your family! For added greens, you can throw in some chopped zucchini or spinach.
Add flavor and variety to your home cooking with Indian spices—Indian cooking features lots of fresh vegetables, as well as delectable combinations of fruit and spices.
Idiyappam, or string hoppers, is a unique and tasty breakfast dish. They are versatile rice noodles, or sevai, that you can use in many ways. We make these noodles fresh with rice and coconut batter.
Bharwan karela, or stuffed bitter gourd, is a vegetable dish with a lot of health benefits. Try this dish prepared in the Punjabi style. Video included.
Edible insects are a nutritious food. Farming insects has environmental benefits and will likely become increasingly important as the Earth's population increases.
This protein-rich curry is colorful, healthy, and boasts a rich cashew-nut flavor. Serve this curry with pancakes or fried rice.
Radish is highly nutritious and cooks quickly, but it has a pungent flavor. Radish curry is a spicy yet delicious side dish that you can serve with any type of flatbread.
Easy-to-prepare recipe for the traditional Punjabi dish and street food, rajma chawal, or kidney bean curry and rice. Recipe video included.
Learn how to make the popular Indo-Chinese dish, Mushroom Manchurian, a perfect snack or appetizer. Video included.
Nawabi paneer, also known as shahi paneer, is a dish that was prepared for the royalty of India during the Moghul Empire. Try this dish of cottage cheese in a rich, white gravy of nuts, cream, and spices. Recipe video included.
It's truly wonderful to have a nice morning salad. This knol-khol salad is a raw dish made with knol-khol (kohlrabi), pomegranate, split mung beans, coconut, ginger, green chilies, lemon, and salt.
Do you enjoy eating scrambled eggs? Try this healthy version of poqui poqui, a popular regional dish from the northern part of the Philippines.
Taking a Japanese train ride soon? Don’t forget to grab an Ekiben meal box. This is one of the most exotic and colorful experiences to enjoy when traveling in Japan.
Eating sushi is a must-try experience in Japan. Here are some things to remember to ensure you get the most out of your visit to a sushi restaurant.
Do you love bread? I do! Lavash is a traditional Armenian flatbread, but in this recipe I've added an Italian twist.
Learn how to make this yogurt-based side dish, or raita, in a jiffy. This mildly spicy dish is a hot-summer-day favorite. For this raita, I used tomatoes, yogurt, and red chilies.
This sweet and spicy dosa (corn-wheat flour pancake) is an instant breakfast recipe that requires no fermentation. Easy, hassle-free, and flavorful, these dosas can be made in a jiffy.
Spicy anchovies, or sambal ikan bilis, is a popular dish in Malaysia. If you like spicy food, this dish is something that you must try!
Here is a delicious and healthy mix of spices for chai tea. Drinking this tea in the winter will help boost your immunity and reduce the risk of getting a cold or a cough. Video included.
Here's how I like to make Korean-style sweet potato rice. It's delicious and great for those on a plant-based diet.
This local winter stew recipe is known only in some parts of the south of the Netherlands. It's a specialty in Sealandic Flanders (Zeeuws-Vlaanderen). It's easy to make, as well as being nutritious and delicious.
An examinatiuon of the history and changing nature of the English breakfast and what actually constitutes a traditional English breakfast.
Are you looking for a fabulous finger food to serve at your next party? Try this deliciously meaty and savory snack, lumpiang Shanghai. Learn how to make this Filipino version of Chinese spring rolls.
Protein pancakes are made of white lentils. They are called "abi bhakri (dodak)" in my local dialect. Freshly chopped coconut, green chilies, and ginger give a nice crunch to these lentil pancakes.
I visited my Grandma at her house in Kolkata, India in October 2015 and asked her to cook two of her favorite dishes. This is my attempt to document the recipe of the meat curry she made for me.
A delicious stew comprised of flavorful and savory pork, salty and hearty bacon, and the sweetness of prunes, all mixed liberally with cumin and wine.
Learn how to prepare achar paratha, an Indian flatbread prepared with pickle masala. Video included.
Tambuli, or cold soup, is a Karnataka specialty. This fenugreek (methi) leaf tambuli is a yogurt-based dish that can be used as a side dish or beverage. You can make this nutritious drink in a jiffy.
Learn how to make an easy rose syrup that is free of any synthetic colors or preservatives. Video included.
Mung beans (green gram) are good source of nutrients, including B vitamins, protein, starch, dietary fiber, and minerals. These mung bean pancakes are spicy, delicious, and filling.
Sometimes we long for foods that are a little too spicy and tempting. Then, it is the perfect time to make Szechuan fried rice, which is obviously spicy and eye-catching, best to satiate your hunger.
In Malaysia, spicy fried noodles is known as mie goreng. Made with thin yellow noodles, this dish is commonly available at mamak stalls. Now, you can make this delicious meal at home for your family.
Laddoo is a traditional Indian sweet that is enjoyed during nearly every festival, wedding, or celebration in India. There can be many variations in the ingredients. Learn how to make your own laddoos.
Do you want to be able to create an authentic Indian curry? This recipe was passed from generation to generation in my family and it simple enough for a student cook to follow.
Scottish foodstuffs and recipes are often considered to be unimaginative, bland and unhealthy. The Scottish recipes featured on this page show that Scottish food can be extremely tasty and more than worth sampling in your home.
Chicken and beef satay is very popular in Malaysia. It is one of the Malaysian national dishes alongside nasi lemak, roti canai, and char kuey teow.
For the Ganesha festival, I wanted to make an authentic Indian sweet. I chose to make Mysore pak, a sweet from the royal city of Mysore. This sweet cake has only four ingredients: gram flour, sugar, oil, and ghee.
Empanada—popular in dozens of places around the globe, each location lending its own unique spin to the hand-held pie. Learn the history of this original "fast food" and enjoy one dozen recipes.
Oxtail stew is a rich tradition of Jamaican culture. When prepared the authentic way, you will get all of the flavor and consistency that give oxtail stew that unmistakable taste of the Caribbean.
Kabuli pulao is a dish from the north of Afghanistan that is also considered to be a national dish of Afghanistan. If you visit Afghanistan, Pakistan, or Saudi Arabia (where it is called roz Bukhari), you will certainly have this dish.
Cabbage potato parathas are spicy, soft, crunchy, and appetizing. This dish combines veggies with wheat flour to make scrumptious pancakes. They are served for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Should you be visiting Singapore during the Chinese New Year season, here are ten delicious festival foods to try.
Learn how to prepare the very popular North Indian bread, butter naan, on a tawa (skillet) without yeast or a tandoor. Video included.
Indian cuisine makes extensive use of coconut. These coconut barfi, or coconut cakes, are deliciously juicy and flavorful.
Tarallini are an Italian snack—a perfect accompaniment to a cheese board, wine tasting, or a simple afternoon of appetizers with friends. You can purchase them, or bake your own with my easy recipe.
Instant rava vegetable paddu (aka paniyaram or appe) is a South Indian breakfast recipe. Typically, paddu is prepared with leftover idli or dosa batter, but this recipe is an instant version prepared with rava, or semolina. This dish is prepared in a special mold pan that has shell shapes.
Filipino cuisine offers many flavorful dishes that everyone can enjoy. This is one of my favorites: ginataang kalabasa at sitaw with crispy chicken skin.
Aloo matar is a famous Punjabi vegetarian dish made from potatoes and peas. Easily prepared with simple ingredients, this comforting curry pairs well with roti, chapati, poori, rice, naan, and even dosa.
Did you imagine that ancient Romans spent their time indulging in lavish banquets? Ordinary people ate ordinary meals, not very different to what we eat today.
Long beans are delicious pods that we use extensively in cooking. They have a unique, delightful taste. They are a good source of vitamin A and minerals. Stir-fried long beans make an easy side dish.
If you ask the average person about Irish food, the answer is probably going to be something about Irish stew or coddle. However, the Irish food scene has evolved over the years. It has injected new life into cooking using the best fresh ingredients available.
Learn how to prepare namak pare, a delightful, savory, anytime snack that kids and adults alike will love. Video included.
Little Saigon, Orange County CA is well known as a top culinary destination for Vietnamese food lovers and foodies who crave excellent, authentic Vietnamese cuisine – outside of Vietnam!
The Lakota believe that food is sacred. Without food, there is no life, so the Lakota treat their food with the highest respect.
In this simple recipe, I use bayawak, or monitor lizard, to make a tasty Filipino adobo. Step-by-step procedure included.
There are so many different kinds of dumplings in the world! Depending on the country, there may be several traditional, regional varieties. This is my recipe for Sardines in Tomato Sauce Dumplings.
Beetroot kurma is a spicy curry that goes well with flat breads, roti, or plain rice. It is a nutrient-rich and mouthwatering side dish. Make this colorful curry on a leisure day, and enjoy the meal!
Tocino is a popular Filipino breakfast dish. You can vary the meat used in this dish according to your preference. This is my recipe for homemade chicken tocino.
The holidays are fast approaching, and the weather has begun to change. Foods that warm the body are wonderful for this time of year. Let me teach you how to make a sinigang na salmon belly soup that you can enjoy during this holiday season.
Yakitori is a common dish in Japan using skewers and chicken. I switched out the chicken and substituted tempeh, making this dish fast, delicious, and low-calorie. Time to fire up the grill!
Give this pumpkin dessert soup a try. It's easy, gluten-free, vegan friendly, and authentically Thai!
Udnittu (urad flour and curds chutney) is made with black gram flour, minced ginger, chopped green chilies, and moderately sour curds. This is a raw side dish. All you need to do is combine the ingredients to make this yummy and super easy chutney!
Khandvi is a famous Gujarati snack that's popular throughout India. The main ingredient is chickpea flour (besan). It is a very healthy and delicious snack, and they are fun to make, too. Try it!
In our Polish heritage, they're actually called Gołąbki (also known as Golumpki), but the Slovak areas made the name Halupki more recognized. It's was considered an immigrant staple and consists of beef or pork (or both), rice, onion, and some seasonings wrapped in cabbage leaves and cooked in a tomato sauce.
Do you enjoy eating fried or pan-fried foods? Do you love the taste of Chinese cuisine? Now you can fulfill both cravings in one dish. Try this crispy, crunchy Chinese-style breading mix using only simple ingredients. Enjoy!
Paan is an Indian digestive aid and mouth freshener prepared with betel leaf, areca nut, and a few other ingredients. Learn how to make this flavorful and refreshing paan ice cream.
Ganth gobhi, or kohlrabi, is a winter vegetable that is very healthy. This is a recipe for Ganth Gobhi Sabzi, made in the North-Indian Punjabi style. Video included.
Butter chicken is one of my favorite Indian meals. This dish is perfect for a family dinner at home.
Have you ever tried salchipapas? Salchipapas is a famous type of street food in Peru. Let me show you an easy way to prepare this delicious snack.
Do you know about the health benefits of sprouts? Grow healthy and hygienic sprouts yourself, at home, and include them in your daily diet. It’s easy, and you can use the healthy sprouts in yummy salads, soups, and many more delicious recipes.
Kuih pau, or steamed buns, are very popular in Malaysia. They are considered one of traditional "kuih" for breakfast and teatime.
Malaysians love their food. The choices for breakfast can range from simple bread to the more spicy nasi lemak with lots of other interesting choices in between.
Yellow pumpkin paratha, or flatbread, is very delicious and aromatic. Though I had known about this recipe, I was unsure about how it would taste—until I made it at home yesterday morning. It was truly fantastic.
Kuih ketayap, or crepe with sweet coconut filling, is very popular in Malaysia. This is considered to be one of the traditional "kuih" for breakfast and teatime.
Tuscany—the heart of Italy, and the true meaning of beautiful food and idyllic scenery. When I think of Heaven, I see the Tuscan countryside. Let me take you there, no passport needed.
Making a nutritious and tasty breakfast typically requires prior planning, but this instant poha idli recipe is an exception!
Comfort food in the Jamaican-American household means curry chicken. This quick stew has the ingredients and spices that satisfy your hunger, as it is a hearty, authentic, and easy Caribbean meal.
Fried chicken in sweet soy and spicy soy sauce is one of my favorite dishes to make for lunch or dinner. In Malaysia, this dish known as ayam masak kicap. Let me show you how to cook the dish!
Easy to make and healthy, this is the popular restaurant-style mixed vegetable sabzi recipe. Video included.
Much has been written about British cooking; until recent years almost none of it was complimentary.
Recipe for nazook (nazouk/nazuk), an Armenian pastry that's traditionally served around Easter. Step-by-step instructions, and an instructional video of my Aunt Aida, master nazook baker, showing you how it's done!
The empanada is a tasty and popular dish in Latin and Caribbean countries. It is a stuffed, flaky pastry that can be either baked or fried.
I grew up in Malaysia, where I enjoyed eating local dishes every day. Now that I live in the United States, I keep my kitchen stocked with these 10 essential ingredients. Whenever I want to cook my favorite Malay dishes, I'm ready.
Making homemade hot tamales can be time-consuming, but worth every minute it takes. Make them spicy, mild, chicken, beef, pork or vegetarian! No limit to the flavors you can make. Call your friends and family for help and have a tamale making party!
Pulut panggang is a traditional Malay snack. Delicious and spicy, this snack is my pick while watching TV or during teatime.
If you visit any Southeast Asian country during the holiday season, you are sure to find many of these delicacies in the shops and markets.
This is a richly textured and nutritious chutney that incorporates the sweet and spicy taste of capsicum with the crunchiness of mustard seeds and red chilies. A wonderful complement to roti, idli dosa, and rice.
Everyone knows the health benefits of coconuts. Kayi holige is a popular, traditional Indian sweet dish that is made of jaggery and coconut. These flatbreads are very delicious and flavorful.
Have you ever tried Filipino food? This recipe is for a famous snack called lumpiang togue (spring roll with mung bean sprouts). Delicious, healthy, and easy to prepare, too!
Eating in a strange country can be a challenge. This article will help you eliminate some of the weird, and frankly nasty, dishes on the Italian menu.
The name literally means "speckled bread" and is baked and sold commercially in most parts of Wales, but virtually every region, town, and family seems to have their own special version of the recipe.
Spices are a huge part of Moroccan cooking. They balance and enhance the flavors of each dish. Like the scaffolding that holds up a building, there are certain spices that are essential to this cuisine.
Japan boasts a large variety of unique, mouth-watering dishes and cooking styles not originally found anywhere else in the world. When travelling to Japan, here is a list of cuisines you must not miss.
This arroz con pollo recipe is one that has been in my mother-in-law's family for generations. She taught me how to make it nearly a decade ago, and it shows up every month on our dinner table. I hope you enjoy this chicken and rice dish from Extremadura, in the west of Spain.
Kilawin na pugita, or lightly blanched octopus, is one of my favorite appetizers. The tastes and textures are so amazing, especially when it is prepared and cooked properly. Enjoy this dish by following my easy recipe.
Mini modaks, or ammi kozukattai, are rice dumplings that we traditionally make for festivals. It is an Indian sweet dish that is steam-cooked with coconut, jaggery, white rice, and cardamom powder.
The potato may be one of the most popular vegetables in the whole world. They are not only delicious, but they are also nutritious. This potato curry is a quick and easy side dish that goes well with roti, chapati, poori, or any flatbread.
Easy to make, tawa naan is crisp on the outside and soft on the inside. This traditional Indian flatbread is cooked on a griddle instead of a tandoor (oven). Recipe video included.
Sichuan has more beef dishes than most other Chinese provences and their spicy beef stew is considered to be comfort food. Made with star anise, Sichuan peppercorns and chili bean sauce it is slowly simmered until you get a tasty, spicy but not too hot stew which can be served with rice or noodles.
This is an amazing mixed vegetable curry that is full of fresh vegetables and spices. It is a tasty dish that pairs well with flatbread.
Baklava is a sweet, layered pastry with chopped walnuts, syrup, or honey. It is very popular in many countries including Turkey, Iran, and even Greece. Learn how to cook Armenian baklava here!
Are you craving a snack that is spicy, tangy, and colorful? Try potato tikki chaat, a healthy and delicious snack for kids and adults alike.
Have you ever tried adding fish to your fried rice? I recently tried doing this and was surprised by the delicious results. Take your usual fried rice to the next level!
Want to have a yummy and healthy breakfast? Try this spicy vegetable khichdi. This is an awesome dish made of rice, lentils, and vegetables. Serve this all-in-one dish with a yogurt-based raita or salad.
Upma is a popular Indian breakfast dish. Instant upma mix is a pre-made mix that allows you to make this meal instantly, simply by adding boiling water. You can also add boiled vegetables to make the meal more nutritious.
Look no further for a quick and easy green veggie side dish. This spinach curry takes me no more than 20 minutes to make, and it's delicious, too!
Japanese food has become popular all over the world, and now it's not just sushi and tempura that's turning heads. To understand why it's so scrumptious we look at what the Japanese like and strive for in the dishes that they make.
Learn how to make roasted shakarkandi (sweet potato) chaat, a popular Indian snack and street food. Video included.
Arrowhead chips, or ngaku chips, are my all-time favorite snack during Chinese New Year. They are fairly easy to prepare, and once you have tried them you will want to make a batch for yourself.
Learn a very simple recipe to enjoy tofu. Fried tofu can be eaten as is or mixed with any meat or vegetable. Tahu goreng can also be served with any dip or sauce, as preferred.
Menudo is a Filipino stew that is traditionally made with pork. In this recipe, I used chicken to create a healthier version of this classic stew.
Some say that clarified butter, or ghee, is the new superfood. Here are some reasons why cooks are choosing it for healthier cooking.
Mandazi/mahamri is a popular East African snack that is similar to a lightly sweetened donut or fried bread. It can be eaten any time of day, but it is especially common for breakfast or with afternoon tea.
Bite-size chutney potato balls are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Spicy, crunchy, and aromatic, this appetizer is easy to make and will be a guaranteed hit at your next event. Try it!
Scotland is an abundant source of food such as venison, beef and seafood. It is possible to trace the history of food in Scotland to get an idea of how people lived.
Alcapurria is a common street food in Puerto Rico. It is a fried green banana and root vegetables dough filled with seasoned ground beef. You can also find seafood alcapurrias.
Do you enjoy the flavors of Indian cuisine? I loved sampling Indian foods during my tour of the region. Let me show how to create a simple version of tofu bhurji, a dish I love making at home.
White lentils are a good source of protein, dietary fiber, and many other nutrients. A great side dish, this lentil coconut chutney is mildly spicy and aromatic.
Do you have a favorite finger food when enjoying an evening beer or cocktail? I personally love something savory, salty, and spicy—a combination that is perfectly encapsulated by dynamite, a Filipino-inspired snack.
In Jordan, tahini is a big part of the cuisine. Many recipes use the sesame paste to add a richness and creaminess to dishes. Dishes are often balanced with a note of citrus or tang. Learn how to make these recipes for a window into Jordanian culture.
Pierogi, piroshky—whatever you call them, these puffy pillows of peasant food are so beloved they have a National holiday and their own patron saint! Learn their heritage and enjoy some fun recipes.
Originally peasant food, cassoulet has been elevated to gourmet status with sumptuous ingredients. Let's examine its origins and explore recipes from frugal to fantastic.
Learn how to make ganne ke ras ki kheer, a traditional Punjabi rice pudding dessert prepared with sugarcane juice. Video included.
An introduction to the best and most popular Spanish tapas dishes—from a person who has frequently visited Madrid!
Weird food? In some cultures, chicken feet are a regular source of protein. Learn how to make the traditional Jamaican dish known as "chicken foot soup" from someone born and raised there!
Chole masala, one of the most beloved Punjabi dishes, is easy to prepare with my step-by-step recipe. Video included.
Learn about one of the most historically traditional Portuguese recipes "Chanfana," a goat roast / stew...
Sopas is one of those Filipino dishes that can be a complete meal in itself. It has vegetables, meat, pasta, and even milk. It is relatively easy to prepare.
In Chinese cuisine, humble home-style dishes are very different from restaurant dishes and street food. Steaming is a common method of home-style cooking and is used for meat (in particular pork), chicken, fish, eggs or tofu. Quick and economical, these tasty dishes are great for tight household budgets. Guidelines for steaming techniques and recipe ideas here.
A "full English breakfast" is composed of meats, potatoes, and other savory treats. By tradition, each component is heavy and fat-laden, but there is a way to prepare this feast as a healthy meal.
This list highlights six of the most common Japanese noodles. Check it out and if you happen to be in the country, try and order one of these tasty creations.
The brahmi herb (gotu kola) is known for its medicinal properties, and it is used extensively in cooking. Brahmi chutney is easy to make and is very tasty, too.
Convenience stores in Japan are just so darned ... convenient! But for the gluten intolerant customer a trip to the conbini can be an intimidating and frustrating experience. Particularly if you don't speak or read Japanese! So what's safe? What isn't? What should we look for? Let's to find out!
Easy and delicious taco soup is just the start! Here are recipes for pozole, carne asada, baked jalapeño poppers, and more.
I grew up eating these authentic and traditional Malaysian dishes. I am very happy to be able to share my perspective on this tasty cuisine with the world.
Crispy golden outside, creamy chicken inside, Spanish croquetas are the best! Step-by-step instructions and recipe.
Try this cauliflower, carrot, and turnip sweet pickle, a popular North Indian pickle prepared every year in the winter season, as fresh cauliflower, carrot, and turnips flood the markets. Video included.