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.
This superb stew hails from Ghana and has a wonderful peanut taste that is mellowed by tomato and joined with a host of vegetables and tender chicken. It's best served with rice.
In Mumbai, a system of delivering lunches has evolved whose efficiency might be the envy of FedEx or Amazon.
Enjoy chicharrón piel de pollo as a snack or appetizer in the comfort of your home. This is my easy-to-follow recipe for making this tempting dish.
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.
Pulut panggang is a traditional Malay snack. Delicious and spicy, this snack is my pick while watching TV or during teatime.
Okra is a popular vegetable due to its health benefits and good taste. This crispy and delicious okra pakora can be served as a tea-time snack or as an appetizer before a meal It is a scrumptious side dish, too.
Moong dal tadka, or tempered split and skinned green gram, is a popular Indian main dish. Video included.
Learn about one of the most historically traditional Portuguese recipes "Chanfana," a goat roast / stew...
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.
Upma is my all-time favorite breakfast dish. This versatile dish often includes seasonal veggies in addition to onions, coconut, and tomatoes. Rice sevai (vermicelli) upma is soft, smooth, and delicious. You don't need a side dish for this. It can also be packed in a lunch box.
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.
Learn how to make roasted shakarkandi (sweet potato) chaat, a popular Indian snack and street food. Video included.
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.
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.
After three months of eating my way around Sri Lanka, these are some of the things I learned as a vegan...
Learn how to prepare the very popular North Indian bread, butter naan, on a tawa (skillet) without yeast or a tandoor. Video included.
Sometimes when I'm hungry, I want a comfort food that's fast and simple. Curry noodles are at the top of my list. Not only is it easy to make, it's delicious, too.
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!
Chicken soup is one of my favorite dishes to make during the wintertime. Serve with steamed white rice, and top with scallions, coriander, and fried onions. This dish is definitely a winner!
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.
Cutlets are popular starters, appetizers, and evening snacks. These banana flower cutlets are nutritious. They can be prepared ahead, stored airtight in refrigerator, and fried when required.
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!
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.
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!
Learn how to make the popular Indo-Chinese dish, Mushroom Manchurian, a perfect snack or appetizer. Video included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a recipe for Punjabi-style rongi, or lobia, a popular North Indian curry prepared with black-eyed beans. Video included.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Punjabi dal makhani is the most popular of all Indian dals. My simple step-by-step recipe makes preparing this much-loved dal easy. Video included.
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!
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.
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.
The Lakota believe that food is sacred. Without food, there is no life, so the Lakota treat their food with the highest respect.
Cucur badak is a traditional Malay snack. Delicious and spicy, this snack is my pick for teatime or for watching TV.
Easy-to-prepare recipe for the traditional Punjabi dish and street food, rajma chawal, or kidney bean curry and rice. Recipe video included.
Have you ever heard of pastimallows? It is a combination of pastillas and marshmallows. Try this famous milk-based sweet delicacy with a twist that originated in the Philippines.
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.
Easy and delicious taco soup is just the start! Here are recipes for pozole, carne asada, baked jalapeño poppers, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Masala rice roti is a delicious flatbread you can serve to your family for breakfast or dinner. This roti makes a wonderful between-meal snack, too. Try this easy and simple recipe, and savor the uniqueness.
Edible insects are a nutritious food. Farming insects has environmental benefits and will likely become increasingly important as the Earth's population increases.
Easy and simple recipe to make delicious street-style tawa pulao with leftover or freshly cooked rice. Video included.
Do you love Chinese food? Try my Chinese-style sweet and sour sauce. This recipe is so easy, even the kids can make it!
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.
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.
Ayam Bakar Daun Pandan is a very popular dish in Malaysia. Pandan leaves are usually used for making desserts, but did you know you can also use them for savory dishes like chicken?
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.
Crispy golden outside, creamy chicken inside, Spanish croquetas are the best! Step-by-step instructions and recipe.
An introduction to the best and most popular Spanish tapas dishes—from a person who has frequently visited Madrid!
Do you love Chinese cuisine? I've loved it since I was a kid. This is my recipe for egg noodles with chicken and mung bean sprouts in oyster sauce.
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.
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.
Rava idli (semolina dumplings) is a popular breakfast dish in India. Roasted semolina is mixed with yogurt or curd to make the batter. These dumplings are very soft and delicious. Try this recipe!
A step-by-step guide on how to make Jamaican pork stew. Best served with traditional rice and peas, and a side salad.
Neer dosa, a type of dosa made from rice batter, is a famous recipe from Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
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.
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.
Easy to make and healthy, this is the popular restaurant-style mixed vegetable sabzi recipe. 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.
Moong (mung bean) is known for its protein, antioxidants, and fiber content. Moong soup is a nourishing soup that is both tasty and filling.
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.
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.
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.
Filipino cuisine offers many flavorful dishes that everyone can enjoy. This is one of my favorites: ginataang kalabasa at sitaw with crispy chicken skin.
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.
Mangoes are high in antioxidants that are helpful for your body. They are sweet and tasty. You can make many dishes with them. Ripe mango raita is a quick and easy side dish you can make in about 15 minutes. This raita is best served with rice, dosa, chapati, and flatbreads.
Vegetable stew simmered in coconut and yogurt is a yummy curry, an awesome side dish for steamed rice or Rotis. It is not so spicy side dish enriched with the nice aroma of fresh coconut and curd.
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.
Corn capsicum tikkis (cutlets) are soft, crunchy, and super yummy. Children love to eat them, and they make the best after-school snacks. Once you prepare the dough, all you need to do is shallow-fry the tikkis, and they're ready to eat.
This traditional Malay dish is perfect for a family dinner. The richness of the sauce and the blend of the spices make this dish both unique and delicious. Serve with rice or bread.
Bananas in sweetened coconut milk, known in Malaysia as pengat pisang, is a very simple dessert to make.
Have you ever tried the famous Korean side dish called kongnamul? I re-created this dish with a twist by incorporating chili garlic oil.
Soup is perfect for warming up during the colder months. Learn how to make a delicious Filipino soup called chicken hi-bol.
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!
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.
Cucur is a traditional Malay fritter snack. It is served alongside sweet and sour chili dipping sauce. This quick and easy recipe is my pick while watching tv or during teatime.
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.
Raw papaya, or green papaya, is used to prepare halwa (pudding) during the Indian festival of Navratri. Learn how to make this special dessert (recipe video included).
Tajine recipes are the perfect introduction to Moroccan cuisine. Quick and easy to make, they can be tailored to include beef, fish, or chicken. The recipe can be easily adjusted to be vegetarian, as well. Explore these delicious tajine dishes as you step into your virtual Moroccan kitchen!
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!
Spicy shrimp is one of my favorite dishes to cook at home. This spicy, sweet, and sour dish will never disappoint you.
Enjoy the crunchiness of chicharrón de cerdo. This is my easy-to-follow recipe for making this dish.
Do you love bread? I do! Lavash is a traditional Armenian flatbread, but in this recipe I've added an Italian twist.
Five gorgeous Japanese restaurants within quick walking distance of Musashi-Kosugi Station near Tokyo.
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.
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.
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.
Fish curry is a very famous dish in Malay cooking. The intense flavor from the curry powder, spices, and coconut milk make this dish perfect for the wintertime.
Ayam percik is a very famous roasted chicken dish in Malaysia. Often found at the local night market, or pasar malam, this dish is flavored with delicious spices.
A sweet chutney prepared with dates, tamarind, and jaggery that can be served with Indian snacks. Video included.
Cauliflower pickle prepared the way it is made in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Video included.
I'm sure you have your regular dishes that you look forward to every fall season and throughout the holidays, but have you considered what others from around the world might be making in their kitchens this time of year? Maybe you'll find some inspiration for a new dish to add to your repertoire.
Some people have anosmia, a condition that robs them of a sense of smell. That makes them good candidates for food that offers a massive olfactory insult.
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.
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.
Methi Matar Malai is a creamy side dish that complements all types of flatbread. This curry is nutritious and mouthwatering. The secret of its heavenly taste is the spices, as well as the fresh milk cream.
Want to make a healthy and colorful breakfast? Here's a recipe to satisfy your desire. Vermicelli and vegetable upma is a comforting dish that you can use for breakfast as well as lunch.
Pomegranate is known for its rich vitamin C and antioxidants. Pomegranate tambuli is a yogurt-based side dish. It is mildly sweet and delicious. Pair it with steamed rice.
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.
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.
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.
Should you be visiting Singapore during the Chinese New Year season, here are ten delicious festival foods to try.
Much has been written about British cooking; until recent years almost none of it was complimentary.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sugar makes everything better, and Moroccan sweets are no exception. Ingredients are always fresh and the combinations are unexpected. They are always hand-crafted with superhuman attention to detail. So where do you begin? What do you try first? Grab a plate and get ready to eat!
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!
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.
Crunchy textured kohlrabi (knol-khol) is known to have abundant fiber and vitamins. It is low-calorie, low-fat, and has no cholesterol. This soup is very delicious and healthy. Try this winter winner!
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!
Akara (beans cake) is widely eaten in Nigeria. I remember growing up and eating akara almost everyday for breakfast. Unlike moyi-moyi, which is steamed, akara is deep-fried.
Chole masala, one of the most beloved Punjabi dishes, is easy to prepare with my step-by-step recipe. 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.
Punjabi Khichdi is a healthy blend of rice and lentils. Ideally prepared as a one-pot meal, this dish serves two purposes. It satiates your hunger and serves as medicinal food for ailments.
If you are planning to visit Galway and you are a keen foodie, you will soon be invited to purchase food tours on social media from your browsing history. While it may be a good idea to go on one organised tour to get a feel for the place, the DIY option can be even more fun.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Would you eat the still beating heart of a cobra? A fish head fermented for weeks underground or an alcoholic beverage with a pickled critter sitting in the middle of the bottle? This and so much more is in this absolutely disgusting article so hold your barf bags high and lets get this party started!
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.
Butter chicken is one of my favorite Indian meals. This dish is perfect for a family dinner at home.
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.
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.