Chole masala, one of the most beloved Punjabi dishes, is easy to prepare with my step-by-step recipe. A video is included.
Beetroot kurma is a spicy curry that goes well with flatbreads, roti, or plain rice. It is a nutrient-rich and mouthwatering side dish. Make this colorful curry on a leisurely day, and enjoy the meal!
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.
Try this Indian-style moong dal khichdi dish, which can be served as a main dish for any meal. Recipe video included.
Pastillas are a popular Filipino milk-based treat. In this recipe, I've made a delicious chocolate version of this tasty treat, which I call chocolate pastillas.
Jollof rice is probably the most popular rice dish in Nigeria. It's rich, easy to prepare and doesn't cost much. I picked up this recipe from my mother.
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.
This is a guide on the kinds of food eaten in Poland, from the main course to what Poles eat for dessert. It includes information on various elements used in Polish cooking as well as commonly prepared dishes.
This article contains a recipe for nazook (nazouk/nazuk), an Armenian pastry that's traditionally served around Easter. Follow along with these step-by-step instructions, and watch an instructional video of my Aunt Aida, master nazook baker, showing you how it's done!
Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how to prepare Nigerian palm oil rice with dried prawns.
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.
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.
Peanut sauce is one of my family's favorite dipping sauces, especially for the Eid Festival. We serve the peanut sauce with chicken or beef satay, nasi impit, fritters, and much more. This sweet and mildly spicy sauce is definitely my favorite dip to make at home.
Learn how to make ganne ke ras ki kheer, a traditional Punjabi rice pudding dessert prepared with sugarcane juice. Video included.
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!
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.
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.
Pearl-like sago is a thing of beauty. While making sago kesari, I was fascinated by its color and texture. I used cooked sago, sugar, cardamom, ghee, and pineapple essence to make this dessert.
Kuih puteri ayu, or steamed pandan coconut cake, is one of my favorite traditional Malaysian desserts. The flavorful pandan makes these spongey cakes an absolute delight. Perfect for teatime!
This is a delicious and authentic Lithuanian recipe for cold soup that is satisfying on a hot summer's day. It is an easy-to-follow recipe with photos.
Almond milk is a great energizing beverage. Store-bought badam milk powder contains very few almonds. Learn how to make an easy, nutrient-dense almond milk powder at home to maintain good health.
Spring onion curry is a quick and easy side dish that is slightly crunchy and intensely flavorful. Rich in calcium, vitamin C, and fiber, this curry is healthy, too.
Eating a nice, healthy salad in the morning can be a wonderful way to start the day. Kohlrabi salad is a raw dish made with kohlrabi (navilu kosu), pomegranate, split mung beans, coconut, ginger, green chilies, lemon, and salt.
These protein-rich 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.
This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to prepare Nigerian coconut rice and spicy chicken.
In our Polish heritage, they're actually called Gołąbki (also known as Golumpki), but the Slovak areas made the name Halupki more recognized. An immigrant staple, the dish consists of beef or pork (or both), rice, onion, and some seasonings wrapped in cabbage leaves and cooked in a tomato sauce.
This Puerto Rican dessert is one of my favorites. It consists of a layer of cake topped with flan and covered in caramel.
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.
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.
Sausage rolls made with Scottish vegetarian haggis are a delicious vegan version of the classic British pub 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.
Jackfruit is a tropical fruit that is recognized for its unique shape, size, and flavor. Jackfruit dessert balls (mulka) are aromatic sweet fritters that are super delicious, crunchy, and soft. Try it!
Momos are a South Asian steamed dumpling with stuffing that can be either vegetarian or non-vegetarian. This particular recipe is for vegetarian momos. They are a delicious finger food that pairs well with a spicy dip.
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.
If you have leftover rice and you don't know what to do with it, the best solution is fried rice. It's easy and very quick to make. Have it with fried eggs or spicy kimchi. Delicious!
Scotland is generally not considered to be one of the great culinary centres of the world. There are good reasons for that.
Escabeche is a Spanish sweet and sour dish made with fried fish and vegetables. Try this delicious recipe for tilapia escabeche.
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.
A popular kids' party treat in Australia and New Zealand, fairy bread is colorful, tasty, and easy to make.
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.
The health benefits of tomatoes can be attributed to their rich nutrient and vitamin content. This tomato curry is spicy, tangy, and aromatic. You need only a few ingredients to make this simple side dish.
Malaysian-style glazed donuts, locally known as kuih keria, are a very popular dessert in Malaysia. I love kuih keria no matter what the occasion, as I have a huge sweet tooth. Yummy!
Learn how to prepare the very popular North Indian bread, butter naan, on a tawa (skillet) without yeast or a tandoor. This article includes a video.
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.
Mixed vegetable Manchurian is a mouthwatering vegetarian starter that will prompt a lot of finger-licking. This snack is a delicious and flavorful appetizer.
Chaats are yummy Indian snacks that come in many varieties. Here I share a quick, easy, and mouthwatering peanut chaat. This tasty snack is a good source of protein and fiber.
In this simple recipe, I use bayawak, or monitor lizard, to make a tasty Filipino adobo. This article includes the step-by-step procedure.
These tacos with an Indian twist make fun snacks and perfect appetizers for parties. Stuffed with a spicy vegetable filling, these tacos are nutritious and flavorful.
Have you ever heard of pastimallows? They are a combination of pastillas and marshmallows. Try this famous milk-based sweet delicacy with a twist that originated in the Philippines.
Sweet diamond cuts (shankerpali) are tasty teatime snacks that just melt in your mouth. Making them is easy. Let me show you how!
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.
Give this pumpkin dessert soup a try. It's easy, gluten-free, vegan-friendly, and authentically Thai!
Patrode (spicy colocasia leaf rolls) are so delicious that words are not sufficient to describe it! You'll just have to try it for yourself.
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.
Much has been written about British cooking; until recent years, almost none of it was complimentary.
Sichuan has more beef dishes than most other Chinese provinces, and their spicy beef stew is considered to be comfort food. Made with star anise, Sichuan peppercorns, and chili bean sauce, it is simmered until you get a tasty, spicy (but not too hot) stew to serve with rice or noodles.
Do you love Chinese food? Try my Chinese-style sweet and sour sauce. This recipe is so easy, even the kids can make it!
Vegetarian haggis, the meat-free version of the Scottish delicacy, combined with keema curry spices makes a delicious and spicy alternative for Burns Night supper.
Bitter gourd contains numerous nutrients that are important for maintaining good health. This stir-fry is easy to prepare, and it's tasty, too. Serve it as a side dish with your meal.
Learn how to cook Armenian hachapuri (khachapuri). This recipe uses lavash and is the Armenian version of the famous Georgian dish.
Should you be visiting Singapore during the Chinese New Year season, here are ten delicious festival foods to try.
Do you enjoy the flavors of Indian cuisine? I loved sampling Indian foods during my tour of the region. Let me show you how to create a simple version of tofu bhurji, a dish I love making at home.
This is a recipe for brown stewed chicken, Jamaican style. Follow along with these step-by-step instructions, straight from a Jamaican kitchen, and learn how to make this classic dish.
Pickle is an appetizing accompaniment to many meals. Mixed vegetable pickle is everyone's favorite because it's delicious and easy to make. Serve this spicy and mouthwatering side dish to enhance the flavor of your meal.
This is an authentic Thai recipe along with pictures, special tips, nutrition info, and extra tidbits!
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.
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.
Learn to make this delicious ragi upma recipe. It's appetizing, not too spicy, and loaded with leafy greens. It's the perfect breakfast for kids.
Enjoy the crunchiness of chicharrón de cerdo, a dish made with fried pork. This is my easy-to-follow recipe for making this dish.
The pantry of an Asian cook contains a treasure trove of hot/spicy/tangy pops of flavor that might elevate your ho-hum meals from not-so-great to new-taste-sensation.
Have you ever tried to eat seaweed? Try my healthy and delicious pokpoklo salad recipe that perfectly complements fried or grilled dishes.
This healthy spiced oat and vegetable pancake comes from the North Indian cuisine. In addition to the recipe, I have included a video tutorial.
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.
An Irish coddle is one of Ireland's traditional recipes, and it is still popular today. The recipe is made with pork sausages, rashers of bacon, potatoes, and onions. I also explain the history of why this dish became a national tradition.
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.
Black gulaman is a popular and refreshing Asian drink. Learn an easy recipe to make your own version at home.
An introduction to the best and most popular Spanish tapas dishes—from a person who has frequently visited Madrid!
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. Quick and economical, these tasty dishes are great for tight household budgets. Guidelines for steaming techniques and recipe ideas here.
French fries are popular all over the world, but there are many different variations that exist. In Tanzania, we find chipsi mayai, or French fries omelette.
Try traditional Georgian satsebeli sauce. It will make anything—meat, poultry, pasta—have a great flavor and taste really Georgian.
This is a recipe for Afghan mantu, which are meat-stuffed dumplings. In this version, the dumplings are stuffed with beef.
Try this easy-to-make crispy pisngi ng baboy recipe, a favorite dish from the Philippines. It pairs perfectly with an ice-cold beverage, alcoholic or otherwise.
Cauliflower is a great source of many nutrients that are important for good health. This vegetable also has a unique flavor and nice aroma. Cauliflower keema is a spicy, crunchy, and delicious curry or side dish.
Chowking is one of the most popular Chinese fast-food chains in the Philippines. In this recipe, I've recreated their famous pork chao fan.
An examinatiuon of the history and changing nature of the English breakfast and what actually constitutes a traditional English breakfast.
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.
Pearl millet (bajra) and fenugreek leaves are rich sources of iron and fiber. These pearl millet parathas are soft and crunchy. I stuffed paneer and tomato mix into these pancakes to make them extra delicious.
Scotland is an abundant source of foods 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.
Pesarattu masala dosa is a nutritious green gram crepe that is typically filled with a potato-onion or a ginger-onion stuffing. They are super yummy when served with coconut chutney.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Making homemade hot tamales can be time-consuming, but they're worth every minute it takes. Make them spicy, mild, chicken, beef, pork or vegetarian! There's no limit to the flavors you can make. Call your friends and family for help and have a tamale-making party!
Bottle gourd is an amazing vegetable that has many health benefits. This spiced curry is easy to make and absolutely delicious. It pairs perfectly with steamed rice.
Pulut panggang is a traditional Malay snack. Delicious and spicy, this snack is my pick while watching TV or during teatime.
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. A video is included.
Bitter gourd (hagala kayi) chutney is the best sauce I've ever had—I'm not even kidding! If you make this dish in the right way, I'm sure you will agree. Bitter gourd is a superfood. Try it!
Apple banana dosas are quick and easy pancakes that are sweetened naturally with banana. Kids love them!
Sevai upma is a common breakfast dish in India. Tomato upma (tomato bath) is a healthy version of it that's mostly made of tomatoes. This bright-colored upma attracts everyone. Try it!
Mediterranean sauces are regional specialties with worldwide appeal. Each culture uses the produce of their garden to craft a condiment for the foods they love. Let’s explore the origins of these five sauces and learn how to make them.
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.
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.
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. So what's safe? What isn't? What should we look for? Let's find out!
Masala vada, popularly known as ambode in Kannada, is a healthy South Indian snack. Made with split chickpeas, fresh herbs, and spices, this snack is crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. It's the perfect party appetizer.
Jollof rice is a simple yet delicious staple food in Nigeria, as well as in many other West African countries. Learn how to make this fragrant and savory dish at home!
The Lakota believe that food is sacred. Without food, there is no life, so the Lakota treat their food with the highest respect.
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.
Delicious and healthy, this moong masoor dal recipe comes from the Punjabi region of North India. Video included.
Table manners and etiquette change from country to country, but in Japan, there are quite a few rules to follow when you are using chopsticks. Some rules are pretty minor, but a couple of rules in particular are incredibly important to follow.
Moong dal dosa is a convenient, fast, and easy-to-prepare dish. There's no need for fermentation. It makes a great option for a vegan, gluten-free breakfast that's rich in protein.
Learn how to prepare achar paratha, an Indian flatbread prepared with pickle masala. Video included.
A simplified variation of traditional custard-filled Norwegian skolebrød buns (also called Norwegian "school bread").
Arroz con gandules is an inexpensive, perfect mix of protein, carbohydrates, veggies, and deliciousness.
Kuih karipap is one of Malaysia's favorite snacks of all time. It's very easy to make, and it's suitable to serve for teatime or appetizers.
Discover 10 delicious Hawaiian foods that represent the incredible history and cultural diversity of this tropical paradise.
Learn how to prepare tangy and fiery pickled South Indian Andhra-style mango with my easy and quick recipe.
Japan boasts a large variety of unique, mouthwatering dishes and cooking styles not originally found anywhere else in the world. When travelling to Japan, here is a list of dishes you must not miss.
Cabbage fritters are crispy and tasty snacks that have numerous health benefits. A great party snack or appetizer, it is very easy to make.
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 its unique taste.
Spicy eggplant curry goes well with roti, flatbread, rice, or chapati. This is similar to Sri Lankan eggplant curry, but I have replaced coconut milk with roasted peanuts. It tastes wonderful!
Yet another healthy side dish! Chickpea or garbanzo bean curry, popularly known as chole masala, is a spicy, tasty, and nutritious side dish. Serve with pancakes, roti, chapati, or poori.
Indian cuisine makes extensive use of coconut. Coconut burfi, or coconut cakes, are deliciously juicy and flavorful.
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.
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.
Yellow pumpkin paratha, or flatbread, is very delicious and aromatic. Though I've known about this recipe for a while, I was unsure about how it would taste until I made it at home yesterday morning. It was truly fantastic.
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.
Eggplant curry is a delicious dish for lunch or dinner. It is one of my favorite Malay-style vegetarian dishes to make. When paired with steamed white rice, this makes a deliciously comforting meal for lunch or dinner.
Green peas are very healthy, and when they are mixed with spices and veggies, they make a fantastic curry.
In some Asian countries, the edible bird's nest (EBN) is a rare delicacy that is both popular and expensive. It is valued as a quintessential food for its reputed health benefits. Would you be willing to try something that is made of solidified bird secretions?
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.
Pastillas are a popular Filipino sweet treat. Nowadays, there are many different variations of pastillas; this particular version is flavored with Oreo cookies.
Characterized by a lovely ruby red color, beets offer many health benefits. Beetroot kootu is a delicious side dish that is made with beetroot and moong dal. Make this easy curry and serve it with steamed rice, chapati, poori, or any flatbread.
This is 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.
Maja blanca is a popular Filipino dessert made with coconut milk and cornstarch. Try this recipe for a maja blanca with a cheese topping.
Learn how to make cauliflower pickle the way it's made in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. A video is included.
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 is a step-by-step guide on how to make Jamaican pork stew. It's best served with traditional rice and peas and a side salad.
Fresh, raw haldi (turmeric root) has started arriving in the Indian markets. It is time to make fresh turmeric pickle, which is both delicious and healthy.
Alcapurria is a common street food in Puerto Rico. It is a fried green banana and root vegetable dough filled with seasoned ground beef. You can also find seafood alcapurrias.
Split mung bean soup (moong dal rasam) is a delightful, healing, and delicious lentil soup. In the Kannada language, this soup is popularly known as kattu saru. Unlike other soups of this type, there is no tamarind in this recipe. Instead, we add lemon juice to achieve the tangy flavor.
Yes, fries made with bitter gourd! You may wonder how they taste, but trust me, they're not bitter at all. Indeed, they are spicy and scrumptious.
This is a recipe for Punjabi-style rongi, or lobia, a popular North Indian curry prepared with black-eyed beans. A video is 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.
A recipe for arancini balls, the Sicilian speciality of fried risotto balls stuffed with a simple Bolognese sauce, inspired by Commissario Montalbano.
Pork buns are amazingly delicious, but they can get expensive if you order them restaurants. Let me show you how to make your own savory, satisfying buns at home!
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 let' get this party started!
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.
Cauliflower-stuffed Indian flatbread (gobi paratha) is both flavorful and nutritious. Enjoy it with a side of raita or pickle.
Preserved Tientsin cabbage is a pantry staple in the Chinese home kitchen. It is sold packed in distinctive dark brown earthenware jars. This vegetable preserve of salted dried Chinese "celery" cabbage (also called Napa or Nappa cabbage) can be made with or without garlic.
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.
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's simple enough for a student cook to follow.
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.
Spicy shrimp is one of my favorite dishes to cook at home. It can be eaten with steamed white rice or even bread. This spicy, sweet, and sour dish will never disappoint you.
Make your breakfast omelette exciting by adding delicious vegetables and meat. This Chinese omelette is called egg foo young.
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.
I make idli often, so I sometimes find myself with leftover idli batter. These fritters turned out super yummy! Everyone liked this easy and quick snack.
Oregano contains fiber, iron, manganese, vitamin E, omega fatty acids, and antioxidants. Drinking this beverage made from oregano leaves has many possible health benefits. It is a soothing aromatic beverage that tastes wonderful!
Unripe 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).
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.
Do you enjoy eating scrambled eggs? Try this healthy version of poqui poqui, a popular regional dish from the northern part of the Philippines.
One of the easiest desserts you can make is brigadeiros. A favorite 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!
Rice roti with a spicy eggplant curry is a divine combination. Though it takes a bit of time to make them together, the effort is worthwhile—believe me. Try making them on a leisure day!
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.
Upma is a popular Indian breakfast dish. Instant upma mix is a pre-made mix that allows you to make this meal instantly by simply adding boiling water. You can also add boiled vegetables to make the meal more nutritious.
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. A video is included.
Fenugreek leaf is a known source of fiber, iron, protein, and minerals. It has few calories. This leaf has a unique aroma and flavor when cooked; hence, it is a popular culinary ingredient.
Learn about one of the most historically traditional Portuguese recipes, chanfana, a goat roast/stew.
If you have a lot of vegetables, especially potatoes and greens, here is an easy way to use them up. Bubble and squeak is a traditional British dish that is quick to make and requires absolutely no culinary talent. You just mash and fry.
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.
South Indian sambar is a spicy lentil curry with a thick, aromatic gravy and lots of veggies. This healthy dish pairs well with plain rice, idli, and dosa. You can use it as a side dish with any meal!
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 the holiday season.
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.
Adobo is a popular dish from the Philippines. This recipe with chicken gizzards may be different from the more famous version with pork, but it's one of my favorite ways to prepare adobo.
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.
Burger steak is a famous fast food dish in the Philippines that is typically served as a budget meal with rice. Enjoy this delicious dish in the comfort of your home.
Baklava is a sweet, layered pastry with chopped walnuts and syrup or honey. It is very popular in many countries, including Turkey, Iran and even Greece. Learn how to cook Armenian baklava here!
Have you ever tried Filipino food? This recipe is for a famous snack called lumpiang togue (spring roll with mung bean sprouts). It's delicious, healthy, and easy to prepare, too!
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.
Bottle gourd, or lauki, is a tasty vegetable that has many nutrients and health benefits. This is a delicious curry with bottle gourd and split pigeon peas (toor dal).
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.