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!
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!
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.
Are you craving Filipino cuisine? If you love eating spicy food, try this famous dish from the Philippines. You can easily make this at home using simple ingredients.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
I love to cook this healthy breakfast food during the holidays. Mung bean rice (khara pongal or spicy pongal) is made of split mung beans, rice, spices, and seasonings. It has a lovely texture and a nice aroma. Eat it hot!
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.
Learn how to make roasted shakarkandi (sweet potato) chaat, a popular Indian snack and street food. Video 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.
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.
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).
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.
Cauliflower pickle prepared the way it is made in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Video included.
Learn how to prepare namak pare, a delightful, savory, anytime snack that kids and adults alike will love. Video included.
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.
Making pudina rice (aka mint leaf rice or pudina pulao), requires only basic ingredients like mint leaves and some spices. This dish makes a delicious and healthy breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner. I made pudina rice in about 30 minutes and served it to four people.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Should you be visiting Singapore during the Chinese New Year season, here are ten delicious festival foods to try.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Moong (mung bean) is known for its protein, antioxidants, and fiber content. Moong soup is a nourishing soup that is both tasty and filling.
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.
Learn about one of the most historically traditional Portuguese recipes "Chanfana," a goat roast / stew...
A simplified variation of traditional custard-filled Norwegian skolebrød buns (also called Norwegian "school bread").
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!
Taking a Japanese train ride soon? Don’t forget to grab an Ekiben. This is one of the most exotic and colorful experiences to enjoy when traveling in Japan.
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.
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.
In Mumbai, a system of delivering lunches has evolved whose efficiency might be the envy of FedEx or Amazon.
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.
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!
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.
Easy and delicious taco soup is just the start! Here are recipes for pozole, carne asada, baked jalapeño poppers, and more.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
Edible insects are a nutritious food. Farming insects has environmental benefits and will likely become increasingly important as the Earth's population increases.
Spicy shrimp is one of my favorite dishes to cook at home. This spicy, sweet, and sour dish will never disappoint you.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Kuih pau, or steamed buns, are very popular in Malaysia. They are considered one of traditional "kuih" for breakfast and teatime.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Making a nutritious and tasty breakfast typically requires prior planning, but this instant poha idli recipe is an exception!
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.
These onion pakoras are different from the regular ones because they're shaped like balls. Gram flour, onions, and rice flour are the key ingredients. Try them, and celebrate teatime!
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.
An introduction to the best and most popular Spanish tapas dishes—from a person who has frequently visited Madrid!
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.
Delicious and healthy, this moong masoor dal recipe comes from the Punjabi region of North India. 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.
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.
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.
Chole masala, one of the most beloved Punjabi dishes, is easy to prepare with my step-by-step recipe. Video included.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Easy-to-prepare recipe for the traditional Punjabi dish and street food, rajma chawal, or kidney bean curry and rice. Recipe video included.
Moong dal tadka, or tempered split and skinned green gram, is a popular Indian main dish. Video included.
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!
Crispy golden outside, creamy chicken inside, Spanish croquetas are the best! Step-by-step instructions and recipe.
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!
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.
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.
Indian cuisine makes extensive use of coconut. These coconut barfi, or coconut cakes, are deliciously juicy and flavorful.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this simple recipe, I use bayawak, or monitor lizard, to make a tasty Filipino adobo. Step-by-step procedure included.
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.
Give this pumpkin dessert soup a try. It's easy, gluten-free, vegan friendly, and authentically Thai!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This is a recipe for Punjabi-style rongi, or lobia, a popular North Indian curry prepared with black-eyed beans. Video included.
The potato may be one of the most popular vegetables in the whole world. They are not only delicious, they are nutritious, too. Spicy potato curry is a quick and easy side dish that goes well with roti, chapati, poori, or any flatbread.
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.
Five gorgeous Japanese restaurants within quick walking distance of Musashi-Kosugi Station near Tokyo.
This recipe for spicy garlic shrimp from Spain is fast and easy to make. Shrimp and garlic combine with sherry and spice to create a very flavorful dish. Gambas al ajillo is for folks who love garlic!
Soup is perfect for warming up during the colder months. Learn how to make a delicious Filipino soup called chicken hi-bol.
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.
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.
An examinatiuon of the history and changing nature of the English breakfast and what actually constitutes a traditional English breakfast.
Cucur badak is a traditional Malay snack. Delicious and spicy, this snack is my pick for teatime or for watching TV.
Much has been written about British cooking; until recent years almost none of it was complimentary.
Easy to make and healthy, this is the popular restaurant-style mixed vegetable sabzi recipe. Video included.
Learn how to prepare the very popular North Indian bread, butter naan, on a tawa (skillet) without yeast or a tandoor. Video included.
The Lakota believe that food is sacred. Without food, there is no life, so the Lakota treat their food with the highest respect.
Spinach, a jade-green, leafy vegetable, is a storehouse of nutrients. When combined with paneer and herbs like ginger and garlic, the curry becomes super delicious and healthy. Try it!
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.
Do you love Chinese food? Try my Chinese-style sweet and sour sauce. This recipe is so easy, even the kids can make it!
Learn how to make the popular Indo-Chinese dish, Mushroom Manchurian, a perfect snack or appetizer. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Learn how to cook Armenian hachapuri (khachapuri). This recipe uses lavash and is the Armenian version of the famous Georgian dish.
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.
Try traditional Georgian satsebeli sauce. It will make anything—meat, poultry, pasta—have a great flavor and taste really Georgian.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to prepare achar paratha, an Indian flatbread prepared with pickle masala. Video included.
Have you ever tried the famous Korean side dish called kongnamul? I re-created this dish with a twist by incorporating chili garlic oil.
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.
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!
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.
Octopus may be one of the world's most underrated types of seafood because of its appearance and texture. Despite that, it is delicious when prepared and cooked properly.
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!
Butter chicken is one of my favorite Indian meals. This dish is perfect for a family dinner at home.
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!
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.
Pearl millet (bajra) and fenugreek leaves are rich sources of iron and fiber. Pearl millet parathas are soft and crunchy. I stuffed paneer and tomato mix into these pancakes. They are very delicious.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A step-by-step guide on how to make Jamaican pork stew. Best served with traditional rice and peas, and a side salad.
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.
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.
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.
After three months of eating my way around Sri Lanka, these are some of the things I learned as a vegan...
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.