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!
You won't find an easier or quicker curry than this baby corn spinach curry. Crunchy and delicious, this side dish pairs well with ghee rice, steamed rice, and flatbreads.
Do you want to learn how to make dolmades? It's a popular a Greek dish, and it's one of my favorites. If I could, I would eat them every 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.
One of Malaysia's favorite breakfast snacks is roti canai. It's a type of flatbread that is made from very basic ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen.
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.
Apple banana dosas are quick and easy pancakes that are sweetened naturally with banana. Kids love them!
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.
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!
Ayam masak lemak is one of my favorite chicken dishes to make. When paired with steamed white rice, this makes a deliciously comforting meal for lunch or dinner.
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.
Who doesn't love a delicious snack? It's important to know how to cook affordable and easy recipes. Enjoy a Mexican-style cheesy-spicy elote in the comfort of your home.
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.
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.
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.
Vigan longganisa is a specialty sausage from the Northern part of the Philippines. Learn how to make a delicious pasta dish that stars this flavorful Filipino sausage.
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!
Fenugreek leaves with potatoes makes a simple and delicious recipe. It is a perfect side dish for roti, chahapti and even rice. Great as an everyday meal; tasty and awesome.
Gobi paratha (cauliflower-stuffed Indian flatbread) is both flavorful and nutritious. Enjoy it with a side of raita or pickle.
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.
During the winter season, we need spicy, crunchy, and hot snacks. Lentil and dill leaf pakora (fritters) make a fantastic anytime snack when it's chilly outside. This is easy to make and comes together quickly.
Seven-cup cake, also known as seven-cup burfi, is a deliciously flavorful and sweet cake. Easy to make, the recipe calls for seven equal measures of the ingredients; hence the name.
Mung beans (green gram) have a lot of nutrients. Pesarattu is a delicious and nutritious pancake that is made from mung beans. You can enjoy these tasty and mildly spicy pancakes on their own, or you can serve them with a chutney or sauce.
Bananas in sweetened coconut milk, known in Malaysia as pengat pisang, is a very simple dessert to make.
Learn how to make a delicious grilled rellenong pusit, or stuffed squid. This is a popular Filipino dish.
Soup is perfect for warming up during the colder months. Learn how to make a delicious Filipino soup called chicken hi-bol.
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.
Escabeche is a Spanish sweet and sour dish made with fried fish and vegetables. Try this delicious recipe for tilapia escabeche.
Neer dosa, a type of dosa made from rice batter, is a famous recipe from Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
Butter chicken is one of my favorite Indian meals. This dish is perfect for a family dinner at home.
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.
While Holland is well known for its beautiful scenery and historic cities, the country is also home to a unique and delicious cuisine. Fried snacks and fish are among its popular delicacies, and all are worth a try. Read on for my top eight picks (plus one bonus) of the best food in the Netherlands.
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.
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.
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.
Mixed vegetable and fried fish stew is one of the easiest dishes to prepare at home. Learn the simplest way to prepare this affordable yet nutritious dish.
Sinigang na bangus is a popular Filipino soup or stew. Enjoy this delicious and hearty recipe during cold weather.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Mexican beans and rice, packed with vegetables, is an easy, inexpensive, and delicious plant-based meal or hearty side dish to serve with eggs or meat.
Ondeh-ondeh is a famous traditional Malaysian sweet dessert. Covered with freshly grated coconut on the outside, this delicious treat will literally burst in your mouth once you take a bite.
Easy-to-prepare recipe for the traditional Punjabi dish and street food, rajma chawal, or kidney bean curry and rice. Recipe video included.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Idli is a popular Indian breakfast dish that is soft, light on the stomach, and nutritious. With leftover idlis, you can make delicious jamuns (dessert). This is a quick and easy dish 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A popular kids' party treat in Australia and New Zealand, fairy bread is colorful, tasty, and easy to make.
Corn methi pakora, or corn fenugreek leaf fritters, are teatime snacks that are crunchy, mildly sweet, and absolutely scrumptious. The recipe is so simple that you can make it in just 20 minutes.
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!
Cucur badak is a traditional Malay snack. Delicious and spicy, this snack is my pick for teatime or for watching TV.
A sweet chutney prepared with dates, tamarind, and jaggery that can be served with Indian snacks. Video included.
Cheese mung bean toast is a high-fiber, delicious snack you can serve for breakfast. This toast is protein-rich, filling, and palatable. It makes an apt in-between meal, too.
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.
Have you ever tried to eat seaweed? Try my healthy and delicious pokpoklo salad recipe that perfectly complements any fried or grilled dishes.
A simplified variation of traditional custard-filled Norwegian skolebrød buns (also called Norwegian "school bread").
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.
In Mumbai, a system of delivering lunches has evolved whose efficiency might be the envy of FedEx or Amazon.
Also known as toor dal mente baskets with a garbanzo bean salad, this recipe is diabetic-friendly. These protein-rich lentil baskets contain lots of fiber, and they pair well with a nutrient-rich salad.
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!
Making a nutritious and tasty breakfast typically requires prior planning, but this instant poha idli recipe is an exception!
Baby corn is not only delicious but it's nutritious, as well. You can make many varieties of appetizers and side dishes with it. In this South-Indian style recipe, we fry baby corn with capsicum peppers to create an irresistibly crunchy and peppery dish.
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.
Japan has a widespread coffee culture, and cafés can be found all over the country. One type of coffee shop, called a kissaten, has strong roots in history but is slowly disappearing. Read this article to find out more about them and why you should visit one while in Japan.
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!
LSD igado is a delicious Ilocano dish from the Philippines. LSD is an acronym in the Ilocano dialect that refers to the parts of the pig that are used in the recipe.
Curry is a staple dish in Japan, and for good reason. Not only are the ingredients cheap, but it can be prepared in only five simple steps. Read on for a step-by-step visual guide with additional tips and suggestions.
Easy and simple recipe to make delicious street-style tawa pulao with leftover or freshly cooked rice. Video included.
Learn how to prepare namak pare, a delightful, savory, anytime snack that kids and adults alike will love. Video included.
Learn how to make delicious paksiw na hiwas. This recipe is so easy to prepare at home. Add vegetables to make it a healthier meal.
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.
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.
Learn how to make the rich and complexly flavored salsa de maní, or Ecuadorian peanut sauce. Traditionally served with llapingachos, this sauce is wonderful when paired with many other foods, as well.
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!
Do you enjoy eating eggplant or aubergine? Add an Asian twist to your eggplant by cooking it with bagoong alamang or shrimp paste. Try my own simple dish of binagoongang talong with longaniza.
Kai jeow moo sab, or deep-fried pork omelet, is a popular Thai street food. Let me show you an easy way to prepare this tasty snack.
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.
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!
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.
Indian cuisine makes extensive use of coconut. These coconut barfi, or coconut cakes, are deliciously juicy and flavorful.
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.
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.
Chole masala, one of the most beloved Punjabi dishes, is easy to prepare with my step-by-step recipe. Video included.
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!
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.
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.
Kanda poha is a Maharashtrian breakfast recipe. Poha is the Maharashtrian word for "flattened" or "beaten rice," and kanda means "onions." This dish is a light breakfast that is easy to make and tastes wonderful.
Making a healthy breakfast is immensely satisfying. On a lazy day, make semolina bean upma, a dish that doesn't need much planning. If you prefer it as a porridge, keep it a bit watery. Enjoy!
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?
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.
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.
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.
Easy and delicious taco soup is just the start! Here are recipes for pozole, carne asada, baked jalapeño poppers, and more.
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.
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!
This quick and easy beetroot mung bean curry is extremely nutritious. It's delightfully tasty, as well.
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.
Moong dal tadka, or tempered split and skinned green gram, is a popular Indian main dish. Video included.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to prepare achar paratha, an Indian flatbread prepared with pickle masala. Video included.
Momos need a delicious dip. This homemade tomato chili dip pairs well with them. Try this easy and hassle-free accompaniment.
Do you love the flavor of honey mustard dressing? Try this delightful recipe for honey mustard fish with blanched alugbati.
The rule in home cooking is to always satisfy your craving by adding your favorite ingredients to your favorite dish. Enjoy these juicy and delicious Greek keftedes with infused with the mint candy of your choice.
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!
Prepare this healthy, flavorful Indian dish tonight using a combination of fresh ingredients and pantry staples.
Fish sarciado is a popular Filipino dish of fish stewed in a tomato-based sauce. Easy to make, this recipe may be prepared with many different types of fish.
Kuih kasturi is a traditional Malay snack that is sweet on the inside and crispy on the outside. This snack is my pick for teatime or for watching TV.
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.
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!
Egg curry is a very famous dish in Malay cooking. The intense flavor from the curry powder, spices, and coconut milk makes this dish perfect for the cold weather.
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.
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.
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. Delish to have with a cup of tea or coffee.
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.
Moong (mung bean) is known for its protein, antioxidants, and fiber content. Moong soup is a nourishing soup that is both tasty and filling.
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.
Sweet and tasty, mangoes are a good source of antioxidants. Mango raita (mavina hannu sasive) is a quick and easy side dish you can make in about 15 minutes. This raita is best served with rice, dosa, chapati, or flatbreads.
Pisang goreng is a famous Indonesian snack that is often sold by street vendors. I re-created this dish at home and topped it with chocolate syrup.
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!