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.
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.
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!
Prepare this healthy, flavorful Indian dish tonight using a combination of fresh ingredients and pantry staples.
Peanut garlic chutney is one of my favorite condiments. I always make sure to have some in my pantry. I make this chutney often and use it in various ways because it is healthy and delicious. The aroma of raw garlic and roasted peanuts makes any dish mouthwatering!
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.
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.
There are a few scrumptious snacks that can be made in a jiffy, but masala peanuts is one of them. You can make a bowl of these appetizing and crunchy peanuts in just 15 minutes. Give this recipe a try!
Cauliflower-stuffed Indian flatbread (gobi paratha) is both flavorful and nutritious. Enjoy it with a side of raita or pickle.
"Shahi" refers to a royal family. Shahi paneer was a royal side dish in bygone days. Today, it is a popular curry that is served in restaurants. Cashew nuts and fresh cream give this side dish a rich flavor.
Spinach is an excellent source of calcium, iron, copper, potassium, and vitamins C, E, and K. Spring onions and tomatoes make this curry tasty. Serve this spicy side dish with any type of flatbread.
Scotland is generally not considered to be one of the great culinary centres of the world. There are good reasons for that.
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.
Here is a simple treat that you can easily make at home. This mango jelly candy requires just three ingredients plus water! A detailed video tutorial is also 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!
Learn how to make roasted shakarkandi (sweet potato) chaat, a popular Indian snack and street food. Video included.
Try traditional Georgian satsebeli sauce. It will make anything—meat, poultry, pasta—have a great flavor and taste really Georgian.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This healthy spiced oat and vegetable pancake comes from the North Indian cuisine. In addition to the recipe, I have included a video tutorial.
Ginger burfi is a quick, easy, and delightfully soothing dessert. Ginger helps keep your throat warm in the wintertime and also serves as a sore throat remedy.
How many ways can we make flatbread? Focaccia, pita, and naan are just a few examples. Let’s explore the world’s favorite flatbreads and discover 10 easy recipes.
The brahmi herb (gotu kola) is known for its medicinal properties, and it is used extensively in cooking. Brahmi chutney is easy to make and is very tasty, too.
Vegetable stew simmered in coconut and yogurt is a yummy curry, and it makes an awesome side dish for steamed rice or rotis. It's a not-so-spicy side dish enriched with the nice aroma of fresh coconut and curd.
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.
Do you love bread? I do! Lavash is a traditional Armenian flatbread, but in this recipe I've added an Italian twist.
Not all of us can jet off to new countries all the time, but we can afford to explore the countries through their food.
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 a flatbread of your choice.
Cabbage pancakes are an excellent option for breakfast or brunch. I highly recommend them because they are crunchy and delicious, loaded with nutrients, and quick and easy to make, too.
Lumpia is a popular Filipino spring roll. Let me show you my recipe for fish lumpia. Not only is it delicious, but it's healthy, too!
This is 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.
Dinakdakan is a delicious Ilocano dish from the Philippines. This dish is a popular pulutan, or beer-match food.
Indian cuisine makes extensive use of coconut. Coconut burfi, or coconut cakes, are deliciously juicy and flavorful.
These 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!
Making a nutritious and tasty breakfast typically requires prior planning, but this instant poha idli recipe is an exception!
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.
This protein-rich curry is colorful, healthy, and boasts a rich cashew-nut flavor. Serve this curry with pancakes or fried rice.
Tomato and onion raita is an extremely 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!
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.
This local winter stew recipe is known only in some parts of the southern Netherlands. It's a specialty in Sealandic Flanders (Zeeuws-Vlaanderen). It's easy to make, as well as being nutritious and delicious.
The name literally means "speckled bread," and bara brith 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.
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!
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.
Tokwa't baboy is a common Filipino beer match food. Let me show you an easy-to-follow recipe that everybody can enjoy.
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.
Escabeche is a Spanish sweet and sour dish made with fried fish and vegetables. Try this delicious recipe for tilapia escabeche.
Croquettes are extremely tasty deep-fried balls of meat that make excellent hors d'oeuvres. So, call your best friends, and once you have cleared a three-day period, break out the wine and have the following instructions handy to create this tasty Dutch tradition!
Shrimp curry with pineapple is a very famous dish in Malay cooking. The intense flavor from the pineapple, spices, and coconut milk makes this dish perfect for the cold weather. Let me show you how to make this dish for your family.
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.
Cabbage fritters are crispy and tasty snacks that have numerous health benefits. A great party snack or appetizer, it is very easy to make.
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.
Instant rava vegetable paddu (also known as 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 (semolina). This dish is prepared in a special mold pan that has shell shapes.
These delicious, deep-fried vadas are crunchy and flavorful. One of the unique things about this recipe is how you make the dough: You have to make a liquid mix of gram flour and semolina, and then you boil the mix with spices.
Have you ever tried cream dory? Also known as pangasius, cream dory is a fish with spiny fins that is found in Southeast Asia. The fish is known for its neutral flavor which works well in many dishes.
Mugi gohan is barley and rice. This simple duo is an ancient secret in Japan for its taste and health benefits. Is it a myth or does it deliver? Read and find out!
After three months of eating my way around Sri Lanka, these are some of the things I learned as a vegan.
Cucur badak is a traditional Malay snack. Delicious and spicy, this snack is my pick for teatime or for watching TV.
Flaxseed is one of the most popular superfoods in the world. The health benefits of flaxseed come from its omega-3 fatty acids, minerals, protein, and fiber. This chutney is one of the easiest and best methods to incorporate these seeds into your diet.
Also known as boat noodles or kuay teow rhua, this unique soup is a dish that's dear to a lot of Thais. Luckily, with this recipe, you don't have to fly all the way to Thailand to try it.
Have you ever cooked a recipe that would be chosen over sex? Believe it or not, this stuffed cabbage or golumpki recipe has been favored over nookie. Learn how to make this orgasmic dish one step at a time.
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 dumplings with sardines in tomato sauce.
A sweet chutney prepared with dates, tamarind, and jaggery that can be served with Indian snacks. Video included.
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!
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.
Wheat flour pancakes are a quick and easy breakfast. There's 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!
Have you ever tried the famous Korean side dish called kongnamul? I re-created this dish with a twist by incorporating chili garlic oil.
Try this traditional Punjabi sweet and sour pickle made with carrots, cauliflower, and turnips. Recipe video included.
This is a delicious vegetable kurma featuring spiced vegetables cooked with a cashew nut paste. Serve with dosa, poori, pulao, or ghee rice.
Granita is a popular Sicilian frozen dessert made with water, sugar, and fruit flavorings. Try this recipe for a refreshing kalamansi granita.
This is a healthy sprout salad prepared with sprouted whole moong dal and sprouted whole moth dal. I have also included a recipe video tutorial.
Ten scrumptious, classic Hawaiian desserts and sweet treats to help you celebrate the holiday season. Mele Kalikimaka!
Want to eat a spicy, colorful, tangy, and crunchy curry? If you answered yes, baby corn masala may be the perfect choice for you. This is an easy recipe. Follow a few simple steps to make this yummy curry. Try it!
Monggo bean soup is a common Filipino comfort food. It is usually made with pork chops, but this recipe uses bacon.
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.
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 also tell you how to use them in Moroccan cooking.
Fenugreek (methi) leaf contains many powerful nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. The recipe I provide here is quick and easy. You can pack this spicy, aromatic rice in your lunch box too.
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.
Chickpea flour (besan) is a good source of vitamins, fiber, and protein. Sweets made using gram flour have an awesome taste and flavor. These sweet balls are very delicious and healthy desserts.
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.
Noodles have been a common staple food in China since the earliest days. Enjoy the taste of Chinese cuisine at home by following my easy to make Chinese la mien and kway teow recipe.
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.
When you were sick, your mom probably made chicken soup for you. When I got sick, my mom would make the Filipino version of chicken soup, which is called tinolang manok. But you don't have to be sick to enjoy this delicious meal!
Lumpia is a traditional Filipino snack. In this twist on a beloved classic, I've prepared lumpia with a filling of cheesy hot dogs.
Savory vegetable pancakes (besan cheela) are one of the easiest breakfast snacks you can make. Sweet potato, spinach, and a few other veggies are combined with gram flour to make these delicious pancakes.
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.
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.
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.
Have you ever tried to eat seaweed? Try my healthy and delicious pokpoklo salad recipe that perfectly complements fried or grilled dishes.
Potato kurma, or aloo kurma, is a perfect curry to serve with chapati or poori. This is a very popular South Asian recipe. It also pairs well with plain rice, ghee rice, jeera rice, or pulao.
Chicken and beef satay is very popular in Malaysia. It is one of the country's national dishes, alongside nasi lemak, roti canai, and char kuey teow.
These idlis are thin, round, aromatic, and mildly spicy steamed dumplings. In this recipe, you mix split chickpeas, ginger, fresh coconut, coriander leaves, and green chilies into the idli batter.
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.
Most comfort foods contain meat and carbs—and pastichio, the ideal comfort food in the Greek culture, is no different. This casserole dish is perfect for your next (or first?) big, fat, Greek party.
Do you enjoy eating scrambled eggs? Try this healthy version of poqui poqui, a popular regional dish from the northern part of the Philippines.
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!
Yellow pumpkins are lovely to look at, nutritious, and delicious when cooked. Mildly sweet, yellow pumpkins are fantastic in this super yummy and quick sabzi (curry) recipe.
If you love eggplant, here's a delicious recipe from the Philippines. It's a popular Filipino comfort food that's found in many local restaurants and made in every household across the country.
Ube and cheese are two of the most popular sweet flavors in the Philippines. In this recipe, learn a simple recipe of ube and cheese jelly.
Green coriander chutney powder is a tasty condiment that enhances the flavor of any meal. It is a hot, spicy, flavorful, and tongue-tickling condiment.
Bell pepper is a healthy and tasty vegetable that I always want to add to a curry. It adds a crunchiness and unique flavor that makes the curry delicious.
Chole masala, one of the most beloved Punjabi dishes, is easy to prepare with my step-by-step recipe. A video is included.
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.
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.
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.
Piezly mukhat is a superbly savory and tasty Tajik stew composed of onions, chickpeas, and tomatoes served over rice to make a simple but satisfying dinner.
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.
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!
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!
Moong dal tadka, or tempered split and skinned green gram, is a popular Indian main dish. This article includes a video.
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.
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!
Buns are a popular breakfast and tea time snack in the Udupi-Mangalore region. Mangalore buns are sweet, soft, and fluffy pooris that are made with banana and plain flour. They are very delicious.
Ridge gourd curry (turai ki subji in Hindi) is a simple, healthy, nutritious, and delicious recipe. It pairs well with roti, paratha, naan, and chapati.
No Indian festival or wedding is complete without sweets—and shakarpara is a must-have delicacy at any Indian celebration. Traditionally, this sweet is exchanged between the bride's and the groom's families. It’s also prepared on major festivals, such as Diwali and Holi.
Learn how to prepare namak pare, a delightful, savory, anytime snack that kids and adults alike will love. Video included.
Vada pav is a popular Indian street food that consists of a spicy potato dumpling (vada) in a bun (pav). It is an absolutely mouthwatering snack.
Methi pakora, or fenugreek fritters, are awesome gram flour snacks that are super crunchy and aromatic. This snack has all the benefits of fenugreek. Though a little bitter, they are truly appetizing.
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.
This Greek shortbread biscuit is a must-have recipe in your repertoire! It's buttery, melt-in-the-mouth delicious. Quick and easy to whip up, even the kids can help make them. This traditional recipe was passed down from my Greek grandmother.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
This article provides step-by-step instructions on how to prepare Nigerian coconut rice and spicy chicken.
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.
Beetroot is a tasty vegetable with many health benefits. This beetroot pulao (rice) is a simple yet delicious dish. Make this one-pot main course that can serve as a full meal!
Suji halwa is a classic and traditional Indian sweet made using semolina, sugar, ghee, and dried fruits. It is quick, easy, and very delicious.
If you want to save money on food when you visit Japan, this list can be a very great help. And no, you won't get hungry with these options.
Long beans are delicious pods that we use extensively in cooking. They have a unique, delightful taste. They are a good source of vitamin A and minerals. Stir-fried long beans make a quick and easy side dish.
This is one of my favorite breakfast sandwich recipes. Want to make a hot breakfast fry muffin or roll? Check out my delicious fried egg, rashers and tomato sandwich.
Want to enjoy a low-calorie curry that is tastier than the normal curry? This baby corn and spinach curry is spicy, aromatic, healthy, and made using very little oil. Try this recipe!
Pakoras are quick snacks. Palak pakoras (spinach fritters) are no exception. These pakoras are spicy and very tasty, and they make a great teatime snack.
Learn how to prepare this iron-rich dish of plantain pottage with unripe plantain, fish and scent leaves.
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!
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.
Sukrunde, or coconut sweet balls, are traditional sweet treats that seem to be disappearing. Grated coconut is sautéed with jaggery to make tiny balls, which are then deep-fried.
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.
I love chicken curry. Of the many possible ways to make this dish, this Malay-style recipe is my favorite.
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?
Pastillas are a famous Filipino sweet milk-based treat. This particular recipe features an all-time favorite Filipino flavor, ube (purple yam).
Peanut curd dip (chutney) is an easy and quick side dish for paratha and thalipeet (multi-flour flatbread). This curd-based roasted peanut dip is mildly spicy and flavorful.
In this simple recipe, I use bayawak, or monitor lizard, to make a tasty Filipino adobo. This article includes the step-by-step procedure.
The empanada is popular in dozens of places around the globe, each location lending its own unique spin to the handheld pie. Learn the history of this original "fast food" and enjoy one dozen recipes.
Sago't gulaman is a popular and refreshing Filipino drink. Let me show you an easy-to-follow recipe that is really delicious and affordable.
This oil-free lemon pickle is a wonderful source of probiotics that can help aid digestion. I've also included a recipe video.
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!
Bathua thepla is a tasty and delicious breakfast and lunch box recipe that is popular in the wintertime because it keeps the body warm. This recipe is easy to make, and it's nutritious, too.
Taste the flavor of Indonesian cuisine at home. Try my version of the famous street food bakmi goreng, or stir-fried noodles, from Indonesia. This is an easy-to-follow recipe.
Kuih pau, or steamed buns, are very popular in Malaysia. They are considered one of traditional "kuih" for breakfast and teatime.
Drumstick, also known as "nuggekayi" or "moringa," is the seed pod of the drumstick plant and is packed with various nutrients and fiber. These tender pods are extensively used in making curries.
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!
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.
Fideo is a toasted pasta tomato soup garnished with sour cream or a Mexican cheese, such as queso fresco. This soup is guaranteed to become a favorite in your family! For added greens, you can throw in some chopped zucchini or spinach.
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.
Ridge gourd chutney is one of the most common side dishes in South Indian Cuisine. A basic recipe with few ingredients, it perfectly complements rice, idli, dosa, uttappam, or paddu.
Sweet corn rice is a simple recipe that makes for a great breakfast or lunchbox option. This dish pairs well with sauce or raita, though it's quite tasty plain, as well.
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.
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!
Potatoes may be one of the most popular vegetables in the whole world. They are not only delicious, but they are also nutritious. This potato curry is a quick and easy side dish that goes well with roti, chapati, poori, or any flatbread.
Leafy greens and paneer vada (bonda) is a delicious appetizer or party snack. It contains the goodness of leafy greens, chickpea flour, potatoes, paneer, herbs, and spices.
Here are two ways to make lachha paratha, the popular North-Indian multi-layered Indian flatbread. Video included.
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.
Green chilies are a great to boost your immune system. They are loaded with vitamin C and beta-carotene. These bite-sized green chili condiments are very tempting and they spice up any meal. Try this 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.
Lepat labu is one of my favorite traditional Malay snacks. I remember growing up eating this delicious snack with my family in the morning for breakfast, or in the afternoon as a snack. My mother made the best lepat labu, but it's time for me to make my own.
A popular kids' party treat in Australia and New Zealand, fairy bread is colorful, tasty, and easy to make.
Dry mixed vegetables with paneer is a mildly sweet, not spicy, kid-friendly recipe. Simple, healthy, and easy to prepare, it pairs well with chapati, roti, or naan.
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.
Discover five gorgeous Japanese restaurants within quick walking distance of Musashi-Kosugi Station near Tokyo.
Split black lentil vada, or urad dal vada (medu vada), is one of the most sought-after breakfast snacks in India. It is very nutritious, crispy, and super delicious. Serve it with coconut chutney.
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.
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.
Neer dosa, a type of dosa made from rice batter, is a famous recipe from Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
Should you be visiting Singapore during the Chinese New Year season, here are ten delicious festival foods to try.
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.
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.
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!
Baingan bharta is a very popular Punjabi curry made with roasted eggplant. This curry is a bit tangy, spicy, and very delicious. It pairs well with roti, chapati, and any flatbread. This smoky-flavored curry is easy to make.
Are you a fan of Filipino cuisine? If you love sweet treats, try making this famous Filipino street food at home. This recipe is easy to follow, and the resulting snack is delicious!
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.
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.
Learn how to make ganne ke ras ki kheer, a traditional Punjabi rice pudding dessert prepared with sugarcane juice. Video included.
Gâche melée (pronounced "gosh malar") is a traditional Guernsey dessert recipe that is hundreds of years old. Incredibly easy to make, this apple-based pudding/cake can be served hot or cold with cream or ice cream.
Filipino beef soup, which is called nilagang baka in Tagalog, is a simple and tasty dish. It's a complete meal by itself since it contains meat, potatoes, and vegetables—but traditionally, Filipinos eat this with rice.