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Walnut Stuffed Prunes

Walnut Stuffed Prunes is a popular Ukrainian dessert, served usually in winter at Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Ingredients: – 10 pitted prunes – 10 walnuts – 50ml condensed milk – 50gr chocolate Cooking Instructions: 1. Stuff prunes with walnuts. 2. Drizzle the prunes with condensed milk. 3. Sprinkle with grated chocolate before serving.

Spiced green bean and tomato rice

Spiced green bean and tomato rice is a variation of a classic Persian loobia polow, a green bean rice. Ingredients: – 350g basmati rice – 4 tbsp vegetable oil – 1 onion – 400g fine green beans – 4 garlic cloves – 1 tsp ground turmeric – 2 tsp ground cinnamon – 4 tbsp tomato […]

Salo

Salo is a cured pork fat, which is usually eaten on its own as a snack with some rye bread and horilka (Ukrainian alcoholic beverage) or is accompanied by borscht. It is one of the most popular Ukrainian dishes. Ingredients: – 1kg pork belly or pork fat – 2 cups salt – 1 tsp paprika […]

Canadian Cocktail

Canadian Cocktail is an alcoholic drink made with Canadian whisky. Ingredients: – 45ml Canadian whisky – 15ml orange liqueur – 15ml lemon juice – 1 tsp simple syrup – 1 dash bitters Cooking Instructions: 1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. 2. Pour the whisky, liqueur, juice, syrup, and bitters over the ice. 3. Shake […]

Oatmeal Pie

Oatmeal Pie is a delicious Mennonite dessert. It’s sweet and crunchy. This recipe is a variation of the one found in the Sonnenberg Mennonite Church Centennial cookbook. Ingredients: – 115g butter – 1/3 cup white sugar – 1/3 cup brown sugar – 1/2 cup dark corn syrup – 1/2 cup maple syrup – 1/2 tsp […]

Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja is one of Cuba’s national dishes. Its main ingredients are beef and tomatoes, which makes it a perfect meal. Ingredients: – 1 kg beef chuck or flank – 1 yellow onion – 1 green bell pepper – 1 yellow bell pepper – 1 red bell pepper – 4 cloves garlic – 2 tsp […]

Egyptian Molokhia

Egyptian Molokhia is a green soup, made with a leafy plant called Corchorus. This soup originated in Egypt and later became popular in other regions of Middle East, North Africa and East Mediterranean. Ingredients: – 4 cups chicken broth – 2 bay leaves – 1 yellow onion – 1 tbsp tomato paste – 1kg molokhia […]

Garlicky Dill Potatoes

Garlicky Dill Potatoes is one of the most beloved recipes in Ukrainian cuisine. Ingredients: – 1 kg small young potatoes – 1/4 cup unrefined sunflower oil – 3 large garlic cloves – 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh dill – Salt, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. Scrub potatoes. 2. Season with about 2 tsp of salt […]

Korean Carrot Salad

Korean Carrot Salad is actually a Russian salad, served as a side dish usually during winter holidays. Ingredients: – 4 large carrots – 1 tbsp white vinegar – 1 garlic clove – 1 tsp coriander seeds – 1/2 tsp salt – 1/2 tsp sugar – 1/4 tsp black pepper – 2 tbsp olive oil – […]

Torta trufada de Leite Ninho

Torta trufada de Leite Ninho is a Portuguese brigadeiro-like cake. Ingredients: – 1 egg – 2 cups oatmeal – 7 tbsp butter – 3 tbsp sugar – 1/4 tsp salt – 4 cans condensed milk – 3 tbsp cocoa powder – 2 cups cream – 3 tbsp powdered milk Cooking Instructions: 1. To make a […]

Tahdig

Tahdig, which means “bottom of the pan” in Persian, is a pan-fried rice. Ingredients: – 1 cup long-grain basmati rice – 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt – 1 tsp kosher salt – 1/8 tsp crushed saffron threads – 1 1/2 tbsp unsalted butter – 2 tsp canola oil Cooking Instructions: 1. Bring to a boil […]

Kakuni bossam

Kakuni bossam is a braised pork belly, a classic Japanese dish. Ingredients: – 1/4 cup grape-seed oil – 1kg boneless pork belly, skin on – 400ml Japanese cooking sake – 1 cup soy sauce – 100ml mirin – 70g brown sugar – 2 tbs oroshi ginger – 6 eggs Cooking Instructions: 1. Sear pork, turning, […]

Ghormeh Sabzi

Ghormeh Sabzi is a delicious Persian herb stew, served over basmati rice. Ingredients: – 4 cups parsley – 3 cups cilantro – 1 cup green onion – 3/4 cup fresh fenugreek leaves or 3 tbsp dried fenugreek leaves – 5 tbsp olive oil – 1 large yellow onion – 600-700g lamb – 1 tsp turmeric […]

Sholeh Zard

Sholeh Zard is a Persian saffron rice pudding, made on all sorts of occasions in Iran including Shabe Yalda (Yalda Night), celebrated on the longest night of the year. Ingredients: – 1 cup Jasmine rice – 2 cups granulated sugar – 1/4 cup rosewater – 1/4 tsp ground saffron – Ground cinnamon, chopped unsalted pistachio […]

Koshari

Koshari is a national dish of Egypt, made with chickpeas, pasta, fried onions and zesty tomato sauce, and served on top a bed of rice and brown lentils. Ingredients: – 2 large onions – 1/3 cup all-purpose flour – 4 garlic cloves – 1 can tomato sauce – 2 tbsp distilled white vinegar – 1 […]

Pate Chinois

Pate Chinois, a popular Québécois dish, is a twice baked potato with a Shepard’s pie filling inside. Ingredients: – 4 russet potatoes – 1/2 cup whole milk – 2 tbsp unsalted butter – 1 onion – 200g ground beef – 1 clove garlic – 2 tsp apple cider vinegar – Salt and ground black pepper, […]

Nanaimo Bar

A Nanaimo Bar is a soft layer of yellow custard sandwiched between rich chocolate ganache and a coconut-graham crust. The first known recipe was published in the 1952 Women’s Auxiliary of the Nanaimo Hospital Cookbook on the eastern shore of Vancouver Island, Nanaimo, B.C. It was firstly called “chocolate square”. One year later, a similar […]

Butter Tart

A Butter Tart is an iconic and very popular dessert in Canada. It consists of a filling made of butter, sugar, syrup and eggs, baked in a pastry shell. Ingredients: – 50g butter – 90g brown sugar – 170g corn syrup – pinch of salt – 1 egg – 1/2 tsp vanilla – 2 1/4 […]

Dimlama

Dimlama is a Central Asian stew made with combinations of potatoes, onions, carrots, and meets, usually beef or lamb. Ingredients: – 300-500g lamb or beef – 1 large onion – 5 small yellow potatoes – 2-3 large carrots – 2 red peppers – 2 large tomatoes – 5 cloves garlic – 3 green onions – […]

Manti

Manti are dumplings, popular in Kazakhstan, Central Asia and South Caucasus, usually made with lamb or beef. Ingredients: – 2 cups flour – 1/2 tsp salt – 2 eggs – 1 large onion – 300g ground beef – Salt and pepper, to taste – 3 tbsp vegetable oil – 1 tbsp red pepper flakes – […]

Banana Fritters

Beignets bananes, also known as banana fritters, are very popular among French Caribbeans as a sweet snack. Ingredients: – 4 bananas – 60g sugar – 2 eggs – 125g flour – 1 tsp baking powder – 1 vanilla pod – 1 lime, zested – 1/4 tsp cinnamon – 1/4 tsp nutmeg – 1 tbsp white […]

Shrimps à la Spetsiota

Shrimps à la spetsiota is a Greek dish, made with shrimps braised in tomato sauce, feta and oregano. Ingredients: – 1 onion – 3 tomatoes – 5 tbsp olive oil – 1 cup dry white wine – 2 tbsp dried oregano – 700g large peeled raw shrimps – 200g feta – 2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley […]

Barbecued Plantains

Plantain, a Latin American relative of the banana, is barbecued wrapped in foil. Ingredients: – 2 ripe plantains – 2 tbsp butter – 2 tbsp demerara sugar – 8 tbsp orange juice Cooking Instructions: 1. Peel the plantains and cut them crossways. 2. Keeping slices together, lay each plantain on a large sheet of foil. […]

Korean BBQ chicken wing

Korean BBQ chicken wings are hot, sweet and sticky, which makes it a perfect appetizer for a dinner party. Ingredients: – 12 chicken wings – 2 tbsp sunflower oil – 1 tbsp sesame seeds – 2 spring onions – 4 tbsp rice wine vinegar – 3 tbsp soy sauce – 5 tbsp golden caster sugar […]

Laal Maas

Laal Maas is a traditional Indian lamb curry. Ingredients: – 8 garlic cloves – 1 tbsp ginger – 750g lamb shoulder – 1 1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder – 10 whole dried kashmiri chillies – 8 tbsp vegetable oil – 4 medium onions – 3 tbsp ghee – 3 bay leaves – 1 tbsp tomato […]

Tzimmes

Tzimmes is a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish sweet stew. It’s made from carrots and dried fruits such as prunes or raisins. Ingredients: – 10 large carrots – 2 russet or Idaho potatoes – 3 sweet potatoes – 1 onion – 2 stalks celery – 2 garlic cloves – 18 pitted prunes – 1/4 cup honey – […]

Kovbasa

Kovbasa is a Ukrainian homemade sausage. Ingredients: – 500g ground pork shoulder – 200g ground beef – 100g fatback – 2 eggs – 2 tsp peperivka (spiced vodka) – 1/2 tsp allspice – 1 tsp salt – 1 tbsp canola oil – fresh parsley Cooking Instructions: 1. Combine ground pork, ground beef, fatback, beaten eggs, […]

Pancit Bihon

Pancit Bihon is a Filipino noodle dish, cooked with various vegetables and meats. Ingredients: – 1 tbsp vegetable oil – 500g boneless, skinless chicken breast – 2 cloves garlic – 1 small onion – 250g rice noodles – 1 1/2 cups mixed vegetables (carrots, cabbage and green beans, scallions) – Salt and pepper, to taste […]

Gyoza

Gyoza are pan-fried Japanese dumplings. Ingredients: – 20 gyoza wrappers – 200g shrimp – 1/2 onion – 1 tbsp soy sauce – 1 tsp ginger paste – 1 tbsp potato starch – Salt and pepper, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. Finely chop an onion and shrimps into small piece. 2. Mix with other ingredients and […]

Branzino Mediterranean

Branzino Mediterranean, also known as Mediterranean sea bass, is a delicious, yet easy Greek dish. Ingredients: – 2 tbsp olive oil – 2 whole sea bass – 1 red onion – 1/2 lemon – 2 sprigs rosemary – 1/2 cup white wine – 1/4 cup lemon juice – 1 tbsp oregano – 1/4 cup parsley […]

Arakas Latheros

Arakas Latheros is a Greek main dish with peas cooked in a tomato sauce. Ingredients: – 3 tbsp olive oil – 6 spring onions – 500g green peas – 1 can tomatoes – 1 potato – 1/3 cup dill – 1/2 cup water – Salt, pepper, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. Cook onions with olive […]

Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a popular dish in Israel, the origin of which is still uncertain. Ingredients: – 1 onion – 1 bell pepper – 4 garlic cloves – 1/4 tsp chili powder – 1 can whole peeled tomatoes – 6 eggs – Salt and pepper, to taste – Cilantro and parsley, for garnish – Olive oil […]

Mazel Tov Cocktail

Mazel Tov is an alcoholic cocktail made with fortified Kosher wine. Ingredients: – 85ml Manischewitz – 40ml Gin – twist of lime Cooking Instructions: 1. Combine wine and gin in a glass. 2. Add ice cubes. 3. Stir well. 4. Garnish with lime and serve.

Horchata

Horchata is a popular Mexican drink that is made out of rice, milk, vanilla, and cinnamon. Ingredients: – 1 1/3 cups long-grain white rice – 2 cinnamon sticks – 4 cups water – 1 1/2 cups milk – 2 tsp vanilla extract – 2 tsp ground cinnamon – Sugar, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. Blend […]

Tres Leches

Tres Leches, also known as a milk cake, is a soaked-cake dessert, popular in Mexico and around the world. Ingredients: – 1/2 cup all-purpose flour – 1/2 tsp baking powder – 3 tbsp butter – 2/3 cup sugar – 2 eggs – 1 tsp vanilla extract – 3/4 cup milk – 150g sweetened condensed milk […]

Kissel

Kissel is a popular dessert in Ukraine. It can be made with such berries and fruits as strawberries, raspberries, black and red currants, apples, pears, etc. Ingredients: – 2 cups strawberries – 6 cups water – 6 tbsp potato starch – Sugar, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. Wash and hull strawberries. 2. In a large […]

Unniyappam

Unniyappam is a typical prasadam, which means an “offering,” sold at Hindu temples in Kerala. It’s a fried banana and rice flour ball. Ingredients: – 1/2 cup shredded coconut – 1 cup jaggery – 1 1/2 cup water – 1 1/2 cup rice flour – 1/2 cup whole wheat flour – 2 bananas – 1 […]

Kholvaitar

Kholvaitar, also known as a liquid halva, is a famous dessert in Uzbekistan. Ingredients: – 1 cup flour – 1/2 cup vegetable oil – 1 cup sugar – 3 cups water Cooking Instructions: 1. Boil sugar and water to make a syrup. 2. In a separate pan, mix flour with oil. Cook until brown. 3. […]

Thai Fruit Salad

Thai fruit salad is a popular dish not only in Thailand, but all over the world. It can be served as an appetizer or a dessert. Ingredients: – 1 cup fresh pineapple – 1 cup mango – 1 cup lychee fruit – 1 cup strawberries – 1 banana – 1 star fruit – 1/4 cup […]

Babka

Babka is a sweet braided bread of Ashkenazi Jewish origin, prepared with a filling such as chocolate, cinnamon, fruit, or cheese. Ingredients: – 4 cups flour – 2 tsp yeast – 1 cup milk – 1 tsp salt – 1 tsp vanilla – 1/4 cup sugar – 1/4 cup honey – 1 egg – 2 […]

Rugelach

Rugelach is a sweet and flaky Jewish dessert, often served on Jewish holidays like Hanukkah and Shavuot. Ingredients: – 1 cup unsalted butter – 250g cream cheese – 1/4 cup sour cream – 2 cups all purpose flour – 1/4 tsp salt – 1/2 cup granulated sugar – 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans […]

Kaju ki Barfi

Kaju ki Barfi is an Indian dessert, traditionally served at festivals like Diwali and other special occasions. Ingredients: – 250g cashew nuts – 250g sugar – 240g milk Cooking Instructions: 1. Blend cashews with milk in a blender to a fine paste. 2. Add the sugar. 3. Cook the paste over low heat stirring frequently […]

Thai Iced Coffee

Thai Iced Coffee is refreshing and creamy with hints of warm cardamom and an almond extract. Ingredients: – 2 large cups strongly brewed coffee – 5 tbsp sweetened condensed milk – Ice cubes – 1/4 cup evaporated milk or heavy cream – Cardamom, to taste – Almond extract, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. Add sweetened […]

Payasam

Payasam is a South Indian creamy pudding, made with cashews and raisins. Ingredients: – 3/4 cup semiya or vermicelli – 3 1/2 cups milk – 1/8 tsp green cardamom powder – 1 tbsp ghee – Sugar, to taste – Cashews – Raisins Cooking Instructions: 1. Heat up ghee in a pot. 2. Add cashews and […]

Finikia

Finikia is a type of Greek cookies, seeped in a sugary syrup or honey. Ingredients: – 3 tbsp butter – 3 tbsp superfine sugar – Grated zest of a half of an orange – 3 tbsp corn oil – 1 cup all-purpose flour – 1/2 cup semolina – 1 tsp baking powder – 1/4 tsp […]

Cod fish in olive oil

Bacalhau à lagareiro, also known as Cod fish in olive oil, is a Portuguese dish made with salted cod and boiled potatoes. Ingredients: – 4 cod fillets – 2 bay leaves – 5 chives – 1kg potatoes – 2 bell peppers – 2 garlic cloves – 200ml olive oil – 1 tsp vinegar – Salt, […]

Cuban Sandwich

Cuban sandwich, or Sandwich Cubano, is a sandwich layered with ham, roast pork, swiss cheese, pickles and mustard. Most likely it originated in cafes catering to Cuban workers in Tampa or Key West, Florida. Ingredients: – 1 loaf Cuban bread – 1/4 cup unsalted butter – 3 tbsp yellow mustard – 500g boiled ham, sliced […]

Dominican Chicken

Pollo Guisado, also known as Dominican chicken, is one of the most popular dishes in Dominican cuisine. It is tender, flavourful and easy to cook. Ingredients: – 1 whole chicken – 2 limes – 1 small red onion – 1/2 cup celery – 1/2 tsp garlic – 2 tbsp oil – 1 tsp sugar – […]

Cuban Mojo Marinated Pork

Cuban Mojo Marinated Pork, or Lechon Asado, is a traditional Cuban roasted pork that is packed with lots of flavour. Ingredients: – 2-3kg boneless pork shoulder – 3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil – 1 tbsp orange zest – 3/4 cup fresh orange juice – 1/2 cup fresh lime juice – 1 cup cilantro – […]

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo is a classic Mexican tomato dip. Ingredients: – 5 red or yellow onions – 25 Roma tomatoes – 4 cups cilantro leaves – 4 jalapeños – 2 limes – Salt, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. Dice tomatoes and onions. 2. Chop cilantro leaves. 3. Slice jalapeños in half and scrape out the […]

Caribbean beef patties

Caribbean beef patties have a thin, flaky and buttery yellow crust and are made with a seasoned beef filling. Ingredients: – 1 small onion – 2 garlic cloves – 250g ground beef – 1 potato – 2 tsp turmeric – 2 tbsp tomato purée – 2 thyme sprigs – 2 tbsp hot pepper sauce – […]

Torta Della Nonna

The torta della nonna, which means “grandmother’s cake” in Italian, is a well-known classic Tuscan dessert. Ingredients: – 2 1/2 cups flour – 1 tsp baking powder – 1 cup sugar – 1 tsp salt – 1 lemon – 12 tbsp unsalted butter – 2 eggs – 5 egg yolks – 2 cups milk – […]

Pernil

Pernil is a Puerto Rican slow-roasted marinated pork shoulder or leg, usually served during Christmas. Ingredients: – 3kg bone-in, skin on pork shoulder – 6 cloves garlic – 2 tbsp fresh oregano leaves – 1 small bunch fresh cilantro – 1 tbsp ground cumin – Juice of 4 limes – Juice of 2 oranges – […]

Arroz Doce

Arroz doce is a traditional Portuguese rice pudding. Ingredients: – 1/2 tsp salt – Zest of 1 lemon – 1 cup short-grain rice – 2 cups milk – Ground cinnamon and lemon slices, for garnish Cooking Instructions: 1. Bring to a boil 2 1/4 cup of water to a boil. Add salt and lemon zest. […]

Budini di riso

Budini di riso, also known as Florentine Rice-Pudding Tarts, is a famous Italian breakfast treat. Ingredients: – 2 tbsp butter (unsalted, 1 oz) – 1/2 cup short-grain rice – 39ml Vin Santo (or cognac, brandy, rum, or omit) – 2 cups milk – 1/3 cup sugar – 1/2 vanilla bean – 2 tsp vanilla extract […]

Portuguese Custard Tarts

Portuguese custard tarts (Pastéis de Nata) are a flaky dessert that became an international favourite. Ingredients: – 3 egg yolks – 1/2 cup caster sugar – 2 tbsp cornstarch – 1/2 cup heavy cream – 2/3 cup milk – 2 tap pure vanilla extract – 1 sheet puff pastry Cooking Instructions: 1. Whisk together the […]

Caribbean Rum Punch

Caribbean Rum Punch is a very strong drink, but deceptively smooth without an overpowering taste of alcohol. Ingredients: – 2 1/2 cups pineapple juice – 2 1/2 cups orange juice – 1 cup rum – 1/2 cup dark rum – 1/4 cup coconut rum – 1/4 cup fresh lime juice – 3 tbsp grenadine syrup […]

Bolinhos de Bacalhau

Bolinhos de Bacalhau (Portuguese Cod Cakes), also known as salt cod fritters or salt cod croquettes, are a famous deep-fried Portuguese appetizer. Ingredients: – 300g thick salt cod – 2 russet potatoes – Butter – Milk – 3 tbsp finely chopped parsley – 1 tbsp finely chopped mint – Freshly ground black pepper – 3 […]

Gigantes Plaki

Gigantes plaki (Greek γίγαντες πλακί), also known as giant baked beans, is a Greek vegetarian dish, which consists of white dried beans cooked in a tomato sauce. Ingredients: – 400g dried butter beans – 3 tbsp Greek extra virgin olive oil – 1 yellow onion – 2 garlic cloves – 2 tbsp tomato purée – […]

Pad Mee

Pad Mee is a famous Thai dish, a stir-fried rice vermicelli. Ingredients: – 300g angel hair rice noodles – 2 cup bean sprouts – 1 cup green onion – 4 tbsp sweet dark soy sauce – 3 tbsp seasoning sauce – 3 tbsp light soy sauce – 1 tbsp sugar – 1/4 cup oil Instructions: […]

Banush

Banush is a Western Ukrainian dish, made of corn grits, fried pork fat and cheese, and is traditionally cooked over the fire. Ingredients: – 1 cup corn grits – 3 cups cream – 200g bacon or salo (pork fat) – 300g bryndza (sheep milk cheese) – Salt and black pepper, to taste Cooking Instructions: 1. […]

Chicken Pozole

Pozole is a traditional Mexican soup or stew, which is made from hominy and meat. Ingredients: – 4 cups chicken broth – 3 chicken breasts – 2 poblano peppers – 1 white onion – 2 cloves garlic – 1 tbsp cumin – 1 tbsp oregano – 2 tsp chili powder – Salt and black pepper, […]

Spicy Chicken Taquitos

Taquito, also known as tacos dorados or flauta, is a Mexican dish, which topically consists of small rolled-up tortillas with beef, chicken or cheese fillings. Ingredients: – 3 chicken breasts – 250g cream cheese – 1 chipotle in adobo sauce – 1 tsp cumin – 1 tsp chili powder – Salt and black pepper, to […]

Russian Beet Salad with Herring

Russian beet salad with herring is commonly known in Russia as a “Herring under the Winter Coat Salad”. It is a must for every Russian holiday. Ingredients: – 3 large potatoes – 2 large carrots – 2 beers – 1 jar herring fillets – 1/2 yellow onion – Mayonnaise – Salt and black pepper, to […]

Malloreddus with sausage and fennel ragù

Malloreddus are a popular dish in Sardinia. They are made with a simple mixture of semolina, water and saffron, and look like gnocchi. Ingredients: – 200g semolina – 100ml warm water – 2g powdered saffron – 3 pork sausages – 1 tsp fennel seeds – 1/2 onion, chopped – 2 garlic cloves, sliced – 100ml […]

Thai Miang Kum

Thai Miang Kum is a Northern Thai appetizer, also known as meng khum. Ingredients: – 1/3 cup dried unsweetened coconut – 1/4 cup small dried shrimp – 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts – 1/2 tsp chili powder – 1 fresh red chilli – 1 tbsp ginger – 2 cloves garlic – 1 tsp fish sauce […]

Marinated mushrooms

Marinated mushrooms is a popular appetizer in Russia. It’s also a favourite dish at the meatless Orthodox Christmas Eve dinner, known as sochelnik. Ingredients: – 1kg fresh mushrooms (cremini, baby bella, button, etc.) – 1 large onions – 1 carrot – 1 bell pepper – 4 garlic cloves – salt, sugar, ground black pepper, to […]

Thai Green Mango Salad

This Thai Green Mango Salad is a perfect appetizer or side dish to serve up alongside some Pad Thai or green curry. It’s fresh, light and very easy to make. Ingredients: – 4 tbsp soy sauce – 1/4 cup lime juice – Brown sugar, to taste – 2 tsp Thai chilli sauce (or 1/2 tsp […]

Baklava

Baklava is a sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with sugar syrup or honey. The Greeks and the Turks still argue if baklava originated in Greece or Turkey. Ingredients: – 1 package (450g) phyllo dough – 1 cup melted butter – 500g walnuts – 1 tsp ground […]

Churros

Churros are fried-dough snacks, originated in Spain and Portugal. They made their way to Mexico and gained a huge popularity there. The only difference between Spanish and Mexican churros is that Mexican churros are coated in a cinnamon sugar mixture and served with chocolate, caramel, or whipped cream or eaten plain, while Spanish churros are […]

Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken is a creamy curry Indian dish. It is one of the most popular curries in the world. Ingredients: – 750g chicken thighs – 100g plain yogurt – 1 tbsp lemon juice – 1 tsp turmeric powder – 2 tsp garam masala – 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper – 1 tsp ground cumin – 1 […]

Lagman soup

Lagman soup is a meat and vegetable noodle dish. It is one of the signature dishes of the Uzbeks. Ingredients: – 500g beef – 3 tbsp oil – 1 medium onion – 1 large carrot – 2 potatoes – 1/2 large red pepper – 2 large tomatoes – 3 garlic cloves – 2 1/2 tsp […]

Shashlik

Shashlik is a common dish in Cental Asia. Shashlik is a dish of grilled cubed meat and some vegetables, cooked on skewers, similarly to shish kebabs. Ingredients: – 1 kg beef (for example, top sirloin) – 2 bell peppers any colour – 1 large onion – 15 medium bamboo or wood skewers – 1 cup […]

Cholent

Cholent is a slow-cooked dish, usually cooked during the Jewish Sabbath. Ingredients: – canola or olive oil – 6 onions – 1 cup pinto beans, soaked overnight – 1 cup barley, soaked overnight – 5 potatoes – paprika, salt, black pepper, turmeric, garlic powder, to taste – half of a chicken Cooking Instructions: 1. Sauté […]

Fritto Misto

Fritto Misto is a platter of assorted fried seafood and one of the glories of food in Venice. Ingredients: – 8 cups vegetable oil (for frying) – 200g all-purpose flour – 200g cornstarch – 1 tsp baking powder – 1/2 salt – 2 cups chilled club soda – 1/4 small squash, thinly sliced – 1/2 […]

Kimchijeon

Kimchi Pancake (Kimchijeon) Kimchijeon is a Korean pancake made with sliced kimchi and flour batter. It is usually served as an appetizer, snack or side dish. Ingredients: – 100g all-purpose flour – 100g potato starch – 1/4 tsp salt – 100g cabbage kimchi, roughly chopped – 100g kimchi juice – 4 tbsp water – 1 […]

Jajangmyeon

Jajangmyeon is Korean black bean noodles made with pork belly and vegetables. Ingredients: – 3 tbsp vegetable oil – 225g pork belly, cut into small cubes – 1 cup Korean radish, cut into cubes – 2 small onions, diced – 1 zucchini, cut into cubes – 2 small potatoes, cut into cubes – 1/2 cup […]

Borscht

Borscht is a Ukrainian soup, made with beetroots as one of the main ingredients, which give the dish its distinctive red colour. Ingredients: – 1.5 – 2l water – 400-500g pone-in pork or beef – 2 small beetroots – 1 medium carrot – 3 medium onions – 4–5 tablespoons of vegetable oil – 2 tbsp […]

Soondubu Jigae

Soondubu Jigae is a soft tofu stew. It is one of the most popular and recognizable spicy Korean stews. Ingredients: – 10 large dried anchovies – 150g daikon radish, thinly sliced – 1 6 x 4 inch piece of dried kelp – 3 dried shiitake mushrooms – 5 cups water – 1 tbsp vegetable oil […]

Kugel

Kugel is a traditional Ashkenazi Jewish dish, often served on Shabbat and Yom Tov. It is basically a casserole made with either potatoes or egg noodles. Ingredients: – 200g unsalted butter – 1 large onion, chopped – 2 tbsp sugar – Kosher salt and ground pepper, to taste – 350g wide egg noodles – 3 […]

Italian Wedding Soup

Italian wedding soup is an Italian soup made with green vegetables and meatballs. Although it’s called a “wedding soup”, the dish is not served at Italian weddings. Its name comes from the Italian “minestra maritata” (“married soup”), which is a reference to the flavour produced by the combination (“marriage”) of greens and the meat. Ingredients: […]

Challah

Challah is a Jewish braided bread, traditionally eaten on Friday nights for shabbat or on special Jewish holidays. Ingredients: – 4 1/2 tsp active dry yeast – 1 1/2 cup warm water – 3 tbsp sugar – 6 1/2 cups flour – 2 tsp kosher salt – 2/3 cup vegetable oil – 5 eggs – […]

Potato pancakes or Deruny

Deruny, or potato pancakes, are a classic Ukrainian dish, made of grated raw potatoes. Ingredients: – 5 medium size potatoes – 1 onion – 1 egg – 3 tbsp of all purpose flour – 1 tbsp of sour cream – Salt and pepper, to taste – Oil, for frying Cooking Instructions: 1. Peel potatoes and […]

Olivier Salad

Olivier Salad is a traditional dish in the Russian cuisine. This salad is popular around the traditional holidays of New Year’s, Christmas and Easter. Olivier Salad is commonly known as the Russian Salad, Stolichny Salad, or Olivye. Ingredients: – 300g bologna, cubed – 3 potatoes, cubed – 3 carrots, cubed – 6 hardboiled eggs, cubed […]

Chicken Kiev

Chicken Kiev is a world-famous Ukrainian dish made of chicken fillet rolled around cold butter and coated with bread crumbs. It’s either fried or baked. Ingredients: – 8 chicken fillets – 225g dried breadcrumbs – 75g parmesan, grated – 5 eggs, beaten – 100g flour – Salt, pepper, to taste – 4 tbsp sunflower or […]

Cioppino

Cioppino is an Italian-American fish and seafood stew. This dish is usually made with halibut or salmon, shrimp, mussels and manila clams. Ingredients: – 3 tbsp olive oil – 1 large bulb fennel, thinly sliced – 1 onion, chopped – 3 large shallots, chopped – 2 tsp salt – 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped – […]

Japchae

Japchae is a Korean glass noodle stir fry. It’s usually seasoned with soy sauce, sesame oil and sugar, and is perfect for a light lunch or dinner. Ingredients: – 170g flank steak, cut into thin strips – 3 cloves garlic, minced – 6 tsp sugar – 3/4 tsp black pepper – 4 1/2 tbsp soy […]

Fajitas

A fajita in Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine is any grilled meat that is served on a flour or corn tortilla. Ingredients: – 12 flour tortillas – 200g soured cream – 3 chicken breasts – 4 tbsp olive oil – 2 garlic cloves, crushed – 1 lime – 0.5 tsp chilli powder – 0.5 tsp ground […]

Enchiladas

An enchilada is a traditional dish of Mexican cuisine. It is a thin corn tortilla rolled around a filling (most often meat, cheese and vegetables). Enchiladas are fried in a pan or baked in an oven covered with a savoury sauce and cheese. Ingredients: – 2 tbsp olive oil – 1 small white onion, diced […]

Okroshka

Okroshka is a cold Russian soup, usually served in the summer. Ingredients: – 4 potatoes, boiled – 250g sausage (doctorskaya kolbasa) – 3 hard boiled eggs – Sour cream, to taste – 3 cucumbers – Salt, pepper, to taste – 2l Kvass – 50g dill Cooking instructions: 1. Boil the potatoes until cooked. Let them […]

Indian Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken

This Indian Cauliflower Fried Rice with Chicken is full of delicious Indian flavours and is a must try for everyone! Ingredients: – 1 large cauliflower, broken into florets – 1 tsp cumin – 1 tsp garam masala – 1/2 tsp ground turmeric – 2 chicken breasts – 2 tbsp olive oil – 2 clove garlic, […]

Naan

Naan is an oven-baked flatbread, and a dish of an Indian national cuisine. In addition, the naan is widespread in Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and the Caribbean. Ingredients: – 1 cup warm water – 2 tbsp honey – 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast – 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (or 2 cups white […]

Chicken Curry

Indian chicken curry is a delicious dish, known not only in India and countries of southeast Asia, but also all over the world! The name comes from the word kari – “vegetable sauce”. Ingredients: – 2 chicken breasts – 1 tsp curry – 1 cup sour cream – 1 glass of coconut milk – 2 […]

Galaktoboureko

Galaktoboureko is a famous Greek dessert. It’s a custard pie with phyllo dough drenched with a lemon and orange infused syrup. Ingredients: – 1 pound phyllo pastry sheets – 2 1/2 sticks unsalted butter – 6 cups milk – 1 1/4 cups fine semolina – 6 egg yolks – 1 1/2 cup sugar – 1 […]

Chicken parmesan

Chicken parmigiana, or chicken parmesan (Italian: Pollo alla parmigiana), is a dish which consists of breaded chicken breast cooked with tomato sauce underneath mozzarella, parmesan, or provolone cheese. This dish originated in the 20th century in the United States of America from Italian immigrants. Ingredients: – 2 boneless chicken breasts, pounded – Salt and pepper […]

Russian cabbage soup (Shchi)

Cabbage soup “Shchi” is a national Russian dish. Ingredients: 500 g meat 300 g sauerkraut or fresh cabbage 3 small onions 2-3 potatoes 2 tomatoes 1 small carrot 1 tbsp tomato paste cooking oil for frying bay leaves, salt, pepper to taste dill, parsley, sour cream for serving Directions: 1. Boil meat on a medium […]

Beshbarmak

Beshbarmak is a national Kazakh dish made of dough and meat. It’s name means “five fingers”, because it’s usually eaten only with hands. In Kazakhstan, beshbarmak is usually cooked on special occasions. Ingredients: – 1 kg Lamb – 500 g Beshbarmak noodles – 4 Onions – 1 Carrot – Spices and salt, to taste – […]

Bulgogi

Bulgogi is a world-famous Korean traditional dish. It’s usually made with tender parts of beef, but also sometimes with chicken and pork. Ingredients: 800 g rib eye or top sirloin, thinly sliced 1 onion, thinly sliced 2 stalks green onion, thinly sliced 1/2 carrot, thinly sliced 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds 1 tbsp […]

Chicken Soup with Matzah Balls

This mouthwatering Chicken Soup with Matzah Balls is one of the main dishes on the Jewish holiday of Passover.  Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 2-3 large carrots, chopped 3 celery stalks, chopped 1 onion, cut in half 1 medium turnip, chopped 2 parsnips, chopped Dill Parsley Thyme 1/2 tbsp whole peppercorns 1/2 tsp turmeric for color […]

Feta Cheese Dip “Tirokafteri”

Tirokafteri is a Greek dip made with feta and chilli peppers. The dish is commonly eaten as a part of mezze platter (a selection of small dishes served as appetizers) or by itself. Ingredients: 500 g feta 1 sweet red pepper 100 g Greek yogurt 50 ml olive oil 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 […]

The most famous Greek dips

There are four amazingly delicious Greek dips and spreads – Melitzanosalata, Tzatziki, Taramosalata, Skorthalia. These traditional Greek classics are easy to make, with only few ingredients. The list of ingredients to make Greek Eggplant Dip, or Melitzanosalata (Greek: μελιτζανοσαλάτα), is short and simple – eggplants, garlic, onions, virgin olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, […]

Tom Yum Kung

Tom yum kung is a classic Thai soup. It’s not only flavourful, but also nutritious. This soup is often used to boost the immune system, also it’s a perfect remedy for a cold or flu. Moreover, its ingredients are known to be anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory. Ingredients: • 10-12 raw shrimps • 6 cups chicken stock […]

Murgh Makhani

A world-famous murgh makhani, also known as butter chicken, is one of the top dishes of Indian cuisine. It’s a spicy tomato based curry with chicken. Murgh makhani was developed by three Indians – Kundan Lal Jaggi, Kundan Lal Gujral and Thakur Dass. They were Punjabi restaurateurs who were the founders of Moti Mahal restaurant […]

Perogies

Perogies (also known as varenyky) are little dumplings staffed with potatoes, sauerkraut, ground meat, cottage cheese or cherries. This dish is of a Ukrainian origin, but well-known in many other countries. Ingredients: 3 large potatoes 250-270 gr flour 2 eggs 100 ml milk 1 onion, chopped Salt to taste Butter Green onions, chopped Sour cream […]

Gefilte fish

Gefilte fish is a pescatarian’s meatloaf made of fish, eggs and other ingredients. It is traditionally served by Ashkenazi Jews, usually on Shabbat. Ingredients: 1/4 cup carbonated water 1/4 cup sugar 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped 5 1/2 lbs white-fleshed fish fillets (pike, yellow perch, carp, or whitefish) Fish bones and skin 2 white onions, […]

Cashew Date Bites

These Cashew Date Bites are quick and easy to make and taste like chocolate.⠀ 1 cup (200 g) cashews ⠀ 6-8 dates, pitted and chopped⠀ 3 tbsp cocoa powder ⠀ 3 tbsp unsweetened shredded coconut⠀ Add the cashews, dates, and cocoa powder to a food processor and process until the mixture is finely chopped and […]

Tzatziki

This classic Greek sauce is an irreplaceable addition to many Greek dishes. Served cold, it can amplify and transform the flavor of grilled meats, fish, falafel, wraps, and potatoes. 300 g Greek yogurt 1 cucumber 4-6 garlic cloves (grated) 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp lemon juice 2 tsp chopped or dried mint 2 tsp […]

Pad Thai

Considered to be Thailand’s very first fast food dish, this recipe is unlike most fast food – decadent and memorable, it fascinates with every bite. Pad Thai holds an incredible complexity of flavors and textures, making it a must try for any novice cook venturing into the beautiful world of Thai cuisine. 125 gr Dry […]

Ka-prao Gai Kai-dow Recipe

Ka-prao Gai Kai-dow Recipe Ingredients Minced chicken breast                                      300 grams Holy basil                                                    […]

Breakfast Burrito “Muffins”

[span6] MEAL TYPE: Breakfast & Brunch (Appetizers, Snacks, Dinner, Dessert, Drink) NAME: Breakfast Burrito “Muffins” TOTAL TIME: 35 mins PREP: 10 mins COOK: 25 mins SERVES: 4-6 people INGREDIENTS 8 eggs 1⁄4 cup milk Shredded cheese (your choice) 3 large flour tortillas Toppings of choice ex: sausage crumbles, diced ham, veggies (spinach, red pepper, etc) [/span6] [span6] DIRECTIONS Preheat oven […]