Category: Curries, stews, and soups

Mansaf: Jordanian Lamb, Yogurt & Rice Pilaf – Arousing Appetites

What is Mansaf? Mansaf is a Jordanian lamb dish that consists of pieces of lamb, rice and yogurt. Mansaf is usually served in an aluminum tray with the meat surrounded…

Arroz Mamposteao: Rice and Beans Recipe from Puerto Rico

Sometimes the greatest surprises come in the smallest sizes. Such is certainly the case with Puerto Rico. For an island that’s only a maximum of 65km in height and 180km…

Saltah Yemeni Vegan Vegetable Stew Hulbah Zhug-Meat

Saltah is a hearty stew that is Yemen’s undisputed national dish. The Yemeni people have delighted in this comforting meal for hundreds of years, even back to the times when…

Nihari Slow Cooked Gluten Free Lamb Meat Garam Masala Stew Pakistan

Nihari is a dish with a captivating history and remarkable popularity on the Indian subcontinent. Typical of a recipe whose history begins in the 16th century, there are varying opinions…

Tavce Gravce Macedonian Bean Stew

Friday is abstinence day for meat-eating Orthodox Christians, which means that vegetarian dishes in the otherwise carnivorous Balkans do get an airing at least once a week. One of these…

Masgouf Iraqi Turmeric Tamarind Marinated Fish Tomato-curry

Masgouf is the national dish of a country that sits upon the land known as the Cradle of Civilization. This Fertile Crescent is home to writing, astronomy, mathematics, and many…