Category: Curries, stews, and soups

Cesnecka: Czech Garlic Soup

It’s no real secret here that we’re pretty big fans of garlic. Even one glance at other recipes like brodet and tave kosi is enough to see that we’re not shy about adding…

Muamba Nsusu: Congolese Peanut & Palm Oil Stew

Few ingredients in the world have had as big an impact on their native region as the palm nut. Whether used in dishes like muamba nsusu or as industrial machine…

Ca Kho To: Vietnamese Braised Fish

Say what you want about Vietnamese food, but it’s hard to deny its uniqueness and special appeal. Even in a dish like ca kho to, which is a fairly everyday…

Caponata: Cooked Sicilian Aubergines

This was a cuisine we’ve been really looking forward to exploring. Sure, Sicily is technically part of Italy these days, but the island’s history has endowed it with a culture so…

Encebollado: Ecuadorian Tuna & Onion Soup

Every once in a while, you come across a dish that is really special. It’s hard to explain the what and particularly hard to explain the why, but certain dishes seem…

Pochero: Filipino Beef Stew

Sometimes it simply doesn’t do a dish justice to try drawing parallels for it. Sure, pochero is kind of sort of “like Spanish cocido,” except that it’s simply not. While conceptually…