Category: Desserts

Kaffemik: Greenlandic Coffee and Cake

Sure, food and drink can be a uniting factor in all climates. It seems, though, that in Greenland this notion of “communal consumption” is taken a step further. Of course, given the…

Mahamri: Kenyan Cardamom Beignets

As we’ve continued to explore the multitude of the world’s cuisines here, it’s been fascinating to observe how truly pervasive the overall “cultural intermingling” has been. Even though it’s been…

Kashata: Tanzanian Coconut Peanut Brittle

Sometimes, it’s difficult to pin down a particular recipe to one given location, especially with today’s relatively new national borders. Count kashata, a delectable Swahili peanut brittle-esque dessert, as one…

Clafoutis: French Baked Cherry Tart

When you think French cooking, more often than not what comes to mind are the more prim, proper and posh aspects of the cuisine. This is, for the most part, to be…

Apple Pie: The All American Dessert

If you grew up in the US like we did, chances are good that you’ve probably heard this saying at least a few times in your life. As American as apple…

Lamingtons: Australian Sponge Cakes

It’s funny how food can have a certain lasting power little else can match. Surely, lamingtons are a fabulous sponge cake dessert, but that it has monopolized the Lamington name…