Category: Holiday, Celebratory and Festive

Flaounes: Cypriot Easter Dessert

It never ceases to amaze us how much the history of a particular food can really speak to the broader history of the culture behind it. For flaouna (flaounes for…

Griot: Haitian Broiled Pork Loin

This was an exploration that we were really, really looking forward to. We’d had some background into Haitian foods (and how distinctly different it is from other Caribbean cuisines), so…

Haft Mewa

Sometimes, the simplest of dishes can have the most symbolic and deepest of meanings. That certainly is the case for haft mewa. A recipe that requires very little still plays…

Buuz

It seems like almost every cuisine out there has some sort of localized version of the dumpling. The Japanese have the gyoza. The Chinese their wontons. The Italians embrace the…

Doro Wot: Ethiopian Berbere & Chicken Stew

Coming from the DC area, there is a true abundance of high-quality and amazing Ethiopian restaurants around town. This cluster of amazing Ethiopian food is, oddly enough, one of the…

Fiskefilet: Danish Open Faced Fish Sandwich with a Remoulade

First and foremost, a very Happy New Year to all! Last year, Heather and I had the great fortunes of attending a wedding in a small town outside of Copenhagen….