Category: Side Dishes

Kutab Azerbaijani Azeri Herb Filled Wheat Pancake

More robust than a crepe, more delicate than bread, the Azerbaijani kutab is a kind of flatbread-pancake stuffed with a variety of possible fillings from pumpkin or cheese to spinach, offal, herbs,…

Kokoda Fijian Coconut Milk Ceviche

If you’re tiring of the Hawaiian Poke craze but love a bowl of raw fish, you might want to look to another island for inspiration. Fijian Kokoda is very similar to…

Halusky Slovakian Potato Dumpings

Potatoes are the heart of Eastern European culinary tradition, featured prominently in many dishes, and halusky – the national dish of Slovakia – epitomizes the fondness for this tasty tuber….

M’battan Libyan Meat Stuffed Potatos

M’battan  – small, deep-fried balls of potato stuffed with a seasoned minced meat – might just be your next finger food favorite. Compact, tasty and portable, this Libyan specialty makes…

Quesillo Nicaraguan Tortill and Cheese Street Food

There is more to quesillo than meets the eye. What other street food has ignited a bitter battle of words between two townships? Both claim to be the birthplace of this…

Choripan: Argentine Chorizo & Baguette

Even the simplest of dishes can evoke the most complex of feelings. While the choripan is as simple a recipe as you’ll perhaps ever get, the symbolism of the sandwich goes…