Injera Spongy Ethiopian Flatbread

Injera spongy ethiopian flatbread

Injera is the soft, bubbly, pancake-like flatbread that’s the first and last word in Ethiopian cuisine. Made from the country’s indigenous teff flour, injera has a very particular sourdough taste that comes from the fermentation process of the batter used to make the bread. Perfect for absorbing the rich flavors of the country’s saucy culinary … Read more

Tourtière: Canadian Spiced Minced Meat Pie

Tourtière: Canadian spiced minced meat pie

There’s something magical when a flavor matches a feeling. Tourtière possesses that magic in full abundance. A single bite taken into this spiced meat pie evokes the cheerful, warming spirit of the holidays. It’s no wonder, then, that it’s a key fixture to any true Quebecois celebration of Christmas… and now at our own too. Tourtière, … Read more

Choripan: Argentine Chorizo & Baguette

Choripan - Argentine grilled chorizo sausage inside a toasted baguette topped with a heaping dollop of chimichurri

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 far deeper into the fabric of Argentina’s national identity. Choripan, Gauchos, Cattle and Asados The key to understanding the significance of choripan involves diving deeper … Read more

Chivito: Uruguayan Meat Sandwich

Chivito: Uruguayan Meat Sandwich with steak, cheese, red pepper, ham, egg, bacon, lettuce, tomato and onion

Sometimes, you’re left wondering if the name of the dish really matters. After all, a sandwich like chivito – which translates “little billy goat” in English – actually has no goat meat in it, yet it is still incredibly delicious and hearty. And since the misleading doesn’t seem to deter anyone else from trying it either, … Read more

Khachapuri (Acharuli): Georgian Cheese Bread

Khachapuri (Acharuli): Georgian Cheese Bread

It’s one thing for a country to have various regional cuisines. As we saw in the case of Croatia, the Dalmatian dishes like brodet are entirely different than what you might find in the mainland. Georgia’s different regions, however, take this notion of regional independence to an entirely different level. For a dish like khachapuri, … Read more

Kottu Roti: Sri Lankan Fried Bread

Kottu Roti: Sri Lankan Fried Bread

It’s always fascinating to find recipes that have much more to offer than just their ingredients and listed steps. Few recipes, however, transcend as far and mean as much as kottu roti does to Sri Lanka. Even as a relative newcomer to the cuisine, kottu roti has become an incredibly popular and all-encompassing symbol of … Read more