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 popular, cheesy morsel. At the heart of the feud lie two restaurants, eat with their own claim to its creation. But there can only be … Read more
Korean Corn Dog
Calling all corn dog lovers! You’re going to want to try this one. It’s a popular street food in Asia that’s making its way into American kitchens, and for good reason. You deep fry a hotdog, add something crunchy, and top it with your choice of drizzle. Make it vegan, make it a chocolate dessert—you get the idea. There are so many ways to skin this cat, you’ll never be bored with this recipe again.
It’s one thing for a dish to be an indulgent treat. Within moderation, these treats really illustrate the joys of decadent or, you might say, even sinfully good food. To actually feature it, however, in a celebration of “last indulgences” requires a dish that can really live up to hedonistic expectations. Lucky for the Ukrainians, then, that … Read more
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
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 plural), this delightful sourdough cheesy Easter dessert has become a pride and joy in Cyprus. But the recipe and its clear-cut Hellenistic roots are, interestingly, … Read more