Goulabjamoun Zambian Sweet Potato Dessert Fritters

Goulabjamoun zambian sweet potato dessert fritters

Goulabjamoun is a sweet potato fritter enjoyed in Zambia. But this exotic sounding recipe was first created hundreds of years ago in a land far from Zambia. The history of goulabjamoun can be traced across the Indian Ocean to India. From there, the origin story of this sweet potato treat leads us to medieval Baghdad. This doughy delight is a descendant … Read more

Calulu De Peixe Angolan Fish Vegetable Stew

Calulu de peixe angolan fish vegetable stew

Calulu de peixe is an Angolan fish and vegetable stew with an interesting, yet somber origin. The history of this stew can be traced back centuries, to the time of the colonial slave trade. Two ingredients in calulu de piexe, okra and palm oil, each have their own interesting story to tell. Okra’s story is one … Read more

Masgouf Iraqi Turmeric Tamarind Marinated Fish Tomato-curry

Masgouf iraqi turmeric tamarind marinated fish tomato-curry

Masgouf is the national dish of a country that sits upon the land known as the Cradle of Civilization. This Fertile Crescent is home to writing, astronomy, mathematics, and many more advances that seem unimaginable to have existed so many thousands of years ago. But this land, steeped in history and invention, is plagued with … Read more

Pom Surinamese Chicken Pomtajer Potato Root Vegetable Casserole

Pom Surinamese Chicken Pomtajer Potato Root Vegetable Casserole

The saying “without pom, there is no birthday” should give you some idea of just how revered pom is in Suriname. A celebratory dish mostly reserved for special occasions, pom is the lovechild of a number of different ethnic parents who – whether by force or of their own volition – ended up in Suriname during the time … Read more

Šaltibarščiai (Cold Beet Soup) – A Recipe from Lithuania

Saltibarsciai traditional Lithuanian Cold Beet Soup

What is Šaltibarščiai? Šaltibarščiai (Cold Beet Soup) is a Lithuanian recipe that typically of cold roasted beets, cucumbers, and kefir. It is served cold with a sliced boiled eggs on top, and optional dill and chives for garnishing! What are the steps on how to make Šaltibarščiai? Step 1: Get the ingredients To make Šaltibarščiai, … Read more