Tteokguk Korean Rice Cake Soup Vegan Seollal Kombu Dasima

Tteokguk Korean Rice Cake Soup Vegan

Tteokguk, or Korean rice cake soup, is at the center of the Korean celebration of the lunar new year, Seollal. Although the origins of the recipe are unknown, it began to make appearances in Korean literature in the 19th century. Since then, tteokguk has grown in popularity, and is now consumed throughout the year. While we can’t dive too deeply … Read more

Halva Ye Havij: Persian Sweet Carrot Confection

Halva ye havij is a Persian sweet carrot confection flavored with the likes of saffron and rosewater. It makes for a delicious dessert at any party!

At least here in the US, it’s a handful of holidays – I’m looking at you Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa – that command our attention during the cheerful season. That unfortunately means, though, that many other lesser-known festivals from around the world go unheralded, and we miss out on the wealth of food traditions that … Read more

Chatamari: Nepali Rice Flour Crepe

Chatamari: Nepali Rice Flour Crepe

There’s a lot to get excited about with chatamari. Even when described as a “Nepali rice crepe,” we were already intrigued. Little did we know, however, how short that description actually sells the recipe itself. Because once you have a taste, you’ll understand that chatamari is far more than any old “rice crepe” could be. … Read more