Shakshouka – Quick and Easy Tunisian One Pan Dish of Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshouka

Shakshouka: Quick and Easy Tunisian One Pan Dish of Eggs in Tomato Sauce Welcome to my blog post about Shakshuka, a Tunisian one pan dish of eggs in tomato sauce. This simple but flavorful dish is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. What is Shakshuka? Shakshouka is a dish of tomatoes, spices, and eggs that … Read more

Arepas Rellenas – Venezuelan Corn Cakes Stuffed with Cheese and Black Beans

Arepas rellenas - a Venezuelan corn cakes

Arepas rellenas – Venezuelan corn cakes – are the perfect food. They’re filling, delicious, and easy to make. And this Venezuelan-Style Stuffed Arepas recipe is the best version yet! I love how these arepas taste – they’re stuffed with a savory stuffing that will have your mouth watering. And of course, there’s always room for … Read more

Moroccan Bastilla Sweet Savory Pie

Moroccan Bastilla sweet savory pie

Moroccan bastilla (variously known as pastilla, b’stila, bestila and bisteeya) is a flaky pie usually filled with pigeon cooked in sweet and salty flavors and spices. In Morocco, bastilla is actually an appetizer, and given that the season of overindulgence is nearly upon us, we think it’s only appropriate to add this hefty poultry pie … Read more

Banh Chung Vietnamese Steamed Rice Cakes

Banh Chung - Vietnamese steamed rice cakes

Here at Arousing Appetites we can think of no better way of bringing in the lunar new year than hitting the kitchen. This week, our taste buds turn to Vietnam’s new year specialty: banh chung, the square-shaped rice cake parcels filled with mung beans and pork. Têt – short for Têt Nguyen Dan – is … Read more