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Halusky Slovakian Potato Dumpings

Potatoes are the heart of Eastern European culinary tradition, featured prominently in many dishes, and halusky – the national dish of Slovakia – epitomizes the fondness for this tasty tuber….

M’battan Libyan Meat Stuffed Potatos

M’battan  – small, deep-fried balls of potato stuffed with a seasoned minced meat – might just be your next finger food favorite. Compact, tasty and portable, this Libyan specialty makes…

Quesillo Nicaraguan Tortill and Cheese Street Food

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…

Mahamri: Kenyan Cardamom Beignets

As we’ve continued to explore the multitude of the world’s cuisines here, it’s been fascinating to observe how truly pervasive the overall “cultural intermingling” has been. Even though it’s been…

Kashata: Tanzanian Coconut Peanut Brittle

Sometimes, it’s difficult to pin down a particular recipe to one given location, especially with today’s relatively new national borders. Count kashata, a delectable Swahili peanut brittle-esque dessert, as one…

Flaounes: Cypriot Easter Dessert

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…