Hudut: Belizean Mashed Plantains and Fish Stew

Hudut: Belizean Mashed Plantains and Fish Stew

If there were ever a recipe that epitomizes putting “tender loving care” into a dish or a recipe, it would be hudut. When made entirely from scratch, there’s hand grating coconuts and manually mashing plantains involved! Unfortunately (and kind of fortunately), we didn’t do that ourselves. And when using a few “shortcuts,” these mashed plantains can … Read more

Harira: Moroccan Tomato and Beef Stew

Harira: Moroccan Tomato and Beef Stew

As we head into the winter months, Heather and I have been on the lookout for more warmer and heartier dishes that pair well with the colder weather. Using these criteria, harira was a really easy find. And with an abundance of extra ingredients as we come away from Thanksgiving, it was the perfect way to … Read more

Pakistani Spicy Tomato Curry

Pakistani Spicy Tomato Curry

Spicy tomato curry made with cod, tomatoes, and some fragrant spices, Pakistani style. Back in the Fall of 2008, I found myself in Frankfurt, Germany. I was still in college and my school (which was in the neighboring Netherlands) offered its students the chance to spend a semester pursuing a blank-check promise of “any type of new experience.” … Read more