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

Injera Spongy Ethiopian Flatbread

Injera spongy ethiopian flatbread

Injera is the soft, bubbly, pancake-like flatbread that’s the first and last word in Ethiopian cuisine. Made from the country’s indigenous teff flour, injera has a very particular sourdough taste that comes from the fermentation process of the batter used to make the bread. Perfect for absorbing the rich flavors of the country’s saucy culinary … Read more

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

Saint Lucia Buns Swedish Saffron

Saint Lucia Buns Swedish Saffron

Saint Lucia buns are Sweden’s answer to the mid-winter blues. Spiced with saffron and curled into a distinctively feline S-shape, consumption of lussekatter (literally, Lucy’s cats) peaks around 13th December, which is the day of the festival of Saint Lucia and the start of the run-up to Christmas. The poet John Donne might have said … Read more

Chocolate Filled Croissant – Easy Jewish Pastries Recipe (Rugelach)

These little delights are called Rugelach, a traditional Jewish croissant pastry often served during Hanukkah. The dough makes a great vehicle for any number of fillings, but we opted to fill our rugelach with chocolate, walnuts, raisins and cinnamon.

Chocolate filled croissant from scratch – traditional Jewish pastries (rugelach). This recipes uses coconut sugar, chocolate chips, butter, and cream cheese. YUMMMM