Asian Rice Cake Recipe With Rice Flour – Naturally Gluten Free

Asian rice cake made with rice flour

This treat is naturally gluten-free, made with coconut milk and rice flour. It is basically a sweet and spongy dessert mini cake baked in a muffin tray. The Filipinos call it a “Bibingka”, and they enjoy it for breakfast or around Christmas, but for us it’s a sweet gluten-free coconutty treat! Bibingka is a cherished … Read more

Steamed Dumplings From Scratch With Filling & Dipping Sauce Recipe

steamed dumplings with filling & dipping sauce

What is a Steamed Dumpling? A steamed dumpling is a delicious Chinese snack that can be eaten hot or cold. It’s usually made from wheat flour, water, and sometimes eggs. The mixture is rolled into little balls and then steamed in a bamboo basket for about 20 minutes. You can buy steamed dumplings at any … Read more

Qurutob Tajik Lamb Onion Yogurt Flatbread Sauce Central Asian Meat Entrees

Qurutob Tajik Lamb Onion Yogurt Flatbread Sauce

Qurutob is the embodiment of the treacherous topography and fascinating history of Tajikistan. The Tajik people live in an extreme climate and have recently endured decades of domestic challenges. At the center of an ancient road that united cultures across many continents lie the Pamir Mountains in eastern Tajikistan. Nestled in the high mountains of Central Asia, … Read more

Gado Gado Indonesian Peanut Sauce Salad

Gado Gado Indonesian Peanut Sauce Salad

There are few nations who have succeeded in leaving a definitive mark at the salad bar. While honorable mentions include Greece’s ellinki salata, an Italy’s insalata Caprese and Thailand’s green papaya salad, our favorite national salad of the week has to be Indonesia’s gado gado. A melee of steamed and fresh vegetables, a mix of … Read more

Kutab Azerbaijani Azeri Herb Filled Wheat Pancake

Kutab Azerbaijani Azeri Herb Filled Wheat Pancake

More robust than a crepe, more delicate than bread, the Azerbaijani kutab is a kind of flatbread-pancake stuffed with a variety of possible fillings from pumpkin or cheese to spinach, offal, herbs, and even camel meat. A more cavalier commentator might pass it off as a regular sandwich, but we think that would be massively underselling the art of mixing and … Read more

Kaukau: Papua New Guinean Sweet Potato

This is Kaukau, a Papua New Guinean Sweet Potato dish, with orange juice, coconut milk, shallots, garlic, ginger, coconut oil and cinnamon

It’s funny to see how some “newcomers” can take a nation’s food scene by storm. Nowhere is this as true as in Papua New Guinea and the kaukau, or the sweet potato. It’s rare enough to find recipes from Papua New Guinea as is, but it’s even rarer to find one that doesn’t involve some kaukau … Read more