Benachin Gambian One Pot Jollof Rice

Benachin Gambian One Pot Jollof Rice

WHAT IS BENACHIN? Benachin is a traditional Gambian dish consisting of rice, vegetables, and meat, all cooked together in a single pot. It is also known as thiebou-dienne, a Senegambian special jollof rice. Benachin translates to “one pot” in Wollof, referring to its cooking method. The dish is characterized by its aromatic flavours, thanks to … Read more

Austrian Esterhazy Rostbraten Braised Beef Sirloin Sour Cream Sauce

Austrian Esterhazy rostbraten braised beef sirloin sour cream sauce

Esterhazy Rostbraten – a braised beef sirloin in a rich creamy sauce – is a dish sent down to us mere mortals from the glory days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. It was a time when a quality slab of meat was the height of dinner-time decadence and the family name Esterhazy was synonymous with luxury. With all the elements of a … Read more

M’battan Libyan Meat Stuffed Potatos

M'battan Libyan meat stuffed potatoes

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 a great snack, party platter or picnic item. Kept for special occasions in its home country, m’battan – also known as mubatan – is pretty … Read more

Korean Corn Dog – Extra Crunchy Hot Dog With Ramen

hand holding korean corn dog on a skewer

Korean Corn Dog

Calling all corn dog lovers! You’re going to want to try this one. It’s a popular street food in Asia that’s making its way into American kitchens, and for good reason. You deep fry a hotdog, add something crunchy, and top it with your choice of drizzle. Make it vegan, make it a chocolate dessert—you get the idea. There are so many ways to skin this cat, you’ll never be bored with this recipe again.

Tourtière: Canadian Spiced Minced Meat Pie

Tourtière: Canadian spiced minced meat pie

There’s something magical when a flavor matches a feeling. Tourtière possesses that magic in full abundance. A single bite taken into this spiced meat pie evokes the cheerful, warming spirit of the holidays. It’s no wonder, then, that it’s a key fixture to any true Quebecois celebration of Christmas… and now at our own too. Tourtière, … Read more