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
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 popular, cheesy morsel. At the heart of the feud lie two restaurants, eat with their own claim to its creation. But there can only be … Read more
If only every dessert could be like til ke ladoo. It’s one thing to enjoy the sweet, balanced flavors like this sesame and jaggery treat can offer. Certainly we all can get around the keystone Indian festivals of Diwali and Makar Sankranti. It’s an entirely different story, however, when you can enjoy the sweet in the name of … Read more
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.
It’s always fun for us to dive head first into a cuisine that we previously knew very little about. Besides the expected gratuitous amounts of paprika, we weren’t all too sure what else might come out of Hungarian recipes. What we learned, though, is that Hungary has been for centuries a melting pot of culinary influences… almost … Read more