Saturday, August 17 2019

COOK the WORLD Week 9 – Russia – 10 Layer Honey Cake

INGREDIENTS FOR THE BURNT HONEY: 3/4 cup (9oz/ 255g) honey 1/4 cup (2oz/ 57g) water FOR THE CAKE LAYERS: 1/4 cup Burnt Honey (from recipe below) 3/4 cup (9oz/ 255g) honey (*see note below) 1 cup...

COOK the WORLD Week 9 – Russia – Olivier Salad

OLIVIER SALAD The original version of Olivier Salad was created by Lucien Olivier in the 1860s. It consists of diced potatoes, vegetables, eggs, chicken and mayo. Course: Appetizer, Salad Servings: 8 people Ingredients 1/2...

COOK the WORLD Week 9 – Russia – Koulebiaka

Russian Koulebiaka In Old Russia koulebiaka was welcomed by all ranges of people. Most popular koulebiaka version was made with fish backs, but lenten recipes with buckwheat and mushrooms cannot...

HERE to THERE and In Between – Week 3 – India

Cook the World Week 3 - India I absolutely adore Indian cuisine, but I'm not very good at cooking it!  I'm not sure if it is the complex flavour profile,...

HERE to THERE and In Between – Week 1 – India

Dad had the first week of cooking of the year - China.  We talked a little bit about it while he was preparing, and we decided that we definitely...

HERE to THERE and In Between -Week 2 – Indonesia

This was a very interesting week for me - I have to admit that I knew very little about Indonesia before beginning my research.  I read many blogs and...

COOK the WORLD Week 12 – Egypt – Mudammas

Learn a Historical Middle Eastern Recipe from Ancient Times Ful Mudammas made with fava beans, olive oil, onion, garlic, and cumin. Ancient Egyptian cooking.   INGREDIENTS 2 cups peeled and cooked or...

COOK the WORLD Week 12 – Egypt – Dukkah

Egyptian Blend of Spice and Nuts, Different with Every Bite On restaurant menus all over town, dukkah, a blend of spices and nuts, is making an appearance. Pronounced DOO-kah, it’s...

HERE to THERE and In Between – Week 4 – Brazil

Cook the World Week 4 Brazil This week's culinary experience was Brazil. I originally planned to make a traditional Feijoada (Black bean and savory meat stew), but had a terrible...

COOK the WORLD Week 13 – Turkey – MUTANCANA

One of Fatih Sultan Mehmet's favorite foods was a dish called Mutancana.  Lamb meat was sauteed in butter with shallots and cooked until tender.  Then dried fruits and almonds...

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