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...

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 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 12 – Egypt – Baba Ghanoush

This is the best baba ghanoush recipe. It's a super easy to make and healthy dip recipe that's perfect for lunch, snacks, or to bring to a party. Roast the eggplants...

COOK the WORLD Week 11 – Philippines – Lumpia (Lumpiang Shanghai)

Make sure to serve these with sweet chilli sauce – it’s a must-have so don’t even try skipping it. There are several brands in the international aisle of every grocery store INGREDIENTS ...

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,...

COOK the WORLD Week 12 – Egypt – KOFTA

Egytian Kofta This one is for the beef or lamb lovers.  You must have had Kofta before, maybe you called it Kefteh, kefta or sikh kebab, so many names, all...

COOK the WORLD Week 10 – Bangladesh – Twisted Shorshe Bata

In our ongoing series of Cook the World my daughter drew Bangladesh but could not find something that was unique to Bangladesh. Sooo she passed the torch and I...

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...

HERE to THERE and In Between – Week 6 – PAKISTAN

This week was another one that I very much looked forward to researching and cooking. My first endeavor was to try to understand how and why Pakistani cuisine differed...

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