Africa

how to make Moroccan cumin salt

Moroccan Cumin Salt

Feel like putting something a bit different on your table aside from the standard salt and pepper….and some special olive oil perhaps….? ...

Asia

japanese meatballs recipe

Japanese meatballs

I am pretty hopeless with chopsticks in spite of lots of practice but the fact that these Japanese-style has nothing to do with their being ...
Nikka from the barrel whisky

Nikka whisky from the barrel

Lucky me! A house guest has just given me a bottle of Nikka Whisky From the Barrel. I’m twice blessed too because not only is it a fine w...

East Europe

India

diwali sweets

Rose Coconut Laddoo for Diwali

Diwali starts tomorrow. You may not know this, but Diwali is a five day Hindu festival, which celebrates light over darkness, good triump...
best way to cook okra

Dried and fried crispy okra

“a Cinderella among vegetables” Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, Cross Creek     The quote above, is taken from a memoir of life ...

Latin America

Mediterranean

taleggio

Basic Facts About Taleggio Cheese

I first came across Taleggio cheese when I was making regular visits to Brescia, in Lombardy, but its production is much more widespread tha...

Middle East

the perfect tabbouleh recipe

The Perfect Lebanese Tabbouleh

“…only burghul wheat, no other cereal. Tabbouleh and couscous do not go together – they are complete strangers.” -Kamal Mouzawak   ...

North America

how to make thousand island dressing

All about Thousand Island dressing

All the recent trends have identified growing concern and unease among the general populace due to uncertain political and economic climes. ...

North Europe

Pacific