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Kachumbari- Mali

Kachumbari- Mali

Kachumbari is a light, refreshing salad commonly eaten through central Africa. Eat it with tortilla chips, serve it on top of meat, or just on the side.   INGREDIENTS 1/2 cucumber 1 tomato 1/2 red onion 1/2 lime 2 teaspoons ground cumin Start by peeling […]

Hobż Biż-Żejt- Malta

Hobż Biż-Żejt- Malta

This salty, protein filled open-faced sandwich is perfect for a light lunch or snack. INGREDIENTS: 7 green olives 1/2 red onion 2 tablespoons capers 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 slices roast beef (not shown) 1 ciabatta bun (not shown) Start by finely mincing the red […]

Tuna Stew- Maldives

Tuna Stew- Maldives

This stew is spicy and savory- perfect for a light summer dinner   INGREDIENTS: 1 10 oz can of tuna (low sodium or regular is fine) 10 oz green beans 10 oz spinach 7 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon sambal oelek 2 cups water (not shown) […]

Applekuch: Luxembourg

Applekuch: Luxembourg

This is a great dessert in a fix! It’s the simplest ingredients, and completely sugar/fat/carb free (well, mostly). It tastes just like a traditional apple cake, so feel free to eat the whole thing in one go. Ingredients: 1 cup almond flour 1 red delicious […]

Muesli: Liechtenstein

Muesli: Liechtenstein

Storebought muesli is expensive, high in sugar and calories, and bewildering. Do you want cherry-chocolate? Do you want cinnamon-apple? Do you want vanilla-berry? Holy crap, do these things have more sugar than a candy bar? Might as well eat a Snickers for breakfast and call […]

Tom Kha Kai- Laos

Tom Kha Kai- Laos

It’s finally getting cold, and this spicy coconut soup from Laos is the perfect way to warm up! It’s almost like Thai green curry, but in soup form. I drank it by itself, but you could certainly add some rice noodles or rice to make […]

Borsok- Kyrgyzstan

Borsok- Kyrgyzstan

Borsok (Also spelled Bursuk, Boorsok, Borsook, and, Borcoc, with both the ’s’ and’k’ sound) is eaten all over central Asia, and I cannot believe I’ve never made this before. See, Borsok are essentially donuts- the Kyrgyz equivalent of Krispy Kreme. Say Kyrgyz Krispy Kreme 5 […]

Honey Cake-Kuwait

Honey Cake-Kuwait

Look, it doesn’t get much better than this. A light, fluffy, spongy cake, soaked in syrup and topped with honey and nuts.  INGREDIENTS Cake: 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons greek yogurt 1/4 cup flour Syrup: 2 tablespoons honey 1 […]

Ajvar- Kosovo

Ajvar- Kosovo

Ajvar is a type of pepper relish. It has garlic, roasted red peppers, and you can spread it on bread. I’m sold. It’s the simplest thing in the world to make, and barely takes 10 minutes. If you already have jarred roasted red peppers, it’ll […]

Bibimbap- South Korea

Bibimbap- South Korea

I didn’t know whether to put this one in the S category, or the K category. Since I’m not posting a recipe for North Korea, I thought I’d stick it here. Bibimbap has a million different variations, but this is the one I’ve eaten my […]