kofta curry

The kofta curry, also known as the meatballs curry, is a sophisticated dish. It is not as most of us tend to believe, indigenous to the Indian subcontinent and Turkish, Mediterranean cuisines.  The word ‘kofta’ is derived...

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Zereshk Polo ba Morgh – Persian

Zereshk Polo ba Morgh is a Persian classic made with Zereshk (barberries), Morgh (chicken), and Polo, which is the steamed and fluffy Persian rice. This is one of the mixed rice dishes that you will find at small casual get...

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Chelo Kebab – Persian

Chelo kebab  is an  persian dish consisting of cooked rice and one of the many varieties of Iranian Kebab. It is served with accompaniments such as butter, sumac powder, basil, onions, and grilled tomatoes. The traditional...

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Mandazi

  Mandazi is a nice way to introduce you to the joys of East African street food, a spicy, airy yeast doughnut dough made with coconut milk, flavored with cardamom and grated fresh coconut or coconut flakes. In Africa, there...

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Kabuli palaw

Qabel’i or Kabuli palaw is an Afghan dish, a variety of pilaf, consisting of steamed rice mixed with raisins, carrots, and lamb. It is one of the most popular dishes in Afghanistan and is considered the...

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Éclair

Éclair is the French word for lightning. It is believed that the pastry received its name because it glistens when coated with confectioner’s glaze. We don’t know a lot about the origin of the éclair, but it is...

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Turkish Pide

Turkish Pide (Turkish flatbread) Pide is a flat bread baked with toppings in a stone oven. Pide and its various varieties are wide spread through Turkey and are established as an important food. The base is a flat-bread...

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