Tag Archive for: World Cuisine

Moroccan / Tunisian / Algerian – Harira Soup

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Harira soup is one of the best soups in the North African region. It has a silky texture which is why it is called Harira because when translated it means “silk”. It is a very popular soup for the winter season and mostly it is used in the month of Ramadan. The people from Morocco believe that the Harira is from the Fez. There are many variations for this soup.

Cameroon – How to cook Epudi leaves

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Epudi is the name of a flower which means brightness in the Bakassi land. Saying this, means that Epudi leaves symbolizes an entire culture that brings brightness to the people of Bakassi. Bakassi is a village situated around the coastal areas which is a region very rich in mineral resources.

Japan – Yoshinoya Beef Rice Bowl (Gyudon)

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This dish is a proper bowl of all elements like strips of beef with steamed rice and topped with vegetables with sometimes a fried egg. This is said as Japanese comfort food for at least 150 years. Gyudon is originally originated from the dish Gyunbae. This dish is Beef hot pot at the times of KANTO REGION, in Japan.

The Maldives – Aluvi Riha (Potato Curry)

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Aluvi Riha is one the most delicious dish in the Maldives. Fish is the most important part of this dish and you can only use tuna fish. Curries like Aluvi Riha were eaten with roshi or flatbread in old times. This dish is available in any restaurant in the Maldives.

Pakistan – Kaleeji Masala

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This is a dish of our special occasion; Eid ul Azha. Eid ul Azha is an event of Muslims where we have to sacrifice any Halal animal in the name of God and distribute its meat to the poor ones. Kaleeji is actually liver in English. Masala is a word used for any curry, gravy or broth. By combining these two things we have the name of the dish that is Kaleeji Masala, which means Liver gravy.

Hong Kong (China) – Mapu Tofu

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Mapu tofu is a very spicy cuisine that is based on spices and meat. This is basically the cuisine of CHINA. We pronounce the MAPU TOFU as " MA PU DOU FU". This is actually the traditional cuisine of Sichuan.

Pakistan – Traditional Kurnoo Mince Filled Wheat Wrap (Balochistan Special)

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Kurnoo is a wheat wrap cooked in an open fire the wheat wrap has meat inside. This is a very unique dish in Baluchistan also in Punjab. The Smokey aroma of it attracts people.

Cameroon – How to Cook Bameleke Yellow Soup

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Yellow soup is a traditional food eaten in the Western part of Cameroon by ethnic groups known as the Bameleke. Though the food is an intergral part of their tradition, it is also well appreciated in other parts of the country.

Pakistan, India, Bangladesh – Traditional Maash Ki Daal (White Lentil Grams)

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White when de-husked, matured in conjunction with rice. Entire Maash dal is a bean grown-up in Southern Asia. The Maash part without shells alludes to white Maash dal.

Zambia – Ifishashi

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Ifishashi is a zambian dish, that is prepared from green plant leaves and it can be mixed with most of the foods in Zambia.