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Red Date and Walnut Sticky Rice

I couldn’t help myself.  These are typically rolled into balls for a snack, but their beautiful red hue was practically begging to be made...

Napa Cabbage Kimchi

I suppose it would have made the most sense for me to post this at the beginning of my time in Korea, especially since...

Kimchi Fried Rice

Fried rice is pretty much the ultimate quick, healthy and filling meal.  Although the healthy part doesn’t necessarily ring true in Hawaii, where most...

Jamaican Festival Fried Cornbread

Some of you might remember that my last attempt at fried cornmeal fritters didn’t go so well.  But try, try again I say.  Plus,...

Ginger Jelly with Honey Molasses Syrup

Another country, another ginger-centric recipe.  I suppose you could consider this a grown up version of jello: it has a more sophisticated flavor and...

Cold Coffee Soufflé

This is exactly the type of dessert I generally avoid.  Namely because it relies on one critical step that I usually botch: unmolding the...

Coconut Cream Pudding

This dessert is about as sophisticated as a Snack Pack Pudding cup.  I don’t necessarily mean that as a bad thing- I was eating...

Baked Jerk Meatballs with a Sweet Glaze

Did you guy see the post on Serious Eats about the blogger creating burger recipes for every country in the world?  I feel like...

Red-Red Stew – Ghanaian Spicy Black-Eyed Peas with Plantain Pillows

One can only imagine whether UB40 would have had the same success if they’d titled their hit song Red Red Stew as opposed to...

Pan Boxty, Irish Potato Pancake

I’m sure you guys realized that a potato recipe would be coming sooner or later.  One of Ireland’s favorite ways to use their most...