Recipes

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,...

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...

Mejadra- Israeli Rice with Lentils

If this Israeli mejadra was in a one-on-one competition with my go-to Indian lentil rice pilaf, it might lose if judged as a one-item meal.  The Indian version’s...

Jerusalem Mixed Grill Recipe

Think you’re not an offal fan?  This Jerusalem mixed grill recipe might just convert you.  Chicken livers and chicken breast cooked in a baharat spice...

Pad Thai Noodles

If I’m going to make Thai noodles, nine times out of ten it’ll be a simpler spicy noodle with garlic and Chinese cabbage.  But...

Thai Chile Jam

For those of you who have already tried nam prik pow, I certainly don’t need to sell you on its virtues…  you’re likely already...

Spicy Eggplant with Red Bell Pepper and Thai Basil

Every so often I stumble upon a food blog post  in which the author is trying to persuade his or her readers into “trying...