Sorghum, maize and millet are produced in large quantities in Africa and has found use in composite flours as well as in various traditional foods such as “Uji”, a gruel/porridge cooked from flour, peanut powder, sugar, and water.
Shigni is a nice hot sauce that is usually eaten with rice, bread or spaghetti. It is made from a blend of green chili, tomatoes and coriander leaves soured with lemon juice and tamarind.
“Shaah” is the word for tea which has long been the favorite beverage of Somalia. When Somali say it they generally refer to a hot tea beverage with milk and sugar added.
Lu is a kind of leafy vegetables in Tokelau. They has the spiral end of the edge and they taste somewhat similar to asparagus-okra-spinach.
Places to eat in American Samoa include McDonald’s which keeps so much familiar to with local Polynesian people.
French Guinea is a dependent territory of France and has wide availability of fine French gastronomies include French wine. As it is located in the South American continent, Chilean or Argentinean wine is also popular.
Let’s get in the party mood with a Caribbean rum punch in Turks and Caicos. The word “punch” means a drink with five ingredients, as the Sanskrit word “paanch” is “five”. Main ingredients may include rum, pineapple juice, orange juice, lime juice, passion fruit juice and grenadine syrup.
The word “Parbo” has two meanings. One is a shortened nickname of Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname, and The other is the name of a famous Surinamese beer. Parbo beer is the number one sold beer in Suriname.
Empanada comes from the Spanish verb empanar, which means to wrap in bread. An empanada is made by folding a disc of thinly rolled dough over a filling into a semicircle and then baked or fried. Here I post a fried cheese empanada.
Tostada literally translates to “toasted” in Spanish, but can refer to any dish that’s made with a fried tortilla as a base. Crispy fried corn tortilla is topped with refried beans, grated cheese, chopped avocado and tomato, sliced lettuce, chomin(Chinese influenced fried noodle) and salsa.
This is a specific coffee named after the religious city of Touba in Senegal. It’s coffee has a kick flavor as the coffee beans are ground with “djar”(in wolof language) or “xylopia aethiopica”, generally called Guinea pepper. Served with lots of sugar.
It’s well known in New Zealand that green-lipped mussels(Perna canalicula, it has dark brown/green shells with green lips around the edges) have health benefits, and they taste good as they are rich in omega 3 essential fatty acids.
“Ndizi” is the Swahili word for bananas/plantains. The greenest unripe and starchy bananas are used for various cooking as it is a bit like potatoes.
Шкембе чорба (Shkembe chorba) Bulgarian delicious and nutritious tripe soup prepared in Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Turkey and Iran. Shekam is the Persian word for stomach. Make sure you put a mixture of mashed garlic and vinegar called “Чесън” (chesyn). It is a traditional accompaniment for the soup.
“Cà ri” is the Vietnamese term for curry stew. Vietnam has a long history of trading with India dating back to the second century. Indian spices and curries may have been in Vietnam since then. Here I post “Cà ri gà” (literally “Curry chicken”), a popular version of Vietnamese curry made with chicken, carrots, sweet potatoes in a coconut milk sauce and mix of savory spices.
Bunya is the way for cooking in an earth oven with hot rocks. A fire is made and stones are placed in the fire. The meal (pork, chicken, taro, bananas etc) and coconut milk are wrapped with banana leaf and placed on well established embers and hot stones, then slow cooked for hours.
Les Fondues au Fromage (in French language), so called ‘Cheese fondue’ globally, is one of typical delicacy in Switzerland. Switzerland might produce much abundant daily product such as various cheese. Swiss people have at least 2 types of Fondue, one include melted cheese like this picture and the other include hot oil so called ‘Oil fondue’.
Many Finnish gather around their barbecue hut and enjoy grilled sausages, Nakki or Makkara. Nakki is much smaller then Makkara.
The Spanish paprika peppers are called pimiento. This kind of peppers (Capsicum annuum) are sweet, none are hot. Here I post a slow-roasted or steamed piment which has Jjust the right amount of sweet and very tender.
“Les Viandes Suisses”, literally means “Swiss meat”, is to Switzerland what Carpaccio is to Italy. This term sometimes refers to dried meat.