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Asam Ayam – Malaysian Chicken with Tamarind / Malaysisk Kylling med Tamarind

A chicken recipe found in “Asia – En Kulinarisk Reise”
(A Culinary Voyage) published by Grøndahl Dreyer in 1987

Tamarindus indica is probably indigenous to tropical Africa, but has been cultivated for so long on the Indian subcontinent that it is sometimes also reported to be indigenous there, where it is known as imli in Hindi-Urdu. 301 more words


A Taste of Slovakia

It was born – at long last! The book I’ve been struggling to publish for so long has finally seen the light of day. How shall I organize its ‘christening’? 203 more words


Cevapcici – Yugoslavian Meatballs / Jugoslaviske Kjøttkaker

A classic dish from the Balkans found in “God Mat fra
Hele Verden” (Great Food From all over The World)
published in 1971

Meatballs are found in all countries in many different varieties. 52 more words


Caribbian Ginger Mousse / Karibisk Ingefærmousse

A dessert recipe found in “The Best of International Cooking”
published by Hamlyn in 1984


Classic Dutch Poffertjes / Klassiske Nederlandske Poffertjes

A traditional Dutch recipefound on about.com/food/

These petite puffy pancakes, made with a mixture of buckwheat- and regular flours and yeast for a fluffier texture, are a classic Dutch treat. 59 more words


Confucius and The History of Chopsticks

“The honorable and upright man keeps well away from both the slaughterhouse and the kitchen. And he allows no knives on his table.”


Whether you share the ancient philosopher’s abhorrence at the mere thought of a man in the kitchen, his dislike of knives is more understandable. 607 more words

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Khobz – Moroccan Bread / Marokkanske Brød

A traditional Moroccan bread recipe found on sbs.com.au

The use of two types of semolina in this recipe gives the bread its distinctive texture, but you can just also substitute the plain flour and experiment with spelt, millet or buckwheat flours.