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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

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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.”

(Confucius)

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.

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Mahamri – Swahili Coconut Buns / Swahili Kokosboller

An East African speciality found on about.com/food/

Mahamri are a sweetly spiced East African coconut doughnut. There is a great level of confusion concerning what mahamri really are, and whether they are in essence the same as mandazi. 58 more words

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Moroccan Mint Tea / Marokkansk Myntete

An introduction to brewing and serving
classic Moroccan mint tea found on sbs.com.au

The preparation and serving of tea is considered an art in Morocco, and chief to both are the proper pot, glasses, and the special 3-legged tray (“sinya”) on which it’s usually served. 52 more words

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Baked Crab Rangoon / Innbakt Krabbe Rangoon

A classic Chinese recipe found on food.com

These Chinese appetizer is baked instead of fried, making them lower in fat. They are absolutely delicious!

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Galletas de Boda / Mexican Wedding Cakes / Meksikansk Bryllupskaker

A recipe from “Mexican Cooking” by Carolyn Dehnel
from the “Internatioal Gourmet” series
published by Crecent Books in 1986

If coloured, these cakes represent the Mexican flag, if kept uncoloured, they represent the bride’s purity.

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