Monthly archives: November, 2015

Germany: Bremer Klaben

Bremer Klaben is a rich holiday bread and the lesser-known sibling of Dresdner Stollen. Just like Stollen, it is studded with candied and/or dried fruit and nuts.

Yemen: Ka’ak

The Independence Day of Yemen, which will be celebrated on November 30th, gives us another opportunity to travel to the heart of Arabia Felix.

Yemen: Saltah

For this third stop in Yemen in honor of the country’s Independence Day on November 30th, I decided to go for the recipe that is considered by many to be the national dish: saltah.

Yemen: Malawach

Also called Arabia Felix (Happy Arabia), Yemen, located at the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula, is bordered by Saudi Arabia to the north and Oman to the east.

Interview with Nadia Hassani from Spoonfuls of Germany

The 196 flavors team is very happy to introduce our German culinary expert. Nadia is originally from Germany and currently lives in the US. She is a cookbook author and blogger who shares her love for German cuisine on her blog Spoonfuls of Germany.

Yemen: Bint al Sahn

I love to invite myself over! Rude isn’t it? But don’t worry, I never come empty-handed. So here I am on 196 flavors today! And guess what? I am bringing dessert!

India: Gajar Ka Halwa

Halwa, Halva, helva, halvah, halava, halawa, alva, xalwo, haleweh, ħelwa, hulwa, halvah, helava, halua, aluva, chalva, chałwa, Халва, हलवा”,حلوى ,חלבה! So many names for one translation, a name derived from the Arabic حلوى halwa, meaning sweet.

India: Palak Pakoras

I made so many dishes for last Friday’s Indian Feast that it was hard to choose which one I was going to feature this week after my pineapple kesari. I finally settled on palak pakora!

India: Pineapple Kesari

Atithi Devo Bhava or “The guest is equivalent to God” is a Sanskrit verse which has become a code of conduct for most Hindus.