Although jambalaya is not a mardi gras recipe per se, it is probably one of the most emblematic dishes of Louisiana.
Pork is another symbolic food along with noodles or dumplings to be eaten during Chinese New Year’s 15-day celebration.
Our Chinese month is almost coming to an end but a new lunar year already started over the weekend. The celebrations of the Year of the Rooster will continue over the next two weeks, featuring a number of symbolic dishes such as chang shou mian or long life noodles.
We are only a few days away from the Chinese New Year, which Chinese communities across the world will start celebrating this weekend. And we are continuing our journey with a dish that is probably the most famous and preferred Chinese dish across the world, especially by non Chinese: kung pao chicken.
In the United States, it is called hot and sour soup, and the Chinese call it 酸辣湯, literally “peppered soup with vinegar”.
This month, we are celebrating New Year, not the Christian new year that just passed, but Chinese new year, which will be celebrated on January 28. This year, we are welcoming the Year of the Rooster, and we are starting with a Chinese appetizer classic: spring rolls.
For my second recipe of this Moroccan month, I am sharing one of the most iconic dishes of Moroccan cuisine: tajine.
A monument of Moroccan cuisine that is synonymous with refinement and delicacy, will be my second recipe of our Moroccan journey this month. I am talking about pastilla!
For our third Burmese recipe this month, I picked a very satisfying and easy recipe that pleased the entire family: Shan noodles or Shan khao swé.