Category: Vegan

zaalouk

Morocco: Eggplant Zaalouk

For my last recipe of our Moroccan journey, I chose a recipe that my best friend and co-blogger Vera could never have presented: eggplant zaalouk.



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Morocco: Savory Crackers With Sesame and Aniseed

Moroccan savory crackers or “galettes salées”! There are recipes that have to be told… I can’t always just talk about cooking and recipes without talking about my strongest culinary memories, those of these emblematic recipes of Jewish Moroccan cuisine.



baghrir

Morocco: Baghrir (Thousand-Hole Crepe)

North African countries, and Morocco in particular, are not only known for their refined cuisine, but also for their desserts and pastries. Today, I chose to feature one of them, the thousand-hole crepe also known as baghrir.



taktouka

Morocco: Taktouka

This month, we are celebrating Morocco in anticipation of the upcoming Independence Day on November 18th. For my first recipe this month, I chose a very easy salad that I grew up on: taktouka.



lahpet-thoke-fermented-tea-leaf-salad

Burma: Lahpet Thoke (Fermented Tea Leaf Salad)

As we know by now after spending half a month in Myanmar, the country is really known for its very unique, healthy and fragrant salads. Today, I decided to share with you the famous Burmese fermented tea leaf salad, also known as lahpet thoke.



yum-makruatad-keow-green-tomato-salad

Burma: Green Tomato Salad

My second recipe of our culinary journey in Burma, yum makruatad keow, is a simple and delicious green tomato salad.



chickpea tofu salad tohu thoke

Burma: Chickpea Tofu Salad

This month, we are headed to a Myanmar (or Burma), a Southeast Asian country with a lesser-known cuisine and very unique flavors. For my first stop, I decided to try one of the salads Myanmar is famous for: chickpea tofu salad, also known as tohu thoke.



bob chorba

Bulgaria: Bob Chorba (Bean Soup)

Bob chorba (боб чорба) is one of the national dishes of Bulgaria and it is the recipe I chose for our fifth stop in the Balkan country this month.



caipirinha

Brazil: Caipirinha

It’s official, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio have started with the opening ceremony on Friday.