Quinoa Api and the Birth Of Agriculture

Bolivian Breakfast QUINOA API INGREDIENTS 1¼ cups quinoa2¾ cups milk2⅔ cups water1 cinnamon stick1 tablespoon honey2½ tablespoons sugar¼ teaspoon vanilla extract SPECIAL UTENSIL fine-mesh colander Serves 4. Takes 45 minutes. PREPARATION Rinse quinoa in colander. […]

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Cranberry Sauce and the Colosseum

Bosnian Appetizer CRANBERRY SAUCE INGREDIENTS 1⅓ cups sugar¾ cup water½ cup orange juice1 pound cranberries Makes 3¼ cups. Takes 1 hour 30 minutes. PREPARATION Add sugar, orange juice, and water to pot. Simmer at low-medium […]

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Halwa

Omani Dessert HALWA INGREDIENTS ¾ cup corn flour or tapioca flour1 cup water2 tablespoons ghee (2 more tablespoons later)6 tablespoons chopped almonds or cashews or combination1¾ cups sugar¼ teaspoon cardamom¼ teaspoon nutmeg1 tablespoon rose water8 […]

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Polish Doughnuts and Death From the Sky

Polish Dessert PĄCZKI(Doughnuts) INGREDIENTS 1½ tablespoons yeast1 cup milk, warm1½ tablespoons water, warm⅓ cup butter, softened1 teaspoon rum extract or 1 tablespoon brandy (optional)1 teaspoon salt½ cup sugar1 teaspoon vanilla extract6 eggs6 cups flour (2 […]

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Bicycle Chicken

Burkina Faso BICYCLE CHICKEN(Poulet Bicyclette) INGREDIENTS 1 MaggiTM chicken or vegetable bouillon cube*2 tablespoons peanut oil or other oil1 teaspoon vinegar¼ teaspoon pepper½ teaspoon salt2 chicken breasts with bone and skin2 chicken thighs with bone […]

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Halloween Skull Meatloaf

American Entree HALLOWEEN SKULL MEATLOAF INGREDIENTS ½ cup bread crumbs2 eggs1 small onion2 tablespoons whole milk1 pound ground beef1 teaspoon ground mustard¼ teaspoon paprika⅛ teaspoon pepper½ teaspoon salt2 tablespoons ketchup6 slices provolone, about ¼ pound2 […]

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Gado Gado and the History of Us

Indonesian Appetizer GADO GADO (Vegetable Salad) INGREDIENTS ¾ pound Yukon gold or new potato 3 eggs ½ head Chinese cabbage or Napa cabbage 1¼ cups spinach 1¼ cups bean sprouts (aka mung beans) ½ pound […]

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Chicken with Pumpkin Seed Flour and To Murder or Not to Murder

Congolese Entree (Democratic Republic of Congo) LIBOKE YA MBIKA (Chicken with Pumpkin Seed Flour) INGREDIENTS ¾ pound boneless chicken parts 1 garlic clove 1 small onion 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 bay leaf 2 cups […]

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Eggs Padang, Elephants, and Bowling

Indonesian Entree EGGS PADANG IN SPICY COCONUT MILK   INGREDIENTS – GARNISH 6 shallots (6 more later) ½ cup – vegetable oil (2 more tablespoons later) INGREDIENTS – SPICE PASTE 1″ galangal root* or ginger […]

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