Meat Pie and Really Cool Canadian Festivals

Canadian Entree TOURTIERE (meat pie) INGREDIENTS 1 pounds ground pork ½ pound ground beef 1 medium onion 1 small brown potato 1 garlic clove ¼ teaspoon allspice ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground clove ¼ […]

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Potato Pancakes and Not Going to Hell

Belarus Entree DRANIKI (potato pancakes) INGREDIENTS 1 small onion 6 medium brown potatoes 1 egg ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt up to 6 tablespoon vegetable oil 6 tablespoons sour cream (optional) 6 teaspoons dill […]

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Vidalia Onion Rings and Festivals for the Onion Groupies

American appetizer VIDALIA ONION RINGS INGREDIENTS 3 medium Vidalia onions or other onions 1¼ cups flour ¾ teaspoon baking powder ¾ teaspoon salt 1 egg ¼ cup beer (8 ounces left in that bottle for […]

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Syrupy Egg Puffs, Bikinis, and Blockhead Llamas

Brazilian Dessert PAPO DE ANJO (syrupy egg puffs) INGREDIENTS 1 cup water 1 cinnamon stick 3 cloves 1¾ cups confectioner’s sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 9 egg yolks 1 egg white no-stick spray 1 tablespoon […]

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Nepali Pizza And Where to Run Naked in Asia

Nepali Entree NEPALI PIZZA (chatamari) INGREDIENTS 1 cup black lentils (matpe beans) 3 cups water 1 cup water (about, check for consistency of batter as you add.) ½ cup ghee or butter (1 additional cup […]

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Ginger Chicken and a Safe Laotian Festival

Laotian Entree GINGER CHICKEN INGREDIENTS 3 garlic cloves 2 shallots 2½” fresh ginger 5 chicken breasts 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1½ tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons oyster sauce* 3 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro […]

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Gallo Pinto, Bull Penises, and Getting Lost in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Entree GALLO PINTO INGREDIENTS 1 medium onion (1 more onion later) 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (2 tablespoons more later) 1½ cup white rice 3 cups vegetable or chicken broth ½ teaspoon […]

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Finnish dilled beef stew

Finnish Entree DILLED BEEF STEW (Tilliliha) INGREDIENTS 3 pounds boneless chuck roast 1 onion 3 tablespoons butter 3 ½ cups beef broth 1 teaspoon allspice ½ tablespoon coarsely ground pepper 1 bay leaf ½ teaspoon […]

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