Gibanica and Settling the Old West

Serbian Dessert GIBANICA (Cheese Pie) INGREDIENTS 6 eggs 2 cups cottage cheese 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 cup sour cream ¾ cup (1½ sticks) butter 1 pound filo (phyllo) dough SPECIAL UTENSILS 9″-x-13″ baking […]

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Chilli Taiyo and the Importance of Shapes

Solomon Islander Entree CHILLI TAIYO (Spicy Tuna Casserole) INGREDIENTS ½ pound thin noodles (Chinese or Italian) 2 garlic cloves 1 onion 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 12-ounce can tuna* 4 ounces chili paste* 2 tablespoons […]

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Beef Smore and Dining Out Safely

Sri Lankan Entree BEEF SMORE INGREDIENTS 2 pound piece of sirloin or beef chuck 2 tablespoons vinegar ½ teaspoon pepper 3 garlic cloves 1″ ginger root 1 large onion 1 small green chile 1 stalk […]

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Coconut Shrimp Curry and Shrimp in Trees

Sri Lankan Entree COCONUT SHRIMP CURRY INGREDIENTS 3 garlic cloves 1½” ginger root 2 small green chiles 1 medium onion 1 small tomato 12 fresh curry leaves 1 teaspoon dry curry leaves, or curry powder […]

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Shrimp In Chocolate Sauce and Collegiate Chaos

Spanish Entree SHRIMP IN CHOCOLATE SAUCE INGREDIENTS 2 garlic cloves 1 small onion 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup beef, fish or vegetable stock 1 pound jumbo shrimp (16 count), peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons […]

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Couscous and Culinary Law

Algerian Entree COUSCOUS INGREDIENTS – STEW 1½ pounds boneless chicken or lamb ½ teaspoon cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon clove powder ½ teaspoon coriander ½ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt (⅛ teaspoon more later) 1 medium onion […]

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Lomo Saltado and Oceans of Magma

Peruvian Entree LOMO SALTADO INGREDIENTS ½ pound French fries 1 aji amarillo chile or jalapeno ½ red onion 1 large tomato ¼ cup fresh cilantro 1 pound sirloin or ribeye ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon […]

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Beef Rendang and Frisbees

Indonesian Entree BEEF RENDANG INGREDIENTS 4 red chiles 1 inch galangal or ginger root 5 garlic cloves ¾ teaspoon peppercorns 6 shallots 1 inch turmeric root 1 stalk lemongrass 2 pounds beef tenderloin or top […]

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Medfouna, Pie Charts, and World War II

Moroccan Entree MEDFOUNA (Marrakech Pizza) INGREDIENTS – DOUGH 2¼ teaspoons yeast ¾ cup warm water 1¾ cups all-purpose flour (4 more tablespoons later) ½ cup wheat flour or semolina ¾ teaspoon salt INGREDIENTS – FILLING […]

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Saag Aloo and Me Versus Van Gogh

Indian Entree SAAG ALOO INGREDIENTS ½ tablespoon black or brown mustard seeds or combination 3 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil 2 green chiles 1 inch ginger root 1 medium onion 2 garlic cloves 1 tomato […]

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