Zimbabwean Chakalaka is one this African country’s best “comfort foods”. It is traditionally a meatless stew, chocked full of all kinds of vegetables and beans, spiced and seasoned just enough to meld all the ingredients together nicely. A good bowl of Zimbabwean Chakalaka will be a taste treat that will satisfy you and fill you up.
Ugandan samosas are a nationwide popular and very common snack food. They are an African “fast food” that you can buy at kiosks on the side of almost any road. They are delicious, and quite inexpensive to make.
Ugandan Samosas can be made with or without meat. The most common meat used is beef. Vegetarian or not, they are always delightfully spiced and seasoned mixture of veggies, wrapped in a thin sheet of pastry, and then baked until golden brown and crispy.
Ugandan Samosas Recipe-
Puerto Rican Rice and Beans, the real authentic version, is a standout dish. Many countries have a beans and rice dish (or several) in their cuisines – Mexico especially comes to mind. The Southern Soul foods of America also have wonderful beans and rice dishes. However, properly prepared, with the traditional ingredients and methods, a good bowl of authentic Puerto Rican rice and beans just can’t be beat!
Authentic Puerto Rican Rice and Beans Recipe-
Grenadian Oil Down, the country’s national dish, is absolutely outstanding! The traditional version uses breadfruit, salted codfish and spinach or callaloo leaves as the primary ingredients, making a stew simmered in coconut milk. After including those basic ingredients, you can add almost anything that suits your personal tastes. Add more kinds of seafood, some people like to add chicken, go ahead and include some more favorite veggies – feel free!
Spiced and seasoned to perfection, you will soon discover why Grenadian Oil Down became such a beloved meal in this little country!
Grenadian Oil Down Recipe-
Vatican Tiramisu alla Ricotta (basically a pound cake with ricotta cheese in it) is, like most Vatican dishes, of Italian origins. We could have just as easily assigned this dessert to the Italian Cuisine pages. However, Tiramisu alla Ricotta is so immensely popular in this tiny sovereign country, that it stands out more as a traditional Vatican dessert. It is outstanding in its texture and flavor. A slice of Vatican Tiramisu alla Ricotta alone would make a journey to the Vatican well worth the trip!
Vatican Tiramisu alla Ricotta Special Recipe-
The people of Singapore take their Chili Crab seriously. Believe you me, Singaporean Chili Crab, the way the chefs of Singapore prepare it, is like nowhere else on earth. A special, very spicy and delightfully sour sauce is the key. Wild caught Caribbean Dungeness Crab, cooked to tender perfection, has a slightly sweet taste. So, when you have Singaporean Chili Crab, it is a spicy, sweet, sour and savory experience – absolutely fantastic!
Singaporean Chili Crab in Sour Spicy Sauce Recipe-
Pan Poached Salmon Piccata is delicious, creative Alaskan style of serving salmon. You can serve the salmon on a bed of cooked noodles (I enjoy fettuccine) or on its own with a side of vegetables.”
Pan Poached Salmon Piccata Alaskan Style Recipe-
Venison roast, prepared Alaskan style, slow cooked in a Dutch Oven, is superb. The old traditional Alaskan cuisine relied heavily on hunting and gathering, so seafoods and wild game meats were most often on the dinner plates. Modern day Alaskan cuisine has become more diverse, but some old traditional dishes are just so simply good, they are still favored today. That is the case with this Venison roast!
Alaskan Style Dutch Oven Venison Roast Recipe-
The health advantages of raw garlic are many. Especially when eaten raw, a small amount of daily garlic consumption is good for your overall health, for reasons which this article will explain.
Since many ethnic food cultures use garlic in their cuisines, I felt it appropriate to address this marvelous herb here on Ethnic Foods R Us. So here we go, with the …