Andorra is a teeny-tiny country in the mountains between Spain and France. We were cooking this meal on a snow day in January and it was perfect! Escudella is the national dish of Andorra, and it’s a stew made up of meat, carbs, and some hearty veggies. Time: 2 1/2 hr Ingredients (8 servings –Continue reading “#4: Andorra”
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Algeria was a country that we knew very little about. Thanks to TikTok @matb3, we found a recipe for a popular Algerian street food called Mhadjeb. It’s a stuffed flatbread made of semolina flour. It is typically stuffed with meat and vegetables, then it’s fried. Time: 1 1/2 hours Ingredients (8 servings): 500 g fineContinue reading “#3: Algeria”
I really didn’t know a lot about Albania prior to cooking this meal, so I found the national dish of Albania: Tave Kosi. It is a yogurt and lamb casserole. Hold on! Before you go anywhere: I agree. It sounds a little weird, but it was actually a favorite in our household. Time: 1 1/2Continue reading “#2: Albania”
First stop: Afghanistan!
Starting our food journey with our first “A” country – Afghanistan! One of my coworkers is Afghani and his aunts gave me the recipe for this Kabuli Pulao, the national dish of Afghanistan. So we went out, gathered the ingredients, and got to cooking! Time: 3-4 hours Ingredients (4 servings): 2 cups / 340g basmatiContinue reading “First stop: Afghanistan!”
Around the World in 197 Plates
…Give or take! Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we went a full year without traveling. For someone who goes on 2 or more “big” trips per year, this was hard. So, instead of traveling, we decided that it would be fun to cook meals from each country. This would satisfy our travel desires for aContinue reading “Around the World in 197 Plates”