How far do you think you can deviate from the original recipe and still be able to recognize it? I mean, there are hardly any real people out there that have all ingredients on hand at all times. We are bound to substitute here and there, even omit some stuff, but can we still call […]
I am going to say something utterly un-American right now. But before you start rallying the outraged crowd to go egg my car, just promise that you’ll finish this article first. Here it goes: I don’t like burgers. Whew… got that off my chest.
Yep. We overbought bananas. Again. I think my family is secretly trying to force me into baking sweets. Somehow we always have exactly three overdone bananas left — three is just enough for a banana bread.
As you may already know from my previous post, I had a bit of a lamb surplus this week. Since we are counting carbs, making our family’s favorite — plov — is out of question, so I had to come up with something else. Being in the middle of clay pot cooking streak, I wanted to […]
When it comes to cult classic recipes, consulting with the authoritative sources is a must. I feel obligated to do so because I am afraid to misrepresent the dish, give you the wrong impression of the flavor and texture, and thus, if unsuccessful, give you all, both literally and figuratively, bad aftertaste.
Plov. This simple dish belongs to the list of my favorite comfort foods. The origins of it are definitely Asian, but no one knows for sure where exactly it came from. You can find its distinctive relatives in India, China, Middle East, Caucasus, and everywhere in between, you name it. No matter the origin, it […]