Payesh (Bangladeshi Rice Pudding) – Bangladesh

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B is for BANGLADESH. You may be wondering why I am making Payesh – Bangladeshi Rice Pudding when I am already somewhere in the I’s on my more or less alphabetical culinary journey around the world. Simple, Eva requested this recipe the other day before heading back to school and when I went to make […]

Karkanji (Hibiscus infusion) – Chad

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Karkanji is a refreshing ginger and hibiscus based beverage with cinnamon and a hint of clove. The proportions listed make for a strong infusion BUT, you can always dilute it with water. We liked it both ways. Eva liked it how it was initially made, using just 1 liter of water. I liked it better […]

Galette whole plated

Galette des Rois (3 Kings Cake) – France

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In honor of 3 Kings Day, I made a Galette des Rois, also known as a Pithivier. It has been bucket list to make since I was 20 when I first tried it at least 10 times in one week during my junior year abroad in Rouen, France. It is not an understatement to say […]

France Vol au vent

Vol au vent (Chicken and mushrooms in puff pastry), Succès praliné (Praline Dacquois) – France

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My friend, James, had asked me what I was planning to make for France on our cullinary tour du monde. Actually, I had planned to skip France as I cook French food all the time. But his question got me thinking…hmmmm, what would I like to make, that I have never made before? The answer…vol […]