Sitfubi (Corn Porridge) – Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)

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Eswatini, formerly Swaziland is located in Southern Africa. Sitfubi, eaten for breakfast, is a typical Eswatini porridge made from milk and corn meal. It was very similar in texture and fairly similar in taste to cream of wheat. This was a bit smoother than cream of wheat (not much, just a little) and seemed a […]

Skoudehkaris (Djboutian Spiced Lamb & tomatoes) – Djbouti

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Skoudehkaris is the national dish of Djbouti which is located in East Africa and was, at one point, a French colony. We all loved this . Even my generally non-red meat eating husband gave it an 8/10! Eva gave it a 9/10. I really liked it too. It was flavorful and fun to eat because […]

Persian Meatballs

Koofteh Tabrizi (Herbed Meat and Rice Balls) – Iran (Persia)

Posted 7 CommentsPosted in Beef, By Country, Chicken, Gluten Free, Healthy, Iran, Main dishes, Middle East, Persia, Recipes, Top 10, Turkey

Koofteh Tabrizi (herbed meatballs) is one of my family’s all time favorite dishes and is the number one dish on our top 10 list. This dish is from Iran/Persia. The original recipe comes from a fabulous Sephardic Jewish cookbook, Sephardic Cooking, by Copeland Marks. The cookbook has some fabulous history in it and apparently (based […]