Posts Tagged by Blogging Marathon

Zambia – N’shima & Fried Rape

Zambian Cuisine, Zambian Food, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking,

For the final day of the marathon, we travel to South African country of Zambia. Maize is a staple diet and is eaten as a thick porridge called N’shima, which is similar to grits or polenta. It is eaten with beans, green leafy vegetables, and dried fish or meat gravies. Common vegetables in Zambia are […] more

Yemeni Ka’ak

Today we travel to Yemen, an Arab state in southwest Asia. Sana’a is the capital and also the largest city in the country. Yemen is a culturally rich country with the influences from various civilizations. Yemeni cuisine is unique from Middle Eastern cuisine and also differs from region to region. Chicken, goat and lamb are […] more

Xalapa – Enfrijoladas ~ Tortillas dipped in Bean Sauce

Mexican Food, Mexican Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking

Just like W, there is no country starting with alphabet X. The exception for X is similar to that of W. We can do a region or a city starting with these letters but we cannot repeat that country for the alphabet it starts with. I am doing X for Xalapa, Mexico. According to the […] more

Wuhan – Re-Gan Mian ~ Hot & Dry Noodles

Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking, Chinese Food, Chinese Cuisine, Re Gan Mian

There is no country starting with alphabet W. We decided to do a city or a region starting with this alphabet but only catch is we cannot repeat that country for the alphabet it starts with. Had I done C for China, I could not have done Wuhan, China for W. So for W it […] more

Vietnamese Stuffed Crepes ~ Banh Xeo

Vietnamese Food, Vietnamese Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking, Crepes, Vietnamese dosa, Stuffed Crepes,

I cannot believe we are already on 22nd alphabet V and in 3-4 days our Around the World in 30 Days culinary tour will conclude. Of all the alphabets, V was probably one of the easiest I have done in terms of finding the recipe and cooking it. I did V for Vietnam. One day […] more

Ukrainian Vushka

Mushroom Dumplings, Ukrainian Foo, Ukrainian Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Around the World in 30 Days with ABC Cooking,

Today we travel to Eastern European nation of Ukraine that has been in the news a lot lately. Ukraine was part of USSR and hence the cuisine and culture is similar to that of Russia. Vushka (Voosh-kah) is popular in both Russian and Ukraine. Vushka is a mushroom and onion dumplings. Vushka means tiny ears […] more

Turkey – Sekerpare ~ Cookies in Sugar Syrup

Cookies in sugar syrup, Turkish sweet, Turkish food, Turkish Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Around the Worlld in 30 Days with ABC Cooking,

Today we stop in Turkey for some dessert. Yes, you read it right. I finally caved in to my Mediterranean sweets temptation. For the past 6-7 weeks we were off sugars and did not eat any desserts until last Thursday. We ate Anzac cookies few weeks ago and a kit Kat once or twice, but […] more

Sri Lankan Shrimp Curry

Sri Lankan Prawn Curry, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking, Sri Lankan Food, Sri Lankan Cuisine,

Growing up, all I knew about Sri Lanka was it is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, neighbor of India, has a cricket team, Colombo is the capital city, LTTE rebels fighting for a separate state for Sri Lankan Tamils in northern part of the country and King Ravana of Lanka from the Hindu […] more

Russia – Baklazhannaia Ikra ~ Poor Man’s Caviar

Russian Cuisine, Russian Food, Blogging Marathon, Around the world in 30 days with ABC cooking, Eggplant Caviar, Veg Caviar

The day before we started this marathon I told Mr.U I was going to be busy the next one month as I will be on a virtual culinary world tour and he asked if I was stopping in Russia. He said I should not upset President Putin’s and be in his good books as he […] more

Qatar – Qahwa Helw ~ Flavored Coffee

Qatari Food, Qatari Cuisine, Orange Coffee,

The only country I know for Q is Qatar. So today, the blogosphere is going to be flooded with Qatari cuisine as I am almost certain all of my BM buddies are going to do Qatar for Q. Qatar is an Arab nation in Western Asia with Doha as its capital. Some facts about the […] more