Qatar – Qahwa Helw ~ Flavored 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 […]

Peru – Garbanzo con Acelga ~ Chickpeas Swiss Chard Stew

Today we are traveling to western South American country of Peru to taste Peruvian chickpeas Swiss chard stew. Peru is home to ancient cultures and one of the oldest in the world. It was a Spanish colony until it got its independence in 1821. The capital is Lima. Mining, manufacturing, agriculture and fishing is the […]

Oman – Shuwa

Today we travel to the Arab nation of Oman, officially known as Sultanate of Oman. Unlike other Arab nations, Oman has modest oil reserves. In 2010 United Nations Development Program ranked Oman as the most improved nations in terms of development in last 40 years and is also categorized as high income economy. (Source Wiki) […]

New Zealand – Anzac Biscuits

Anzac biscuits are very popular in Australia and New Zealand. These biscuits have a history and it is always interesting to know how the food got a name and the history behind it. During World War 1, soldiers wives made these biscuits and sent them to their husbands stationed abroad. Australia New Zealand army corp […]

Malaysia – Tom Yum Beehoon

After one day rest, our world tour resumes. From Lebanon we travel to South East Asia. It is M for Malaysia. Those of you who read my yesterday’s post might have guessed I would be doing Malaysian food. I made bandung, a popular drink from Malaysia and since that is a very simple recipe, I […]

Lebanon – Manakish Zaatar

Today we are traveling to the Middle East to get a taste of Lebanon. The food in most of the Middle Eastern countries is similar with minor changes and Lebanese food is no except. Lebanese cuisine consists of whole grains, fresh vegetables, fruits and seafood. Chicken is eaten lot more than red meats. Olive oil, […]

Korean Bibimbap

Today we are traveling to the Korean peninsula to taste some Korean cuisine. Korea is an East Asian territory that was divided into two sovereign states; North Korea and South Korea. This is one cuisine I decided I was going to do the moment the theme for this marathon was finalized and even before I […]

Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad ~ OiMu Chim Namul

I like cucumbers a lot and always add them to salads or to raitas. Sometimes I eat cucumbers as my evening snack. When I saw this spicy cucumber salad, without even a second thought added it to my list of Korean side dishes I was going to make for Korean meal for this month’s “Around […]

Korean style Seasoned Beans Sprouts Salad ~ Sukju Namul Muchim

Korean meal is known to have a wide spread of side dishes or also known as banchan. These side dishes can be blanched vegetables or fermented vegetables such as kimchi. I made bean sprouts salad for my bibimbap, which I made for this month’s “Around the World in 30 Days with ABC Cooking” theme for […]

Seasoned Korean Spinach Salad ~ Sigeumchi Namul

Korean food has many side dishes and if you ever been to a Korean restaurant or were invited by a Korean family for a Korean meal, you know what I am taking about. There is usually at least a spread of 6 – 8 dishes, both vegetarian and some with anchovies. Whenever we dine at […]

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