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Wedges of patatesli gozleme wedges on wax paper

Turkish Patatesli Gozleme, Potato Stuffed Flatbread

Theme of the Week The theme for this week is stuffed flatbreads from around the world. The first in this 3 day series is bakshalu from my home state in India, which was posted yesterday. Today we travel to Turkey for a savory stuffed flatbread, patatesli gozleme. Patatesli is potato in Turkish and patatesli gozleme…

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Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup, Vegetable Soup, Spicy Cheese Sandwich, African Flavored Soup, Ethiopian Flavored Soup, Blogging Marathon, Dinner Ideas,

Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup and Cheese Sandwich

Berbere spiced vegetable soup is a spicy, hearty soup for cold winter nights. Soup has medley of vegetables, chickpeas and is seasoned with berbere spice. The second dinner idea for this week is berbere spiced vegetable soup with a spicy cheese sandwich. I had some leftover berbere spice after making this stew and used it…

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Potatoes with Zaatar

Roasted Potatoes with Zaatar

Today’s bake is again a Food52 contesting winning recipe. Potatoes are baked with zaatar, a Mediterranean spice mix. I used some commercial Zaatar that I bought to prepare Manakish. The first time I made these potatoes, I used medley of baby potatoes and used 1 ½ – 2 tbsp. of Zaatar as the recipe called…

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Saag Aloo ~ Spinach Potato Curry

Saag is a green leaves vegetable curry and the greens used can be spinach, mustard greens or collard greens. The most famous saag is sarson ka saag, mustard leaves dish from the state of Punjab. Today I have saag aloo (potato) and the green leaf vegetable I used here is spinach. I had planned on…

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Lemon Potato Salad with Mint

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge is an event I like to participate when ever possible. For this challenge we need to cook and post a recipe from a cookbook, from a TV show, paper clippings or recipes taken from friends and relatives. This challenge is a nice way to try out new recipes. Today’s recipe is…

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Potato Fry ~ Potato Dry Curry in the Oven

When someone says they are baking, one would expect it to be a bread, cake, cookies, pretzels, etc but one would not expect a curry. My second post for this week is one such unconventional bake; potato fry. I roast potatoes once in a while when I am lazy to fire up the stove. Cut…

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Potato stuffed flat bread, potato stuffed Afghani bread, Afghani Cuisine, Afghani food

Afghani Bolani ~ Flat Bread

For this month’s International Food Challenge, Pavani challenged us with some delicious Afghani food. I could not decide what to cook as all the recipes she suggest were mouth watering. I finally chose to do bolani, a stuffed flat bread. Bread is stuffed with mashed potato filling and shallow fried in oil. We totally loved…

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Mashed Potatoes & Vegetables, Belgium Food, Belgium Cuisine, Food of the World,

Belgium Stoemp for Food of the World

This month Food of the World is halting in Belgium. Belgium cuisine varies from region to region and is also influenced by neighboring countries, Germany, France and the Netherlands. Belgium is known for its chocolates, waffles and bear. Ingredients used in Belgium cuisine are regional and seasonal. Potatoes, leeks, gray shrimp, Belgium endive are common…

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