Before I sail back out of virtual Tunisia, I needed to try to make a dish from there. in this case I tried this recipe for Kaak Warka.Continue reading “VAL: Tunisian Kaak Warka”
Category: experiments in cooking
VAL: a Libyan dish
Having virtually reached Libya recently, I needed to find a dish to make, to celebrate the crossing.Continue reading “VAL: a Libyan dish”
VAL: Jordanian Kunafa
It’s been a while since one of my regionally -inspired recipes included a dessert.Continue reading “VAL: Jordanian Kunafa”
My Virtual African Loop makes its side-loop. That will mean a stroll through ancient cities: Bethlehem and Jerusalem in Israel, Petra in Jordan.Continue reading “VAL: Israel”
VAL: Another try at Egyptian food
So I tried fava bean falafel, and I was … underwhelmed.
So I tried another recipe: Egypt Arabic Salad.Continue reading “VAL: Another try at Egyptian food”
VAL: Did I say Egypt?
Okay so, Gringita, you made it to (virtual) Egypt.
And there’s a Conqueror challenge set in Giza. And you usually do the challenges, don’t you?Continue reading “VAL: Did I say Egypt?”
On the VAL I’ve made it to Sudan, and that means it’s time to cook something new!Continue reading “VAL: Sudan!”
VAL: Berbere Chicken (Doro Wat)
Okay before I quite make it to the other border amidst all the travels that intervened, I am way, way overdue to make something for Ethiopia on the Virtual African Loop.Continue reading “VAL: Berbere Chicken (Doro Wat)”
A Kenyan-Inspired Meal
Lots of this region’s recipes are some form of porridge made from white cornmeal, or a mashed paste of a vegetable I’m unlikely to find here.
All of those get skipped.Continue reading “A Kenyan-Inspired Meal”
There in the back of the fridge, the remaining apples from the last time I made strudel, were languishing.Continue reading “Apple Tarts”