I’m fortunate to live in an area of the country that has a strong Ethiopian population and numerous restaurants to try in the city. I was very unfamiliar with this cuisine prior to my move to Washington, DC from western … Continue reading #124: Ethiopia – Doro Wat + Injera Bread
I’ve been asked before how it is that I find my recipes or if there is a method I used to determine which dish to make from a country when there are so many options. Sometimes I start with looking … Continue reading #120: Bhutan – Ema Datshi
I’m a bit behind on posting the dishes I’ve made in real time, but this meal from a week or so ago is a great way to jump back in from a weekend where most of us probably grilled something … Continue reading #82: Nepal – Chicken Sekuwa + Chukauni
When I started this project nearly a year and a half ago, I did a lot of preliminary exploring of the cuisines of certain regions of the world and when I hit the warmer temperatures mid-year, I thought it would … Continue reading #78: Antigua & Barbuda – Macaroni Pie
Holy mole (pun completely intended) I love Mexican food. So when I had the opportunity to have family over for a little Mexican feast in honor of my recent birthday, I thought this would be a good time to break … Continue reading #67: Mexico – Chicken Mole
Initially, I had planned to have an Israeli food feast for Matt’s family as a celebration for his dad’s birthday, but with an unexpected family emergency, a large family meal was scrapped. But I had all the ingredients at the … Continue reading #51: Israel – Meatballs, Falafel + More!
In late June, Matt and I traveled to rural Pennsylvania to work from my grandparents’ old house for a week. While they passed away many years ago, we still maintain the house and in recent years have worked to add … Continue reading #29: Mozambique – Peri Peri Chicken
This meal was a perfect example of me getting very excited to have people over to “christen” the new place and make an absolute disaster in my kitchen. I have long wanted to travel to Turkey as I’m convinced it … Continue reading #28: Turkey – Tavuk Kebabi + Gozleme + more!
How many chicken and rice dishes can one person make as part of a cook the world project? A lot, so it seems. In my research, it seems like a lot of countries, particularly in Africa, Central and South Americas, … Continue reading #27: Burkina Faso – Chicken w/ Fat Rice
At this point in the project, I was starting to feel a little fatigue in trying to figure out the origins of various dishes in Africa and thought maybe I would try to knock out two at once from two … Continue reading #20 and #21: Cameroon and Nigeria – Kati Kati Chicken w/ Joloff Rice