Y for Yemarina Yewotet Dabo | Ethiopian Spiced Honey Bread

  This was one of the breads that was chosen for the alphabet Y long before the Mega marathon started. The recipe for Yemarina Yewote Dabo, the Ethipian spiced honey bread was pretty straight forward and I kept postponing the

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U for Umm Ali | Egyptian Dessert

  Umm Ali, the name of the dish was very different and that made me venture deeper into it. When I saw that it was an Egyptian dessert, I immediately decided that we would like it. My family has an

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Plantain Balls | Kaklo | Krakro | Ghanaian Spicy Plantain Balls

Ghana cuisine uses abundance of plantains in their cooking and I was amazed to see so many vegetarian snacks that I could make with them. Most of the recipes (if not all) called for over-ripe plantains. When they mean over

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Kenyan Potato Bhajia

For the third day and final day of the BM Kenyan Potato Bhajia is the recipe that I chose to make from Mireille’s space. This bhajia recipe was the first one that I had bookmarked from her space but I

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Koshari/Kushari (A popular Egyptian street food made of rice and lentil)

Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian dish made of rice and lentil, served with a spicy tomato sauce and caramelized onions. We first ate this dish in one of the local Middle Eastern restaurant. I was amazed to

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