Ireland – Boxty

Gerry, from New Horizon, dropped in on the site on his way home from work. He gave me the recipe for boxty and quoted a…

Sudan – Stuffed Lamb

Sudanese food is a mixture of Arabic and African cuisine explains Sayed. Chili peppers (very good, very hot!) are popular as is a simple red…

Nigeria – Abacha

Abacha is a speciality dish of the Igbo tribe and this delicacy is always served at weddings. The oldest woman in the bride’s family must…

Slovakia – Segendenski and Klendinki

I miss vanilla sugar, with its very good smell. Magdalena rubs her fingers together and the absent scent fills the room. She describes the stuffed…

Albania – Baclava

In Albania, New Year festivities are much more important than Christmas ones. Ajosh vasilis (in Greek) or Plaku ivitit Ri (in Albanian), an old man…

Russia – Seld Pod Shuboi

There are plants everywhere. Yana is growing onions, carrots and tomatoes in plastic containers. Just inside the mobile home door is her herb garden; big…

Russia – Pelemany

Allow about 15 to 20 of these delicacies for each person – the more the better, Yana grins.  Once when I was cooking I made…

Israel – Tsimus

As Marina talks about the recipe, she stresses just how easy it is to give food real flavour, using even the simplest of ingredients such…