Taste the World - Djibouti - Banana Fritters

  For Djibouti, I made these simple, tasty and gluten free banana fritters! These taste better and better with every bite, and are a great healthy desert option. 

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Taste the World - Denmark - Danish Fruit Braid

Taste the World - Denmark - Danish Fruit Braid

For Denmark, I made a Danish Fruit Braid. A larger version of the classic 'danish'. I made mine with fresh raspberry jam (instructions included). You can use any berry to make your own filling, or use store bought jam to save time. The recipe makes 2 full braids, which each have 6-10 servings. This recipe is so good, it's going to single-handedly make me gain weight. I can't stop eating it!

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Taste the World - Cyprus - Pastitsio - Cypriot Baked Pasta

Taste the World - Cyprus - Pastitsio - Cypriot Baked Pasta

For Cyprus, I made Pastitio, a baked pasta dish. I used penne pasta, because I didn't have any pastitio style pasta. Any tubular pasta will work for this recipe. The result was a hearty baked dish with a spiced meat with pasta, with an eggy/cheese top. A great comfort food.

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Taste the World - Republic of Congo - Congolese Chicken with Peanut Sauce

Taste the World - Republic of Congo - Congolese Chicken with Peanut Sauce

For the Republic of Congo, I made Congolese Chicken with Peanut Sauce.  A super simple and delicious main course recipe. The peanut sauce keeps the chicken quite tender and juicy. Even a cooking novice can make this recipe and impress their friends and family.

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Taste the World - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Sweet Oranges Congo

Taste the World - Democratic Republic of the Congo - Sweet Oranges Congo

For the Democratic Republic of the Congo, I made Sweet Oranges Congo. A delicious dessert that is so simple, you don't even have to cook anything. Make with orange juice or brandy, depending on your preference.  

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Taste the World - Colombia - Bolitas de Yuca con Queso

Taste the World - Colombia - Bolitas de Yuca con Queso

For Colombia, I made Bolitas de Yuca con Queso (Yuca balls stuffed with cheese). A simple and delicious little fried snack. It's great with some fresh guacamole.

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Taste the World - Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Martabak

Taste the World - Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Martabak

For Cocos (Keeling) Islands, I made Martabak. Delicious pancakes, folded in half and filled with chocolate and peanuts. A delicious buttery dessert. Addictive and tasty. 

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Taste the World - Christmas Island - Roti Canai

Taste the World - Christmas Island - Roti Canai

For Christmas Island, I made Roti Canai, a delicious, and buttery flat bread. This bread is so delicious. You really should try making some. I even tried my hand at making a demonstration video. (Sorry for the awkward angle, I'll do better next time).

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Taste the World - China - Nian Gao

Taste the World - China - Nian Gao

For China, I made Nian Gao, or Chinese New Year Cake. This cake is not baked, but steamed. This recipe is an example of why I started this project. It is so different, in flavor and preparation, from what I am accustomed to, in the most delightful way. It's made me want to explore more steamed Asian dishes.  

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Taste the World - Chile - Hallullas

Taste the World - Chile - Hallullas

For Chile, I made Hallullas. Delicious mini pocket breat rolls. They are almost a mix between crackers and rolls. They can be eaten plain or stuffed with your choice of filling. I filled mine with some seasoned ricotta and it was heaven.

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Taste the World - Central African Republic - Benne Wafers

Taste the World - Central African Republic - Benne Wafers

For Central African Republic, I made Benne Wafers. Sweet sesame seed wafers, that are very similar to Florentines. I dipped mine in chocolate, and the result was heavenly. A very simple and quick recipe.

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