Finished falafel dish

Falafel

A falafel dish is a wonderful compromise for vegetarians who wish they could eat a kebab. Here is my recipe for a homemade one. Falafel About 500 grams of canned chickpeas (unless you're boiled dried ones...
zapienkanka

Polish open-faced sandwich (zapiekanka) from scratch

Before kebabs, pizzas and other fast foods came to Poland, the poles were already familiar with standing by a van, eating fast food after a night out. Zapiekanka is a polish open faced sandwich with melted chee...
Swedish Pyttipanna

Swedish pyttipanna

All countries have recipes that are based on leftovers. Italians have their frittata, Koreans have their bibimbap, the French make pain perdu (knows as French toast in the English speaking world), and Swedes ha...
Classical French onion pissaladière

The delicious French pissaladière

Pissaladière, or pissaladiera in Nissart (the dialect from Nice, in the South East of France) is a variation of the pizza that doesn't include tomatoes. Or the Italian pizza is a variation of the French pissala...
Pasta alla carbonara with cream and crispy bacon

A futuristic pasta alla carbonara

A classic carbonara is simply pasta mixed with fried guanciale or pancetta, together with its fat, raw eggs and pecorino cheese. The name is derived from carbonaro, which means charcoal burner. I read that the ...

Liquoriced bacon salad

Have you ever had Chinese spare ribs? They taste really meaty, an the secret to that is star anis and fennel. Both of which contain anethole. Anethole is an organic aromatic compound that not only gives you an ...