Cheesy French Fries with Mayo

Cheesy French Fries with Mayo

Cheesy French Fries is deep fried french fries topped with melting cheese seasoning with spices. This makes a wonderful snack at any time or if you want to enjoy a movie, dig into this sinful snack. Kids love french fries and mostly I try making it at home when it is a small portion. Else […]

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Raja Kebab | How to make stuffed Papad Rolls

Raja Kebab

Raja Kebab is a stuffed paneer potato filling in a papad that is deep fried and served in bite sized pieces. These make a fantastic party starter and delicious evening snack. When I wanted to make Awadhi Thali or the Mixed North Indian Thali, Vaishali suggested this Raja Kebab that was her restaurant. This is […]

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Moong Dal Kachori | How to make Khasta Moong Dal Kachori

Moong Daal Kachori

Khasta Moong Dal Kachori is a sinful deep fried ball from the North Indian Cuisine, filled with ground moong dal with spices and deep fried in a flaky outer layer. When I planned for Rajasthani Thali, I had asked Vaishali for a starter or snack and she suggested I make this. While I already have […]

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Xalapan Molotes | How to make Molote

Xalapan Molotes

Xalapan Molotes are corn based pastry filled with different ingredients and served as an appetizer or snack from the Mexican Cuisine. When it came to selecting some dish starting with X, I had to think of using either an adjective or some word starting with X on city or some other reference. I had them […]

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Vyprážaný syr | Fried Cheese from Slovakia

Vyprážaný Syr

Vyprážaný syr is Fried Cheese from Slovakia. This is a popular street food and very easy to make. It can be served as an appetizer with mayo or tartar sauce for dipping. These fried cheese are called smažený sýr in Czech whereas in Slovakia it is known as vyprážaný syr. In Czech, these fries are […]

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Rustico | How to make Rustico Leccese

Rustico Leccese

Rustico is an Italian snack made with rough puff pastry and a variety of stuffing. The most common stuffing is tomato and mozzarella. However, depending on which region this snack is from, the stuffing can also change. The main feature of Rustico is the way it is assembled. These pastries are made with two discs […]

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Qamdi ~ Fried Bread from Somalia

Qamdi ~ Fried Bread from Somalia

Qamdi or Mahamri is a triangular sweet fried bread from Somalia. This is similar to doughnut though it varies in the shape also less in sweet. I was inspired by this recipe where I also made the Fataa’ir Farmaajo from the same author. She writes that in cities across Somalia, qamdi, as well as bur […]

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Fataa’ir Farmaajo | Cheese Fatayer from Somalia

Fataa’ir Farmaajo Somalia

Fataa’ir Farmaajo or Fatayer are easy to pick finger food from Somalia. These are soft, fluffy, yeasted bread that is filled with different fillings like meat, cheese or spinach. Depending on the filling, the fatayer shape changes and called differently. The meat fatayer is made into square shapes, cheese fatayer into boat shapes, and spinach […]

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Empanada | Argentinian Onion and Cheese Empanada

Empanada

Empanada is a savoury snack made with puff pastry and different stuffings depending on the local availability. The dough is rich, buttery and flaky that you can bake or deep fry depending on your choice. Though the meat versions are popular, the vegetarian version is equally good. As I said, I was really looking forward […]

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Arancini | How to make Arancini di Riso

Arancini - An Italian Street Food

Arancini are the famous Italian Rice balls stuffed with Mozzarella. These are a common street food in Sicily. Although these are popular as street food, these make a wonderful appetizer or finger food. These deep fried balls are crusty and crunch on the outside and soft with cheese oozing out on the outside. I googled […]

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