Cooking

Moose filet

Swedish moose filet with lingonberries

Swedes eat game to the same extent as Americans eat it. You can buy it, but usually you know someone who knows someone who hunts during hunting season. Of course, it's not to everyone's taste; game does have a ...
Xian Bing

Xian Bing (tasty Chinese meat pie)

Xian Bing is a Chinese meat pie. There are many variations, but one popular such variation is almost identical to the Romanian placinta. I don't know if it's a coincidence or if trade routs of the past resulted...
Gingerbread cookies

Gingerbread cookies

  Step 1: The gingerbread cookies Ingredients for the gingerbread cookies 1 teaspoon ginger powder 1 teaspoon of clove powder 2 teaspoons of orange zest powder 2 teaspoons of cinnamon ...
spam sandwich

Spam sandwich

Did you know spam is extremely popular on Hawaii? They make spam-sushi. They eat spam and rice. And they have spam on their sandwiches. You can't find spam in Sweden other than in specialized “American shops”. ...
shrimp dumplings

Steamed and deep fried shrimp dumplings

Who doesn't like dumplings? Who doesn't like deep fried food? And who doesn't want to combine the two? Here is my recipe for steamed and deep fried shrimp dumplings. Ingredients for the shrimp dumplings ...
pumpkin cake

Pumpkin cake with pumpkin spiced frosting

Pumpkin spice is loved by Americans and it's not a new thing. Amelia Simmons mention it as far back as 1796 in her book American Cookery. Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, cloves, and allspice. There are different vari...
delicious homemade made and cheese with scallion sauce

Macaroni and cheese

Mac’n’cheese is such an American thing. Italians laugh at it. Lol. Right? Well, Italians have their Cacio e pepe pasta which is basically cheese and black pepper. Sounds familiar? As a matter of fact, food snob...
Biangbiang mian noodles

Biangbiang mian noodles when you’re out of money

Want to treat yourself and someone else with a home cooked meal, but you're semi-broke but have some basic stuff at home? This is the recipe for you. Let's make a base of home made wide noodles (biangbiang mian...
West African Stew

West African stew

This is one of those butchered recipes that I'm not even sure has anything to do with West African stew. But there's an exotic flavor to it, with savory cinnamon, sweet potatoes and what not. It's very flavorso...
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...