Usal Poha ~ An Indian Chaat

Usal Poha

Usal Poha is an interesting chaat blending of two traditional dishes, Poha and Usal. The final assembled dish is simply out of the world! When I was checking out my options for U, I was checking out Vaishali’s space and came across this Usal Poha. She writes about coming across this vendor who sells poha. […]

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Toshka ~ A Damascus Sandwich

Toshka - Damascus Sandwich

Toshka is a delicious street food mostly made with an Arabic flatbread stuffed with kebabs and white cheese. These are then baked over charcoal or on a flat griddle. Toshkas are originally from Aleppo and travelled to Damascus where it took a different form, though retaining the name. In Damascus, Toshka is a type of […]

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Sabich ~ The Ultimate Israeli Sandwich

Sabich - The Ultimate Israeli Sandwich

Sabich or Sabih is a traditional Mizrahi Jewish sandwich popular in Israel, which consists of pita bread stuffed with fried eggplant and hard boiled eggs along with Salad and other condiments. Apart from Pita bread, Laffa bread is also popularly used. Sabich is an Israeli Sandwich made with the Laffa Bread with different fillings like […]

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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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Panelle | Pane e Panelle~ Sicilian fritters on Burgers

Panelle

Panelle is Sicilian fritters made from chickpea flour or Besan with spices and herbs added. These are popular Street food, often enjoyed as part of bread roll like a sandwich. These are called Pane e Panelle when these fritters are sandwiched with bread. When I first read about this, I was so excited as this was […]

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Nachos Supreme | How to make Vegetarian Nachos Supreme

Nachos Supreme

Nachos Supreme is a sinful delicious street food from the Tex Mex Cuisine. Since this food is so versatile that you can practically load it as much as you wish. This has a layer of fried tortilla chips loaded with different layers, finally with melted cheese! I had this ever since I came to know […]

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Mofo Anana | Malagasy Mofo Sakay

Mofo Sakay

Mofo Anana or Malagasy Mofo Sakay, a spicy bread from Madagascar is a popular local street snack. Mofo Sakay is a mix of greens along with tomato mixed in a spicy batter and deep fried. I came across this recipe that talks about the simple stovetop bread called the mofo (moo-fu) available throughout Madagascar as […]

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Lángos ~ Hungarian Fried Bread

Lángos from Hungary

Lángos is a deep fried flat bread made of a dough with flour, yeast, salt and water. It is a popular street food from Hungary and it is also called as the Hungarian Fried Bread. This flatbread is deep fried and topped with sour cream and grated cheese. The cheese melts and oozes down. It […]

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Hua Juan Bao ~ Chinese Steamed Flower Buns

Hua Juan Bao

Hua Juan Bao is Chinese Steamed Flower Buns stuffed with Sesame and Spring Onions. These are shaped and steamed and make a fantastic meal anytime. This is supposed to be a popular street food. These are bought on the street as either breakfast or a snack. These buns are fragrant with ginger or garlic with […]

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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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