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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X for Xalwa from Somalia | Corn Flour Halwa

Well as expected, I was struck with X. By then I must have searched high and low for something that would fit without giving in the temptation of using adjectives for this. On a safe measure I decided to have this under international theme, hoping I would have something to blog about. During one of […]

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