Burundian Flat Bread: Chapati

Burundian Flat Bread: Chapati

Despite the title, chapati bread is definitely not something that’s made in Burundi alone. It actually originates from India. However, the version of chapati recipe we’re taking a look at today is more common in different East African countries, Burundi being one of them. Chapati 

Burundian Lentil and Bean Soup

Burundian Lentil and Bean Soup

One of the dishes that we checked when visiting Burundi in our challenge was the Lentil and Bean Soup, or ‘Soupe aux Lentilles et Legumes’ if you want to be fancier. I’m definitely a soup kind of person – it’s so good and warms you 

Around the World Cooking Challenge – Burundi

Around the World Cooking Challenge – Burundi

Hey everyone! I’m back and presenting you the recipes from our second stop – Burundi. When doing the research, I could see right away that this is a very different country compared to Qatar. Burundi, in comparison, is a very poor country where political and 

Burundian Date and Banana Mix

Burundian Date and Banana Mix

This Date and Banana Cake, or ‘Date and Banana Mix’ like it seems to be traditionally called, is perfect if you want to make something easy, but different. Eat it warm! So, unlike the Lentil and Bean Soup, this is not a naturally healthy dish, 

Qatari Lasagne: Thareed

Qatari Lasagne: Thareed

Thareed is one of the most popular dishes in Qatar and it’s often made during Ramadan. The dish is a combination of vegetables (such as carrots, potatoes, and beans), meat, and a sauce. This specific recipe uses lamb meat, but you can make it with 

Qatari Sweet Bread with Cream: Esh Asaraya

Qatari Sweet Bread with Cream: Esh Asaraya

Esh Asaraya is a popular dessert in Qatar that consists of a layer of bread soaked in sugar syrup, some whipped heavy cream, and pistachios. It’s an easy dessert to make unless you’re a bit scared of the sugar syrup. In addition to “sweet bread 

Qatari Bread: Khubz

Qatari Bread: Khubz

Khubz is generally known as Arabic Bread. The word “khubz” itself directly translates to “bread” in Arabic. It is a flatbread with a big air pocket inside which makes it very similar to pita bread. Or perhaps it’s even the same – somehow, I was 

Around the World Cooking Challenge – Qatar

Around the World Cooking Challenge – Qatar

Hey everyone, welcome to our very first stop in our around the world journey – Qatar! I have to say – I was pretty excited that my randomiser decided to give me something interesting to start with. It is really inspiring to start researching for 

Qatari Sweet Dumplings: Luqaimat

Qatari Sweet Dumplings: Luqaimat

When researching Qatari desserts, I kept stumbling upon these sweet dumplings on different pages called Luqaimat. The word “luqaimat” is translated as “bite-size” in Arabic. These are one of Qatar’s most favourite sweet treats and are often made during Ramadan or just for tea time. 

Introduction to the “Around the World Cooking Challenge”

Introduction to the “Around the World Cooking Challenge”

Heya! I decided recently that I need to expand my cultural food knowledge and start experiencing new things. Apart from starting this blog, I mean. During the times of quarantine and social distancing, I sadly can’t just buy plane tickets and go travelling. However, I