national cuisines

all about polish cheeses

Guide to a Polish Cheeseboard

I asked my Eat Polska guide, Halina Jasonek, to give me a briefing on Polish cheese, and she took me to a restaurant where I could try some. “The idea of a chee...
kerala fish recipe

Kerala Fish Molly

This is one of the recipes mentioned in Alistair Shearer’s post on cuisine in Kerala. He explains that it’s a favourite of the Christian community there, a lega...
chicken cooked in yoghurt and turmeric recipe

Chicken folded in a soft, yellow blanket

This is a recipe in which you wrap the chicken in a blanket of billowy yoghurt, turned lemony-yellow by turmeric. The turmeric and coriander gives it a slightly...
german cinnamon stars recipe

Zimtsterne – aka German Cinnamon Stars

Zimtsterne are also known as Erstesternen (first stars) – the emerging stars indicate the end of a day of fasting. These days they are eaten as part of a tradit...
japanese meatballs recipe

Japanese meatballs

I am pretty hopeless with chopsticks in spite of lots of practice but the fact that these Japanese-style has nothing to do with their being easier to eat than a...