World Food Challenge

Day 178: Tonga and Faikakai Topai

Good evening, Raffies! Today we are going to Tonga. To be honest, my designated dish was octopus in coconut sauce. However, due to great unluck, I was not able to find any fresh octopus this week. Therefore, I had to change plans and went for a funny sounding dessert: Faikakai Topai. It is a quite… Continue reading Day 178: Tonga and Faikakai Topai

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Day 161: Solomon Islands and Cassava pudding

Hello, Raffies! Today we are going to tingle our taste buds with some nice dessert. We are going to the Solomon Islands and we are going to enjoy some cassava pudding. This is a traditional recipe from the islands and the result is a somewhat gelatinous pudding with a great flavour. The recipe is quite simple… Continue reading Day 161: Solomon Islands and Cassava pudding

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Day 151: San Marino and Torta Tre Monti

Ciao, Raffies! I admit that I am being very lazy these days..enjoying the sun and the free time. Today we are going to San Marino, not that far from here, and we are going to enjoy a speciality of this country. As you might know, San Marino is a small Republic in Italy, nearby Bologna.… Continue reading Day 151: San Marino and Torta Tre Monti

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Day 144: Romania and Papanasi

Good evening, Raffies! Today we are going to enjoy a nice Romanian dessert: Papanasi. This dessert is a popular treat in Romania. Usually fried, it resembles a doughnut with a hat. It is filled with liquid jam, mostly cherries or berries, and smetana, the Romanian crème fraîche. Actually, there are two versions: the fried one and… Continue reading Day 144: Romania and Papanasi