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Indian Lamb Pasanda with Lemon Rice

Good evening, Raffies! Today we are going to India and are discovering another delicious meal: Indian Lamb Pasanda (or Gosht Pasanda). This dish goes all the way back to the time of the Mughals. The name “pasanda” means “favourite” and defines small pieces of meat without bones and beaten until thin and tender. Here is… Continue reading Indian Lamb Pasanda with Lemon Rice

World Food Challenge

Day 182: Turkmenistan and Sabzi Govurma

Good evening, Raffies! Today we are going to Turkmenistan, a country I know very little about, apart from the fact that it is famous for its legendary melons. As a matter of fact, there are over 400 different varieties of melons growing in Turkmenistan! Cool, right? It used to be the biggest exporter of melons… Continue reading Day 182: Turkmenistan and Sabzi Govurma

World Food Challenge

Day 133: Pakistan and Matar Keema

Good evening, Raffies! Today we are going to another country with far too many delicious dishes to choose from..so this one was tough..but I remember from my childhood that I liked this Pakistani dish with minced meat and peas..thus, Matar Keema it is! The recipe is very simple. 500 g minced lamb 250 g matar… Continue reading Day 133: Pakistan and Matar Keema

World Food Challenge

Day 41: Republic of the Congo and Goat stew

Hello Raffies! Today was the day of my first injury while cooking. I managed to heavenly cut my finger while peeling the yams. But fear not, all is well and after applying a pressure band-aid I was back preparing today's dish. We are going to the country that has among the last gorillas' living in… Continue reading Day 41: Republic of the Congo and Goat stew

World Food Challenge

Day One: Afghanistan and its Kabuli Palaw

Good morning, Raffies! When I was planning my world food challenge, I was considering several ways of organising the flow of dishes. Since I had bought one of those scratchable maps, I would have enjoyed proceeding per continent, but I thought that it would have been easy for me losing track of the countries and… Continue reading Day One: Afghanistan and its Kabuli Palaw