Category Archives for Recipes of the World

Chapati ala Amon

Chapati is a flat, unleavened bread from India. It is made from flour or whole wheat flour, and some variations of it also contains salt and oil. Outside India, chapati is common in the east-African countries. You will probably find variations of it in other parts of the world as well. I love to taste […]

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Indian raita

Raita is spiced sauces made from yogurt, and are commonly used in Indian, Pakistani and Bangladeshi cuisine. The typical raita is made with herbs and cucumber, and tastes great with spicy Indian food. It is so easy to whip up, and is also great with fresh veggies, Indian papadams or with fresh bread. This is two […]

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Vegetarian Christmas dinner

Norway have a vast array of traditional dishes that are served during the Christmas holiday. The selection will vary according to where in the Norway you are from, and also according to the practices of each family. Common for most of it is that it is not suitable for vegetarians. If you want to know […]

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Chocolate marzipan candies

I guess you have already made your own homemade marzipan? Then it´ time to combine it with different tastes and chocolate and make some fancy marzipan candies. If you want to keep it all vegan, make sure to use vegan chocolate. Your friends will be impressed if you serve them home made candies, and they […]

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Thai red curry paste

The first time I made a thai curry paste was when I did cooking classes in May Kaidee´s vegetarian restaurant in Chiang Mai in Thailand. That class made me realize that the delicious Thai food is actually very easy to make yourself – as long as you have the right spices and ingredients. The red […]

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Hot pesto

Pesto is a sauce originating from the north of Italy, and the name “pesto” derives from the italian word “pestare”, which means to pound or to crush. Originally pesto was made by crushing the ingredients in a mortar. A blender makes it all much easier! In this recipe I do not use parmesan cheese, I […]

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Ndengu – Kenyan bean stew

I discovered mung beans when I was in staying in Kenya for some months. It was not always easy to find food without meat, since different varieties of meat stews are common food for the locals. However, I discovered  Ndengu, which is the Kenyan-style of mung beans, also called green grams. This greenish stew does not […]

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Fudgy brownies

There is no occasion were brownies are wrong, and it is so easy to make! Sweet, fudgy and rich chocolate flavor can work with almost any other tastes! I make my brownies with 70% dark chocolate when available, and I add some brown sugar for a richer sweet taste and a more moist texture of the […]

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Italian vegetarian lasagne

Lasagne originates from Italy and is a traditional dish in Italy. It has spread to the whole world, and now you may be served it in different varieties, depending on the chef who makes it. I prefer to make the Italian vegetarian lasagne with a combination of a tomato sauce and bechamel sauce, which is […]

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Thai green coco-curry

When I visited Thailand several years ago, I discovered how easy it is to cook the tasty Thai dishes through cooking classes of May Kaidee´s restaurant in Chiang Mai. That was a great way of getting deeper into Thai cooking and culture. When I was there, I learned how to make Thai red curry paste, […]

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