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Poultry Dishes

Don’t let the red color of Ayam Masak Merah, a traditional Malaysian dish, intimidate you if you aren’t a fan of spicy food. Some Malaysian dishes do have quite a bit of heat, but this dish (which translates from Malay to Red Cooked Chicken”) gets most of its deep red color from tomatoes. The dish …

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While traveling through South Africa, we become totally enthralled with Peri-Peri Sauce (or Piri-Piri Sauce). The spicy condiment, is a favorite hot sauce throughout Africa. What is Peri-Peri Sauce? Peri Peri Chili Sauce is a hot sauce that originates from Portuguese and African cuisine. The sauce been popularized (and spread internationally) by the chicken fast …

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Savory Blackberry Sauce (Rachuli Sauce) was one of the first sauces we tried when we arrived in Tbilisi, Georgia. For those that are unfamiliar, Georgia (formally the Republic of Georgia) is a post-Soviet country nestled between Armenia, Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and the Black Sea. Before we arrived, we knew about the cheesy bread (khachapuri) and …

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This Hungarian Chicken Paprikash Recipe is a classic traditional dish in Hungary. Make sure to use the freshest Hungarian Sweet Paprika you can find in order to get the full authentic flavor of this dish. One taste and you’ll understand why this is a favorite dish in Hungary – classic comfort food at its finest! …

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Shkmeruli (chicken cooked in milk and garlic sauce) was one of our very favorite dishes when we traveled to the country of Georgia. It has very few ingredients, which are traditionally combined together and baked in a Georgian red clay baking dish, called a ketsi. While the whole recipe is relatively simple, after tasting it, …

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One of my favorite things about eating at restaurants while traveling trough Mexico is being offered several types of salsas. After being seated a variety of salsas are often placed on the table, and they can widely depending on the region. Each sauce has a different level of heat and complexity that can completely change the …

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Tagine dishes get their name from the pottery dish with a cone-shaped lid in which they are slowed cooked to perfection. We tried a number of Tagine dishes while in Marrakech, Morocco. They run from savory to sweet with the addition of dried fruit and honey. This version, Chicken Tagine with Apricots, Prunes and Preserved …

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When we were planning a visit to Marrakesh we couldn’t wait to try Chicken Tagine. And when we tried our first authentic chicken tagine dish, we knew we had been right! It was sublime!  The savory, briny notes of preserved lemons and olives with aromatic spices, created a delightful and well-balanced dish. The chicken itself …

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This Chicken Rendang recipe is a popular spicy curry dish that we discovered during a recent visit to Malaysia. The slow cooked chicken is bathed in exotic spices and creamy coconut milk. It is finished with a dark and nutty coconut paste called Kerisik. While traditionally chicken rendang is prepared with chicken on the bone, …

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