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Myanmar

Myanmar: Baya Kyaw, Katen Joshi, Khow Soey, Spiced Coconut Sweet Potato, Green Papaya Vermicelli, Tamarind Sauce with Vegetables, Gin Thoke, Black Rice with Coconut, and Sanwin Makin. This was such a fun meal, in large part because of the guest … Continue reading

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Yemen

Yemen: Shafoot, Aqdah with rice, Adeni beetroot salad, Fava beans with ghee, Khobz, Ghurayba, Shahee Mulaban After about  a year hiatus from couch cuisine I’m back! I really missed it and taking a long break made me realize just how … Continue reading

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بالهناء والشفاء – Libya

Libya: Shakshuka, hasa adas, couscous bil bulsa, khubzit housh, agras batata mabshura, mseyer, yogurt dips, magroodh This is couch cuisine meal #46! And the third in my trio of learning more about our global neighbors impacted by recent political actions. … Continue reading

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بالهنا والشفا – Syria

Syria: Pita bread, conchiglie with yogurt and peas, fattoush, freekah salad, labneh balls, root vegetables with labneh, harak osbao, mujadara, baklava This was one of my favorite couch cuisine meals and a really special evening. I was inspired by Cook … Continue reading

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بالهنا والشفا – Sudan

Sudan: mahshi, addas, gorraasa, nyaba, mish, basbousa, teas It’s been an intense few months, and getting back into the swing of couch cuisine was like a balm. I planned my spring 2017 couch cuisine meal lineup in an effort to … Continue reading

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慢慢吃 -Taiwan

Taiwan: gua bao, beef noodle soup, vegetable stir fry, shaved ice, bubble tea (Note: I decided not to include a Taiwanese flag because it’s a debated issue). This meal required some research on the perfect bubble tea, and Trevor and … Continue reading

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Bon Appétit – Canada

Canada: poutine, pancakes with Canadian maple syrup, bacon, ginger beef, tourtière with green tomato ketchup, butter tarts This was a super fun meal and record setting in numbers – there were 18 people, including kids. I did a kid-friendly start … Continue reading

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