Students Name: Ella S erra BSHM 3-B Objective: to prepare a PowerPoint presentation entitled: Discover Filipino Cuisine
Polish Potato Pierogi
Pierogi Ruski , pierogi dumplings filled with potato, are among the most popular type of pierogis made in Poland. Ruski refers to Ruthenians , people from around the northern Carpathian Mountains in western Ukraine, eastern Slovakia, and southern Poland. While this pierogi recipe is a bit labor - and time- intensive due to making the dough and filling separately and then crafting the pierogis themselves (it takes about 100 minutes total), it makes a great cooking project- and they are easy to freeze. The ingredients are fairly simple: flour, egg, and water to make the dough and potatoes, onions, and farmers or ricotta cheese for the filling.
Indian masoor dal
Food in India differs from region to region, but regions across the country have some version of dal, or lentils. Masoor Dal translates to “red lentils”, and white dal literally means “lentil”, in Indian cooking it usually means some kind of stew or soup made with lentils. This Bengali version, calls for red lentils, cilantro, tomatoes, turmeric, cumin seeds, and ghee, clarified butter. To make it vegan, just replace the ghee wit oil. This just replace the ghee with oil. This zesty dish only takes about 30 minutes to make, ensuring an easy lunch or dinner.
Influence : India
West african peanut butter sou p
This hearty soup (sometimes called groundnut soup) is a staple in West Africa and is said to have originated from the Mandinka people of Mali, where it is called maafe . In Ghana, it is often served alongside fufu . There are many different versions of peanut butter soup and while the traditional version contains chicken, like this recipe does, it can easily be made vegan. Gather together peanut butter, onions, tomatoes, okra, eggplant, scotch bonnet pepper, ginger, bay leaves, a whole chicken, and chicken stock and set aside 20 minutes for prep and an hour of cooking time.
Influence : Africa
Middle eastern malabi
Many Middle Eastern countries lay claim to malabi (or “ muhallabia ” in Arabic) and it is popular throughout the region, from Lebanon to Palestine to Turkey to Israel. It’s a silky milk pudding that uses rice flour or cornstarch as a thickener, sugar as a sweetener, and rose water for a gentle floral flavor . It can be topped with syrup (like the rose raspberry one in this recipe), shredded coconut, or nuts. To make it vegan substitute a milk alternative for cow’s milk.
Influence : Middle East
Thai green curry with chicken
So many cuisines have a version of curry and Thailand has several great options. Thai curries come from a curry paste made from chilis , onions, garlic, ginger lemongrass, and spices and herbs like coriander and cumin. What makes it green versus red? The color of the chiles , as well as basil and kaffir lime leaves that are absent from red curries. While there are a lot of ingredients, the paste and curry in this green curry recipe only take about 40 minutes to make, so a fast dinner is possible.
Influence : Thailand
Chinese sichuan green beans with pork
The Sichuan region of China is known for its love of spice so if you can handle it, these spicy, zesty green beans with minced pork make a great meal with varied textures. To make it authentic, ensure you char the green beans and use either Sichuan peppercorn or Sichuan preserved vegetables (which can be found canned in Asian food markets), as suggested in this recipe.
Influence : Chinese
Spanich ham croquettes
Spanish tapas are a huge part of the culture in spain . Tapas bars the culture in Spain. Tapas bars serving a variety of snacks and appetizers dot the streets of Barcelona, Madrid, and beyond, but its easy to make a tapas spread at home. Simple items like olives can be paired with more complex bites, like these croquetas de jamón (that’s Spanish for ham croquettes).
Influence : Spanish
Mexican mole poblano
While tacos might be the most familiar Mexican food for many Americans, mole sauce Is a favourite of many Mexicans and is said to be the national dish in Mexico. There are many varieties of mole, but mole poblano comes from the state of Puebla and differentiates itself by the use of chocolate. And while nearly every Mexican mother and grandmother will have her own recipe.
Influence : Mexican
Japanese agedashi tofu
A popular order in Japanese restaurants, agedashi tofu is tofu that’s coated in katakuriko (potato starch) and depp -fried until crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. It can be topped with things like grated daikon, katsuobushi (bonito flakes), scallion, nori , or grated ginger, as well as a savory dashi broth.
Influence : Japanese
Peruvian chicha morada
The iconic Peruvian drink chicha morada , with Andean origins, is made from dried purple corn, and the drink itself is a gorgeous dark purple color . In Peru, its easy to find this drink all over, from market stalls to restaurants to peoples homes, and there are even bottle and powder versions out there. Making it from scratch is easy.
Influence : Peruvian