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May 2, 2017

Are You A True World Foodie?

Do you know your dukkah from your za'atar?

  1. What is schnitzel?

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    Schnitzel is a thin, breaded, and fried cutlet.

    It is an Austrian dish made with pounded cutlets of veal breaded in flour, eggs, and bread crumbs. Get the recipe here.

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  2. What is miso made out of?

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    Miso is made out of fermented soybeans.

    The popular Japanese ingredient is made by combining soybeans with koji (a type of mold) and letting it ferment.

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  3. What is injera?

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    Injera is an East African sourdough flatbread.

    It is known for its unique, spongy texture and is served with meats and stews. Get the recipe here.

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  4. What is mofongo?

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    Mofongo is an Afro-Puerto Rican dish made from fried and mashed plantains.

    Fried plantains are mashed with olive oil, garlic, and a variety of mix-ins. Get the recipe here.

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  5. What is ube?

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    Ube is a species of purple yam popular in the Philippines.

    It is commonly used in desserts, ice creams, and milk teas around the world. You can buy it online here.

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  6. What is a tagine?

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    It is a Moroccan stew cooked in a cone-shaped pot.

    There are many variations of the classic dish. Get one recipe here.

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  7. What is za'atar?

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    Za'atar is a Middle Eastern spice blend used as a condiment.

    It is usually made with dried thyme, sesame seeds, and sumac. Get the recipe here.

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  8. What is dukkah?

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    Dukkah is an Egyptian spice blend of herbs and toasted nuts.

    There are countless recipes for the spice blend, but the most popular includes toasted nuts, cumin, coriander, and sesame seeds. Get the recipe here.

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  9. What is congee?

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    Congee is a rice porridge popular in many Asian countries.

    It is prepared by boiling rice in a large amount of water and topping it with all kinds of delicious ingredients. Get the recipe here.

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  10. What is hoisin?

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    Hoisin is a thick sauce of soybeans, spices, and garlic.

    It is used in stir-fry, as a glaze, and as a dipping sauce. Learn how to make your own here.

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