Iran: albalu polo (sour cherry rice)

ap1bI believe I have a rice curse. A Persian rice curse to be exact. My Iranian aunt has shown me a thousand times how to make it, but I never seem to be able to make it correctly 😦
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Ivory Coast: kedjenou chicken

Kdjn3-3It was a gloomy Sunday afternoon when he came into my room, dripping from the rain.

He pulled a frozen white ball from the plastic bag he was carrying, and dropped it on my lap. “There you go, do something with this” he said, and turned to leave.

“Papa,” I said “what’s that?”

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Asia: coconut lime noodle soup

Coconut lime soup1Dear weather, It’s June 29th and I can see that, since yesterday, you are feeling poorly. Why else would it be raining so much when it’s supposed to be summer? So I decided to take care of you and made you some soup. I hope you like it. If not, that’s OK, I’ll have it. Lire la suite