December 13, 2018 smitsa 0

Chorizo is the classic fermented, cured and smoked sausage of Spain. Alexandre Dumas, the great French novelist, toured Spain in 1446 to 1847 and wrote […]

Indian special traditional Street food Gol Gappa

Making The Puri

November 28, 2018 smitsa 0

The classic street food of India must be the pani puri although I’ve started with just one of its many names. To many of us […]

Indian traditional food, Set of three chutney for Chaat and Sev Puri - sweet date-tamarind, cilantro-mint green and red chilli garlic, On dark stone background, copy space


November 28, 2018 smitsa 0

We look here at a few classic chutneys. Most are used for Indian dishes as a dipping sauce. One of our favourites is Tamarind chutney […]

Horse head against natural landscape


September 24, 2018 smitsa 0

Rarely do you ever see smoked horsemeat sausages in the supermarket or retailer but the Shuzhuk is one true delicacy. It used to be the […]


May 15, 2018 smitsa 2

Gachas – the ancestral dish of central and southern Spain. The recipe for what is a type of porridge is composed of toasted flour and […]

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Longaniza Sausage

April 9, 2018 smitsa 0

The Longaniza sausage is a Spanish pork sausage (embutido) which seems to have developed into regional varieties from other countries too, especially in South America. […]

South Indian breakfast with a vada doughnut. at the front, idli and chutney.


April 6, 2018 smitsa 0

Vadas are doughnuts which are often served along with idlis, a coconut chutney and a sambar (sambhar). A plate of vadas is often served as […]

Cone shape masala dosa with sambar and chutney, south Indian breakfast

Preparing A Sambar

April 6, 2018 smitsa 2

The sambar is a traditional lentil vegetable stew with tamarind. It is often served with the fluffy savoury rice and lentil pancakes called idlis, or […]

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April 6, 2018 smitsa 1

When you have any breakfast foods in southern India or northern Sri Lanka for that matter, then idli as well as dosas are a popular […]

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Miso Soup

February 8, 2018 smitsa 0

Miso soup (味噌汁, misoshiru) is a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a stock called “dashi” into which softened miso paste is mixed. Many ingredients are […]