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Friday, August 5, 2022

INTERNATIONAL: HERBS AND SPICES 31 - SHICHIMI TOGARASHI





Spices 31 - Shichimi OR Japanese Seven Spice Photos, Links to Recipes AND VIDEOS


Pronunciation: [shee-CHEE-mee} 



A peppery Japanese condiment made of seven different 

seasonings including red 

chile flakes (togarashi), sansho, white sesame seeds,

 nori (seaweed) flakes, bits of 

dried mandarin orange peel, black hemp seeds and white 

poppy seeds. Shichimi 

togarashi is available in hot, medium and mild strengths 

in most Asian markets. It's 

also called hichimi 








Monday, July 25, 2022

INTERNATIONAL: BREAD OF THE WEEK 133 - GUBANA

International food blog: INTERNATIONAL: BREAD OF THE WEEK 133 - GUBANA: Easter and Christmas bread (some call it cake) but GOOD for any celebration!!!!!! LINK to Gubana Recipe   This bread is  made in  Venice 




INTERNATIONAL: BREAD OF THE WEEK 133 - GUBANA

 Easter and Christmas bread (some call it cake) but GOOD for any celebration!!!!!!





 This bread is  made in Venice (right near the Austrian and Slovenia and Croatian borders) and in Fruili-Venezia Giulia (Italy)



The Gubana is a brioche-style enriched dough flavoured with orange and vanilla with a filling containing nuts, raisins, cocoa, candied fruit and Grappa, Rum and Marsala. It is rolled like a Swiss Roll and then spiraled into a snail shell shape.
Also known as a Eastern European pastry as potica, kolachi, gubana or bejgli.








Monday, July 18, 2022

INTERNATIONAL: BREAD OF THE WEEK 132: FARINATA:  Farinata, socca, torta di ceci, or cecina is a t...

INTERNATIONAL:   BREAD OF THE WEEK 132:  FARINATA       Farinata, socca, torta di ceci, or cecina is a t...:   Farinata, socca, torta di ceci, or cecina is a type of thin, unleavened pancake, flatbread or crêpe made from chickpea flour. It originate...



INTERNATIONAL: BREAD OF THE WEEK 132: FARINATA

 


Farinata, socca, torta di ceci, or cecina is a type of thin, unleavened pancake, flatbread or crêpe made from chickpea flour. It originated in Genoa and later became a typical food of the Ligurian Sea coast, from Nice to Sardinia and Elba islands. It is also typical in Gibraltar, where it is called calentita. Wikipedia

Main ingredientsChickpea flour, water, olive oil
Alternative namesSocca, cecina

LINK to Farinata VIDEO