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Bun Cha (Vietnamese Grilled Pork Meatballs)

Bun Cha - Vietnamese Pork Meatballs

Escape to Southeast Asia with this street food classic. Bun Cha, Vietnamese meatballs with a zesty, garlicky dipping sauce served over thin vermicelli noodles (aka rice noodles), is a lighter, Asian, gluten-free alternative to spaghetti and meatballs. Juicy and a little sweet, the meatballs in this dish are grilled as opposed to baked or sauteed,… Read More »

The Cemita – Mexican Pulled Pork Sandwich

Cemita - Mexican Pulled Pork Sandwich

Holy Chipotle! Get ready to recreate barbecue with one of the Mexican city of Puebla’s best kept secrets. The Cemita is a Mexican equivalent of a pulled pork sandwich, only instead of being served on a fluffy French roll, it’s served on a Cemita roll. A Cemita roll looks quite a bit like an average… Read More »

Pad See Ew

Pad See Ew

If you think the best dishes are those that require hours of preparation and come with a hefty price tag at top restaurants, think again! In Thailand, the best food you can find is almost always stir fried in a single wok over the open flame of someone’s street corner stand. For a few coins,… Read More »

Tropical Tuna Ceviche

Tropical Tuna Ceviche

Fresh, citrusy, and made for summer, ceviche is a dish that is excellent for those days that the kitchen is already too hot to turn on the oven. This recipe improves on the already delicious meal with the rich coconut milk added before serving. Typical ceviche is prepared by marinating melt-in-your-mouth tuna in a citrus… Read More »

Lamb Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce

Lamb Kabobs with Tzatziki Sauce

Kabobs come in a number of varieties around the world with the meaning (and spelling) shifting slightly as you travel across borders. Nobody is one hundred percent certain of the origin of the wonderful meat-on-a-stick phenomenon, but tradition tells us that it has to do with medieval Persian soldiers making use of their off-duty swords… Read More »

Labneh – Middle Eastern Fresh Cheese

Labneh Middle Eastern Fresh Cheese

Relatively unknown outside of some specialty stores, labneh is an incredibly smooth soft cheese found throughout the Middle East. Though it can be difficult to find the ready made product, it’s incredibly simple to make at home and not at all labor-intensive! Unlike when making most cheeses, there’s no need to heat milk to precise… Read More »

Easy Spanish Paella

Easy Spanish Paella

Spanish paella is a traditional one pot dish that warms the house with aromatic waves of saffron, and an assortment of rich meats and fresh seafood. Taking hours to prepare and assemble in a specialized pan, its deliciousness and beauty might seem daunting for a midweek meal. However, Lisa’s recipe recreates paella in much simpler… Read More »

Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Coconut Rice and Beans

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

If there’s a dish that is quintessentially Jamaican, it has to be jerk chicken. Originally derived from the word “jerky” referring to the multitude of spices used in the marinade, jerk chicken is now commonly sold along the street throughout the Caribbean from roadside grills. In this traditional recipe, Barb combines a mixture of ingredients… Read More »

Ayam Goreng: Indonesian Style Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken Indonesian Style: Ayam Goreng

Ayam Goreng, literally translated to “chicken fried” in Indonesian, is completely different than the breaded American version. A marinade of aromatic garlic, turmeric, and lemongrass infuse this dish with fresh tropical flavor, and just a few sizzling minutes in hot oil (traditionally coconut oil) keeps the chicken juicy, finished with a perfect crisp on the… Read More »

Galbi Gui (Korean Beef Ribs)

Galbi Gui (Korean Beef Ribs)

It’s the season of barbecue and we’re putting away the burgers and hotdogs to try something new! Korean barbecue, also known as gogigui, focuses on grilling different types of thinly sliced meat that creates a healthy and worldly alternative to a grilled meal. Amy from Kimchi Mom brings Korean barbecue to the everyday kitchen. Galbi… Read More »

Mapo Tofu

Sichuan Mapo Tofu

Mapo Tofu captures core flavors of Sichuan cuisine from iconic roasted and crushed Sichuan peppercorns to fresh ginger and garlic in a bold, fiery classic dish. Native to northern China, Sichuan peppercorns provide the tingly and slight numbing sensation to the tongue, and are very popular in Sichuan cuisine. The heat of this dish owes… Read More »

Celebrating Asian Cuisine with 10 Recipes from 10 Countries

10 Recipes from 10 Asian Countries

Happy South Asian and Pacific-Asian American Heritage Month! The month of May is big for Asia in North America: In Canada, May is a month of celebration for South Asian immigrants, while in the United States, May is a time to celebrate cultural practices of Asian Americans. Here at NoshOn.It, we are unbelievably grateful for… Read More »

Blueberry Mole with Chicken

Blueberry Mole with Chicken

If you’ve ever looked at a recipe for a classic mole sauce, you’ve probably been shocked by the seemingly never-ending list of ingredients: several types of dried chilies, nuts, dried fruit, garlic, tons of spices, and chocolate, just to name a few. The many ingredients give mole layer upon layer of deep flavor, but unfortunately… Read More »

Cheese and Potato Pierogi

Cheese and Potato Pierogi

Every country has some variation of the dumpling. Asian cuisines have shumai and soup dumplings, North India has their curry dumplings, and central and eastern Europe have pierogies. These comforting traditional dumplings have all the right stuff to get you through the middle of the week. While pierogies can be adapted and stuffed with a… Read More »