Bahrain: Machboos ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ญ

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This will not be a blog about cooking machboos.

I’ve already written about machboos, and I did not much change the recipe from when I made it for Qatar last August. The only real change I made was to use chicken thighs, which somehow made an excellent dish even better.

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Macedonia: Tavce Gravce ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฐ

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I feel like I undervalue the humble bean in my cooking. They’re so pretty to look at dried, and can taste great cooked even if they lose some of their aesthetic value. But I never try to grow my own beans; I don’t like to use canned beans but it’s a hassle to prep dried beansโ€ฆ at the end of the day, seems like beans just end up taking up space in my pantry looking good and not doing much.

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