More Fascinating Food From Around The World (Fridays)

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Hello fellow food lovers! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more delicious foods. Now, let’s dig in!

  •  Hachee is a savory dish that comes from the Netherlands. It’s a stew that’s made from vinegar, onions, and beef. It’s served with a side of rice or potatoes.

hachee

 

  • Mofongo is a hearty dish that comes from Puerto Rico. It consists of fried plantains, garlic, salt, chicken, octopus, or shrimp. The plantains are masted into a giant ball to absorb the other flavors.

mofongo

Yokai Wednesdays

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Konbanwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some more fascinating creatures. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Tenjoname are bizarre creatures of Japanese mythology. They’re depicted as tall entities with long tongues, paper-covered bodies, and lion-like faces. They appear in old houses, and like to lick the ceiling. Tenjoname leave black spots on the ceilings and support pillars of homes.  

tenjo

  • Yonaki baba is an extremely emotional creature of Japanese folklore. She’s depicted as old woman with messy hair and a grey robe. She is found crying at houses with tragic backstories. The bawling spreads, like a sickness to anyone who hears it. The weeping is seen as sympathy or scorn. The house will eventually deteriorate after the yokai’s frequent visits.

   yona

More Fascinating Foods From Around The World (Fridays)

Food found on en.wikipedia.org

Hello fellow food lovers! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at more interesting foods. Now, grab your favorite utensil, and let’s dig in!

  • Laziji is a spicy dish that comes from the Szechuan province of China. It’s made with deep fried chicken, Szechuan peppers, ginger, garlic, and Szechuan chili bean paste. The dish is also garnished with spring onions and toasted sesame seeds.

laziji

 

  • Chupe is a savory dish that comes from South America.  It’s a soup that’s made with chicken, lamb, red meat, fish, shrimp, shellfish, yuca, potatoes, and vegetables. In Peru, there’s a sequence of these soups for every day of the week. 

chupe

More Tasty Foods From Around The World (Fridays)

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Hello fellow food lovers! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to take a look at some more fascinating foods. Now, let’s dig in!

  •  Albaloo polo is a savory dish that comes from Iran. It consists of  sour cherries, rice, saffron, kebab meat, or chicken. 

alballooe

 

  • Banh ran is a sweet dish that comes from Northern Vietnam. It’s a gelatinous fried rice ball with white sesame seeds, and sweetened mung bean paste. It’s usually covered with a sugary syrup.

bahn

More Fascinating Foods From Around The World (Fridays)

Foods found on en.wikipedia.org

Hello fellow food lovers! It’s Friday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a culinary trip around the world. Now, grab your favorite eating utensil, and dig in!

  • Pisto is a fascinating food that comes from La Mancha. It’s made from tomatoes, eggplant, olive oil, and green pepper. The dish is quite similar to ratatouille. Pismo is often eaten with a fried egg or bread.

pisto

  • Moin Moin is a savory dish that comes from Nigeria. It’s a steamed bean pudding with chili peppers, and onions. It’s quite rich in protein, making it one of Nigeria’s staple foods.

moin

Yokai Wednesdays

All creatures found on Yokai.com

Konichiwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time to look at some more interesting yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Okka is an extremely bizarre creature of Japanese folklore. It’s depicted as a tiny, yet bulbous yokai with a bright red body, large eyes, a tail, and two clawed feet. It has been portrayed in many scrolls, and has many other names.

okka

  • Furuogi is a creature with an unknown backstory. It’s depicted as hairy, and squat being with a folding fan sprouting out of its back. Its name was discovered much later than its appearance. I would love to find out more about this yokai, and I hope that some research will come out soon.

furu

Yokai Wednesdays

Creatures found on yokai.com

Konbanwa, everyone! It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means! Yes, it’s time for us to take a look at some fascinating yokai. Now, let’s go on a journey to the “Land of the Rising Sun”!

  • Chirizuka kaio is a very strange creature of Japanese mythology. It’s depicted as a small red oni with a gold crown on its head. It’s known as the “King of Animated Trash”. 

chir

 

  • Sarugami are ferocious creatures of Japanese folklore. They’re depicted as large wild monkeys. They can speak the human language, and are extremely intelligent. Almost every human reaction with Sarugami ends with violence, and they can only be slain by brave samurai.

saru