Find Out Why Ema Datshi is Beloved in Bhutanese Cuisine

When thinking about great food dishes, Ema Datshi and Bhutanese cuisine don’t really roll off the tongue. But this chili cheese recipe is full of surprises. There isn’t a lot known about Bhutanese cuisine. After all, Bhutan has only just opened its doors to the world in the last few decades. So, if you enjoy discovering new food options, this chili cheese recipe might just be for you. Ema Datshi, also known as datsi, is beloved in Bhutan. It’s a … Read More

What is Red Rice and Why it is a Famous Food of Bhutan

posted in: Bhutan, Destinations, Lunch, Recipes | 6

We all know rice is a staple throughout the world, but what is red rice? Here is the lowdown on organic red rice from Bhutan, as well as how to cook it. There are certainly health benefits of eating red rice. Red rice is a famous food of Bhutan. The organic, red rice Bhutan produces is of the highest quality. And Bhutan exports red rice to all parts of the world. And our simple recipe will make sure you are … Read More

Celebrate the Great American Roadtrip with this Feast

Welcome to another Compass & Fork Dinner Party, this time hailing from the United States. Regular readers will be aware that we generally feature a Dinner Party from each of the countries or regions upon which we focus. So join us for this months American Roadtrip Dinner Party Menu! For the last 2 months, we have been visiting relatives, friends and some of the magnificent sights and foods on offer in the United States. We have labelled this the Great … Read More

How to Impress with Easy Southern Red Rice

A very popular dish you will find in the American South is red rice. For sure, there are local variants found in Charleston and Savannah that have their own identities, but the basic recipe, ingredients and method are the same. Today we feature our own version of easy Southern red rice, which makes are great side for any dish, or you can enjoy it as a standalone meal. I love the opportunity travel gives you for learning about other cultures, … Read More

17 Healthy Foods to Start the New Year Right

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to eat more healthily? Well we have just the thing to get you going with this roundup of 17 healthy foods to start the New Year right. 2017 is here, so now is the time to start on that resolution. Commit to eating more healthily  and work off some of that festive cheer with some exercise. We have put together 17 healthy foods covering breakfasts, appetizers and salads, entrees (mains), sides as well … Read More

Mekong Inspired Green Papaya Salad Recipe

Another great salad you see in all of the countries along the Mekong River is Green Papaya Salad. Certainly in beautiful Luang Prabang, Laos, you see this glorious salad everywhere. Today, we feature Green Papaya Salad. Green or unripe papaya should not be underrated. The crunch factor gives it a fabulous texture that adds to the dish. And only 5 minutes to prepare. But be warned, this salad does have a bit of a kick. The heat can be easily … Read More

1 2 3 4 11