Khao Tom Mud (Sticky Rice with Banana)
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Khao Tom Mud (Sticky Rice with Banana)

Khao tom mud is a dessert or a sweet snack made from sticky rice, coconut milk and banana or other filling. It is a typical part of Thai cuisine, usually made from locally available ingredients including bananas or taro, and banana leaves. Although the traditional khao tom mud is steam-cooked after being wrapped in banana…

Zlevanka – Traditional Croatian Cornmeal Cake
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Zlevanka – Traditional Croatian Cornmeal Cake

Zlevanka is a simple but delicious cornmeal cake that is traditionally made in northern parts of Croatia. It also happens to be one of my favourite childhood sweets. Even though it might look like a typical sponge cake at the first sight, Croatian zlevanka (or zlevka) is in fact a super rich and juicy treat…

Šaltibarščiai – Lithuanian Cold Beetroot Soup
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Šaltibarščiai – Lithuanian Cold Beetroot Soup

Šaltibarščiai is a Lithuanian cold soup made from beetroots, kefir and milk, and served with boiled potatoes. This is a vegan version of the pink soup, made with naturally fermented soy yoghurt and oat milk. If you’d like to make the traditional version of this cold beet soup, you can still follow this recipe and…