International Recipes and Cooking Around the World


A blog about international cuisine and cooking, with tips, tricks, recipes and how-tos for making tasty ethnic dishes from around the world.

Cooking Food in a Tandoor Oven (Video)

Naan bread in a tandoor oven

Ever wonder how a tandoor oven works, and just how they bake naan bread and tandoori chicken in it? These videos show you how it's done.

Tandoor ovens have been around for a long time. Seven thousand-year-old remains of these cylindrical clay or brick cooking powerhouses have been found in the ruins of the Indus Valley civilization located in modern-day Pakistan.

How to Plan Your Spring Garden with Seed Catalogs

Garden in winter

My favorite week of the year is the week between Christmas and New Year's. No, it's not because of all the post-Christmas shopping specials. We don't do that out here on the prairie. It's because it's the week that my rural mailbox becomes inundated with bunches of garden and seed catalogs for the spring planting season.