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Singapore - Chicken Rice

Did not mean to post THREE Asian dishes in a row, especially since I’m playing catch up and doing the dish that speaks out to me at any given time. But I don’t think you guys mind right? It’s chicken rice! Probably THE quintessential dish of Singapore. Every street vendor that serves this is probably top notch and amazing.

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Taiwan - Niu Rou Mian

Out of all the beef flavored soups of the world, that includes Pho, and maybe even goulash, dare I say, Taiwanese niu rou mian (beef noodle soup) is hands down one of my favorites. It’s very easy to adjust the spice levels by omitting some of the ingredients, like the dried chilis, and upping the sugar by a tablespoon or two. It’s good, so rich, maximum flavor. It really soothes the soul (and clears your sinuses).

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Zimbabwe - Dovi

This... came out redder than I expected. Considering it’s a peanut butter base, I expected it to have a brown or tan color. I think it might have been from the amount of chili sauce I put in that added that extra bit of redness. Either way with color aside, this was delicious! I expected the stew to have an overwhelming taste of peanut butter but that was not the case at all. In fact, that flavor blended beautifully with all the other ingredients, despite using an entire CUP of peanut butter.

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