Category Archives: Mains (Cuntada Rasmiga) Plat Principal

Pan-Fried Kingfish Steaks (Taraaqad La Shiilay) Steaks de Thazard Poêlés سمك الكنعد (ديرك) مقلي


English Af-Soomaali Français عربي These pan-fried kingfish steaks make for a great weeknight dinner. You can have them ready on the dinner table in less than 15 minutes. It is one reason why we prepare this dish once a week, the other reason being that the fish is quite delicious. We like to serve the…

Tuna Pasta (Baasto Toonno) Pâtes au Thon مكرونة بالتونة


English Af-Soomaali Français عربي We crave this pasta. That is the only way to describe it. You know when you crave a certain food, nothing else satisfies. Whatever else you eat will fill your stomach but you will still feel hungry in a strange way. Have you ever foraged in the kitchen not long after…

Zurbian (Surbiyaan) زربيان


English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Zurbian or zurbiyan is a type of Biryani that is popular in Yemen, other parts of the Arabian Peninsula as well as parts of Somalia. We believe the Arabic name زربيان (zurbiyan) was derived from رز برياني (ruz biryani) where the first two letters were reversed. Zurbian which is a variant…

Quesadillas (Keesadiya) الكاساديا


English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Many of us have been waiting for it for four years and it is that time again. The World Cup, which is the most-watched sporting event in the world, has begun. What we like most about the month-long event is the social aspect. It is not much fun watching World Cup…

Spicy Beef Burritos (Burriito Hilib) Burritos au Boeuf Epicé بوريتو اللحم

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Spicy Beef Burritos We call these spicy because of all the aromatic spices that we used: cumin, coriander, turmeric, paprika, ginger, black pepper, and curry powder. If you are a spice junkie, then definitely bring your own hot chilli sauce if you are going to eat the burritos we prepared….

Chicken Shawarma (Shawarma Digaag) Chawarma au Poulet شاورما الدجاج

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Chicken Shawarma We have come across two different types of chicken shawarma: authentic shawarma and chicken wraps with a shawarma flavour. In the latter type, the chicken is almost always dry and the only thing it has in common with authentic shawarma is the spices that are used for marinating…

Meat Pide (Biitsa Turki Hilib Leh) Pide à la Viande بيتزا اللحم التركية

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Meat Pide Our trip to Istanbul was everything our Spain trip was not. Months before our trip to Spain, we planned in detail, everything we were going to do: the places we were going to visit, the foods we wanted to try, the shows we wanted to watch, etc. We…

Rice with Vermicelli (Bariis Shaciiriyo Leh) Riz aux Vermicelles أرز بالشعيرية

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Rice with Vermicelli As much as we love basmati rice, short-grain rice has its moments. In our home, those moments are becoming more and more frequent these days. In our post for Plantain Stew, we included a recipe for plain, short-grain rice. The rice is sticky but when you pour…

Okra & Green Bean Stew (Maraq Baamiye & Digir) Ragoût d’Okras et de Haricots Verts مرق بامية وفاصوليا خضراء

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Okra & Green Bean Stew This one of the recipes we turn to when we want to keep our meat consumption in check. That is very difficult to do when you are friends with a butcher who supplies you with the freshest meat. Even when not shopping for meat, the…

Baked Tilapia (Tilaabiya La Dubay) Tilapia au Four سمك بلطي مشوي

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Baked Tilapia     Video without music: Print Recipe Print Recipe with Photos   Ingredients: (Tbsp is a tablespoon; tsp is a teaspoon) (1 cup = 237 mL = 2.4 dl; 1 Tbsp = 15 mL; 1 tsp = 5 mL); all are level measurements   Baked Tilapia: 4 Garlic…

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We are a husband and wife team and we live in Canada. In a world full of food complications, we make cooking very simple. Our recipe videos will make your cooking easy, relaxed and enjoyable. We bring you the foods we love from Somalia and from around the world.