Gur Rewari and Chikki Til Laddu

Week 8: Gur Rewari and Chikki Til Laddu

Gur Rewari and Chikki Til Laddu are two famous traditional Indian desserts. Gur Rewari, a small, flat, and oval-shaped treat, is made with brown-colored jaggery, a type of cane sugar with many micronutrients in it.


Week 6: Taiyaki

Taiyaki is a fish-shaped cake originating from Japan but is widely popular in places like Korea (they call it bungeo-ppang).

Week 4: Quince Jam

Quince is a fruit that looks like a mix of an apple and a pear but it lacks their immediate edibility and appeal. Quince jam is a common and easy way to eat quince.

Week 3: Monaka

Monaka is a traditional Japanese dessert consisting of a sweet jam wrapped in two wafers. The jam is usually made of adzuki beans (also known as red beans), but can also be made of mochi, ice cream, chestnut paste, or sesame seed.

Yuca con Chicharrón

Week 1: Yuca con Chicharrón

Yuca, also known as cassava, is a tube-shaped root vegetable common in Latin and Caribbean cooking. Yuca root is rich in fiber, vitamin C, manganese and potassium. Yuca fries are fried wedges with a light crunch, popular among Americans with Latin American heritage.