Monthly Archives: March 2016

Psychosocial Support Action Against Hunger

Treating the invisible injuries of war

Psychosocial programs help refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, and Iraq overcome trauma By Florian Seriex, March 2016   When it comes to delivering humanitarian assistance to victims of conflict, most people would list food, clean water, shelter, and healthcare services as the most urgent priorities. Until fairly recently, humanitarian organizations focused their efforts on meeting the most […]

Madagascar – Pancake

Courtesy of Honest Cooking Ingredients Whole-wheat pastry Flour – ½cup (or use all purpose flour) Cream of Rice or Rice rawa – ¼cup+2tbsp Instant yeast – ½tsp Sugar – 2tbsp, divided use Lukewarm Water – ¾cup Condensed Milk – 1½tsp (optional) Vanilla extract – ½tsp Instructions In a mixing bowl, combine flour, cream of rice, […]

Lebanon – Tabbouleh

Courtesy of Olivia’s Cuisine Ingredients: 1 cup bulgur wheat, soaked in hot water for at least 30 minutes 2 bunches of parsley, washed, dried and chopped 1 bunch of mint, washed, dried and chopped 1 bunch of scallions, washed, dried and chopped 2 large firm tomatoes, cubed ½ cucumber, cubed Juice of 1 lime ½ […]

Myanmar – Chicken Salad

Courtesy of FineCooking Ingredients: For the fried shallots and shallot oil 1 cup peanut oil 2 cups (about 1/2 lb.) thinly sliced Asian or European shallots TIP: You’ll end up with about 3/4 cup fried shallots and 1-1/4 cups shallot oil, more than you need for this salad, but they both keep well and have […]

Nepal – Sikarni, Nepali-style whipped yogurt

Courtesy of Food, Pleasure and Health Lover of #yogurt? Check out this recipe for making Sikarni, Nepali-style whipped yogurt with sugar, cardamom, and nuts! Ingredients: 24 oz yogurt (I used Siggi’s 0% fat vanilla) scant ¼ cup sugar scant ½ cup milk (I used almond milk) ¼ cup finely chopped cashews heaping 2 teaspoon cardamom […]

Peru – Fish Cebiche

Courtesy of Laylita’s Recipes We know it’s only #Monday and the week is long. So why not treat yourself with this super #healthy and delicious #Peruvian #fish cebiche flavoured with lime juice and spicy hot peppers! Let us know how do you like it! Ingredients 1 ½ pounds very fresh and good quality fish filets […]