So back to the food - this particular box comes from a company called Kitchen Nomad and the whole concept behind it is that every month you'll receive interesting food products from a different country. Since I love to cook and I love to try different kinds of cuisine - this box is simply made for me. Together with the 7-10 ingredients every month, you'll also get a menu suggestion, i.e. recipes of what you can make with the products - and you also learn a little bit about the food and culture from that particular country.
The first box I received actually arrived while I was visiting my parents in Sweden, but as soon as I saw it I ripped it open and discovered that this month the food was from Pakistan - and here you can see all the ingredients that were included..... wow, not bad is it?
Here's a list of all the ingredients included in the box:
Red chili powder
Gram chickpea flour
All you need to do is to add the protein of your choice to make the following delicious menu of Pakistani food:
Spiced aubergine and okra pakoras
Channa dall with brown onions, red chili and cumin tempering
Chicken Yakhni Pullao rice (we'll probably make this veggie since I don't eat meat)
Crunchy tomato and cucumber raita
Carrot, coconut and pistachio halva (Ooh there's nothing like home made halva)
How brilliant is that?! So I'm definitely not stuck for ideas what to cook this weekend and I'll let you know how it turned out. This is such a great idea either for yourself or as a present for someone - remember Christmas is coming awfully fast... I've only had one box so far but I'm really impressed with the content, the quality of the recipes and the information included. I'm already excited to see what other exotic foods will land on my doorstep - we'll be eating our way around the world for the next 12 months!