Samfaina as it’s properly called in Catalonia. samfaina is pisto and both samfaina and pisto variations of ratatouille. Josef Pla, a Catalan food commentator, calls it “a dish of optimism” because in autumn when the vegetables at their perfection, the dish can become a great thing. . It’s a healthy food choice and it’s delicious!
Known as Malaysia’s national dish, Nasi Lemak — in its breakfast form — consists of coconut rice, cucumber, anchovies, roasted peanuts, hard-cooked egg, and sambal (spicy sauce) served in a banana leaf, newspaper, or brown paper. Want to try a dish cooked in banana leaves? Check out Spicy Whole Fish Grilled in Banana Leaves.