26 grandmothers from around the world and their signature dishes (27 photos)

7 May 2023

Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti and his project "On her kitchen” is a tribute to all the grandmothers of the world. This amazing women who love to cook deliciously and feed their beloved grandchildren!

Gabriele visited 60 countries and everywhere he found heroines for this photo project. He cooked with them, studied their best recipes and documented his experience with wonderful portraits and recipes dishes. He believes that the language of food is international. It's not just about taste, it's about love and traditions that underlie everything.

There is no general approach to food or the way her cooking, each grandmother has her own style and secrets. The only thing that really connects them all is the love that they feed their grandchildren. Perhaps this is the common ingredient in all recipes.

1. Bisrat, 60, Ethiopia: Injera with curry and vegetables

2. Marisa (Grandma Gabriele), 80, Italy: Ravioli with chard and ricotta with meat sauce

3. Pan Guang, 62, China: Hui Guo Rou (twice cooked pork with vegetables)

4. Giulia, 71, Bolivia: Cuesco Humacha (vegetable and fresh cheese soup)

5. Natalie, 60, Georgia: Pork and Beef Khinkali

6. Ayten, 76, Turkey: Karniyarik (eggplant stuffed with meat and vegetables)

7. Miraji, 56, Zanzibar: Wali, Mchuzina Mbogamboga (rice, fish and vegetables in green mango sauce)

8. Normita, 65, Kenya: Mboga and Orgali (white corn polenta with vegetables and goat)

9. Serette, 63, Haiti: Lambie in Creole Sauce

10 Grace, 82, India: Vindaloo Chicken

11. Flatar, 52, Zimbabwe: Sadza (white cornmeal and pumpkin leaves cooked in peanut butter)

12. Fifi, 62, Egypt: Kuoshri (pasta pie with rice and beans)

13. Zhenya, 58 years old, Armenia: Dolma (grape leaves stuffed with minced meat and rice)

14. Inara, 68, Latvia: Siļķe Krējumā (herring with potatoes and cottage cheese)

15. Regina, 53, Malawi: Fincubala (“Caterpillar in Tomato Sauce”)

16 Fatma, 58, Morocco: Bat Bot (pan-baked Berber bread)

17. Brigitte, 70, Sweden: Inkokt Lax (boiled cold salmon and vegetables)

18. Valgerdur, 63, Iceland: Kjotsùpa (lamb and vegetable soup)

19. Isolina, 83, Argentina: Asado Criollo (collis BBQ)

20. Cathy, 64, Canada: Buffalo in the Midnight Sun

21. Bunlom, 69, Thailand: Kai Yat Sai (Stuffed Omelet)

22. Wadad, 66, Lebanon: Mjadara (rice and lentil cream)

23 Sinnove, 77, Norway: Kjottsuppe (Icelandic bovine and vegetable soup)

24. Maria, 53, Cayman Islands: Honduran iguana with rice and beans

25. Carmina, 73, Spain: Asadura De Cordero Lecca Con Arroz (milk lamb tripe with rice)

26. Carmen, 70, Philippines: Kinunot (shark soup with coconut milk)

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