Europe Recipes

Kiviak: what is this strange dish from Greenland?

Kiviak: what is this strange dish from Greenland?

Kiviak (sometimes spelled Kiviaq) is quite possibly one of the most bizarre delicacies eaten anywhere in the world. A traditional dish eaten in Greenland during the winter period, particularly over Christmas, Kiviak consists of hundreds of dead auk birds stuffed into a dead seal and […]

Will the avocado shortage affect me?

Will the avocado shortage affect me?

Everybody start panicking! The avocado shortage is here and prices of the popular green fruit (yes it’s a fruit), are going sky-rocket as the quality and supply begin to diminish. it’s all down to a price dispute between packing companies and the producers in the […]

Criadillas (Bull’s Testicles) Fries Recipe | Argentina

Criadillas (Bull’s Testicles) Fries Recipe | Argentina

In Argentina you can find and eat fried bulls testicles (criadillas), served with salsa. Fancy trying that? Criadillas bulls testicles as a food are most popular in regions where bull-fighting is popular and are often eaten by the matador as a sign of strength. You […]

Tripas (cow’s stomach) recipes: Mexican Tacos De Tripitas & Portuguese Tripas A moda Do Porto

Tripas (cow’s stomach) recipes: Mexican Tacos De Tripitas & Portuguese Tripas A moda Do Porto

In Mexico and Portugal, tripas (cow’s stomach) is the key ingredient in traditional dishes: Tacos De Tripitas in Mexico and Tripas A moda Do Porto in Portugal. You might be surprised to hear about people around the world eating cow’s stomach, but it’s actually not even […]

Hungarian Hortobagy-style Pancakes recipe

Hungarian Hortobagy-style Pancakes recipe

This hortobagy-style pancakes recipe is traditional Hungarian stew stuffed pancake dish, known locally as Hortobágyi palacsinta. Found in abundance in the beautiful capital of Budapest, one of Europe‘s greatest cities, they are essentially stuffed crepes with a delicious stew sauce. Hortobagy pancakes consist of a beautiful meat […]

Smalahove (Sheeps Head) with Rutabaga & Potatoes Recipe | Norway

Smalahove (Sheeps Head) with Rutabaga & Potatoes Recipe | Norway

Smalahove is an bizarre traditional Norwegian recipe of sheeps head, usually eaten on the Sunday before Christmas. Whilst it might look slightly disturbing, smalahove is just lamb and the more meatier parts of the head to taste exactly like lamb. The traditional authentic way to […]

Italian cuisine. What food do they eat in Italy?

Italian cuisine. What food do they eat in Italy?

Italian cuisine is generally characterised by its simplicity, focusing heavily on fresh, quality, seasonal ingredients. Italian food is mostly known worldwide for being the home of pizza, pasta and ragu. Italy has arguably the most popular and well known cuisine in Europe and indeed the […]