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Traditional Börek/Burek Recipe

Börek (also known as Burek, Byrek or Boureki) covers a range of pastry dishes made by layering thin phyllo dough, with fillings such as cheese, minced meat, spinach and seasonings, along with a creamy egg yogurt mixture which is baked into a crispy and flaky pie-like dish. Börek is commonly associated with Turkey but it …

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Traditional Krofne Recipe (Serbian/Croatian Donut)

Krofne are a type of deep-fried donut which are popular in Serbia and Croatia. They are made using milk, butter, flour, eggs, sugar and yeast.  Krofne don’t have a round hole in the center like donuts usually found in the US do. They can be filled with marmalade, chocolate or vanilla custard, and can also …

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Icelandic Kjötsúpa Recipe

Kjötsúpa, also known as Icelandic meat soup, is a dish prepared using Icelandic sheep, lamb or mutton and a wide range of root vegetables. Ingredients like cabbage, rutabagas and carrots are also added to enhance the flavor. Additional ingredients include cauliflower and potatoes. Kjötsúpa is typically has quite a thin broth as its base but …

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Dutch Patatje Oorlog Recipe

Patatje Oorlog is a traditional Dutch street food dish that consists of fries, typically made of russet potatoes, topped with several ingredients including mayonnaise or mustard, chopped onions, tomato sauce, lemon and a peanut-based satay-style sauce. The sauce is seasoned with olek sambal, soy sauce and chili. This Dutch delicacy is generally offered in a …

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Traditional Italian Beef Carpaccio Recipe

Carpaccio is a traditional Italian dish prepared using raw meat or fish (such as beef, veal, venison, salmon or tuna), thinly sliced or pounded thin. The meat is usually arranged in a single layer on a plate and drizzled with a dressing, often made with olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Sometimes, additional ingredients …

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Andorran Food: 9 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Andorra

Andorra is a sovereign landlocked microstate located on the Iberian Peninsula, in the eastern Pyrenees, surrounded by France and Spain. The country is best known for tourism (especially skiing as it has several ski resorts), its duty-free shopping and tobacco. The people of the country are a Romance ethnic group of Catalan descent. The population …

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Kanelbulle Recipe (Swedish Cinnamon Buns)

Kanelbulle is a Swedish sweet cinnamon bun prepared using flour, cinnamon, sugar and butter. The dish is known by several other names, such as cinnamon roll, cinnamon bun, cinnamon swirl, cinnamon Danish and cinnamon snail. In Denmark, it is referred to as kanelsnegl; in Norway, it is called kanelbolle, skillingsbolle or kanelsnurr; in Finland, it …

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Spanish Croquetas de Pollo Recipe (Chicken Croquettes)

Croquetas de Pollo, or chicken croquettes, is a Spanish dish of breaded then deep-fried chicken pieces. To make the croquettes, chicken is first cooked then cut into small pieces. The chicken is mixed into a bechamel sauce. The mixture is molded into small finger shaped logs which are dipped into eggs then rolled into breadcrumbs …

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Puchero Recipe

Puchero is a kind of Spanish-originating stew consisting of a wide range of vegetables, the exact ingredients of which vary by region. The dish is also very popular in Yucatán, Mexico, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Philippines, and the independent communities of Andalusia and the Canary Islands. Puchero is basically similar to the Spanish cocido but …

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Italian Spritz Veneziano (Aperol Spritz) Recipe

A Spritz Veneziano, also known as an Aperol spritz, is a wine-based cocktail generally consumed in Northeast Italy. The drink is prepared using prosecco, digestive bitters, and sparkling mineral water (typically club soda). It is commonly served as an aperitif, a drink that helps with the stimulation of one’s appetite prior to a meal. Spritz …

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Spanish Rosquillas Recipe

Rosquillas are crown-shaped, deep-fried donuts, popular in Spain. There are several varieties of Rosquillas but the classic ones are made using a mixture of ingredients such as eggs, sugar, milk, oil, lemon zest, flour, baking powder and anisette. Rosquillas are comparatively smaller in size to regular donuts, fluffy in texture, and consist of a hole …

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