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North America is home to some of the most beautiful, awe-inspiring landscapes and cities. Travelling through the countries of North America it is impossible to not bask in the culture and food course the food!

North American food is some of the most delicious, unique, interesting and tasty in the world. But there are also some very weird and unusual recipes to try from North America too!

Bahamian Cracked Conch Recipe

Cracked conch is a deep fried fish dish from the Bahamas. The conch is sliced, battered and deep-fried to form golden, crispy strips of fish, similar to calamari or deep-fried squid. Conch has a clam-like flavor and is light and tender when prepared properly. Conch are medium-to-large sea snails found in the Bahamas, they live …

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Guatemalan Tamalitos de Chipilin Recipe

Tamalitos de chipilin is a Guatemalan dish consisting of a mixture of flavored corn flour and chipilin leaves which are wrapped in corn husks then steamed. When cooked, the husks are discarded before eating the now firm filling. They are usually served with a creamy sauce. Tamalitos translates simply in English to tamales. Tamales are …

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Mexican Burrito Recipe

A burrito is a Mexican dish consisting of a flour tortilla filled with many ingredients including meat (most often beef, chicken, or pork), rice, cooked beans, vegetables (which include mostly lettuce, tomatoes and cheese) and condiments like salsa, pico de gallo, guacamole, or crema. Burritos can also be seen served wet, which involves covering them …

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Mexican Sincronizada Recipe

Sincronizada is a Mexican flour tortilla-based sandwich which is prepared using ham, vegetables (such as tomatoes, lettuce, onion, etc.) and Oaxaca cheese (or any kind of cheese). The ingredients are placed in between the two flour tortillas and grilled or lightly fried until the cheese tends to melt and the tortillas are a little crispy. …

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Dominican Food: 10 Must-try Dishes of The Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a country occupying half of an island, shared with Haiti, in the middle of the Caribbean. It is well known as a popular tourist destination, particularly the Parque Nacional del Este, the City of Santo Domingo which has stunning colonial architecture, and the natural panorama of the Jarabacoa waterfall. With a …

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Puerto Rican Tripleta Recipe

Tripleta is a traditional Puerto Rican sandwich consisting of layers of three types of marinated meat: lechon pork, ham and grilled steak, in a fresh loaf of bread. A tripleta sandwich typically contains toppings such as fries, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and sauces including ketchup and mayonnaise. A Tripleta is known for its large size, …

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Canadian Food: 14 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Canada

Canada, a country located in the top half of North America, is the second-largest country in the world after Russia. It occupies two-fifths of the area of the North American continent with part of the country within the Arctic Circle. When we think of Canada, the first thing that comes to mind is the likely …

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American Scrapple Recipe

Scrapple, also known as Pannhaas (the Pennsylvania Dutch name), is an American pork dish prepared using scraps of pork meat, generally trimmings, mixed with cornmeal, buckwheat flour and spices (such as bay leaves, peppercorns, thyme, sage, garlic, and salt). The mush is then shaped into a semi-solid, congealed loaf, sliced and pan-fried before being served. …

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Cuban Food: 8 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Cuba

Cuban cuisine is heavily influenced by Spanish gastronomy, the fruit of colonization; of African foods, a result of slavery, and of Caribbean food, due to indigenous groups that populated the islands of the Antilles. The African influences in Cuban food come mainly from the sugar cane that the slaves cultivated and the forms of cooking …

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Canadian Timbits Recipe (Doughnut Holes)

Timbits are bite-sized, sweet Canadian dough balls which are prepared using sweetened dough. The dough is then fried and covered with frosting or powdered sugar. Generally, spherical in shape, these small balls of dough are sold at the famous Canadian-based franchise Tim Hortons. Also known as doughnut holes, timbits are usually served at breakfast or …

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Mexican Gringas Tacos Recipe

Gringas (the feminine form of gringo) are a type of Mexican taco prepared using flour tortillas, which are packed with al pastor-marinated pork meat, cheese and pineapple slices. Other ingredients include onions, chili sauce, and coriander, which are added according to the consumer’s preference. They are then grilled in the same way as a quesadilla …

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Pejelagarto (Tropical Gar) in Green Sauce Recipe

Pejelagarto is a rare species of fish which is generally found in water bodies along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico (particularly throughout Tabasco). The species is most well known for having existed for 100 million years in which time it survived dramatic evolutionary changes. Pejelagarto is traditionally fried or roasted (depending on the …

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Pu Pu Platter Recipe (USA)

Pu Pu Platter is an American bar snack consisting of a big plate of Americanized Chinese or Hawaiian appetizers, mostly meat and seafood. A classic Pu Pu Platter typically consists of egg rolls, beef teriyaki, spare ribs, chicken wings, skewered beef, fried wontons, fried shrimp, chicken fingers, crab Rangoon and other fried snacks. A small …

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Mexican Tacos Gobernador Recipe

Tacos Gobernador is a Mexican dish consisting of tacos filled with shrimps, chillies, some cheese and a tomato sauce wrapped in a corn tortilla. The dish is a fairly new tradition, named after a governor who particularly enjoyed the flavor of shrimp with cheese. There are many variations on the recipe, including the level of …

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