Recipes

Discover a whole host of authentic traditional recipes from different cultures and countries all over the world. Typical recipes from local cuisines and dishes. Cook and try foods from different countries.

Authentic Uzbek Plov Recipe

Authentic Uzbek Plov Recipe

Persians and people from the west call it pilaf. In the Hindu language, they call it pulav, whereas in Urdu it is referred to as pulao. It is a recipe that has passed through boundaries and has made a name and version for itself in…

Salvadorian Sopa De Pata Recipe: Cow’s Feet Soup

Salvadorian Sopa De Pata Recipe: Cow’s Feet Soup

El Salvador is a wonderful place to try some of the amazing dishes that represent Latin America. One such dish that I absolutely loved to eat in El Salvador was Sopa De Pata (cow’s feet soup), also known as Caldo De Pata. You might squirm…

Authentic Ghanaian Kelewele Recipe (Spicy Fried Plantains)

Authentic Ghanaian Kelewele Recipe (Spicy Fried Plantains)

If you’ve ever been to Accra, or anywhere else in Ghana for that matter, you will likely be familiar with the outrageously delicious Kelewele! Kelewele is essentially just fried plantains that have been seasoned with a variety of spices and served alongside a stew or…

North Carolina Cheerwine Barbecued Chicken Recipe

North Carolina Cheerwine Barbecued Chicken Recipe

North Carolina may not be the first state you think of when you hear the word chicken. Indeed, Kentucky has a bit of a monopoly on the bird. However, North Carolina is the home of a fantastic recipe using locally produced soft drink Cheerwine to…

Hawaiian Ahi Poke Bowl Recipe

Hawaiian Ahi Poke Bowl Recipe

My trip to Hawaii inspired this scrumptious Ahi Poke Bowl recipe, one of my absolute foodie highlights! I was quite amused at the fusion of cuisine in Hawaii having a mixture of western deep fried everything, quality char grilled meats and Japanese inspired fresh raw…

Traditional Australian Pie Floater Recipe

Traditional Australian Pie Floater Recipe

Australia and England have a strong connection of traditional national dishes. So, on my very first trip to London I was keen to get in and around some of those classic British dishes to see the similarities, and perhaps learn some new recipe variations to…

Vigorón Recipe Nicaragua (Cabbage & Yuca)

Vigorón Recipe Nicaragua (Cabbage & Yuca)

Vigorón is a stunning, traditional, authentic Nicaraguan salad dish made from yuca (cassava), cabbage and pork rind. It feels and tastes so wonderfully Central and Latin American with its use of the yuca plant and a fresh lime flavour. Vigorón mostly consists of a light…

Guyanese Pepperpot Recipe | Guyana

Guyanese Pepperpot Recipe | Guyana

This Guyanese Pepperpot recipe is the number one traditional dish of Guyana, and is considered to be the national dish. Pepperpot is essentially a meat stew dish that uses Cassareep (a sticky black sauce made from cassava root) to give it it’s strong, aromatic flavor.…

Canjeero/Anjero Recipe (Somali Injera) | Somalia

Canjeero/Anjero Recipe (Somali Injera) | Somalia

“Canjeero?!“ I hear you say. “I’ve heard of Injera, but never canjeero, are you sure you’re not confused?”. Very sure! In fact, canjeero (sometimes called anjero, canjeelo, lahoh or laxoox); and Injera are cousins. Whilst Injera is the famous Ethiopian food and method of eating;…

A Guide To The Famous Pacific Kava Drink + Recipe

A Guide To The Famous Pacific Kava Drink + Recipe

This kava drink recipe is consumed throughout the Pacific islands, made from the ground roots of the kava plant. Kava (also known as kava kava) offers some of the most interesting insights into traditions, culture and the rituals among the cultures who consume it… So what…

Canadian Stuffed Moose Heart Recipe

Canadian Stuffed Moose Heart Recipe

This stuffed moose heart recipe just sounds like the stereotype of traditional Canadian life, just the word ‘moose’ conjures up images of Canada, although of course Canada is a little more 3-dimensional than just moose, poutine and being polite. However, despite moose being very unsurprising, you…

What Are Deep-Fried Butter Balls? A Featured Recipe

What Are Deep-Fried Butter Balls? A Featured Recipe

In the USA they eat deep-fried butter balls. So if you love clogged arteries or you’ve simply lost the will to live, then this deep-fried butter recipe is for you! Yes that’s right, this fried butter recipe which was featured at the Iowa State Fair…

Authentic Colombian Changua Recipe (Egg & Milk Soup)

Authentic Colombian Changua Recipe (Egg & Milk Soup)

This Colombian Changua recipe is so super easy to make and so very authentically Colombian. A typical breakfast meal eaten throughout Colombia, it’s also considered to be a hangover cure. Changua is quite simply an egg and milk soup, but it’s warming, hearty and absolutely…

Stewed Kapenta (Matemba) with Sadza | Zimbabwean/Zambian

Stewed Kapenta (Matemba) with Sadza | Zimbabwean/Zambian

Kapenta (or matemba as it is locally pronounced) is a beautiful fish that is eaten almost exclusively in the African regions of Zimbabwe and Zambia due to the large fisheries that harvest them in the nearby Lake Kariba. Traditionally, before cooking the kapenta is dried in…

Thai Goong Ten – Dancing Shrimp Recipe (Live Shrimp)

Thai Goong Ten – Dancing Shrimp Recipe (Live Shrimp)

Goong Ten is a delicacy from Thailand that roughly translates as dancing shrimp. Why? Well because the shrimp are still alive! And I’m sure you’d be fidgeting too if I covered you in sauce and served you to a customer, so don’t judge. In all seriousness though,…

Snake Soup: A Guide To The Chinese Delicacy + Recipe

Snake Soup: A Guide To The Chinese Delicacy + Recipe

Yes you heard that right! Snake soup, yes snakes… in a soup! Is it one of the most bizarre foods we’ve come across? Again, yes! Snake soup is a 2,000 year old Chinese/Cantonese delicacy eaten in China, Taiwan and other parts of Eastern Asia. It may…

Peruvian Anticuchos (Beef Cow Heart) skewers with yellow pepper sauce recipe

Peruvian Anticuchos (Beef Cow Heart) skewers with yellow pepper sauce recipe

Anticuchos (cow heart) skewers are an absolute staple of Peruvian cuisine. Not only can you find them all over Peru served from street food carts, but they’re also cooked at home and eaten as a typical Peruvian meal. The aji panca sauce is the hero…

Brazilian Buchada de Bode (Goat’s intestines) Recipe

Brazilian Buchada de Bode (Goat’s intestines) Recipe

Buchada de Bode is a Brazilian recipe that utilises the intestines of a kid goat, cooked and served in the goat’s stomach. Ever-resourceful in South America, where they are also known for eating rodents such as Guinea Pig (cuy) or Capybara. Buchada de Bode is most typically…