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Polish Zupa Pomidorowa Recipe

Zupa Pomidorowa is a traditional Polish tomato soup made by simmering tomatoes, onions, carrots, and celery, with broth and seasonings. It is usually made with pasta or egg noodles, although sometimes rice can be used instead. The dish is enjoyed throughout the year in Poland, but is especially popular during colder months as a comfort …

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Egyptian Sobia Recipe

Sobia is a traditional Egyptian beverage made from raw rice. The other ingredients are coconut milk, water, sugar and sometimes spices like cinnamon and nutmeg or vanilla. It is prepared by blending the ingredients and straining to remove any coarse pieces and is typically served cold. Sobia is similar to Mexican horchata but not related …

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Iranian Kotlet (Meat Patties) Recipe

Kotlet is a traditional Iranian comfort food made from a combination of ground meat, potatoes, onions, and different spices, that are shaped into patties and fried until golden. The patties are served with rice, bread, or salad and enjoyed at home. These crispy, savory patties are a staple up and down the country and are …

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Haitian Mayi Moulen Recipe

Mayi moulen is a traditional Haitan dish which is a simple cornmeal porridge with garlic, butter, and salt, typically eaten at breakfast or as a comforting meal. It has a creamy texture and uses simple, local ingredients offering a rich taste while being cheap, nourishing and filling.  Origin & Cultural Significance Mayi moulen simply translates …

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Portuguese Bolinhos de Bacalhau Recipe

Bolinhos de Bacalhau are Portuguese fritters made from dehydrated salted cod fish. The other ingredients besides fish are potatoes, eggs, onions, fresh parsley and seasonings like salt, garlic and pepper. The ingredients are mixed together, then small portions of the firm mixture are shaped and fried. They are served as a snack, sometimes with a …

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Tongan ‘Otai (Coconut & Watermelon Drink) Recipe

‘Otai is a Tongan coconut-based drink made using local, fresh coconuts, seasonable fruits, and a variety of aromatic spices. It has a creamy consistency and is considered to be refreshing. The drink can contain a variety of different fruits including mango and pineapple, and is almost always made with watermelon. ‘Otai is traditionally made with …

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Chinese Shaobing (Flatbread) Recipe

Shaobing is a traditional Chinese flatbread that contains both sweet and savory fillings. The outside consists of flakey pastry, while the filling can be anything from seasoned minced meat to sweet red bean paste. It is not uncommon to also find unstuffed shaobing throughout the north of the country. The snack originates from the northern …

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Dutch Pepernoten Recipe

Pepernoten is a small, round cookie that originates from the Netherlands, made from a blend of warm spices, including cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. Traditionally the snack is enjoyed during the Sinterklass celebration (a Dutch holiday celebrated on December 5th) and are popular during the Christmas period throughout the country.  Origin & Cultural Significance Sinterklaas is …

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Ecuadorian Espumilla (Meringue Cream) Recipe

Espumilla is a traditional Ecuadorian dessert which consists of soft meringue resembling ice cream. It is made with egg whites, sugar and fruit puree. The egg whites are whipped until light and fluffy before the sugar is added while still being whipped. The fruit puree is then folded in and the mixture is chilled. It …

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