Recipes and Restaurant Reviews

Course: Main Dish

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

How do you make Vietnamese Pho? | National Dish of Vietnam

There seems to be Vietnamese restaurants popping up all over the place – and for good reason, the food is the nuts. How do you make Vietnamese Pho (pronounced fur)? This is one National Dish we don’t mind posting, we did this as part of […]

Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Cook the perfect Beef Brisket and pull it with a fork | National Dish Recipe

Some people find roasting and cooking beef a real challenge, ending up with a disappointingly tough result, especially a beef brisket. All that is usually missing though, is a little patience and foresight. Brisket is a cheap (although annoyingly, that is changing) cut of meat […]

How do you cook Poussin? | Corn fed spatchcock Poussin with fennel | National Dish Recipe

How do you cook Poussin? | Corn fed spatchcock Poussin with fennel | National Dish Recipe

  Poussin is a french word used exactly the same in English, which does not necessarily make this a french dish, so I have credited both countries. But – how do you cook Poussin? Also known as Spring Chicken, Poussin basically means ‘young chicken’, which […]

Sweet and Sour Chilli Mango Chicken | National Dish Recipe from South East Asia…maybe

Sweet and Sour Chilli Mango Chicken | National Dish Recipe from South East Asia…maybe

– we’re not 100% sure where this dish might originate. I accidentally made it up, but that’s not to say it doesn’t exist. So in actual fact this could be a South East Asian ‘influenced’ English dish – Changlo food! You saw it here first. […]

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of lamb doesn’t sound particularly appetising, but it is stunning. A shoulder of lamb is a fine cut, but when you buy it de-boned and rolled, it looks gross and would fool anyone in to thinking it’s a shit cut….wrong. Cooking it in […]

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

There aren’t lots of recipes around for Indian crispy duck. Most of you will know that Indian cuisine isn’t all wet curries, quite the opposite. The country is huge and the cuisine incredibly regional. I am partial to a Dhansak, and when I was in […]

How do you make a healthy burrito? | Chinese crispy duck cauliflower rice burritos | National Dish

How do you make a healthy burrito? | Chinese crispy duck cauliflower rice burritos | National Dish

  How do you make a healthy burrito when they contain both bread AND rice – it’s a challenge? Compromise – in this case, the rice – which unfortunately messes up the gluten free option.  Use our simple recipe for the cauliflower rice. Add to […]

How do you make a New England, USA Mixed Fish Chowder? | What is the national dish of New England, United States?

How do you make a New England, USA Mixed Fish Chowder? | What is the national dish of New England, United States?

You know how some things have names that sound exactly like they are? Well, a chowder is one of those things and what a wonderful thing it is. So much more than a soup and not a blitzer in sight. This chowder is based on […]

Italian pesto crusted Cod with Asparagus in Parma ham | Bacalao con pesto y espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Italian pesto crusted Cod with Asparagus in Parma ham | Bacalao con pesto y espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Pesto is as Italian as it comes, it’s lovely stirred through pasta, but we don’t eat that shit here. Spread it on a chunky cod fillet, you won’t miss the heavy carb. Serve it with another couple of classic Italian treats, Parma ham, wrapped around asparagus […]

Spanish Cod with Chorizo, Tomato and Butter Beans | Bacalao con chorizo ​​en tomate y frijol de mantequilla | What is the national dish of Spain?

Spanish Cod with Chorizo, Tomato and Butter Beans | Bacalao con chorizo ​​en tomate y frijol de mantequilla | What is the national dish of Spain?

Fish, in this case Cod with Chorizo, is a big part of Spanish cuisine, you only need to read up on the exploits of Spanish fishing boats to know that, but in addition to that, a huge proportion of the fish caught in the North […]