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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 […]

Fig tree to fork Israeli Spicy Fig Chutney | What is the national dish of Israel?

Fig tree to fork Israeli Spicy Fig Chutney | What is the national dish of Israel?

In sunless England we don’t generally manage to grow exotic ingredients and whilst figs grow well (I grew these myself), they tend not to be as sweet as sunnier climates. So what to do with them. Quartered and covered in honey is stunning, but, make […]

How do you make Filipino Pork Adobo | Adobo Baboy | What is the national dish of the Philippines?

How do you make Filipino Pork Adobo | Adobo Baboy | What is the national dish of the Philippines?

This is undoubtedly the national dish of this multi-island paradise nation. It’s slow cooked pork, poached in a deep flavoured liquor. How do you make Filipino Pork Adobo? You will probably want a side dish with it, try our filipino garlic fried rice (sinangag) recipe. Print this bad […]

How do you make Nepalese Lamb Pakku? | What is the national dish of Nepal?

How do you make Nepalese Lamb Pakku? | What is the national dish of Nepal?

I’ve done this to accompany a Dal Bhat, a match made in heaven, or as near to it as you can get in the Himalayas. In Nepal they would use mutton or goat rather than lamb, but it makes for a close substitute in the […]