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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 […]

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 […]

Côte d’Ivoirian fried plantain with roasted nuts | How do you make Alloco or Kelewele | What is the national dish of The Ivory Coast

Côte d’Ivoirian fried plantain with roasted nuts | How do you make Alloco or Kelewele | What is the national dish of The Ivory Coast

  I’ve sort of done two recipes in one. Alloco, which is known as Kelewele in Ghana (also Dodo in Nigeria and Makemba in the Democratic Republic of Congo) is a common West African street food and side dish. So, how do you make Alloco? […]

How do you make Nigerian lamb Suya? | Rago Suya | What is the national dish of Nigeria?

How do you make Nigerian lamb Suya? | Rago Suya | What is the national dish of Nigeria?

Africa is a amazing place, with food all to often hard to come by for far too many people. That said, amazing things happen when they cook. Nigerian Lamb Suya is rather unique, a West African dish that is great fun to cook and far […]