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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 […]

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 […]

Mexican Cauliflower Nacho Mountain | Coliflor Nacho Montaña | What is the national dish of Mexico?

Mexican Cauliflower Nacho Mountain | Coliflor Nacho Montaña | What is the national dish of Mexico?

The original carb heavy dish originated in Mexico, but was cooked for Americans, who had visited a restaurant just across the border. The restaurant was closing and had few ingredients, so they made a nacho, cheese and jalapeño snack and the rest is history. This version, […]

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 […]

Ghanaian Jollof cauliflower rice with crayfish tails | Jollof Shinkafa | What is the national dish of Ghana?

Ghanaian Jollof cauliflower rice with crayfish tails | Jollof Shinkafa | What is the national dish of Ghana?

Jollof Rice is a dish that features in may West African countries, Ghana being one of the foremost. The beautiful red colour that this dish carries is all down to the palm oil, the oil of choice for the region. It is often cooked with […]

Mexican Fajitas with rib-eye beef  | Fajitas | What is the national dish of Mexico?

Mexican Fajitas with rib-eye beef | Fajitas | What is the national dish of Mexico?

Mexican ribeye beef Fajitas – that’s right RIB EYE steak Photograph: Wayne Morgan – nationaldish.co.uk © 2017   Fajitas isn’t necessarily the national dish of Mexico, but if you were to ask a group of people, it’d come up for sure. This quick, easy and […]

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 […]

Nepalese Dal Bhat with Cauliflower Rice | दालभात | What is the National Dish of Nepal?

Nepalese Dal Bhat with Cauliflower Rice | दालभात | What is the National Dish of Nepal?

Cooking Himalayan food is nowhere near as difficult as climbing Mount Everest but the result is equally enjoyable…ok, safer. Dal Bhat (Lentil Rice) could be argued as a side dish here in the UK rather than a main and the meat eaters among you will […]

Japanese Ramen Noodles with Roast Lamb | ラーメン | What is the national dish of Japan?

Japanese Ramen Noodles with Roast Lamb | ラーメン | What is the national dish of Japan?

Is this the national dish of Japan, probably not – and whilst sushi is not simply rice and seafood, far from it, Ramen makes for a great cooking experience? Plenty of ingredients and rather simple to make. I’ve replaced the wheat noodles with a low […]