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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 […]

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. […]

Chinese Chicken Fried Cauliflower Rice | 鸡炒饭 | What is the national dish of China?

Chinese Chicken Fried Cauliflower Rice | 鸡炒饭 | What is the national dish of China?

When you think of fried rice you think of China. There are dump loads of variations and that’s before you even get to ‘special fried rice’ on the take away menu. This uses cauliflower rice instead of the complex starchy carb, rocket fuel, real rice […]

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, […]

Filipino Garlic Fried Rice | How do you make Sinangag? | What is the national dish of the Philippines?

Filipino Garlic Fried Rice | How do you make Sinangag? | What is the national dish of the Philippines?

Sinangag is a very common side dish which interestingly is served always with dry meats, rather than a curry style sauce. So, how do you make Sinangag? This recipe is the cauliflower rice version and do you know what, you can eat this as a […]

Cauliflower Rice | Cauliflower Couscous | What is the national dish of Paleo Caveman, if only Low Carb was a country?

Cauliflower Rice | Cauliflower Couscous | What is the national dish of Paleo Caveman, if only Low Carb was a country?

Lots of the dishes on nationaldish.co.uk use carbohydrate alternatives, and for rice, cauliflower is the best. If you use our recipes you’ll prepare cauliflower rice in a few different ways to suit the end result required – that may be under cooking it or adding […]

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 […]

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 […]