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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]