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Ingredient: garlic

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 […]

How do you cook Poussin? | Corn fed spatchcock Poussin with fennel | National Dish Recipe

How do you cook Poussin? | Corn fed spatchcock Poussin with fennel | National Dish Recipe

  Poussin is a french word used exactly the same in English, which does not necessarily make this a french dish, so I have credited both countries. But – how do you cook Poussin? Also known as Spring Chicken, Poussin basically means ‘young chicken’, which […]

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. […]

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of Lamb with rosemary and garlic | National Dish Recipe of a boned rolled shoulder of lamb

Roasted flap of lamb doesn’t sound particularly appetising, but it is stunning. A shoulder of lamb is a fine cut, but when you buy it de-boned and rolled, it looks gross and would fool anyone in to thinking it’s a shit cut….wrong. Cooking it in […]

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 […]

Italian pesto crusted Cod with Asparagus in Parma ham | Bacalao con pesto y espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Italian pesto crusted Cod with Asparagus in Parma ham | Bacalao con pesto y espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Pesto is as Italian as it comes, it’s lovely stirred through pasta, but we don’t eat that shit here. Spread it on a chunky cod fillet, you won’t miss the heavy carb. Serve it with another couple of classic Italian treats, Parma ham, wrapped around asparagus […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]