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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 […]

Serrano Ham, Goats Cheese and Peach Salad | ensalada de Serrano, queso de cabra y melocotón | What is the national dish of Spain?

Serrano Ham, Goats Cheese and Peach Salad | ensalada de Serrano, queso de cabra y melocotón | What is the national dish of Spain?

A real crowd pleaser and simple to boot – goats cheese salad with Serrano ham and peaches Photograph: Wayne Morgan – nationaldish.co.uk © 2017 It’s sunny and you want something fast and healthy. This is only labelled Spanish because I used Serrano ham – but you […]

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 […]

Quick and Easy Rocket and Parmesan Salad, takes 5 minutes |  Rucola e Parmigiano Insalata | Italian National Dish Favourite

Quick and Easy Rocket and Parmesan Salad, takes 5 minutes | Rucola e Parmigiano Insalata | Italian National Dish Favourite

This Rocket and Parmesan Salad is so easy you should be able to make it up yourself or just look at our picture and make it from that. Failing that, we’ve written it down for you – takes minutes. Ours is the quick version and […]

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 […]

Italian tomato, mozzarella and basil salad | Insalata Caprese | What is the national dish of Italy?

Italian tomato, mozzarella and basil salad | Insalata Caprese | What is the national dish of Italy?

This is so quick and easy it almost feels criminal to get so much flavour out of it, not only that, it’s stunning to look at. This dish really pays off with a high quality Extra Virgin Olive Oil, such as Sicilian – you want […]

How do you make Swedish Meatballs in a Cream Sauce? | Köttbullar | What is the national dish of Sweden?

How do you make Swedish Meatballs in a Cream Sauce? | Köttbullar | What is the national dish of Sweden?

  Thanks to IKEA, Swedish Meatballs is probably the most likely National Dish to spring to mind. The local name for it, Köttbullar, quite literally translates as meatballs – and it really is that simple. How do you make Swedish Meatballs? The recipe here, köttbullar med gräddsås, […]