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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 […]

Asparagus wrapped in Parma ham | espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Asparagus wrapped in Parma ham | espárragos en jamón de Parma | What is the national dish of Italy?

Aspargus wrapped in Parma ham is clearly a side dish, one that you can put next to a lot of mains. It’s very easy, tastes good and even look fun. What’s not to like? It’s asparagus wrapped in bacon for fuck sake and anything wrapped in […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]