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This is the best yogurt dip ever | Middle East and North Africa | National Dish Recipe

This is the best yogurt dip ever | Middle East and North Africa | National Dish Recipe

I was cooking up some Moroccan Lamb the other day and wanted the best yogurt dip ever to go with all the flatbread and spice action. This isn’t from Morocco, but who cares, it’s amazing – I’d say it was Middle Eastern, leaning toward Israel. […]

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 […]

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

Indian dry spiced crispy duck breast with char-grilled peach, crusted paneer and hot green salad of spinach, peas, asparagus and beans | National Dish India

There aren’t lots of recipes around for Indian crispy duck. Most of you will know that Indian cuisine isn’t all wet curries, quite the opposite. The country is huge and the cuisine incredibly regional. I am partial to a Dhansak, and when I was in […]

How do you make a healthy burrito? | Chinese crispy duck cauliflower rice burritos | National Dish

How do you make a healthy burrito? | Chinese crispy duck cauliflower rice burritos | National Dish

  How do you make a healthy burrito when they contain both bread AND rice – it’s a challenge? Compromise – in this case, the rice – which unfortunately messes up the gluten free option.  Use our simple recipe for the cauliflower rice. Add to […]

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 […]