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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, […]

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? […]

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 Nigerian lamb Suya? | Rago Suya | What is the national dish of Nigeria?

How do you make Nigerian lamb Suya? | Rago Suya | What is the national dish of Nigeria?

Africa is a amazing place, with food all to often hard to come by for far too many people. That said, amazing things happen when they cook. Nigerian Lamb Suya is rather unique, a West African dish that is great fun to cook and far […]

Ghanaian Jollof cauliflower rice with crayfish tails | Jollof Shinkafa | What is the national dish of Ghana?

Ghanaian Jollof cauliflower rice with crayfish tails | Jollof Shinkafa | What is the national dish of Ghana?

Jollof Rice is a dish that features in may West African countries, Ghana being one of the foremost. The beautiful red colour that this dish carries is all down to the palm oil, the oil of choice for the region. It is often cooked with […]

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 […]