Recipes and Restaurant Reviews

Tag: Comfort Food

Mamma P’s Jamaican Food | Fishponds Road, Bristol | Restaurant Review

Mamma P’s Jamaican Food | Fishponds Road, Bristol | Restaurant Review

The fact that I am even reviewing Mamma P’s, especially as I found it after watching the rugger, full of beer and hungry, means it made an impression. People always talk about finding hidden gems, unassuming street food type places. Sadly these are a rarity […]

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 […]

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 […]

Chinese Chicken Fried Cauliflower Rice | 鸡炒饭 | What is the national dish of China?

Chinese Chicken Fried Cauliflower Rice | 鸡炒饭 | What is the national dish of China?

When you think of fried rice you think of China. There are dump loads of variations and that’s before you even get to ‘special fried rice’ on the take away menu. This uses cauliflower rice instead of the complex starchy carb, rocket fuel, real rice […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]