Dish of Colcannon

Around the world: Irish

With Ireland being a country rich in history, Irish food has evolved with the social and political changes. At one point farming heavily influenced how the Irish lived and ever since then potatoes, grains, and dairy have become staples in any Irish diet. What to eat? Irish stew: Traditionally made up of leftovers in the fridge but commonly made up of stewed lamb, potatoes, carrots, … Continue reading Around the world: Irish

Bavarian pretzel

Around the world: German

Germans bring meaning to ‘comfort food’ with their insatiable appetite for all kinds of meat, but mainly pork, beef, and chicken. They enjoy braising it, and sometimes pan-frying. But their most favoured way to enjoy their meats is in sausage form. The varieties of sausages are almost endless, depending on the combination of meats and spices, and whether it’s smoked, parboiled, or grilled. The Italians … Continue reading Around the world: German

Around the world: Hungarian

Hungary’s capital city Budapest is known as the Paris of the East. The architecture, the city charm, and the food all contribute to that. The city thrives, like the rest of the country, on cooking up romantic hearty meals such as stews, casseroles, and various meat dishes. These Hungarian recipes are often reliant on staples including lard, sour cream, onions, potatoes, and cabbage. The Hungarians … Continue reading Around the world: Hungarian

Around the world: Serbian

Serbian food falls into what is referred to as Balkan cuisine, namely made up of countries that are considered southeast to eastern European – think Croatian and Bosnian. Given the crossovers, Serbian shares plenty of cooking characteristics with other Balkan countries, as well as the Greeks, Turkish, and central Europeans, such as Hungarian. The Serbians enjoy all types of meat cooking different ways whether it’s … Continue reading Around the world: Serbian

Around the world: Moroccan

The most popular ingredient to come out of Moroccan cuisine is couscous, mainly because it can be added to salads or even used to soak up all the extra sauce of any stewed dish. But Moroccan cuisine is more than just about this wheat staple. The Mediterranean-Arab influenced cuisine often use ingredients that are commonly seen in either Mediterranean or Middle Eastern cooking, including saffron, … Continue reading Around the world: Moroccan