Tag Archive for: World Cuisine

Spain – Paela De Marisco

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Paela means Frying Pan and De Marisco means Seafood. In the 10th Century the production of rice in Spain was starting to increase more and more and people in that times usually add fish in the rice to make a dish. A Spanish food historian said about this dish that this dish " symbolizes the union and heritage of two important cultures, the first one Romans which gave us the utensil and the second Arabs which brought the basic food of humanity to all parts of the world. It is considered to be the national dish of Spain.

Japan – Kakigori (Japanese Shaved Ice Dessert)

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Kakigori is a dessert that is made up of Crushed and shaved ice with having flavors and sweet syrups. Japanese Shaved ice dessert is served with sweet syrups, some fruit chunks, condensed milk, evaporated milk. In summer, this dessert is sold every where in Japan like, dessert shops, tea café, tea stalls, ice cream stalls, etc. This dish is originated in Heian Period in which ice from the mountains bring and topped with flavors.

Cameroon – Mbatum Traditional Food

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Mbatum traditional food is a local cuisine that represents the culture and tradition of the inhabitants of Mbatum. Mbatum is a village and a locality found in the Mbouda surroundings and division, precisely in the West region of Cameroon, one of the most highly populated region of Cameroon.

Nepal – Chatamari (Special Pizza of Nepal )

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Nepal has its own pizza named " Chatamari ", its name is like that this type of pizza is so spicy and tasty. However, It is not Pizza actually it just looks like pizza. This Chatamari dish is the Newari dish which is originated from Nepal.

Laos – Mok Pa

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Laos, one of the Southeast Asian countries, has a different food staple from the other countries in the area. While other countries eat rice as their food staple, Laos people eat sticky rice. Mok Pa best serves with steamed sticky rice and fish sauce dip.

Brunei – Belutak Sausage

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Brunei is one of the countries in Southeast Asia, known as a small but wealthy country. Brunei has various tradition and culinary, they also have a dish use sausage as the main ingredient named Belutak. As a Muslim country, Brunei people only use the halal ingredient to prepare their dish. To make Belutak, they use beef as the sausage ingredient.

Uganda – Chicken Luwombo

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Uganda is a small country located in East Africa with over 53 tribes which explains the diversity in culture and its cuisine. Our dish today comes from the dominant tribe called Baganda where this country derives its name.

Pakistan – Lamb Brain Masala

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This dish is so famous and unique in the way that brain is cooked in the traditional way with spices and when cooked it just makes the taste so good and yummy.

Ghana – Okra Stew

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Okra is one of Ghana’s national dishes. It is a common dish eating by the Ghanaians. Okra is very common in African countries like Nigeria, Cameroon etc. This dish is a draw soup.

Pakistan – Dum Pukht

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Balochistan is a province of Pakistan. Every province, every region of Pakistan has its own tradition about clothing, their rituals and even food. Speciality of balochistan in food is DUM PUKHT and SAJJI. Both dishes are similar somehow with some variations.