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10 Dishes For a Traveler

Most people like to travel. And one of the main attractions of traveling is food. Wherever you go around the world, there are always some dishes present there that you can try. These are the signature dishes of their respective countries. In this article, we have collected such dishes in one place. Hope you like them!

  1. Asado

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This is one of the most important meal of Argentina and is a representation of their culture. This tasty dish is best served with salad or rice.

Chicken Asado Recipe

  1. Jiaozi

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China has a rich culture of cuisines as it is divided into 34 provinces. Jiaozi is one of the most delicious dishes of China. They are traditional Chinese dumplings. The dumplings can be filled with veggies or mince.

Jiaozi Recipe

  1. Gallo Pinto

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This traditional Costa Rican dish is made of black beans and rice, small tortilla and scrambled eggs. If you are vegetarian and don’t eat eggs, you can add avocados and fried bananas.

Gallo Pinto Recipe

  1. Czech Goulash and Bread Dumplings

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Although this dish originated in Hungary, there is a different version of it in Czech Republic. The Hungarian goulash consists of vegetables and potatoes but the Czech goulash contains beef.

Czech Goulash With Bread Dumplings

  1. Escargot

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Escargots are a great recipe. If you haven’t tasted them till now, you may try them and find how good they are.

Escargot Recipe

  1. Dim Sum

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Dim Sum is a popular Cantonese cuisine. This cuisine is essentially found in southern China and Hong Kong. The dishes in this cuisine include vermicelli rolls, shrimp dumplings, spare ribs and barbecue pork buns.

Grilled Shrimp Dim Sum Recipe

  1. Masala Dosa

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Masala Dosa is a very popular South Indian dish. It’s a very thin pancake that is made of lentils and rice batter. It’s a gluten free dish that is veggie friendly. It’s a treat for your taste buds.

Masala Dosa Recipe

  1. Soto

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Soto is an Indonesian specialty that is found throughout the country. It is made up of delicious meat, noodle soup, veggie along with rice. The city varies from city to city ranging from “soto betawl” to “soto sokaraja of Jakarta and Purwokerto respectively.

Soto Ayam Recipe

  1. Pozole

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Pozole is a classic Mexican soup. It is also known as posole in the US. It contains hominy and either pork, chicken or a mix of both.

Pozole Recipe

  1. Tagine

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Tagine is a popular Moroccan dish. This vegetarian dish is cooked in a dome shaped clay pot. This Berger stew can be mixed with lamb or chicken.

Chicken Tagine Recipe

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10 Interesting Spring Season Recipes

Spring season is coming in a month and we have collected some interesting spring recipes for you. Hope you like them!

  1. Pea Pancakes

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These blini-like pancakes would be an ideal appetizer for parties. Sweet and mouth-watering, the pancakes are wonderful.

 Pea Pancakes Recipe

  1. Ricotta Gnocchi with Leeks and Fava Beans

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Ricotta found near Florence is of great quality and that is what motivated to create these dumplings.

Ricotta Gnocchi with Leeks and Fava Beans Recipe

  1. Spring Egg-Drop Soup

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Spring is best for trying different garlic spring, unformed cloves along with young garlic. Try all these in this soup that is full of vegetables.

Spring Egg-Drop Soup Recipe

  1. Toast With Lemony Pea Mash

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This mash has intense salty and citrusy flavor due to preserved lemon used in it. Make sure that the pith and flesh of the lemon is scooped out and only peel is used.

Toast With Lemony Pea Mash

  1. Poached Eggs & Avocado Toasts

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This poached egg dish is great for lunch, brunch or dinner. The only cooking time taken is during poaching and bringing water to simmer.

Poached Eggs & Avocado Toasts

  1. Fettuccine With Asparagus

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This is wonderful dish that combines pasta with fresh asparagus in red sauce. It is easy to prepare and an alternative dish for pasta.

Fettuccine With Asparagus

  1. Roasted Strawberry- Buttermilk Sherbet

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This recipe is very easy to prepare. Leave your ice cream canister in the freezer to make an easy dessert. For great flavor, try roasting the strawberries first.

Roasted Strawberry- Buttermilk Sherbet

  1. Spring Minestrone With Chicken Meatballs

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Besides carrots and spinach, you can use any kind of fresh vegetables can be used in the soup.

Spring Minestrone With Chicken Meatballs

  1. Pasta With Peas, Asparagus, Butter Lettuce, And Prosciutto

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The key is to make use of medium shell or campanelle pasta. This pasta uses many ingredients like salty prosciutto and green peas.

Pasta With Peas, Asparagus, Butter Lettuce, And Prosciutto

  1. Poached Wild Salmon With Peas And Morels

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This exquisite dish is delicious with fresh and wild king salmon. You can use any varieties of salmon.

Poached Wild Salmon With Peas and Morels Recipe

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8 Popular Chinese Recipes

Chinese cuisine has many exquisite styles and features. The recipes of China have a distinct aroma, taste, color, appearance and meaning.

In this article, we have gathered eight Chinese recipes that are popular among people visiting China.

  1. Sweet and Sour Pork

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This dish has a bright orange-red color. It also delicious with sweet and sour taste. Initially, the dish started as sweet and sour pork but after some modifications, pork can now be substituted with chicken, pork ribs or beef.

Sweet and Sour Pork Recipe

 

  1. Gong Bao Chicken

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This is a Sichuan style dish that is very famous. It is popular in China and liked by foreigners. It is made of chili (dried), chicken (diced) and peanuts (fried).

Gong Bao Chicken Recipe

 

  1. Ma Po Tofu

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Ma po Tofu is a famous dish. It is an important part of Chuan Cuisine and has been a part of Chinese culture for more than 100 years. Ma refers to hot and spicy taste which, we get from pepper flavor used in Chuan Cuisine.

Ma Po Tofu Recipe

 

  1. Wontons

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Wontons have been present since the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Wantons are customarily eaten on winter solstice by the people of China. The most popular shape of Wanton is right triangle. They are similar to Tortellini and are most commonly boiled and served with soup. They can also be deep fried. Their filling can be done with pork or shrimp.

Wonton Recipe

 

  1. Dumplings

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Dumplings have been a part of Chinese cuisine for more than 1,800 years. It is a traditional food which is very popular in North China. Dumplings are filled with chopped vegetables and minced meat and are wrapped with thin dough pieces. Some common fillings include: pork, shrimp, chicken, vegetables and beef. They are popular New Year food.

Dumplings Recipe

 

  1. Chow Mein

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The word Chow Mein means “stir-fried noodles”. This dish usually consists of meat (chicken, shrimp, beef or pork), noodles, celery and onion.

Chow Mein Recipe

 

  1. Peking Roasted Duck

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This is a very famous dish of Beijing. It is considered as the national dish of China and enjoys world fame. Peking duck is tasty because of crispy and thin skin.

Peking Duck Recipe

 

  1. Spring Rolls

Spring Roll

Spring rolls are a favorite recipe of Chinese people. The spring rolls are either filled with meat or vegetable and the taste is sweet and savory. After the filling is done in wrappers, it is fried until the spring roll gets its golden yellow color.

Spring Rolls Recipe

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New Year Special: 10 Desserts For All Occasions

This New Year we bring to you special dessert recipes that you can try for all occasions.

  1. Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fondue

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Immerse yourself in the pleasure of eating dark, rich chocolate fondue. It takes only four ingredients to make this delicious recipe.

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Fondue Recipe

 

  1. Champaign Cake

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This is a classic favorite. The cream cheese make it wonderful.

Champaign Cake Recipe

      

  1. Cheesecake

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This is a very simple recipe. The cream cheese pie is baked in a graham cracker crust. It is topped with delicious blueberries and strawberries.

Cheesecake Recipe

  

  1. Coconut Snowball Cake

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This cake has beautiful presentation and is very delicious. It’s a great holiday dessert and you can use this cake as a winter center piece.

Coconut Snowball Cake Recipe

 

  1. Meringues

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These Meringues are filled with almond flavor and also use food coloring. It can also be flavored with mint and colored green.

Meringues Recipe

 

  1. Zabaglione

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This is a wonderful recipe taken from Aunt Peggy’s The American Woman’s Cook Book. Although there are many recipes present for Zabaglione, but this is very different from others.

Zabaglione Recipe

 

  1. Ginger and Apple Sled Tarts

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This is a frozen puff pastry giving a rusty appeal to the recipe.

Ginger and Apple Sled Tarts Recipe

 

  1. Chocolate Cupcake

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I bake these for different functions and make cupcake towers. These cupcakes were a hit with children on a Valentine’s Day. Frosting can be used as it is much cheaper than icing sugar.

Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe 

 

  1. Panettone

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These moist Panettone are dotted with marzipan and raisins. The long rise gives the bread a flavor. Panettone stays fresh for longer periods.

Panettone Recipe

 

  1. Maple Ricotta Flans

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This is a very impressive and easy recipe that can be prepared a day ahead and stored in a fridge. It has 5 ingredients and can be prepared in just 15 minutes.

Maple Ricotta Flans Recipe

Happy New Year!!!

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10 Christmas Recipes For Dinner

Christmas is coming and it is time to try tasty recipes for dinner. And that is why we have collected 10 interesting recipes from our vast pool of recipes. We are sure you will like them.

Hors d’ Oeuvres

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Filled with the fragrance of thyme and garlic, scrumptiously creamy Camembert cheese is baked to give you Hors d’ Oeuvres.

Hors d’ Oeuvres Recipe

Fondue

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Cover the pieces of bread with warm and oozing melted cheese. Never drink water with this recipe. Try this recipe, which is the best ever, easy, simple and has correct cheese.

Fondue Recipe

Prosciutto Breadsticks

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These breadsticks serve as great appetizers. By cutting the layered dough in half, you will have tasty two-bite treats.

Prosciutto Breadsticks Recipe

Pork Loin with Cherries

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This slow cooker recipe saves time and frees cooking space in cooktop or oven.

Pork Loin with Cherries Recipe

Roast Beef with Slow Cooked Tomatoes and Garlic

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Photo Courtesy: yummly

This dish is not prepared in slow cooker. Rather it is roasted slowly, so that flavors blend and deepen. It is for all those who love garlic. The recipe gives a heavenly aroma to you kitchen.

Roast Beef with Slow Cooked Tomatoes and Garlic Recipe

Yucatan-Style Pork

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This recipe has been taken from the California Rancho cookbook. You cook it in baker’s clay. As a result, you get a very moist and flavorful meat.

Yucatan-Style Pork Recipe

Roasted Tarragon Lamb with Butter Beans

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Before roasting the lamb, rub it with a mix of garlic and tarragon mix. This will make the dish very delicious.

Roasted Tarragon Lamb with Butter Beans Recipe

Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin

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When you roast the beef over a bed of herbs, it infuses the meat with flavor and fragrance. You can serve it with spicy horseradish cream sauce and mushroom tumble.

Slow-Roasted Beef Tenderloin Recipe

Honey-Bourbon Glazed Ham

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This ham is a Southern classic showstopper. It is a hit every time I make it. The recipe is from Southern Living Heirloom Cookbook.

Honey-Bourbon Glazed Ham Recipe

Hassleback Potatoes

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They are very easy to make and go well with almost everything. It’s very different from baked potato. You can also experiment with different kind of cheese.

Hassleback Potatoes Recipe

8 Traditional Christmas Recipes

Christmas is the time to eat, drink and be merry. And that is why we have come up with some interesting traditional Christmas recipes for you.

  • Herb Crusted Roast Beef

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This recipe is really very good for Christmas. A bottom round roast works great in this recipe. The beef can be taken out of the fridge and then kept on the table for an hour so that it could reach room temperature.

Herb Crusted Roast Beef Recipe

  • Coq au Vin

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Celebrate your Christmas with this classic French dish. The recipe consists of Juicy chicken thighs, served with buttery egg noodles which are covered with rich tomato sauce, mushrooms, red wine and salt pork.

Coq au Vin Recipe

  • Buche de Noel

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Make your dessert a fantasy-land by using this Christmas recipe of French Buche de Noel. It is a rich sponge cake that is rolled in brandy and coffee flavored buttercream. It can be decorated with pine-cones, mushrooms and marzipan berries.

Buche de Noel Recipe

  • Yorkshire Pudding

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When Yorkshire pudding is combined with roast beef, it becomes a perfect meal. This recipe must be tried whenever you cook roast beef. A must have Christmas recipe.

Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

  • Roast Prime Rib of Beef with Horseradish Crust

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A holiday is incomplete without a piece of meat at the center of the table. This dish gets its flavor from the crust which is filled with horseradish, mashed garlic, thyme and rosemary.

Roast Prime Rib of Beef with Horseradish Crust Recipe

  • Panettone Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce

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Photo for representation.
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This is a traditional Italian dessert with panettone bread cubes which are soaked in rich custard. They are baked and served with sweet amaretto topping. Try this recipe this Christmas.
Panettone Bread Pudding with Amaretto Sauce Recipe

  • Roast Duck

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Some prepare this duck by simmering it in chicken stock and then roasting them on high heat oven. To get a juicy duck, you should prick the skin of the duck saving it from piercing. This helps in draining of the fat from the duck while it cooks.
Roast Duck Recipe

  • Homemade Cannoli

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A good tip to prepare this Christmas recipe is to not to fill the cream in the shells until you are ready to eat them. You can sprinkle powdered sugar to give a snow coating feel to the pastries!

Homemade Cannoli Recipe

10 Tasty Winter Recipes

Winter is the time to try interesting recipes. Its a time to give yourself a good treat and that is why we have gathered 10 interesting recipes to try this winter.

Crock Pot Roast:-

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This recipe has amazing flavor and is very simple.The amount of ingredients depend on what is the size of the crock pot and how you fill it. No salt is needed in this recipe.

Crock Pot Roast Recipe

Fannie Farmer’s Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese:-

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This recipe is taken from a cookbok(1946 edition). This is one of the best traditional baked macaroni and cheese that can be cooked at home.

Fannies Farmer’s Classic Baked Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Panera’s Cream Cheese Potato Soup:-

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This is a great recipe for potato soup. Its similar to the one that was served at St. Louis Bread Company in Panera. Although the original recipe wants you to shred the potatoes, but you can try it the other way!

Panera’s Cream Cheese Potato Soup Recipe

Crock Pot Whole Chicken:-

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This recipe has tender chicken that easily falls off the bone. If you are in a hurry, you can skip the overnight refrigeration. If you want variety, you can substitute onion with quartered lemon and stuff it in the cavity of chicken. You will need a bigger slow cooker than the standard size for this recipe.

Crock Pot Whole Chicken Recipe

Delicious Chicken Pot Pie:-

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Although this chicken pot pie recipe is time consuming but it is worth the effort. This is a great recipe for a cold winter day.

Delicious Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Fudge Crinkles:-

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These cookies are easy to prepare. They are chewy and fudgy and are so easy to make that you can make them instantly. 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract can be added to give a different taste.

Fudge Crinkles Recipe

Copycat Olive Garden Minestrone Soup:-

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This is a great soup for winter season. It will warm you up with its wonderful aroma and savory flavor. A secret ingredient you can try is wine. It will create an awsome blend with the soup.

Copycat Olive Garden Recipe

Bacon Wrapped Chicken:-

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This is a great recipe for make ahead. It can be stored and eaten when wanted. Its great for winter season.The recipe needs onion cream cheese and spreadable chive.

Bacon Wrapped Chicken Recipe

Bev’s Macaroni and Cheese Recipe:-

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This recipe is staple and classic. We are you will like it very much. It is great when served with Meatloaf Barbecue Style.

Bev’s Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Simple Black Bean Soup:-

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This soup is easy to make and has a good flavor. Its great for a quick lunch or snack.

Simple Black Bean Soup Recipe