Canada’s culinary contributions range from centuries-old savoury soups to rich desserts with mysterious histories. Here are 10 truly Canadian foods and the best places to try them
Fajitas Take some vaqueros working on the range and the cattle slaughtered to feed them. Throw in the throwaway cuts of meat as part of the hands’ take-home pay, and let cowboy ingenuity go to work. Grill skirt steak (faja in Spanish) over the campfire, wrap in a tortilla, and you’ve got the beginning of […]
Let’s taste the Asian treasures… Pho (Vietnam) The most famous and most popular dish of Vietnam, Pho (pronounced FA) is a noodle soup typically served with beef. This warm soup is then complimented by adding some basil and chili to suit your tastes. Though I don’t really like Vietnam, if there were one Vietnamese offering […]
Barbecued meat Brazil and Argentina both claim to be South America’s barbecued champion. And while each have a different approach – from the cuts to the accompaniments – some things remain the same; the ogre-sized quantities of meat, best appreciated at a leisurely pace, and with an elasticated waistband. In Brazil, premium […]
Fufu Very popular in West Africa, it is made by boiling starchy food crops like cassava, yams or cooking plantains and then pounding them into a dough-like consistency Mandazi A form of fried bread, taken in sweet or savoury form, popular in East Africa Injera A sourdough-risen flatbread with a unique, slightly spongy texture, popular […]
With south-east Asia a short flight away it’s natural that Australia developed a taste for sweet, sticky, sour Asian flavours – and they’re getting bigger all the time Down Under (even earning the alternative name dim sim – or dimmies!). It seems that dim sum has captured their imaginations most, so try Jamie’s barbecued (a great […]
Steeped in history and lapped by the Mediterranean sea, Greece is home to some of the finest ingredients in the world. Sample them in a traditional Greek dish along with a glass of ouzo. Greece has long been a family holiday favourite with its beautiful blue waters, child-friendly beaches and abundance of flavour-packed fare. […]
GREECE Greece is very famous about the Mediterrenean diet. The greek salad, is one of the healthiest examples. It combines a lot of vegetables and the traditional white cheese ”feta”. Let’s give it a shot!
GREEK SALAD. Greece is very famous about the Mediterrenean diet. The greek salad, is one of the healthiest examples. It combines a lot of vegetables and the traditional white cheese ”feta”. Let’s give it a shot!
Italian Food Oh Italy. How stomachs love you, and hips despise you. You never leave tongues unsatisfied with your delicious dishes. This is what most people feel about Italian food, and we’re not talking about the generic, over-salted American-Italian food. We’re talking authentic, one-of-a-kind dishes that are unique in comparison to many Italian dishes we […]