Top 5 international food picks!

 

Mexico

Who doesn't love a taste of Mexico right at your dinner table? Time for a fiesta!

Mexican cuisine began about 9,000 years ago, when agricultural communities formed domesticating maize, creating the standard process of corn farming and establishing their foodways.

Grilled shrimp tacos are very simple to make, won't burn in a hole in your pocket and are super flavour-some. 

Southwest Salad Kit Grilled Shrimp Tacos

For recipe details, click here!

Ofcourse the tacos wouldn't be complete without a good drink to go with it. What you should try your hand at making is what's known as a Cereveza Preparada (beer cocktail) made with beer, tomato juice, hot sauce and lime juice. Click here and see how to make it.

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Spain

If you haven't tried it already, paella is a dish you need in your life asap. It's loaded with tasty rice, seafood, chicken, chorizo and is a great way to get friends and family over for mealtimes.

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'The fishermen went around local villages selling their fish on scooters, and people inland added vegetables. In Catalonia, where the tradition of mixing meat and seafood is very old, they had pieces of chicken, pork, rabbit, or duck and sausage in their seafood paellas. Today adding meat and vegetables to seafood paella has become common in other regions, where seasonal vegetables such as green beans, peas, artichokes, or peppers also go in.'  For more info click here

 

Germany

Currywurst is a traditional German fast food dish consisting of steamed, then fried pork sausage with curry ketchup poured over it and topped with curry powder. It is really, really nice.

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The invention of currywurst is attributed to Herta Heuwer in Berlin in 1949, after she obtained ketchup (or possibly Worcestershire sauce) and curry powder from British soldiers in Germany. She mixed these ingredients with other spices and poured it over grilled pork sausage. In Berlin there's a plaque dedicated to her memory and invention of the now staple dish. 

Check out this link for ingredients and instructions on how to make your own from home!

 

Japan

Miso soup is a traditional Japanese soup consisting of a stock called dashi into which softened miso paste is mixed. Many ingredients are added depending on regional and seasonal recipes, and personal preference. A common ingredient used is tofu which makes it vegetarian and vegan friendly- made the right way.

It also only takes a few minutes to cook.

All Day I Eat Academy Miso Soup

Miso is rich in essential minerals and a good source of various B vitamins, vitamins E, K and folic acid. As a fermented food, miso provides the gut with beneficial bacteria that help us to stay healthy, vibrant and happy; good gut health is known to be linked to our overall mental and physical wellness.

For an easy recipe click here

 

Nigeria

Jollof rice is a one pot dish served in many West African countries. It can also be used as a base for soups and sauces!

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On BBC Good Food there's a brilliant recipe made easy in 5 steps!

 

Those are our top 5 tasty dishes from across the world! What are you going to try your hand at making? Tag us on your pictures using #lovemylet!

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