World Food Recipes

Are you looking for a delicious recipe for dinner for two, or some appetizers for a party at home with friends? Or would you like some quick pasta or crispy salad for lunch? Have a look at this collection of world food recipes that are easy to prepare, everyday. Browse the categories or the full list of recipes below.

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Appetizers

Spanish garlic mushrooms – Champiñones al ajillo

Spanish garlic mushrooms – Champiñones al ajillo

Champiñones al ajillo or Spanish garlic mushrooms is a classic Spanish tapas dish served all over Spain. It's a simple recipe to make but is packed with flavour. White button mushrooms are sautéed in olive oil and garlic and further flavoured with glazed onions,...

Spanish chorizo in cider – Chorizo a la sidra

Spanish chorizo in cider – Chorizo a la sidra

Spanish chorizo sausage in apple cider or 'chorizo a la sidra' is a classic Spanish tapas recipe. This smoky, meaty pork sausage braised in fresh, natural apple cider is a perfect flavour combination. This tapas dish originates from Asturias, where the cider is...

Salmorejo – Spanish cold tomato soup

Salmorejo – Spanish cold tomato soup

Salmorejo is a Spanish cold tomato soup with a smooth and creamy texture. It can either be eaten as a light meal, or served as a starter or appetizer. Salmorejo is a chilled and refreshing dish, it's perfect to serve on a hot summer day. Traditionally, salmorejo is...

Spicy grilled pineapple spears

Spicy grilled pineapple spears

This spicy grilled pineapple recipe can be served as an easy appetizer or as a refreshing BBQ side dish. Fresh pineapple spears are coated with a curry and chilli spice mix making them a sweet, spicy and juicy delight. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare and can be...

Feta stuffed Padrón peppers

Feta stuffed Padrón peppers

This feta stuffed Padrón peppers recipe has an interesting twist when compared to the well known Spanish tapas dish 'grilled Padrón peppers'. The saltiness of the feta cheese pairs really well with the rich, charred aroma of the Padrón pepper. When grilled to...

Caprese salad with burrata cheese

Caprese salad with burrata cheese

This Caprese salad with burrata and arugula puts Italy on a plate by combining delicious Italian ingredients. The ripe and juicy tomatoes give this dish its sweetness, the peppery arugula its tanginess, while the fresh basil leaves provide colour and aroma and the...

Light Meals

Grilled persimmon salad with feta cheese

Grilled persimmon salad with feta cheese

You'll just love this grilled persimmon salad recipe with tomatoes, mixed greens and feta cheese tossed in a rich and creamy tahini mustard dressing. It's a vibrant, healthy autumn or fall salad recipe which is perfect to use up all those deliciously sweet persimmons....

Creamy yellow pepper soup

Creamy yellow pepper soup

This yellow pepper soup is bright, colourful, healthy, easy and comforting. What makes this soup so special is the addition of cream cheese which is what gives it a velvety smooth texture while keeping it light and full of flavour. It's perfect to serve for lunch or...

Salmorejo – Spanish cold tomato soup

Salmorejo – Spanish cold tomato soup

Salmorejo is a Spanish cold tomato soup with a smooth and creamy texture. It can either be eaten as a light meal, or served as a starter or appetizer. Salmorejo is a chilled and refreshing dish, it's perfect to serve on a hot summer day. Traditionally, salmorejo is...

Curried egg salad sandwich

Curried egg salad sandwich

Curried egg salad is an interesting twist to your classic egg salad recipe. The creamy mayonnaise dressing is spiced up with a dash of curry powder, tangy Dijon mustard and a hint of paprika powder. This salad comes together in no time and is a great way to use up any...

Grilled halloumi salad with sweet potato

Grilled halloumi salad with sweet potato

This Mediterranean halloumi salad recipe features pan-grilled halloumi cheese and roasted sweet potatoes tossed in a tangy tahini dressing. This vibrant gourmet salad is so easy to make for a healthy lunch or light dinner meal. Add your favourite salad toppings to...

Zucchini soup with arugula

Zucchini soup with arugula

This arugula zucchini soup is healthy, light and easy to make. Adding peppery arugula leaves gives this zucchini soup a delicious burst of flavour. Serve with some homemade croutons to make it a light and comforting meal. Zucchinis are low in calories, rich in various...

Main Dishes

Traditional ratatouille recipe

Traditional ratatouille recipe

Ratatouille is a French vegetable stew made with fresh summer vegetables and flavoured with Mediterranean herbs. This traditional ratatouille recipe is a bright and colourful dish, packed with flavour and which immediately makes you think of the south of France. Side...

Chicken saltimbocca with sage and prosciutto

Chicken saltimbocca with sage and prosciutto

This chicken saltimbocca recipe features pan-seared chicken with sage wrapped in prosciutto. It is then cooked to perfection in a delicious white wine sauce with a hint of lemon. An easy and delicious dinner recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes. It is...

Mango chicken curry with coconut

Mango chicken curry with coconut

This creamy chicken curry with mango is a deliciously mild and slightly sweet curry packed with flavour. It combines chicken breasts poached in a creamy coconut sauce with naturally sweet, fresh, juicy mangos. The medley of fruit, coconut and spices creates a...

Chicken with flat beans and bell pepper

Chicken with flat beans and bell pepper

This chicken recipe with flat beans and bell pepper features seared chicken and sautéed vegetables with garlic and ginger. This colourful dish is a delicious everyday meal and is ready in only 30 minutes. A great and healthy dinner option made with fresh and easy to...

South African Bobotie

South African Bobotie

South African bobotie is a fruity and spiced minced meat dish covered with a creamy egg custard. Often considered as South Africa's national dish, this Cape Malay curry has a perfect balance of spice and sweetness. Traditionally served with a bowl of fragrant yellow...

How to cook mussels mariniere

How to cook mussels mariniere

Mussels marinières is a delicious classic mussels recipe. Steaming the mussels with onions, garlic and celery gives this dish its subtle yet delicate taste, which is rather sweet and soft with a hint of ocean flavour. Moules marinières or steamed mussels is considered...

Side Dishes

Spanish garlic mushrooms – Champiñones al ajillo

Spanish garlic mushrooms – Champiñones al ajillo

Champiñones al ajillo or Spanish garlic mushrooms is a classic Spanish tapas dish served all over Spain. It's a simple recipe to make but is packed with flavour. White button mushrooms are sautéed in olive oil and garlic and further flavoured with glazed onions,...

Spicy grilled pineapple spears

Spicy grilled pineapple spears

This spicy grilled pineapple recipe can be served as an easy appetizer or as a refreshing BBQ side dish. Fresh pineapple spears are coated with a curry and chilli spice mix making them a sweet, spicy and juicy delight. It only takes 15 minutes to prepare and can be...

Traditional ratatouille recipe

Traditional ratatouille recipe

Ratatouille is a French vegetable stew made with fresh summer vegetables and flavoured with Mediterranean herbs. This traditional ratatouille recipe is a bright and colourful dish, packed with flavour and which immediately makes you think of the south of France. Side...

Shaved fennel salad with honey mustard dressing

Shaved fennel salad with honey mustard dressing

This shaved fennel salad, dressed with a sweet and zingy honey mustard vinaigrette is a delicious and refreshing summer dish. This crunchy side salad shines wonderfully alongside grilled chicken, pork, fish and seafood dishes. It is such a pleasure to cook with...

South African chakalaka recipe

South African chakalaka recipe

Chakalaka is a traditional South African vegetable relish consisting of root vegetables combined with tomatoes and spices. Bursting with delicious flavours, this versatile dish can be eaten as a side, relish or condiment. What is Chakalaka The origins of the chakalaka...

South African yellow rice

South African yellow rice

South African yellow rice is a delicious fragrant rice. While traditionally served with South African bobotie, this rice recipe can also be served as a side dish to any other curry. The rice gets its yellow colour from turmeric spice and its sweetness from the...

Sauces, Dips & Marinades

Honey mustard dressing

Honey mustard dressing

This homemade honey mustard dressing is rich, creamy, tangy, sweet and delicious. Made with just a few simple ingredients, this honey mustard vinaigrette will be your go-to dressing for a wide range of salads. I used to make it easy for myself and just drizzle some...

Tomato and onion salad

Tomato and onion salad

This tomato and onion salad recipe combines simple ingredients with big flavours in to a delicious side salad. The addition of earthy cumin, fresh cilantro and zesty lemon makes this a refreshing side dish accompaniment for any curry, dahl or summer grill meal. With...

Homemade mango salsa

Homemade mango salsa

Homemade mango salsa is so quick and easy to make with just a few healthy ingredients. It combines sweet, sour and spicy flavours into a delicious and colourful salsa full of freshness. It can be served as a dip, salad or side dish with various proteins. Mango is a...

Easy Baba Ganoush recipe

Easy Baba Ganoush recipe

Baba Ganoush is a Middle Eastern eggplant dip mixed with olive oil, tahini, garlic and lemon juice. This delicious creamy dip with a delicate smoky flavour is incredibly easy to make. Many people might cringe when they hear that a dish is made with eggplant. I felt...

Homemade Tzatziki sauce recipe

Homemade Tzatziki sauce recipe

Tzatziki sauce is a creamy yoghurt and cucumber dip packed with flavour which lifts up any Mediterranean dish. It can be used as an appetizer dip, a spread, or as a condiment with grilled meat and veggies. And on top of all, it's very easy to make with just a few...

Roasted chestnut and rocket pesto sauce

Roasted chestnut and rocket pesto sauce

This roasted chestnut and rocket pesto provides an interesting pungent twist and is a cheaper alternative to the traditional pesto Genovese. Pesto is such a versatile sauce which can be used in so many recipes. Most people will know the traditional version, 'pesto...

Breakfast

Curried egg salad sandwich

Curried egg salad sandwich

Curried egg salad is an interesting twist to your classic egg salad recipe. The creamy mayonnaise dressing is spiced up with a dash of curry powder, tangy Dijon mustard and a hint of paprika powder. This salad comes together in no time and is a great way to use up any...

Asparagus omelet recipe

Asparagus omelet recipe

This asparagus omelet recipe is a healthy and tasty meal that comes together quickly with fluffy eggs wrapped around grilled asparagus and finished off with a pinch of flaky sea salt and fresh parsley. This asparagus and eggs recipe is perfect to serve as an indulgent...

Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs on toast

Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs on toast

Fluffy scrambled eggs topped with silky slivers of smoked salmon on toast combined with soft cream cheese, cherry tomatoes and chives elevates this breakfast recipe to that of a scrumptious feast. In just under 15 minutes you can bring a tasty, delicious and luxurious...

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