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

How to roast chestnuts at home

How to roast chestnuts at home

Roasting chestnuts at home is easy, fun and fills your house with a delicious aroma. You can roast chestnuts in the oven or on the stovetop in just a few easy steps. It's a fun activity to do during the holidays or even on a weeknight during fall or winter time. Who...

Warm blue cheese and fig bruschetta

Warm blue cheese and fig bruschetta

Creamy blue cheese combined with sweet fresh figs makes this bruschetta a scrumptious appetizer at a dinner party, a picnic, as part of a cheese board or even as a simple yet delicious light meal all on its own. Fresh figs have something unique. The cone shaped fruit...

Italian green beans with garlic and onion

Italian green beans with garlic and onion

This Italian green beans recipe with garlic and onion is a simple but very flavourful side dish. It is very easy to combine with lots of other dishes and is great to serve as an appetizer. What are Italian green beans? Italian green beans are also generally known...

Grilled Spanish Padrón Peppers

Grilled Spanish Padrón Peppers

Padron peppers, or pimientos de Padrón generally have a mild and sweet taste, although some can have a nice spicy kick. Grilled with olive oil and sprinkled with flaky sea salt, these green delicacies are a classic Spanish tapas dish. What are Padrón peppers? These...

Spanish chorizo in red wine – Chorizo al vino tinto

Spanish chorizo in red wine – Chorizo al vino tinto

Chorizo in red wine sauce or 'chorizo al vino tinto' is a classic Spanish tapas dish. Full of flavour and very easy to make with just two ingredients, these chorizo tapas are the perfect appetizer to spice up any dinner party. One of the more popular things to do in...

Tuna stuffed mini peppers

Tuna stuffed mini peppers

Tuna stuffed mini peppers are healthy, colourful and full of sweet flavour. They are perfect to serve as finger food at dinner parties, as a lunch snack, or as a starter for a family meal. Stuffed peppers are so easy and simple to make. The typical stuffing for bell...

Light Meals

Carrot ginger soup recipe

Carrot ginger soup recipe

Love a silky smooth soup filled with healthy vegetables and spices? Then this carrot ginger soup recipe is exactly what you are looking for. Combining the sweetness of the carrots with the deep warm and spicy aroma of fresh ginger will make this carrot soup recipe...

Fresh fig and feta salad with pomegranate

Fresh fig and feta salad with pomegranate

This fresh fig and feta salad combines salty and sweet flavours brilliantly into a delicious meal. The addition of a balsamic honey dressing and the slightly sour taste of pomegranate seeds gives this salad an even bigger bouquet of flavours. I always try to make a...

Warm blue cheese and fig bruschetta

Warm blue cheese and fig bruschetta

Creamy blue cheese combined with sweet fresh figs makes this bruschetta a scrumptious appetizer at a dinner party, a picnic, as part of a cheese board or even as a simple yet delicious light meal all on its own. Fresh figs have something unique. The cone shaped fruit...

Roasted chestnut and mushroom soup

Roasted chestnut and mushroom soup

Looking for a recipe for a comforting bowl of fall or winter soup? This hearty roasted chestnut and mushroom soup recipe is a real autumn and winter favourite. You know autumn has started when the leaves of the trees are slowly turning into the most beautiful hues of...

Little Gem lettuce with anchovy and bell pepper salsa

Little Gem lettuce with anchovy and bell pepper salsa

The crispy leaves of the Little Gem lettuce in combination with the salty anchovy and fresh bell pepper salsa makes this a vibrant and crunchy side salad. What is Little Gem lettuce? Little Gem lettuce are a smaller version of Romaine lettuce. They are not really...

Ham and asparagus quiche recipe

Ham and asparagus quiche recipe

This savoury ham and asparagus quiche is perfect as a light meal. The combination of the salty flavour of the cured ham, the earthiness of the asparagus and the taste of the cheese create a great balance in this quiche recipe. A quiche is a very versatile dish to make...

Main Dishes

Wild boar stew with mushrooms

Wild boar stew with mushrooms

This easy, hearty and comforting wild boar stew recipe is loaded with aromatic herbs and mushrooms. Braising the wild boar meat in red wine makes it tender enough to just melt in your mouth. This wild boar casserole is a perfect dish to make ahead of time or to...

Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew

Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew

This hearty Spanish chorizo and chickpea stew is packed with smoky Mediterranean flavours. This one-pot meal only takes 30 minutes to prepare, which makes this comfort food a perfect camping meal or an easy weeknight dinner. Chickpeas and chorizo are two ingredients...

One pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes

One pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes

This quick one-pot Spanish rice with chorizo and tomatoes is full of bold flavours. Perfect for an easy weekday dinner at home and even better as camping food. What is Spanish chorizo? Spanish chorizo is a sausage made from coarsely chopped pork meat and pork fat then...

Grilled Lemon & Herb chicken skewers

Grilled Lemon & Herb chicken skewers

BBQ Lemon & Herb chicken skewers grilled to perfection are soft, juicy and packed with flavour. They are very easy to prepare (just marinade-and-cook) which makes for great camping food to cook on the grill or barbecue. Preparing chicken skewers, chicken kabobs or...

Dogfish stew with fennel, red pepper and tomatoes

Dogfish stew with fennel, red pepper and tomatoes

Dogfish with fennel, red bell peppers and tomatoes combined into a delicious stew. The addition of olives, oregano and basil will give it a definite Mediterranean twist. I love to experiment with new ingredients, so when I found fresh dogfish at my local fish monger I...

French tartiflette recipe – Easy potato and cheese comfort food

French tartiflette recipe – Easy potato and cheese comfort food

This french tartiflette recipe blends potatoes, bacon, onions and gooey Reblochon cheese into a delicious casserole dish. Comfort food at its best and easy to make with just a few ingredients. What is tartiflette? Tartiflette is a traditional french potato dish...

Side Dishes

Roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash

Roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash

This oven roasted Brussels sprouts and butternut squash recipe is a healthy and flavourful side dish, easy to make and ready in no time. A delicious vegetable recipe perfect to serve during the holiday season, like Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year or as a winter...

Easy dill pickle potato salad

Easy dill pickle potato salad

Dill pickle potato salad: This easy potato salad recipe is filled with crunchy dill pickles and pearl onions. A creamy mayonnaise and mustard dressing brings this salad together as the perfect side dish for a whole range of main courses in both winter and summertime....

Little Gem lettuce with anchovy and bell pepper salsa

Little Gem lettuce with anchovy and bell pepper salsa

The crispy leaves of the Little Gem lettuce in combination with the salty anchovy and fresh bell pepper salsa makes this a vibrant and crunchy side salad. What is Little Gem lettuce? Little Gem lettuce are a smaller version of Romaine lettuce. They are not really...

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...

Italian green beans with garlic and onion

Italian green beans with garlic and onion

This Italian green beans recipe with garlic and onion is a simple but very flavourful side dish. It is very easy to combine with lots of other dishes and is great to serve as an appetizer. What are Italian green beans? Italian green beans are also generally known...

Braaibroodjies – BBQ Grilled cheese sandwiches

Braaibroodjies – BBQ Grilled cheese sandwiches

Braaibroodjies are the South African version of grilled cheese sandwiches. These golden brown sandwiches with gooey melted cheese, sliced tomato and onions are a traditional side dish for any South African barbecue, or braai. Braaibroodjies are toasted sandwiches...

Sauces, Dips & Marinades

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...

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