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

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 put 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 soft...

Crispy oven roasted chickpeas

Crispy oven roasted chickpeas

Oven roasted chickpeas are healthy, savoury, easy to make, flavourful, vegan and delicious. These crunchy chickpeas can be served as an appetizer with your favourite seasoning, eaten as a crunchy snack, used as a salad topping or added to a soup. I learned to eat and...

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...

Light Meals

Caprese salad with burrata cheese

Caprese salad with burrata cheese

This Caprese salad with burrata and arugula put 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 soft...

Gorgonzola and pear salad with pecans

Gorgonzola and pear salad with pecans

This gorgonzola and pear salad combines crispy Romaine lettuce with peppery arugula, creamy gorgonzola cheese, sweet pear and pecans. The flavours of this sweet and savoury salad are balanced with a honey mustard dressing. At first glance, it looks like this salad has...

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...

Main Dishes

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...

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...

Side Dishes

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...

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...

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...

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

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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