Global Cuisine

Goa Is For Pork Lovers: India's Beachy, Portuguese-Influenced State Is Big On Pig

Coastal location offers exceptional seafood, too
Jun 23, 2014 8:00 am

Like many touristy destinations, it's remarkably easy to spend a week or two in the beachy paradise of Goa, India, and never sink your teeth into the region's native cuisine. That's a shame, because this is not your typical Indian food. Leave your preconceived notions of curry at the door.

64 Portuguese Food/Drink Words And Phrases

A cheat sheet for ordering in Portuguese
Jun 12, 2014 8:00 am

The day has finally arrived! A full 64 years after hosting the nation's last World Cup in 1950, Brazil is once again set as the stage for the most celebrated sporting tournament in the world. In honor of the World Cup's first day, we’ve compiled a list of 64 Portuguese food/drink words and phrases, as well as some basic terms that will help you get around the busy streets of São Paulo and beautiful beaches of Ipanema. Saúde!

Healthy Thai At Home: Chicken Larb Recipe

A classic minced meat salad from Southeast Asia
Jun 10, 2014 1:00 pm
Photo: Cooking Light

If you're venturing out to learn a new cuisine, trust the professionals at Cooking Light Global Kitchen, by New York Times best-selling author David Joachim, for your new go-to book for making easy global recipes at home. Ready to make healthy Southeast Asian food at home? Try this recipe for savory chicken larb.

90 Turkish Food/Drink Words And Phrases

A cheat sheet for ordering in Turkish
May 7, 2014 9:00 am

Turkish food varies from region to region, and restaurants are typically classified by the type of food they serve. In the mood for fish? Then head over to a balıkcı; literally "fisherman" in Turkish. If you're craving meat, then a kebacı would be your best bet. The list includes everything from all the types of of kebap you need to know (and there are many), to ice cream and rakı, the national spirit.   

Introducing Biryani, The Pizza Hut Way. Really?

Someone let Birizza happen. Justice must prevail.
May 5, 2014 10:01 am

That photo can illustrate a general concept all it wants, I still don't understand the mechanics behind Pizza Hut India/Sri Lanka's Birizza (captured here in a full-page color Mumbai newspaper ad). Peek under the awkward naan-pizza-crust thing, after the jump.

Venison Stroganoff With Wild Mushrooms Recipe

Make a Russian stroganoff recipe with game meat
Apr 25, 2014 11:00 am
venison stroganoff recipe

Stroganoff originated in mid-19th-century Russia and was named after the Stroganov family, a family of noble origin. Since then, many variations have been created all over the world. Whip up our recipe, which uses super-lean and flavorful venison instead of beef.

German Comfort Food: Grünkohl Recipe

A simple hearty kale dish straight from Germany
Apr 24, 2014 2:00 pm
recipe for grünkohl

NYC New American restaurant Hospoda is the place to be for beer-inspired (and paired) cuisine. In honor of #GermanyDay, we borrowed a recipe for grünkohl, a stewed kale and sausage dish that's a comfort food of Executive Chef Rene Stein.

Israeli Breakfast Of Champions: Shakshuka

This would look pretty nice on your brunch table
Apr 22, 2014 1:00 pm
Photo: Quentin Bacon

In Israel the word shakshuka is synonymous with breakfast. It's best with a slice or two of challah bread to sop up the juices. This is a version of chef Einat Admony's dad's recipe. 

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