If you’re tiring of the Hawaiian Poke craze but love a bowl of raw fish, you might want to look to another island for inspiration. Fijian Kokoda is very similar to a ceviche and offers a new take on the raw fish salad concept found throughout the Pacific Islands from Tahiti to Hawaii and all the way … Read more
Feijoada is Brazil’s undisputed national dish. A slow-cooked crock pot of black beans accentuated with hunks of salted or smoked pork, feijoada is a warming comfort food to be eaten in hot climes. Sometimes more traditional variants will go nose to tail, adding pig’s ears, feet or a tail, or, as in our case, a cut of beef.
Even the simplest of dishes can evoke the most complex of feelings. While the choripan is as simple a recipe as you’ll perhaps ever get, the symbolism of the sandwich goes far deeper into the fabric of Argentina’s national identity. Choripan, Gauchos, Cattle and Asados The key to understanding the significance of choripan involves diving deeper … Read more
Sometimes, you’re left wondering if the name of the dish really matters. After all, a sandwich like chivito – which translates “little billy goat” in English – actually has no goat meat in it, yet it is still incredibly delicious and hearty. And since the misleading doesn’t seem to deter anyone else from trying it either, … Read more
Every once in a while, you come across a dish that is really special. It’s hard to explain the what and particularly hard to explain the why, but certain dishes seem to symbolize something more than just the sum of their ingredients. There’s true symbolism nestled into each and every bite. As integral as anything else … Read more