cooking 30+ International Recipes to Treat Your Taste Buds  

Jessica Lawshe
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You don't have to break the bank to give your taste buds a tour of the world. All you have to do is check out our list of international food recipes! Then again, we can’t guarantee that this list of exotic foods won’t have you reaching for more than your fork. After trying these recipes from around the world, you may be grabbing your passport, too!

We traveled to countries near and far (or at least to the far reaches of the Internet) to bring you this compilation of authentic recipes from cultures all over the globe. On our list you'll find everything from Indian recipes like Chicken Makhani, to Chinese food recipes that like marbled tea eggs. Feeling extra adventurous? Why not test out some Australian vegemite and cheese sandwiches, or Pão de Queijo (Brazilian cheese puffs). Mexican recipes, Italian recipes, Persian recipes—you’ll find them all here!

You can tour the world in one night by making these international meals all at once for a super filling party, or savor them dish-by-dish over 30 different days. It's time to explore new cultures and new flavors. These recipes will take your taste buds to places they’ve never been. You might just decide that you'll want to take multiple return trips!

So Cheers! Bon Appétit! Salut! Skoal! Bottom's up! Let us know which recipes you'll be adding to your personal cookbook!
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Hungary: Kalács


Hungary: Kalács is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 30+ International Recipes to Treat Your Taste Buds
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This unbeatable savory bread is filled with pancetta, green onions, and cheese. A real crowd pleaser, it's guaranteed to be your new favorite party appetizer.

(At Down Under)
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Croque-monsieur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 30+ International Recipes to Treat Your Taste Buds
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No list of international recipes is complete without the croque monsieur! This grilled ham and cheese sandwich is typically topped with creamy béchamel, and originated in French cafés and bars. Bon Appétit!

(Food Network)

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Canada: Poutine


Poutine is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 30+ International Recipes to Treat Your Taste Buds
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Canadians love their poutine! You will too when you find out what it is: French fries covered in gravy and cheese curds. And you thought fries couldn't get any more delicious!

(Saveur)

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Italy: Meat Balls with Marinara


Italy: Meat Balls with Marinar... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 30+ International Recipes to Treat Your Taste Buds
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This is probably a standard meal in your home already, but rightfully so! Italian Meat Balls with Marinara is one of the best meals you could put on your dinner table. This is especially true when the meatballs are made with lean ground beef, Italian sausage, fresh bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, eggs, parsley, garlic, basil and oregano!

(The Cafe Sucre Farine)
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