A World of Food – International Recipes

Market places International market places—indoor and outdoor—traditional and modern Global tastes A variety of foods from around the globe provide new tastes and eating adventures Viktualien Markt is in München, Germany and offer excellent food. Check it out! The tortilla Espanola is a favorite in Spain. Find the recipe here! Street Food Worldwide Food Stands are popular in every … Read more

Eating Ttok-Kuk (Rice Cake Soup) on Korean New Year

The first of January is an important day in every country. We Koreans also celebrate this day, and It’s a custom for us to eat ‘Ttok-Kuk’ on this day. ‘Tekgut’ is made from rice cake. When we eat ‘Tekgut’, it means that we are one year older. So, some people make jokes like, “I don’t … Read more

Mochituki: Making Rice Cakes

Making rice cakes is a Japanese tradition that is frequently done to make rice cakes (Mochi) at New Year. Glutinous rice becomes mochi after it is steamed and pounded with a Kine and Usu. First of all, place steamed rice into a wooden pestle. Next, it is Dad’s turn. Dad grabs the Kine which is made of wood and shaped like a big … Read more

International Recipes from Students in Australia

Tesfanesh Abate from Ethiopia Ageresh Abate and Awoke Abate from Ethiopia helped with the preparation. Alicha is like a stew or casserole, and the Ethiopian name for this is a wat. Stews are very popular in my country. Alicha, a more delicately seasoned Wat (stew), contains no berbere (chili). It is often eaten at home, and it is also served … Read more

Venezuelans Love Arepas!

Jennifer Risso from Venezuela tells us about a favorite Venezuelan food made of corn flour. Arepas are the most typical food in Venezuela. It is an easy food that you can make in only a few minutes. Arepas are made of corn flour. They are like bread in other countries. You can eat them anytime, everywhere and with whatever … Read more

International Recipes from Students in Australia

Kaima Bona Gatoi Chile Sweet Potato and Eggplant Crisp Rachel Smith from Papua New Guinea There are 850 languages in my country. The 3 main national language are Pidgin, Motu, and English. The average Papua New Guinean speaks 5 languages. I speak the 3 main languages, my mother’s language and my father’s language. This is … Read more

Eating Black-Eyed Peas on New Year’s Day

TOPICS: Could you tell us about the custom of eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day? John Davis: In Georgia, it’s a tradition to eat black-eyed peas and turnip greens. The peas represent copper and the greens are dollars. We say each pea you eat equals one dollar’s worth of earning, and each portion of turnip … Read more

Celebrating Christmas in Venezuela

Maricira Marcano from Venezuela There is also a special tradition of decorating with a Pecebre, or manger. The most important part of the Pecebre is the baby Jesus with his mother and father. We put the baby in the Pecebre at 12:00 midnight. In Venezuela, we celebrate Christmas on December 24th. Our tradition is to … Read more

International Recipes from Students in Australia

Alicha (Meat Stew) Tesfanesh Abate from Ethiopia Ageresh Abate and Awoke Abate, also from Ethiopia, helped prepare the dish! Alicha is like a stew or casserole, and the Ethiopian name for this is a wat. Stews are very popular in my country. Alicha, a more delicately seasoned Wat (stew), contains no berbere(chili). It is often eaten at home, and … Read more

Stoli Grill, A Russian Restaurant

If you want to feel Russian spirit, you ought to go to the Russian restaurant, “Stoli Grill.” Entering the restaurant, you’ll see a large hall with tables and cabinets along the wall. Also, you will hear the sound of live piano or violin music or songs being performed by real singers. Usually they sing famous … Read more