One of the best ways to learn about different cultures without leaving your home is to try some ethnic cooking. Appreciating the food and dishes that are traditionally served in another country is one area that can help bridge the gap between cultures. It's also a great way to break out of the norm and try something new.
The tips in this section will help you explore some of the customs in other parts of the world. You'll find recipes from Ireland and India. There are also tips and recipes for kosher dishes and celebrating the Passover holiday.
Tips, Tricks, and Answers
The following articles are available for the 'Ethnic Cooking' topic. Click the article''s title (shown in bold) to see the associated article.
A Traditional St. Patrick's Day Feast
St. Patrick's Day is simply one of those days where we seem to need little reason for a party. If you are planning on having a party, why not go all out with a traditional St. Patrick's Day feast? It is surprisingly easy.
Apple mash is a wonderful dish that has long been a favorite in Emerald Isle. Learn a little more about this great dish by learning how to make it. Apple mash is a great dish that is surprisingly easy to make.
Irish coffee may have started as a regional, or ethnic delicacy, but it has now become a worldwide phenomenon. If you would like to give your next get together a little flair and flavor, then you can't really go wrong by using Irish coffee. Here is a great recipe that you will love.
Every part of the world has its own cooking style, and Ireland is no different. This lovely country has a great culinary history that can often make the mouth water. But what makes Irish cooking so unique? The answer awaits you.
Irish Soda Bread
Bread is a great addition to any meal, and learning how to make bread is a skill that any home chef needs to know. Bread can often be something tricky to make, requiring all kinds of extra equipment or machines to make some. Irish soda bread is different. Here's why.
If you are looking for a great tasting stew that has all the flavor and charm of Ireland, then look no further. You will love how easy this recipe is to make, and how wonderful the results are. Regardless the reason, if you are looking for a great tasting stew then you need look no further.
Foods from Jewish culture have a distinct flavor that should not be overlooked. You can try these foods to add something new to your next meal.
Since fish is also considered a meat by some, and if you want to serve kosher fish, make sure that you choose a fish that has fins and scales, and the scales must be rounded and smooth. To remain kosher while eating fish, select whole fish instead of ground or fish fillets.
Making Matzo Bread
Matzo bread is an unleavened bread that has long been an element of a traditional Passover meal. One of the great things about this type of bread is that it is extremely easy to make. Here is a great recipe that you can use, if you are interested in including this wonderful bread in your next meal.
Matzo Ball Soup
Matzo ball soup is a great soup dish that combines two traditional items that is served at many a Seder, matzo balls and vegetable soup. Whether you simply love the taste of this great dish and would like to learn how to make it, or you have to bring a dish to your next family get together, you will love this recipe.
If you, and your family, are in the mood for some fine Asian cuisine, but don't want to have the same old dish again, then you really should try this orange chicken recipe. Not only does it taste great, it is both easy to make, and something that your entire family will enjoy.
Planning a Traditional Seder
One of the most important parts of properly celebrating the Passover holiday is holding a Seder. The Seder is the feast that is used to celebrate the Passover, and also in which the Exodus is reenacted. In planning a traditional Seder, attention to detail is of paramount importance.
What is Bearnaise Sauce?
If you are new to French cuisine, chances are you have come across a sauce that you may not have ever heard of before, called Bearnaise sauce. When first coming across this sauce, there are some questions that many people ask themselves. Questions such as: What is Bearnaise sauce? How do you use it, and more importantly how do you make it? Learn the answers to these question here.
What is Chapattis?
Have you ever gone out to eat at a wonderful Indian restaurant and wondered what that tortilla-looking piece of bread was? That bread is called chapattis bread, or roti bread depending on what part of India the cuisine is from. Here is some background information about this, until recently, largely regional food item.