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African

Egyptian cuisine

Egyptian cuisine relies heavily on ingredients sourced from the fertile Nile Valley and Delta, including poultry, legumes, vegetables, and fruits. Signature dishes encompass rice-stuffed vegetables, grape leaves, hummus, falafel, shawarma, kebab, and kofta. Other notable offerings include ful medames, a dish of mashed fava beans; koshary, a blend of lentils and pasta; and molokhiyya, a […]

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Asian

Insamchha, ginseng root tea (drink)

Ginseng stands as a symbol of national pride in Korea, celebrated for its invigorating properties. A cup of Insamchha ginseng tea promises to energize and inspire a sense of passion for achievement. This traditional Korean beverage, Insamchha, is crafted from the root of the ginseng plant, renowned for its revitalizing effects. The preparation of this […]

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Middle Eastern

Polenta with cheese in the oven

Italian polenta porridge, a bit like molasses. However, in history it was like that, because initially polenta was the most common porridge of Italian peasants. However, with the passage of time, the dish got its development, there were different variants of preparation and additives to the dish. As a result, from an unremarkable peasant porridge Polenta has become an exquisite dish in many restaurants. Give it a try and enjoy!

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Eastern European

Georgian cuisine

Georgian culinary traditions, known as “kartuli samzareulo,” encompass a rich tapestry of cooking styles, methods, and customs unique to the region. Influenced by neighboring cuisines from the South Caucasus, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe, Georgian cuisine boasts a distinctive flavor profile. Each region within Georgia showcases its own culinary identity, contributing to the diverse […]

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African Drinks

Karkade, Hibiscus tea (drink)

Karkade, also known as carcade, derives from the Arabic word “كركديه [kæɾkæˈdeː],” and is a vibrant red or burgundy herbal tea imbued with a sweet and tangy flavor. Crafted from the dried calyxes of the rosella flower, or Sudan rose (Latin: Hibiscus sabdariffa), a member of the Hibiscus genus, this beverage offers a unique sensory […]

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African

Egyptian shakshuka

Shakshuka is a great weekend breakfast recipe when you don’t want to fuss and at the same time want something delicious. Give it a try and enjoy!

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American

Cuisine of Hawaii

Hawaiian cuisine showcases a mix of five distinct culinary traditions, mirroring the rich food history shaped by settlement and immigration in the Hawaiian Islands. In ancient times, Polynesian voyagers introduced plants and animals to the islands, while Native Hawaiians practiced traditional farming methods and cooked using earth ovens. Following European contact in 1778, European and […]

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Asian Drinks Eastern European

Tarkhuna (drink)

“Tarkhuna” (ტარხუნა) is a refreshing carbonated drink with a pleasant sweetish taste and an exquisite emerald green hue. Its composition includes water, citric acid, sugar and tarragon extract, also known as tarragon, from which it gets its name. In 1887, the pharmacist Mitrofan Lagidze from Tiflis developed a special drink by adding his own aromatic […]

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Asian Eastern European

Beef chashushili

Georgian beef chashushili is a refined dish that embodies the spirit of Georgian culinary tradition. Beef meat is marinated in aromatic spices and sauces, then fried to a juicy and unique texture. The combination of smells and flavors in this dish brings unparalleled pleasure and makes you immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Georgian gastronomic heritage. Give it a try and enjoy!

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Eastern European

Greek cuisine

Greek cuisine encompasses the culinary traditions of Greece and Greek communities worldwide. Like many Mediterranean cuisines, it relies on the trio of wheat, olive oil, and wine. Its ingredients feature vegetables, grains, fish, and a variety of meats such as pork, poultry, veal, beef, lamb, rabbit, and goat. Additional key components include pasta (like hilopites), […]

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Drinks Eastern European

Frappe (drink)

Frappé is a popular drink in Greece that Greeks love to drink in the heat, enjoying the atmosphere of sidewalk cafes and watching the passersby. This cold coffee drink has many varieties, but is best known as frappé, which means “chilled in crushed ice” in French. Greek frappé is prepared using a shaker or mixer […]

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Central America

Loco Moco

Loco Moco is a dish native to a chain of volcanic islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
It’s a mound of rice topped with cutlet and fried egg in a sea of brown sauce. Loco Moco is an eclectic mix of Asian and American foods that symbolize Aloha’s modern culture. Give it a try and enjoy!

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Asian

Vietnamese cuisine

Vietnamese cuisine encompasses the rich array of foods and beverages found in Vietnam. These dishes are celebrated for their harmonious blend of five fundamental tastes: sweet, salty, bitter, sour, and spicy, known as “ngũ vị.” Each dish reflects a balance of these tastes, as well as other elements such as nutrients and colors, rooted in […]

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Drinks Latin American

Mojito (drink)

The Mojito, pronounced /moʊˈhiːtoʊ/ (Spanish: [moˈxito]), is a classic Cuban cocktail with a rich history. Typically crafted from five key ingredients: white rum, sugar (traditionally sugar cane juice), lime juice, soda water, and mint, it embodies a refreshing blend of sweetness, citrus tanginess, and herbaceous mint flavors, perfectly complementing the rum base. This delightful combination […]

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Eastern European

Greek potato salad

“Greek potato salad” is a classic dish of Greek cuisine, which is a popular choice in summer. It is characterized by freshness, bright flavor combinations and ease of preparation. Give it a try and enjoy!