Around the World in 10 Complete Menus
Treat yourself to an edible vacation! These fun, flavorful dinners will take your taste buds on a trip around the world—and may introduce your family to some exciting cuisines. These complete menus feature the best of Moroccan, Greek, Korean, French, Ethiopian, Japanese cuisines, and more! Dive in, and discover some new family favorites!
Magnificent Moroccan Menu
Moroccan cuisine offers a whole world of wonders. You'll love the complex combination of flavors in this North Africa-inspired menu, featuring a well-spiced harira soup and braised chicken cooked with turmeric, saffron, and preserved lemons.
The Moroccan Menu:
Your Very Own French Bistro
Turn your kitchen into a French bistro. This menu features classic but surprisingly simple French dishes like French Onion Soup and classic Coq Au Vin. Bake the bread the day before—or just pick up a fresh baguette from the bakery! Enjoy with a bottle of Burgundy. Bon apetit!
The Bistro Menu:
Tantalizing Tastes of Ethiopia
If you've never tried the Ehtiopian spice blend known as berbere (pronounced "bayah-bayah") , the time is now to try it out! Here's a recipe for a homemade berbere spice blend. It's a key flavoring component to so many Ethiopian dishes we love, like Doro Wat, and other top-rated recipes featured here! Explore more Ethiopian and East African recipes.
The Ethiopian Menu:
Tastes of Tokyo
Take a taste tour of Tokyo with this simple meal featuring delicate miso soup, tender gyoza dumplings, and light and flavorful chicken katsu with tonkatsu sauce. More interested in taking it to the streets? Check out our collection of Japanese street food snacks, apps, and small bites.
The Japanese Menu:
Big Taste of Cuba
Reflecting all of Cuba's many culinary influences, this menu features slow-simmered pork and chicken with a hugely flavorful sauce and the standard Cuban sides. Enjoy your Cuban cuisine with the perfect tropical cocktail. Don't be put off by the 9+ hours for the beans. It only takes about 90 minutes to cook them--the rest of the time is for the overnight soak before they go into the pot.
The Cuban Menu:
Like a tiny taste of the sun, Greek food shows off fresh, vibrant flavors: olive oil, lemon, feta cheese, oregano, and thyme are classic ingredients. All featured in this Greek menu, from saganaki and Greek salad, to fasolakia (green beans and potatoes) and Moussaka.
The Greek Menu:
Meat and Potatoes, German Style
In some ways, German food is like American food, with its emphasis on meat and potatoes. But the focus on sweet and sour flavors is strictly German. This one covers everything from potato noodles to beef Rouladen. Try it with a Riesling or refreshing German beer.
The German Menu:
Dinner in Provence
With food this rich, you could trip through Provence all weekend long. The cook time for the duck cassoulet is about 7 hours in the slow cooker. The rest of the time is for soaking the beans overnight before they go into the pot. Enjoy with a bottle of French red wine, like Cahors, Minervois, or Syrah.
The Provençal Menu:
Spicy Korean food is BBQ friendly, so no wonder Americans are falling in love with it! It also features fermented foods, fresh veggies, and spicy condiments. BBQ beef lovers will thrill to bulgogi: thin slices of marinated grilled beef. This menu pairs bulgogi with a starter soup, cucumber kimchi, and glass noodles. See why Korean Food is the Hottest New Cuisine.
The Korean Menu:
This traditional Russian menu has it all, from soul-warming borscht with Russian black bread to beef stroganoff. Save a little room for the cheese-rich dessert! Make the bread a day ahead so the flavors have time to develop.
The Russian Menu:
So Much More to Explore!
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