Muhammara, or roasted red pepper and walnut dip (Syria)

Tweet Syria is an Arabic country in the Mediterranean part of Middle East. Its capital city Damascus is considered one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Its largest city, however, is Aleppo, which also contains a old town that has been designated as a UNESCO world heritage site. Aleppo is also one […]

Arroz con leche, or lemon-flavoured rice pudding (Portugal)

Tweet Neighboured by Spain, Portugal is the westernmost country in Europe. It has had a number of colonies in its history. Most people know that Portuguese is spoken in Brazil, but also in some African and Asian countries such as Angola and East Timor. Still, unlike most former colonial powers, Portugal remains rather homogenic religion […]

Curried mandarin orange “chicken” (Seychelles)

Tweet Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands which is considered a part of Africa, even though it is located 1,500 km (over 900 miles) east of the mainland. It is a former colony of the United Kingdom. With 84,000 inhabitants it has the smallest population of any African country. Another thing worth mentioning is […]