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International Recipes

Updated on October 9, 2013

Recipes from Around the World

We are gathering the best international recipes for your convenience and enjoyment. Regardless of your favorite ethnic cuisine, whether it is Mexican, Italian, Greek or Ukrainian, you will find links to your favorite recipes here.

Today many people are looking for economical recipes that are budget-friendly. Peasant recipes from around the world are good resources for saving money. These recipes use cost-saving ingredients to make comfort food that is filling and hearty.

Perhaps you are trying to recreate your Grandma's recipes from the old country. I hope you will find it here! If not, check back, because we are constantly adding to our lists. Let us know what you are looking for and we will help you hunt it down!

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Saveur: The New Comfort Food - Home Cooking from Around the World

If you are looking for a collection of comfort food recipes from around the globe, you cannot do much better than this cookbook from Saveur magazine. From the mouth-watering photographs, to the easy to follow directions, you are sure to turn to this book again and again as you prepare delicious meals for your family and friends.

Saveur: The New Comfort Food - Home Cooking from Around the World
Saveur: The New Comfort Food - Home Cooking from Around the World

From the pages of Saveur magazine, one of the world's premier food publications, comes a celebration of the enormous range of regional American and international dishes that have shaped the classic comfort foods of today. A steaming bowl of udon noodles, a bubbling serving of macaroni and cheese, a hearty helping of huevos rancheros, a perfectly browned grilled cheese sandwich: these are just some of the 100 mouthwatering recipes in this extraordinary volume that highlights the pleasures of comfort food in all its diversity. Brimming with more than 200 stunning photographs and memorable sidebars that present the people, ingredients, and techniques involved in the recipes, Saveur The New Comfort Food is an unforgettable journey behind the scenes of our favorite heartwarming dishes.


North America & Caribbean

Recipes from Canada, USA, Mexico & the Caribbean

A Taste of Haiti

A great cookbook for anyone wanting to reproduce the flavors of Haiti!

Taste of Haiti (Hippocrene Cookbook Library)
Taste of Haiti (Hippocrene Cookbook Library)

With African, French, Arabic and Amerindian influences, the food and culture of Haiti are fascinating subjects to explore. From the days of slavery to present times, traditional Haitian cuisine has relied upon staples like root vegetables, pork, fish, and flavour enhancers like Pikliz (picklese, or hot pepper vinegar) and Zepis (ground spices). This cookbook offers over 100 Haitian recipes, including traditional holiday foods and the author's favourite drinks and desserts. Information on Haiti's history, holidays and celebrations, necessary food staples, and cooking methods will guide the home chef on a culinary adventure to this beautiful island. Recipe titles are given in English, Creole, and French.


Central & South America

Nicaraguan Cooking - My Grandmother's Recipes

It is hard to find Nicaraguan recipes in the English language. Tracy Espinoza-Abrams grew up in Granada, Nicaragua and learned to cook in her Grandmother's kitchen. She shares her recipes with us in this wonderful cookbook!

Nicaraguan Cooking: My Grandmother's Recipes
Nicaraguan Cooking: My Grandmother's Recipes

Wonderful reviews on this rare English-language cookbook of Nicaraguan recipes. Definitely worth checking out!



Cooking with Italian Grandmothers - International Recipes

Recipes from 15 Italian grandmothers from Tuscany to Sicily. You will find 100 rustic, down-home Italian recipes illustrated with over 150 full-color photographs.

Cooking with Italian Grandmothers: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany to Sicily
Cooking with Italian Grandmothers: Recipes and Stories from Tuscany to Sicily

features the histories and menus of fifteen grandmothers, each of whom welcomed Ms. Theroux into their kitchens and pantries and shared both their favorite dishes and personal wisdoms. Part travel diary, part photo essay, part cookbook, Cooking with Italian Grandmothers features over 100 time-honored recipes, from the perfect panna cotta to the classic meat lasagna.


Middle East & North Africa

The Arab Table - Middle Eastern Recipes

If it is Middle Eastern recipes you are looking for, check out The Arab Table!

The Arab Table: Recipes and Culinary Traditions
The Arab Table: Recipes and Culinary Traditions

May S. Bsisu, who has lived and cooked in Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, England, and now the United States, takes you along a reassuringly down-to-earth and warmly personal path through exciting culinary territory. The Arab Table focuses intimately on the foods of Arab countries such as Lebanon and Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Syria.



India & South Central Asia

China, East & South-East Asia

Asian Ingredients - For International Recipes

Some ingredients may be hard to find in your area, especially if you do not have an ethnic market in your neighborhood. Shop at Amazon for ethnic ingredients you will need for your international recipes!

Australia, New Zealand & Pacific Islands

What is your favorite ethnic dish? Did you find your favorite international recipe here?

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      Nathalie Roy 

      5 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      Oh and most of the French-Canadian cuisine, except "oreilles de Christ" (pork fat, fried and served with maple syrup)

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      Nathalie Roy 

      5 years ago from France (Canadian expat)

      Butter chicken and Gulab Jamun (indian cuisine), Chevre chaud and tartiflette (French cuisine), sushi, south american chocolate chicken (I haven't a decent one since I moved to France, I need to cook my own)

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      Rhonda Albom 

      6 years ago from New Zealand

      @Frischy: Thanks. I added two in NZ and one in Fiji. And an angel blessing :)

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      6 years ago from Kentucky, USA

      @RhondaAlbom: Thanks! I will add that immediately!

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      Rhonda Albom 

      6 years ago from New Zealand

      You have no where to add my New Zealand recipe lenses. :)

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      6 years ago

      Then crawfish remind me that crawfish season is starting.

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      6 years ago from New York

      Great idea for a lens. I've bookmarked it to use as an index to the best recipes on squidoo. Thanks for sharing.

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      6 years ago

      This is a great resource of a lens! I can see myself coming back here again and again to see what tasty links have been added!

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      Virginia Allain 

      6 years ago from Central Florida

      Every year, the school kids would come to the library looking for a recipe (an easy one) that they could make for school. They were assigned a country and sometimes it was hard to find a recipe with few, and inexpensive ingredients that was easy enough for a child to make.

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      Lynne Schroeder 

      6 years ago from Blue Mountains Australia

      I love cooking regional dishes - this will be a great resource


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