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Food Corner – September 2014

Delicious things to eat from all around the world while you watch your favorite sport!

1. Brazil: Coxinha

Brazil: Coxinha

Coxinha is one of Brazil’s favorite snacks, which imitates the shape of a chicken drumstick. It is made of crispy battered and fried chicken.

Find the recipe here.

2. Croatia: Stuffed Barbecued Squid

Croatia: Stuffed Barbecued Squid

This Croatian specialty is the perfect option for seafood lovers, and a great excuse to fire up the grill.

Find the recipe here.

3. Mexico: Tacos al Pastor

Mexico: Tacos al Pastor


These are made of delicious, slow-roasted pork, marinated in a magical adobo sauce.

Find the recipe here.

4. Cameroon: Poulet DG

Cameroon: Poulet DG

This delicious dish is made with chicken, vegetables and plantain. It is rich, flavorful and the perfect meal to eat while cheering for the Indomitable Lions.

Find the recipe here.


5. Spain: Tapas

There’s a wide array of traditional Spanish tapas to choose from for your game nights. Crispy roasted patatas bravas and a potato-filled egg tortilla are two easy, satsifying recipes.

Find them here and here.

6. Netherlands: Bitterballen

Netherlands: Bitterballen

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Some delicious meat croquettes to eat while you cheer for the Netherlands.

Find the recipe here.

7. Chile: Completo

Chile: Completo

The Chilean version of hot dogs, with guacamole and basically anything else you could wish for.

Find the recipe, here.

8. Australia: Aussie burger

Australia: Aussie burger

Aussie burgers are a thing. A delicious thing. And you should try them.

Find the recipe, here.

9. Colombia: Arepas

Colombia: Arepas

These gooey, cheese-filled corn flatbread are sold outside stadiums in Colombia.

Find the recipe here.

10. Greece: Spanakopita

Greece: Spanakopita

Spanakopita are delicious spinach pies wrapped in flaky phyllo dough.

Find the recipe here.

11. Ivory Coast: Alloco

Fried plantains. Need I say more?

Find the recipe here.

12. Japan: Tempura

Japan: Tempura

Who doesn’t love tempura?

Here’s how to make it.

13. Uruguay: Chivito

Uruguay: Chivito

The Chivito is a steak sandwich that can also include eggs, bacon and vegetables.

Find the recipe here.

14. Costa Rica: Tacos Ticos

Costa Rica: Tacos Ticos

These are the Coast Rican version of tacos. They look a little bit like taquitos, but toppings are crucial in the preparation of Tacos Ticos.

Here is the recipe.

15. England: Fish and Chips

England: Fish and Chips

Find out how to make deliciously fried fish and chips for your England-cheering nights right here.

16. Italy: Ricotta Pizza with Fresh and Roasted Tomatoes

Italy: Ricotta Pizza with Fresh and Roasted Tomatoes

Pizzaaaaaaaaaaaaa. That’s all.

Find the recipe here.

17. Switzerland: Swiss Cheese Fondue

Switzerland: Swiss Cheese Fondue

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Melted cheese and bread. Is there anything better in this world? I think not.

Find the recipe here.

18. Ecuador: Lomo Saltado

Ecuador: Lomo Saltado


This dish of fried meat, onions, and peppers is common both in Ecuador and Peru.

Find the recipe here.

19. France: Baked Camembert and Gougères

Cheese-themed snacks (both gooey and light as air) to go with your wine or beer as you watch the French team.

Here is the recipe for baked camembert.

And find the one for gougères, here.

20. Honduras: Enchiladas Hondureñas

Honduras: Enchiladas Hondureñas

Hondurans have their own way of making enchiladas, and it’s delicious.

Here is the recipe.

21. Argentina: Beef Empanadas

Argentina: Beef Empanadas

The real empanadas are a sweet-savory mix of beef, raisins, and olives.

Find the recipe here.

22. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Ćevapi

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Ćevapi


Ćevapi is a typical Balkan dish made of grilled meat stuffed in pita bread.

Find the recipe here.

23. Iran: Dolmades

Iran: Dolmades


These stuffed grape leaves are a popular snack in Iran and all over the Middle-East.

Find the recipe here.

24. Nigeria: Suya (Chicken Skewers)

Nigeria: Suya (Chicken Skewers)

Suya is a spicy meat dish very common in West Africa.

Find the recipe here.

25. Germany: Pretzel

Germany: Pretzel

Pretzels are good. But homemade pretzels are so good they’ll make you weep and beg for more.

Find the recipe here.

26. Portugal: Pastéis de Bacalhau

Portugal: Pastéis de Bacalhau


Bolinhos de Bacalhau are typical Portugese salt cod fritters.

Find the recipe here.

27. Ghana: Waakye

Ghana: Waakye

Waakye is a mix of rice and beans boiled together. You can then include tomatoes, spices, meat, and other ingredients to your liking.

Here is the recipe.

28. USA: The BA Burger Deluxe

USA: The BA Burger Deluxe

Do you really need any convincing? Find the recipe here.

29. Belgium: The Mitraillette

Belgium: The Mitraillette

Fried meat, French fries and mayonnaise in a baguette. What more do you need? More information and the recipe here.

30. Algeria: Brik

Algeria: Brik

Brik is a deep fried savory pastry from Tunisia and Algeria. You can fill the thin warka pastry with pretty much anything you want, and it’s always excellent.

Find the recipe here.

31. Russia: Shashlik

Russia: Shashlik

It’s the delicious Russian version of a shish-kebab.

Find the recipe here.

32. Korea Republic: Korean Pancakes

Korea Republic: Korean Pancakes


Korean pancakes, or “jeon”, are not just a breakfast specialty, but also a side dish or a snack. The recipe is easy, and the result never disappoints.

Find the recipe here.

This post was originally published here.