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14 Middle Eastern Cookbooks (For Aromatic Home Cooking) in 2021

Whether you’re looking to learn Persian, Turkish, Israeli, or Arab cuisine, these Middle Eastern cookbooks will take you on a culinary journey as you learn to recreate the same fragrant, spiced dishes that we know and love. Growing up in an Egyptian household, I’m no stranger to the delights of Middle Eastern cuisine, but even …

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15 Must-Try Japanese Drinks (Alcohol + Soft Drinks)

When we think Japanese alcohol, we think sake. But the best Japanese drinks include fantastic beer, whiskey, and more. And then there’s all the Japanese soda and soft drinks to get to know. When it comes to all things culinary, Japan is legendary the world over for its varied and wonderful foods. Sushi, onigiri, okonomiyaki, …

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11 Types of Japanese Tea & How to Brew Them – History and Guide

Delve into the fascinating history of tea in Japan, the types of Japanese tea you can try, and how to brew them at home. Plus discover some interesting books about Japanese tea and tea ceremonies. The world of tea is a fascinating subject to dive into, with a long history that few are aware of …

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A Complete Guide To Japanese Izakaya (居酒屋)

Here’s what to expect when you visit a Japanese izakaya for the first time, as well as what food and drinks you’ll find on an izakaya menu. The Japanese izakaya is, to put it simply, Japan’s answer to a British pub. Famed for delicious Japanese drinks and jaw-dropping Japanese food, Japanese izakaya are places that …

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13 Unique Latvian Foods and Drinks You Should Try in 2021

Get to know the best Latvian food, drink, and desserts to try at home or on your future trips to Latvia. Cold countries with tough climates and rugged landscapes have a wonderful habit of developing hearty cuisines made from belly-filling carbohydrates and meats, as well as a love of forest-floor foraging. Latvia is no different. …

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Bucharest Restaurants/Cafes (+ Romanian Food Guide)

Get to know some of Bucharest’s best cafes and restaurants and what Romanian food you should be ordering there with this guide. Traditional Romanian food is a mountain of indulgence and a broad landscape of local delicacies inspired by centuries of history, empire, and immigration. There is so much to love and explore in both …

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Discover Korean Vegan Food and Temple Cuisine

Learn about Korean vegan dishes you can try at home, the world of vegan and vegetarian Korean temple cuisine, and some amazing vegan Korean cookbooks. While Korean cuisine is strongly associated with meat and fish dishes, it’s certainly not the case that vegans will miss out when visiting Korea. And when it comes to cooking …

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9 Cookbooks For The Best Homecooked African Food

African food represents one of the most underappreciated culinary regions of them all and, by even glancing across the cuisine of each country — from north to west, to sub-Saharan Africa — you’ll find dramatically different cooking styles, traditions, and ingredients. Not to mention the huge African-American cuisine that has influenced modern cooking across the …

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13 Japanese Cookbooks 2021 (for Inspiring Home Cooking)

Treat yourself to one of these Japanese cookbooks and learn how to cook your favourites from ramen and sushi to delicious Japanese comfort food dishes. With Japanese cuisine being one of the most renowned, beautiful, and respected cuisines in the world, it’s easy to feel intimidated when attempting it yourself. Japanese cooking often looks impossible …

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10 Best Korean Comfort Food Restaurants (London, UK)

Korean comfort food is the saviour you’ve been looking for – perfect for getting cosy on a rainy day, dining out with someone special, or trying to forget those tequilas from the night before. If one thing in life is true, it’s that we all need some comfort in our lives right now. What better …

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