Sri Lanka

Let me start by saying this meal was amazing. Seriously, one of my favorite things I’ve learned how to make, definitely the best fish recipe I’ve ever tried, super simple and easy, and a recipe I’m adding to whatever cookbook I pass on to my children someday. Maybe I’m hyping this up too much, but I made this recipe two weeks in a row so it’s at least popular in our casa!

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Portugal's Recipe

Portugal sits on the western most edge of Europe, on the Iberian Peninsula, with the Atlantic Ocean on its eastern border and Spain to its west. It is the oldest country in Europe, having the same borders since 1139! However people have been living there (and fighting over the land) since 711. The Muslim Moors from North Africa settled in this area first, but were forced out by Christian armies (let’s talk about that later). Portugal was also a super power when it came to world exploration, and was the world’s first global empire.

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Recipes of Pakistan

The next country on our list is Pakistan! We’re praying for them for the next few days and I’ll be making a daal recipe to help us as we try to learn more about Pakistan and its culture. I’m a recent lentil fan so I needed little convincing to pick a recipe like this, but I’ll be adding some chicken to go with it to please my carnivorous husband (I’m also a carnivore. Omnivore. Om-nom-nomivore. Too much? Maybe…).

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Starting with Kyrgyzstan

Hey there! I’m embarking on a new little culinary adventure that I’d like to share. Recently I heard that the average person eats only about 50 different food items, meaning our diets are typically pretty monotonous. 50! In this big, wide, food-filled world just think of all the foods we’re missing! This got me thinking, what if I started cooking recipes from different cultures and countries and parts of the world? That would probably be a really easy way to start trying and incorporating different foods…

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