Posts belonging to Category International Food

International Days: Weeks 5, 6, and 7

I haven’t had time to blog in a while, and frankly, I’ve been busy in general and a bit lazy besides. The most unusual country I’ve done in a while was Ghana. My Granny lent me an authentic West African wrap skirt and head scarf, which looked utterly unauthentic on little white me. Oh, well, […]

International Day: Week 4 (Mexico)

Since we eat tacos, burritos, and enchiladas on a regular basis in our house, I wanted to make something that was perhaps more authentic. I found a recipe for pork carnitas that sounded (and looked) delicious, so I tried it out. Mostly it was a success. I served the pork more or less as shown […]

International Day: Week 3 (England)

Well, I decided to go with pasties (they’re Cornish, and my roommate’s dad brought the recipe home from England years ago). They’re basically pie crust with a dry meat and vegetable mixture inside. The recipe I used called for ground beef, but elsewhere I saw that beef cut into tiny cubes was more traditional, and […]

International Day: Week 1 (Brazil)

A couple weeks ago I read this blog post about learning about one country per week for a whole year. One day a week, the blogger planned to research a country and teach her children about it. For dinner, they would eat a meal from that country. I loved the idea and decided to do […]